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E.g., 11/12/2019
E.g., 11/12/2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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.

Tutoring for Teens

Students in grades 6th-12th or early college program can receive free homework help from volunteers in a 1-on-1 session. Sessions available on a first come, first serve basis.

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Rookie Science

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. Celebrate fossils with us during the month of DINOvember!

Measure Up Teen Cooking Challenge

4:00pm at West Boulevard

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

Preteen Scene: Girls Who Code

4:00pm at Storytime Nook at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us as we explore Computer Science Education with national not for profit organizer-Girls Who Code.

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.

Paws to Read

4:00pm at Davidson

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

STEAM 101: 3D Printing for Teens

4:30pm at Makerspace Room B at North County Regional

Experiment and explore new technologies. This session we'll be working with the 3D Printer.

Makerspace: Coat of Arms

4:30pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Teen & Pre-Teen makers will explore a STEAM-based activity during this program. Join Makerspace staff for an interactive and engaging program on teens using a vinyl cutter and heating press.

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.

Anime Club

5:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join us for Anime Club, where we'll explore Japanese culture, talk about our favorite anime and manga, and watch episodes on CrunchyRoll! Registration required!

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.

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.

Clases de alfabetización en español para Adultos / Spanish Literacy for Adults

Mejore su escritura, comprensión de lectura y pronunciación con clases individuales en un ambiente amigable. Llame para preguntar y hacer cita. By appointment only.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

5:00pm 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 teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

NANOWRIMO: Write in

5:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Participating in NANOWRIMO? Writing is a lonely pursuit so we are offering a space on Tuesdays in November where you can write with your peers.

Conversaciones en Ingles (English conversation for foreign language speakers)

5:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment.

Chess Club

5:00pm at Matthews

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. All skill levels welcome, but need to know how to play chess.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

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.

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.

Preteen Scene: Comic Book Club (Roller Girl)

5:30pm at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

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

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more! Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required.

Mountain Island Library Writers Group

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

It's NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month!) throughout November.

E-Learning with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

6:00pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Learn how to take an online class with 3 different services: Universal Class, Lynda.com, and Goodwill Community Foundation’s gcflearnfree.com.

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

Math Tutoring: Elementary through 8th grade Math

6:00pm at Mint Hill

Children can register for a one-on-on math tutor session with a teen volunteer. Please call to register. Must specify child's age, grade level and the subject matter they need help with.

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

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.