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E.g., 12/13/2019
E.g., 12/13/2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Reading Buddies

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

Rookie Science: Candy Canes & Computer Games

4:15pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

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 December, we will be discussing Astrotwins: Project Blastoff by astronaut Mark Kelly.Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. New members welcome!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

From Page to Screen: The Grinch

5:30pm 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 The Grinch . 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.

From Page to Screen: A Simple Behavior

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 A Simple Favor. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated R.

Yoga Storytime

6:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Bring your family out to enjoy stories coupled with fun and easy yoga moves. Discover how movement can bring stories to life in new ways in this storytime.

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.

Southern Voices Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Book Club meets fourth Tuesday of the month to discuss books by Southern Authors. The book selection for December is The Elephant in the Room by Tommy Tomlinson.

Excel 2013 PivotTables

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

Have you ever wondered what is a pivot table and how is it used? Join us as we explore what many people say is one of Excel's most powerful features. Must be familiar with Excel.

Star Wars Trivia Night

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

The Force is strong on this one... The long-awaited last chapter is right around the corner so we're going all out!

Kitchen Chemistry: Special-TEA Edition

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Participants will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry. Come learn about tea and use it in an unusual way--painting!

Arabic for English Speakers: Basics

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

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 (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.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Literacy Scavenger: Holiday Compound Words!

(All day) at Myers Park

Warm up indoors and celebrate the season by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

4:00am at Matthews

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 704-416-5000 option 4 to register.

Pop-up Coffee Shop @ Beatties Ford Road Regional Library

You can have your books and coffee too - at Beatties Ford Road Regional Library!Stop by the Queens Coffee Bar pop-up coffee shop at BFR every week, Wednesday-Friday from 9:15 a.m.-1 p.m.

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, and rhymes.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.