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

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Community Service Project: Be a Preteen Volunteer! (ages 9 to 12)

2:30pm at Myers Park

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build leadership skills.

Paws To Read

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

Chess Club

3:00pm at Mint Hill

Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games at this event hosted by a teen volunteer. Ages 5 to 18. No registration required.

Children's Writing Group

3:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Collaborate with other kids as you share your writing, give and receive feedback, and support others through the writing process.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Learn, Connect, Play: Wii-U Tournament: Super Smash Bros

3:00pm at The Block in Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Preteens ages 7-11, join our Wii-U tournament and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Makerspace *Family Time*

1:00pm 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.

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

STEAM Month: Hacktoberfest/Library Codelab-A Developer's Introduction to Github

1:30pm at Dowd Foundation Learning Studio at Main Library

Millions of developers every day use GitHub for their personal, work, and open source projects.

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Silver Sundays: Trivia at Beatties Ford Road

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Come and join us for Trivia at Beatties Ford Road Library for our Silver Sundays Series! These programs are geared towards older adults, but all are welcome to participate.

Race and Inequality in Charlotte

2:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

Join Pam Kelley, a former Charlotte Observer reporter, as she discusses her recent book, Money Rock: A Family's Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South, the story of a former Charlott

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Monday, October 21, 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!

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors

Four-part series, on Mondays (Oct 21-Nov 25) Covers the basic skills to get around in Windows using a mouse, how to use an easy word processing program, create & edit pictures, and an introduct

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.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

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

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

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.

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.

Baby Storytime

9:30am 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.

Baby Play and Learn

Play with your baby, make friends and learn about child development during this fun workshop series.

Family Storytime

10:00am at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

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

10:00am at Children/Teen Programming at North County 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

10:15am 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.

Two Time Storytime (age 2)

TWO-YEAR OLDS. This age group will enjoy their own storytime experience to encourage language development, listening and social skills.

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.

Toddler Storytime

10:15am at Storytime Room at University City 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.

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

10:30am at Community Room at Steele Creek

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 Community Room at Mountain Island

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.