Calendar

E.g., 10/23/2019
E.g., 10/23/2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Tutoring for Teens: Math Only

Grades 6th - 12th. 30 minute, 1-on-1 sessions available on a first come, first serve basis. Please come to the Reference desk to sign up, no sooner than 4:45 on the day of tutoring.

Rookie Science

5:00pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

BeTWEEN Worlds: Book Club

5:00pm at Plaza Midwood

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12, grab your friends and join us as we jump into an assigned book and discuss the uniqueness of different worlds. New members are welcomed!

Paws to Read

5:15pm 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.

Paws to Read

5:30pm 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.

Study Buddies: Homework Help

5:30pm at Scaleybark

Students in K-8 can receive free homework help from volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings.

Writing Group: Halloween/Horror Theme

5:30pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm 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.

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

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

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.

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.

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!

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

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

An informal group discussion on job hunting vs.

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.

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

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

6:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

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

Story Explorers: Campfire Songs and Stories

7:00pm at Myers Park

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

Friday, October 25, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: STEAM Month!

(All day) at Myers Park

Learn new concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math 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.

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

The Lego Club

9:30am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Join our monthly Lego Club! Hear a story and learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while solving a problem using Lego building blocks!

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.

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 Unnatural Causes by P.D. James. Led by a staff member. New members are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.