Calendar

E.g., 12/19/2018
E.g., 12/19/2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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, December 20, 2018

Letters To Santa

(All day) at Spangler Quiet Zone at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

From November 28th to December 23rd, children and families can stop in Spangler Library and write a letter to Santa. Send him a Wish List or just say hello-ho-ho!

Letters to Soldiers

Write a post card or letter of appreciation to a Soldier. Your letter will be delivered via ImaginOn Staff to A Million Thanks (amillionthanks.org).

Holiday Literacy Scavenger Hunt

(All day) at Myers Park

Drop in and search for 9 holiday-themed images hidden throughout the library. Find all 9 and receive a prize!

Baby Storytime

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

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.

Listen & Move: Music for Little Ones

9:30am at Community Room at Matthews

Kathy Bellavia from Music For Little Ones will lead children in movement activities, instrument playing and singing along with her ukulele. This storytime will feature a holiday theme

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Davidson

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

Adult Sensory Story Time

10:00am at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Join us for this story time filled with stories, songs and activities.

Holiday Special: Gingerbread Fun

10:00am at Community Room at South County Regional

Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities. Plus decorate your own gingerbread house.

Write Like You Mean It

10:00am at Dalton Room at Main Library

Explore different styles of writing in a fun and comfortable environment. This group is open to anyone who is ready to write. Beginners and experienced writers welcome.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:15am at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. This program is for 18-23 month olds.

Family Storytime

10:15am 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.

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.

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Mountain Island

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. For ages 3-5.

Family Storytime

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.

Makerspace: Makercamp Wearable Art

11:00am at Time Warner Tech Central at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Enjoy this winter break activity in making wearable art. Using LED lights and conductible thread, learn to sew decals that light up!

Learn Basic Spanish and Practice Conversation

11:00am at Teen Corner at University City Regional

Practice your Spanish speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment, while also learning basic words and phrases. No lectures, just conversation!

Spanish Conversation Club

11:00am at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Discuss current events and special topics like cooking and culture or listen to a guest speaker. Only Spanish is spoken and native speakers are there to help with difficult vocabulary and grammar.

Baby Storytime

11:00am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

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

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

11:00am at Study Room A at Hickory Grove

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor.

Winter Wonderland Family Storytime

11:00am at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Come along to our special family winter wonderland storytime with stories, songs and fun! Registration is required, please register at the desk. Spaces are limited!

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (11AM-12PM) on Thursday morning.

Creating with Books: Holiday Sing-along

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

Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities.

Family Storytime

11:15am at Community Room 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.

Puppet Show

Bring your whole family out to enjoy puppet shows, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Technology Tutor

12:00pm 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.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

Come by to get a goodie bag on November 15th and December 20th. Adaptive Experiences will resume in January 2019.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

Community Service Project for Teens: Library Improvement

1:30pm at Main Library

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us as we work on various projects for the 2nd floor of Main Library.