Calendar

E.g., 10/19/2019
E.g., 10/19/2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Family Storytime

10:30am 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.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 10:30 a.m-12:00 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Steele Creek

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

Paws to Read

10:45am at Steele Creek

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

Paws to Read

11:00am at Scaleybark

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

Family Storytime

11:00am at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

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.

Community Service Saturday

11:00am at Sugar Creek

Do you want to help the Library with improving lives and building a stronger community?

Weekend Mystery Book Club

11:00am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a discussion of "Down the River Unto the Sea" by Walter Mosley. Led by a volunteer. New members are welcome.

STEAM Month: Story Explorers

11:00am at Community Room at Steele Creek

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

Paws to Read

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Registration required; please call 704-416-4800 opt. 4 to register.

STEAM Month: Hacktoberfest/Library Codelab - Intro to Programming & Logic

11:00am at Main Library

Variables? Loops? Syntax? It sounds complicated, but programming is simply providing instructions to a computer.

ASC Culture Blocks: Drums4Life

11:00am at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

Join Drums4Life (D4L) drum circle to experience the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and percussion instruments. No prior experience or instruments are necessary.

Paws to Read

11:00am at Steele Creek

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

Baby Storytime

11:00am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

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

Paws to Read

11:15am at Steele Creek

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

Paws to Read

11:30am at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot on the Monday prior to the session.

Paws to Read

11:45am at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot on the Monday prior to the session.

Reading Buddies

12:00pm 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.

Paws to Read

12:00pm at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot on the Monday prior to the session.

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.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Hands-On Make a Movie One-Day Workshop

12:15pm at Community Room at University City Regional

This is a very hands-on day which will begin with camera exposure, lenses, framing, movement and simple lighting techniques.

Paws to Read

12:15pm at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot on the Monday prior to the session.

Reading Buddies

12:30pm 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.

ASC Culture Blocks and CMLibrary Present: The Artist's Way Creative Clusters

1:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

The Artist's Way Creative Clusters is a 12-week program based on Julia Cameron's best -selling book, The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity.

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

Community Service Project for Teens and Preteens

2:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Community service is an excellent way to give back to your community! Join us for Community Service Saturday as we work on projects to help the library and other organizations in the community!

Story Explorers

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

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

Steam Month: Rookie Science

2:00pm at Sugar Creek

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