Calendar

E.g., 09/17/2019
E.g., 09/17/2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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.

Cancelled - Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am at Training Lab at South County Regional

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-6600 option 4 to register.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am 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, email job applications or other topics.

Tiny Tots Storytime

11:15am at Community Room 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.

Stories in 2 Languages: English and Spanish

11:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Engage your child with stories, songs, and activities in English and Spanish that support early literacy skill development and expose your child to two languages and cultures.

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.

Chapter 3 Book Club

1:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join the Chapter 3 Book Club as we read The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai.

History's Mysteries: Three Ships That Changed the World

1:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Why was a three-hundred-ship treasure fleet built and then destroyed at the end of its mission? Could a two-hundred-day voyage on a prison ship be better than prison?

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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

Advanced Directive Workshop

2:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Join staff from Atrium Health to learn about expressing your wishes for future health care and to guide decisions about that care. For adults and seniors. Registration requested.

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.

Adult Sensory Program

2:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Join us for a fun, interactive program filled with books, music and activities.

ASC Culture Blocks: Clayworks for Teens

2:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Culture Blocks embraces and celebrates the cultural life and desires of residents, connects communities to arts and culture activities that speak to their interests and seeks to break down barriers

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.

Homework Study Zone

3:00pm at Scaleybark

Drop by the Library for the Study Zone hours. Spread out and get some school work done, study for tests, or get homework help or free online tutoring.

Teen Board Games

3:00pm at Steele Creek

Participate in board games that encourage cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

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.

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.

College and Career Connections: My Next Step

4:00pm at West Boulevard

This program is designed to help you figure out your next step to successfully plan for your future. Whether you know your path, or you’re still figuring things out, we’re here to help guide you.

Makerspace Open Hours

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

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18.

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.

Preteen Scene

4:00pm at Storytime Nook 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. This month we're focusing on healthy choices.

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.