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E.g., 08/21/2019
E.g., 08/21/2019

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

Tech Tutor Volunteer Bill will work with you on basic computer skills and some Microsoft software.

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

2:00pm at Computer Lab at Matthews

Learn to create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience who would like to become more comfortable with using Microsoft Word.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm at Main Library

Sign up for a 1 hour individual session with a library staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Professional Networking for Beginners

2:00pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Learn how to make connections and create a professional network that can assist you in your career.

Trivia: Music

Calling all music fans! Come join us for an afternoon of trivia, snacks and prizes as we celebrate today's groovy tunes!

Teen Measure Up Cooking Challenge

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

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens and Teen Staff for a step-by-step cooking demonstration.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

3:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a library volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Teen Board Games

3:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

Participate in board games that encourage 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.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm 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.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

4:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a library volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Reading Buddies

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

Makerspace Open Hours

4:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18.

Lego Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Drop in on Tuesday afternoons for Lego Club! We'll bring the Lego you bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Arabic Conversation Club

4:00pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Teens and Adults are welcome to join our new Arabic Conversation Club. Practice your Arabic speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

Reading Buddies

4:30pm 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.

English Class: Crossroads Cafe

5:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

If you speak some English but want to improve your communication skills, please join this class offered by Central Piedmont Community College. Get answers to difficult language questions.

Adulting 101

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Teens & Adults, come learn basic life skills at the library. This month we will focus on organization basics 101.

Outlander Bookclub

6:00pm at Conference Room A at South County Regional

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm for a discussion of a portion of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics

6:00pm at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint . This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills.

Technology Tutor

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.

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.

CMLibrary Presents Dr. Tom Hanchett: Sorting Out Charlotte

6:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Community historian Dr. Tom Hanchett explores the surprising history of racial and economic segregation in Charlotte, drawing upon research in his UNC Press book Sorting Out the New South City.

Wednesday, August 28, 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!

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.

Toddler Storytime

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

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Preschool Storytime

9:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Matthews

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

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

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