Calendar

E.g., 10/14/2019
E.g., 10/14/2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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.

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.

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.

STEAM MONTH: Team Building Chopstick Challenge

This session we'll race against time on teams utilizing and understanding the mechanics of using Chopsticks. Finishing up enjoying noodles and using the skills learned during the program.

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.

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

4:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

In October, we will be discussing The BFG by Roald Dahl. New members welcome!Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. [For grades 3-5.]

Dewey and Dragons

5:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

English Class: Crossroads Cafe

5:00pm 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.

Anime Club

5:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join us for Anime Club, where we'll explore Japanese culture, talk about our favorite anime and manga, and watch episodes on CrunchyRoll! Registration required!

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.

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.

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.

From Page to Screen: Goosebumps

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 Goosebumps. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated PG.

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.

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.

Now Showing: Won't You Be My Neighbor

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

Join us for an exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers

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.

Gmail Basics

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

If you're new to email, join us to create an email account using Gmail's free email service. Learn to send emails, attach files, manage your contacts and organize your inbox.

Teen Writing Group: Spooky Stories!

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Teen writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other other teen writers! Light snacks will be provided.

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.

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

Community Conversation: Mental Health Awareness

6:00pm at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

Join Mental Health of the Central Carolinas and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library as we discuss mental health awareness and how it affects our friends and family.

STEAM Month: The Chemistry of Soapmaking and More!

6:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Join Réa Wright, psychotherapist, personal coach, and founder of Mood Indigo Soaps for an informative and hands on experience about the chemistry of soap, the health benefits of essential oils, and

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.

Active Reading Workshop: Part 1 of 2

6:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

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.

Mountain Island Library Writers Group

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Writers of all skill levels are encouraged to join the group to do some writing, share their work, exchange ideas and meet other local amateur writers.

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.

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

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: STEAM Month!

(All day) at Myers Park

Learn new concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Book Sale: Special Collections and Bound Serials

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during summer 2019.