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E.g., 11/18/2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Business/Nonprofit Development

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

Join us on the third Thursday of each month to learn about a small business or nonprofit development topic! Light refreshments will be served.

Teen Book Club

6:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm. In November we will be discussing Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. New members welcome!

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!

Creative Writing Workshop: Finding Transparency, Voice and Creativity

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join Glenn Proctor for this creative writing workshop. Learn how to uncover individual creativity as it applies to writing about life and truth.

Blktechclt Presents: Flatiron School

6:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for this information session about the Flatiron School presented by Blktechclt.

ASC Culture Blocks: The Beauty of Science, Herbal Teas Family Program

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Participants will mix, measure and produce an herbal tea product with help from Artisan Prep and Tamla Boone.

Reading Buddies

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

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 volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Hands-On Make Your First Short Documentary (Session B)

6:30pm at Community Room at University City Regional

This is an opportunity for adults to wrap their heads around the steps it takes to make a short, low budget documentary from scratch.

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.

Story Explorers: Campfire Songs and Stories

7:00pm at Myers Park

Explore songs and stories that kids and grownups have loved for generations.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Happy Birthday, Sesame Street!

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate Sesame Street's 50th birthday by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt! Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Health Education: Health Care Navigator

9:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Do you need health insurance? Do you have questions about your coverage?

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they guide you through the Health Insurance Marketplace Open

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.

National Novel Writing Month Open Writing Sessions (NaNoWriMo)

10:00am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Need a space to work on your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? Drop in on Fridays to get some quality time in a welcoming and focused work space.

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room 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 The Belting Inheritance by Julian Symons. 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.

Canva.com Design Class

10:30am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

No design experience? No problem!

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room 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 at Gymboree Play Place

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.

Baby Storytime (ages 0-17 months) at Gymboree Play Place

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

Now Showing: Sully

2:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a special showing of "Sully", where on January 15, 2009, the world witnesses the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid wate

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

(All day) at West Boulevard

Grab your friends and come to play the game of the week on our gaming system and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Happy Birthday, Sesame Street!

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate Sesame Street's 50th birthday by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt! Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

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.