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E.g., 08/21/2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thrilling Thursdays: Resources for Small Business

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

Take away resources that can help you promote and jump start your small business.

Paws to Read

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

Learning Circles: Intro to JS (Part II)

6:00pm at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Lightly-facilitated study groups for learners who want to take online courses together, in-person.

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.

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.

Paws to Read

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

Friday, August 23, 2019

Fourth Annual Independence Regional Library Summer Book Sale

Come to our 4th annual big book sale blowout! One day isn't enough!

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Dog Days of Summer!

(All day) at Myers Park

Cool off inside the library while learning about a variety of popular dog breeds 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- Postponed until Aug. 30th

10:00am at Mint Hill

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

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.

Community Learning Time

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.

Favorite Books Book Club-Gilead

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join one Friday every month. For August, we'll discuss the 2005 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson.

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 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 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.

Technology Tutor

1:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

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.

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.

Technology Tutor

10:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

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.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Back to School!

(All day) at Myers Park

Head back to school with fun by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

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.

Fourth Annual Independence Regional Library Summer Book Sale

Come to our 4th annual big book sale blowout! One day isn't enough!

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.

Makerspace *Family Time*

9:00am at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Makerspace Family Time is open to teens and preteens ages 10 and up with their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Children's Area 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.

Family Storytime

9:30am 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

9:30am 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.