Calendar

E.g., 10/17/2019
E.g., 10/17/2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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

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.

Paws To Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Teen Writing Group

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

Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Paws To Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

Family Storytime

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Bring your 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.

Hands-On Make Your First Short Documentary (Session A)

6:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

This is an opportunity for adults to wrap their heads around the steps it takes to make a short, low budget documentary from scratch.

Paws to Read

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please register for one time slot.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: STEAM Month!

(All day) at Myers Park

Learn new concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math 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.

Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they guide you through the Health Insurance Marketplace Open

Health Education: Health Care Navigator

9:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Do you need health insurance? Do you have questions about your coverage?

Community Learning Time

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

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits

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

Learn the key components of a nonprofit's proposal to a private foundation.

Family Storytime

Bring your family (ages birth to 5) 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

10:15am at Matthews

Bring your 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.

Favorite Books Book Club-In the Woods

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join us one Friday every month. For October, we'll discuss In the Woods by Irish mystery writer, Tana French.

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.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Matthews

Bring your 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 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.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: STEAM Month!

(All day) at Myers Park

Learn new concepts related to science, technology, engineering, and math by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Learn, Connect, Play: Video Gaming

(All day) at West Boulevard

Grab your friends and come to play the game of the week on our gaming system and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Makerspace Open Hours

9:00am at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The Makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

Makerspace *Family Time*

9:00am 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.

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.

Math Tutoring - Elementary Through Algebra

9:00am 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.

Family Storytime: Daddies & Donuts

9:15am 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.

Family Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

Bring your 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.