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E.g., 09/21/2019
E.g., 09/21/2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Paws to Read

5:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Lego Club: Blocks and Books

6:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Explore engineering through stories, hands-on educational activities, & manipulatives. Bring your imagination. LEGO blocks are provided.

Thrilling Thursdays: U.S. Geography Trivia

6:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

How well do you know your U.S. geography? Join us on Thursday and see how well you do. Test your knowledge and compare your results to your friends.

Breast Cancer Awareness

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Mecklenburg and Cabarrus Counties have higher breast cancer mortality and incidence rates in African American and Hispanic women, compared to other counties in the area.

CML Presents: Victoria Chopra Networking Basics

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

Learn how to make great first impressions and network for your career in this program.

Job Seeking: Personal Branding

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Personal branding begins and ends with you. It’s the portrait that you paint of yourself each and everyday. Learn how to create a brand statement.

Technology Tutor -

6:00pm 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.

Career Talk over Coffee: : A Job Search and Career Conversation Group

6:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

An informal group discussion on job hunting vs.

Paws To Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

College and Career Connections: My Next Step

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.

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

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring!

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Family Storytime

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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.

Pajama Storytime

6:30pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

Paws To Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Freedom to Read Week: The Mystery of the Shredded Book

(All day) at Myers Park

Did you know that some of your favorite books have been banned? Drop in and see if you can solve the mystery of the shredded book

Freedom To Read Week: Uncensor This!

(All day) at Scaleybark

Help library staff to "uncensor" various redacted documents to uncover the truth behind original UFO investigations, drug cartel investigations and other interesting documents

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.

Community Learning Time

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

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Genealogy: Introduction

10:00am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join Alan Burgess, family history educator, to learn more about starting the search into your genealogy.

Family Storytime

Bring your family (ages birth to 5) 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

10:15am 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.

Little Mystery Book Club

10:30am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a discussion of Night Searchers by Marcia Muller. Led by a staff member. New members are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

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.

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.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

What's Your Brand Series

2:30pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

The What's Your Brand Series is a 6-week program that helps teens begin to discover what their unique brand is.