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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Now Showing: On the Basis of Sex

5:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Join us for a special showing of On the Basis of Sex, about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmatio

Active Reading Mentor Training

5:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come learn fun strategies that you can use to support literacy at home or in the community! Learn how to use the ABCs of Active Reading one-on-one with a child in grades K-3.

Preteen Scene: Makey Makey Music

5:30pm at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 4)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 5)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm 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

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 (Tutor 5)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Alcohol Addiction Awareness: Recognizing the Signs and Resources for Help

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Join us for an informative session about alcohol addiction.

ESL Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Tutoring appointments are 30 minutes in length.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 4)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, 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 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.

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.

Heartfulness Meditation

6:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Come for this four part series led by Faith Northington. Learn techniques to relax and meditate. Heartfulness is a simple technique to learn for a deeper connection with your inner self.

Mindfulness & Meditation

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Learn about mindfulness and practice stress management through guided meditation and discussion.

Poetry Writing Group

6:15pm at JHC- Learning Lab B at Main Library

Join this monthly writing group to develop new work and find support for publication and submission of work.

Reading Buddies (Tutor 5)

If you are between the ages of 3-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a library volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

English Conversation Club

6:30pm at Study Room A at Mountain Island

Improve your pronunciation and increase your confidence as you practice speaking and listening skills in a relaxed environment with different discussion topics every. All levels welcome!

Reading Buddies

6:30pm 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.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" 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

9:00am 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 for an appointment.

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.

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

9:30am 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 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.

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.

Toddler Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

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.

Preschool Storytime

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.

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.