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E.g., 08/26/2019
E.g., 08/26/2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Technology Tutor: E-Reader 1-on-1 Support Session

Bring in your device and learn how to access the digital offerings provided by the library.

Family Storytime

11:00am 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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

11:00am at Study Room A at Hickory Grove

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor.

Genealogy: 1-on-1 Support Session

11:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Get one-on-one help tracking your family history using Ancestry. Learn how to get started and create your own family tree.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Family Storytime

11:00am 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.

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.]

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.

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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

2:00pm at Computer Lab at Matthews

Learn to create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience who would like to become more comfortable with using Microsoft Word.

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.

Professional Networking for Beginners

2:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Learn how to make connections and create a professional network that can assist you in your career.

Trivia: Music

Calling all music fans! Come join us for an afternoon of trivia, snacks and prizes as we celebrate today's groovy tunes!

Teen Measure Up Cooking Challenge

2:30pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens and Teen Staff for a step-by-step cooking demonstration.

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.

Teen Board Games

3:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

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

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.

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.

Reading Buddies

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

Makerspace Open Hours

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

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18.

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.

Arabic Conversation Club

4:00pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Teens and Adults are welcome to join our new Arabic Conversation Club. Practice your Arabic speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

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.

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.

Adulting 101

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Teens & Adults, come learn basic life skills at the library. This month we will focus on organization basics 101.

Outlander Bookclub

6:00pm at Conference Room A at South County Regional

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm for a discussion of a portion of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

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.