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

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Pizza and Pages: Preteen Book Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm. September's book will be Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech. New members welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

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

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.

College and Career Connections: Road Map to Success

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.

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

4:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

In September, we will be discussing I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 by Lauren Tarshis. Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30. New members welcome! [For grades 3-5.]

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.

Dewey and Dragons

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.

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.

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.

From Page to Screen:Big Hero 6

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 Big Hero 6. See the story brought to life! This movie is rated PG.

Study Buddies: Homework Help

5:30pm at Scaleybark

Students in K-12 or the Early College program can receive free homework help from volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings.

Creative Journaling: Create Your Own Mindfulness Journal

5:30pm at Teen Corner at Matthews

Create your own mindfulness journal! Come practice writing, mindfulness, and self-expression through journaling, coloring, reflection, and other art forms.

Banned Film Screenings : Lolita

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 the commonly challenged Lolita. See the story brought to life!

Homework Help

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

If you are in grades (K-12) come receive free homework help from trained volunteers in a 1 on 1 or group setting. Tutoring is provided every Tuesday that CMS is in Session.

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.

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

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.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Intermediate

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

Join us for a follow up to the Microsoft Excel Basics class. After a brief review, we will discuss formulas, functions, spreadsheet modifications, charts and graphs.

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, September 18, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Hispanic Heritage Month

(All day) at Myers Park

Build your Spanish vocabulary and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 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.

CANCELLED - Library E-Books: 1-on-1 Support Session

9:00am at Training Lab at South County Regional

Book an individual training session on borrowing e-books for your e-reader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Matthews

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

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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.

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.

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.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

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

Google Tech for Beginners: Google Drive

9:30am at Computer Lab at Matthews

Learn the basics of cloud storage using Google Drive in this introductory class! Learn how to create a document, save your files online and collaborate with others.