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Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Makerspace Open Hours

4:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18.

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.

Preteen Scene

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

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills. This month we're focusing on healthy choices.

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.

Adulting 101

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Teens, come learn basic budgeting skills at the library.

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.

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.

Pre-Teen Scene: Creative Journaling- Describe It!

5:30pm at Teen Media Room at Hickory Grove

Learn about writing and self-expression by journaling with words, photos, collages, and other art forms.

Dungeons and Dragons For Teens

5:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing board game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills. Audience: Teens (16-18)

Study Buddies: Homework Help

5:30pm at Scaleybark

Students in K-12 or the Early College program can receive free homework help from volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings.

Outlander Bookclub

6:00pm at Community Room at South County Regional

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm for a discussion of a portion of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

Southern Voices Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Book Club meets fourth Tuesday of the month to discuss books by Southern Authors. This month is Reader's Choice!

Excel 2013 PivotTables

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

Have you ever wondered what is a pivot table and how is it used? Join us as we explore what many people say is one of Excel's most powerful features. Must be familiar with Excel.

Yoga Storytime

6:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Bring your family out to enjoy stories coupled with fun and easy yoga moves. Discover how movement can bring stories to life in new ways in this storytime.

Homework Help

6:00pm at Sugar Creek

If you are in grades (K-12) come receive free homework help from trained volunteers in a 1 on 1 or group setting. Tutoring is provided every Tuesday that CMS is in Session.

STEAM 101- Bad Art Night

6:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

For teens ages 12 and up.No judgement art. Just have fun! Innovate, experiment, and explore the arts.

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.

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.

The Civil War Comes to North Carolina an Evening with Philip Gerard

6:30pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

North Carolina author will discuss his new book, The Last Battleground The Civil War Comes to North Carolina.

Reading Buddies

6:30pm 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

Reading Buddies (Bilingual)

6:30pm 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 teen volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Freedom to Read Week: The Mystery of the Shredded Book

(All day) at Myers Park

Did you know that some of your favorite books have been banned? Drop in and see if you can solve the mystery of the shredded book

Freedom To Read Week: Uncensor This!

(All day) at Scaleybark

Help library staff to "uncensor" various redacted documents to uncover the truth behind original UFO investigations, drug cartel investigations and other interesting documents

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Hispanic Heritage Month

(All day) at Myers Park

Build your Spanish vocabulary and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 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.