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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Reading Buddies

3:30pm 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

Paws to Read

4:00pm at Hickory Grove

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

STEAM 101: Art Club

4:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Exercise your creativity and learn new skills in a group setting. Join other young artist as we explore different media and techniques to make art.

Reading Buddies

5:00pm 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

1-on-1 Support Session: Technology or Job Search Tutors

Drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email or other topics, or to find h

Learn, Connect, Play: Dewey and Dragons

5:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game that encourages 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.

Learn, Connect, Play: Chess

5:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games.

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Reading Buddies

If you are between the ages of 5-11, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session at 5:30, 6, or 6:30 p.m.

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

App Chat

6:00pm at Mountain Island

Discover must-have and recommended apps for your digital device from staff and other technology users like you. Open to all tech levels.

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.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Heartfulness Meditation

6:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Come for this four part series led by Faith Northington. Learn techniques to relax and meditate. Heartfulness is a simple technique to learn for a deeper connection with your inner self.

Reading Buddies

6:30pm 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 West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Reading Buddies

7:00pm at West Boulevard

If you are between the ages of 5-12, increase your reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with an adult volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

(All day) at Myers Park

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" 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.

Library E-books: 1-on-1 Support Session

9:00am at Training Lab at South County Regional

Book an individual training session on borrowing e-books for your e-reader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

Story Explorers for Preteens

9:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This program is for ages 8-12.

Tiny Tots Storytime (ages 18-23 months)

9:15am at Community Room at South County Regional

AGES 18 to 23 MONTHS (younger toddlers). Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills.

Reading Buddies

9:30am at Davidson

Children in rising-K - 5th grades can increase reading confidence, fluency and comprehension by reading aloud with a teen library volunteer during a 30-minute one-on-one session.

Baby Storytime

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

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

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.