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E.g., 11/19/2019
E.g., 11/19/2019

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Happy Birthday, Sesame Street!

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate Sesame Street's 50th birthday by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt! Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Terrific Titles Children's Book Club (grades 3-5)

4:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

In November, we will be discussing What Was Ellis Island by Patricia Brennan Demuth and illustrated by David Groff. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30. New members welcome!

STEAM 101: Makerspace Carvey Cutter for Preteens

4:30pm at Makerspace Room B at North County Regional

Experiment and explore new technologies. This session we'll be working with the Carvey 3D cutting machine.

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.

Teens Write, Create & Communicate

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Aspiring writer and/or artist? Come and join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet fellow creators.

English Class: Crossroads Cafe

5:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

If you speak some English but want to improve your communication skills, please join this class offered by Central Piedmont Community College. Get answers to difficult language questions.

Dewey and Dragons

Dewey and Dragons is Dungeons and Dragons at the library! Enjoy this role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Tutoring for Teens: Math Only

Grades 6th - 12th. 30 minute, 1-on-1 sessions available on a first come, first serve basis. Please come to the Reference desk to sign up, no sooner than 4:45 on the day of tutoring.

Clases de alfabetización en español para Adultos / Spanish Literacy for Adults

Mejore su escritura, comprensión de lectura y pronunciación con clases individuales en un ambiente amigable. Llame para preguntar y hacer cita. By appointment only.

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.

Conversaciones en Ingles (English conversation for foreign language speakers)

5:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment.

Chess Club

5:00pm at Matthews

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. All skill levels welcome, but need to know how to play chess.

From Page to Screen: Incredibles 2

5:30pm at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Incredibles 2 . See the story brought to life! This movie is rated PG.

Study Buddies: Homework Help

5:30pm at Scaleybark

Students in K-8 can receive free homework help from volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

5:30pm 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.

From Page to Screen: Crooked House

5:45pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film adaptation of Crooked House. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated PG-13.

Creative Journaling: An Attitude of Gratitude

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Come practice writing and self-expression through journaling, coloring, reflection, and other art forms.

Arabic for English Speakers: Basics

Learn basic Arabic in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Arabic.

Homework Help

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

If you are in grades K-12, come to receive free homework help from Sugar Creek volunteers in a 1-on-1 or group setting. Tutoring is provided every Tuesday that CMS is in session.

Technology Tutor

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.

ASC Culture Blocks: The Beauty of Science, Bath Salt Family Program

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Participants will mix, measure and produce a bath salt product with help from Artisan Prep and Tamla Boone.

Resources to Help Pay for College: College & Career Connections

6:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Ever think college was not an option because you couldn’t afford it?

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics

6:00pm at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint . This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

Math Tutoring: Elementary through 8th grade Math

6:00pm at Mint Hill

Children can register for a one-on-on math tutor session with a teen volunteer. Please call to register. Must specify child's age, grade level and the subject matter they need help with.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

6:00pm 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.

CMLibrary Presents Dr. Tom Hanchett:" Food from Home"

6:30pm at Community Room at University City Regional

What foods remind you of your growing up?

Reading Buddies

6:30pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

6:30pm 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 teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

ACT vs. SAT with the Princeton Review: College & Career Connections

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Prepare for college and find out how tests are designed and scored. What’s on the SAT and ACT? View sample problems and test strategies, along with testing timelines.