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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Community Service Saturday: Teens 12-18 and Preteens 10-11

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us for various service projects as we create items to be used in our community.One hour of volunteer credit can be earned. Light snacks during break. This month: ODD Sock Inc.

The Lego Challenge: Spring is in the Air!

2:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Join us for our Lego Challenge and learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while developing problem solving and innovating thinking skills.

Community Read: Community Service Project

2:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community? Join us for a unique service project inspired by the community read title, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.

"My Man Godfrey" (1936)

2:00pm at Francis Auditorium at Main Library

CAROLE LOMBARD'S COMIC CLASSICS continues with one of Lombard's most glorious comedies, "My Man Godfrey".

Community Read: From Page to Screen: The Hate U Give

2:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

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

Story Explorers: Jumanji

Explore books and stories through activities that include math, science, games and more.

Active Reading Workshop: Part 2 of 2

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.

Teen Geek Club: Dungeons and Dragons

2:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Participate in a discussion and activities about recent films, television shows, books, graphic novels, science fiction, fantasy, anime, manga, and gaming.

Hogwarts House Pride Day: Ravenclaw

Come and show off your pride for your Hogwarts house in the Loft by participating in different themed activities.

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.

Spoken Word Poetry Workshop

2:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join Spoken Word poetry coach Jah Smalls to find your voice, both in writing, editing and performing your poetry. This workshop is open to teens and adults, no experience is necessary.

Reading Buddies

2:30pm at Steele Creek

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

Paws to Read

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

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Finding and Using Online Information

Learn to learn! Become self-sufficient in locating and using online Library resources to get trustworthy information for use at home, school or work.

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

3:00pm at The Block in Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Preteens ages 7-11 are invited to come play Wii-U. Have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Chess Club

3:00pm at Mint Hill

Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. Ages 5 to 18. No registration required.

Reading Buddies

3:00pm at Steele Creek

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

Community Read: College and Career Connections: Newscaster Fred Shropshire

3:00pm at Hickory Grove

Teens, meet Fred Shropshire, news anchor for Channel 36, Charlotte. Learn about his career in broadcasting.

Reading Buddies

3:30pm at Steele Creek

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

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Community Read: Drop-in Wishtree activity

(All day) at Morrison Regional

Come write a wish to put on our Wishtree! We will collect all the wishes to create an art piece at the end of March.

Community Read Film Series: "Dear White People"

1:30pm at Francis Auditorium at Main Library

Join us for our Community Read Film Series, movies related to the themes found in this year's Community Read selection "The Hate U Give." These themes include social justice, racial justice, segreg

STEAM 101: Building a Website with HTML

1:30pm at Training Lab at South County Regional

Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. This program is led by Volunteens. This month's activity is building a website with HTML

Dungeons and Dragons for Adults

Join us at Beatties Ford Library this Sunday, March 24th 1:30pm-4:30pm for our Dungeons and Dragons session for newcomers and veterans geared towards adults!If you are familiar with the game or jus

Paws to Read

2:00pm at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

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

Alcohol Addiction Awareness: Recognizing the Signs and Resources for Help

2:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Join us for an informative session about alcohol addiction.

Chess Club

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games.

Active Reading Workshop: Part 2 of 2

3:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

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.