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Friday, August 30, 2019

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.

What's Your Brand Series

2:30pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

The What's Your Brand Series is a 6-week program that helps teens begin to discover what their unique brand is.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Back to School!

(All day) at Myers Park

Head back to school with fun 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.

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.

Makerspace *Family Time*

9:00am at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Makerspace Family Time is open to teens and preteens ages 10 and up with their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

Family Storytime

9:30am 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.

Family Storytime

9:30am 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.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Children's Area 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.

1-on-1 Support Session: Technology or Job Search Tutors

Drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email or other topics, or to find h

Family Storytime

10:00am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Families with children birth to 11 years will enjoy stories, songs, movement, and activities that support language learning and build pre-literacy skills.

Community Service Project

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

Technology Tutor

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.

CPCC Crossroads Cafe / Aprenda Ingles con Crossroads Cafe

10:30am at Cornelius

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.

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 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- CANCELLED TODAY

10:30am at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute sessions are available from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Listen & Move Storytime

11:00am at Hickory Grove

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which children need to develop in order to read and write.

Summer Finance Series: Understanding Credit

11:00am at Community Room at University City Regional

The State Employees' Credit Union will discuss how credit reports and credit scores impact your ability to obtain employment, insurance, and credit.

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.

ASC Culture Blocks: It's Not Just Selfies..It's Photography and More

11:00am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

This program will teach photography and videography techniques using point & shoot and DSLR cameras.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

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

Japanese for English Speakers: Basics

Learn basic Japanese in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Japanese.

STEAM 101: Boats and Buoyancy

1:30pm at Conference Room B at South County Regional

Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. This program is led by Volunteens. This month's activity is exploring buoyancy with boats.