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Monday, July 22, 2019

STEAM 101 for Preteens: Ice Cream

2:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments. Experiment and explore new technologies. Today, learn the science behind ice cream and make a cool treat. Ages 8-12

Microsoft Word Intermediate with Tips + Tricks

A follow up to Microsoft Word Basics class. Learn advanced formatting techniques not covered in Microsoft Word Basics plus tips + shortcuts to be more efficient.

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Messy Makerspace is open to ages teens & preteens working on a project together.

Tech Toys

Bring a friend along and play with our cool tech toys, build video games, design circuits, and play with robots using Sphero Ozobot, Snap Circuits or Bloxel.

Reading Buddies

2:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

Reading Buddies

2:30pm 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

STEAM 101: Escape Room

2:30pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Can you “Escape the Room” this fun Sherlock Holmes themed escape room will have you and your friends puzzled. Groups will sign up for 15 minute slots.

Lego Program

3:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks. This program is for school-aged children who have completed kindergarten.

Preschool Storytime: Listen & Move

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

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.

Reading Buddies

3:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

Charlotte Meckenburg Library Presents: Teens, Let's Talk!

3:00pm at Teen Media Room at Hickory Grove

Learn about the aspects of good character and explore real-world decision-making during this interactive weekly session with Mr.

Learn, Connect, Play: Wii-U Gaming

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

Preteens ages 7-11, grab your friends and come play Wii-U and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Players can sign in starting at 2:45 p.m.

Reading Buddies

3:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

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.

Tutoring for Teens

Come receive Math help ages 11-18.

Now Showing: Greta

5:00pm at Sugar Creek

A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her. This movie is rated R.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (6PM-7PM) on Monday evenings.

CANCELED--Graphic Novel Book Club at The Wine Vault

Join us at The Wine Vault on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 pm! In July we will be discussing "I Moved to Los Angeles to Work in Animation" by Natalie Nourigat. New members always welcome!

Story Explorers

6:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

DIY Investing Class

6:00pm at Community Room at University City Regional

A beginner's course helping DIY investors to better manage their personal IRA, current 401-K, or retirement assets and avoid or reduce brokerage fees. Take control of your financial life.

Spanish Conversation Club

6:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

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

Urban Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Hickory Grove

Join the Urban Book Club on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. New members are welcome. July's discussion: My Love Story by Tina Turner

Summer Break Preteen Scene: Digital Media Club (ages 9 to 12)

6:15pm at Myers Park

Join us for digital literacy activities that help improve critical thinking and creativity. Learn how to use a variety of technology to tell exciting stories.

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Paws to Read- CANCELLED TONIGHT

6:30pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Paws to Read

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

7:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (7PM-8PM) on Monday evenings.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Turning Pages Book Club

9:00am at Main Library

Turning Pages Book Club brings together homeless, housed and those in transition for a time of reading and sharing of good books.

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.

Earth as Art: See, Read, Explore

9:00am at Main Library

As part of the Library's Summer Break, at Main Library there are 38 images of our Earth as photographed from satellites in space. These images are beautiful.