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E.g., 08/23/2019
E.g., 08/23/2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Community Learning Time: Babies

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for the youngest learners and families of children from birth to age 17 months to play together.

Baby Storytime

10:15am at Children's Area at Mint Hill

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

Family Storytime

10:15am 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.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

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.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Sugar Creek

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

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.

Family Storytime

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

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.

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Spanish Conversation Club

10:30am at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Join other intermediate Spanish speakers and discuss En el Tiempo de las Mariposas, by Julia Alvarez.

Technology Tutor -

10:30am at Mint Hill

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-5200, ext. 4 to make an appointment.

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.