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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Active Reading Workshop -- CANCELLED

6:00pm at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 8)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Matthews Heritage Museum: Voices of Tank Town

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Voices of Tank Town is being held in conjunction with the current Matthews Heritage Museum exhibit Tank Town: A Good Place to Live.

ESL Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tutoring appointments are 30 minutes in length.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD

This summer, the much-loved MR. POTATO HEAD character will lead young visitors and parents on a number of fun and educational adventures.

Community Learning Time

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Active Reading Workshop Part 2

10:00am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

Bring your family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Community Learning Time: Sensory Bins

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

Bring your family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

ASC Culture Blocks: Bechtler Museum Open Reception

3:30pm at Mint Hill

Join us with professional teaching artists, Bechtler Museum of Art staff and ASC staff to discover and celebrate the artwork that was created by project participants and community members for our p

Saturday, June 1, 2019

spacer Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

(All day) at West Boulevard

Grab your friends and come to play the game of the week on our gaming system and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD

This summer, the much-loved MR. POTATO HEAD character will lead young visitors and parents on a number of fun and educational adventures.

Aspire Community Capital - Ice House Workshop

9:00am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

This is a FREE program for entrepreneurs led by Aspire Community Capital.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Matthews

Bring your family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Bring your whole family out to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Family Storytime

10:00am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Families with children birth to 11 years will enjoy stories, songs, movement, and activities that support language learning and build pre-literacy skills.

Paws to Read

10:00am at Hickory Grove

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

ASC Culture Blocks: Little Aviators: Aviation Careers

10:00am at Community Room at Steele Creek

Did you know Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the 6th busiest in the country? Join us to learn all about the people who work in aviation careers.

Technology Tutor

10:00am at Reference Area at University City Regional

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor. Topics covered include but are not limited to Microsoft Office, Internet, email and online applications. Sessions are 30 minutes.

Storytime at Midwood Park

10:00am at Plaza Midwood

Bring the whole family out to Midwood Park to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

1-on-1 Support Session: Technology or Job Search Tutors

Drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email or other topics, or to find h