Calendar

E.g., 10/17/2019
E.g., 10/17/2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Tiny Tots Storytime

11:15am at Children's Area at Mint Hill

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. [This program is for 18-23 month olds.]

Baby Storytime (ages 0-17 months)

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes. For babies birth to 17 months.

Portuguese Conversation Club

11:30am at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Discuss current events and obtain insights into Brazilian culture. A native Brazilian Portuguese speaker will aid non-native speakers in improving reading and conversational skills.

English/Spanish Conversation Club

12:30pm at Conference Room B at South County Regional

An exchange program for adults learning English or Spanish. First 45 minutes are English conversation, second 45 minutes are Spanish.

English/Spanish Conversation Club

12:30pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

An exchange program for adults learning English or Spanish. First 45 minutes are English conversation, second 45 minutes are Spanish.

Technology Tutoring and Job Prep Resources

1:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Need assistance with your resume, job search application, email or with Microsoft Office? Drop by on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 3 P.M. to receive help from a tutor.

Makerspace Open Hours

1:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The Makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

Daylily Book Club - Afternoon

1:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

We meet the fourth Tuesday of every month and discuss fiction, nonfiction and biography. This month's selection: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

Tech Tutor Volunteer Bill will work with you on basic computer skills and some Microsoft software.

Networking with LinkedIn

2:00pm at Community Room at Hickory Grove

Enhance your career or business with the #1 professional networking platform. Learn the strategies for building and managing an engaging LinkedIn presence!

American Sign Language Conversation Group

2:00pm at Matthews

Join Rebecca Wilson, professional ASL interpreter, to learn American Sign Language basics and practice conversation skills.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Main Library

Sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a library staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Satellite Studios

Want to make your own digital content but don't have the equipment to do so? Independence Regional Satellite Studio has you covered during the fall months!

Paws to Read

3:00pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a library volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Paws to Read

4:00pm at Davidson

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

STEAM Month: Mask Making

4:00pm at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

oin fellow creatives as we get messy and creative in MASK MAKING!

Pizza and Pages: Preteen Book Club RESCHEDULED FOR 10/22/19!

4:00pm at Matthews

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm as we discuss an assigned book. New members welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

STEAM Month: Preteen Scene

4:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Lego Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Drop in on Tuesday afternoons for Lego Club! We'll bring the Lego you bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

4:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a library volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Tutoring for Teens

Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Children's Area at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Makerspace Open Hours

4:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18. 3D printing, vinyl cutting, virtual reality, a heat press, and iMacs with various software are available for use.

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Creative Journaling: Freestyle Poetry

Learn about writing and self-expression by journaling with words, photos, collages, and other art forms.

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Children's Area at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

5:00pm at Children's Area at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.