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E.g., 08/23/2019
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Friday, August 23, 2019

Fourth Annual Independence Regional Library Summer Book Sale

Come to our 4th annual big book sale blowout! One day isn't enough!

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Dog Days of Summer!

(All day) at Myers Park

Cool off inside the library while learning about a variety of popular dog breeds by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Saturday, August 24, 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.

Fourth Annual Independence Regional Library Summer Book Sale

Come to our 4th annual big book sale blowout! One day isn't enough!

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 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.

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.

Reading Buddies

9:30am 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.

Adult Writing Group

10:00am at Conference Room A at South County Regional

Serious writers of all skill levels and genres are invited to share their work. Bring 1-3 pages of something you’re writing.

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.

Family Storytime

10:00am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

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.

Reading Buddies

10:00am 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.

Community Service Project

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

Family Yoga Storytime

10:00am at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

Call (704) 416-4000 to register. Get ready to listen to stories and learn some yoga poses!

Microsoft Office Word Basics 2016

10:00am at Sugar Creek

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.

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.

International Authors Book Club for 20 to 30 Somethings

10:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Come tour the world through literature at Plaza Midwood Library's International Authors Book Club for 20 to 30 Somethings. We meet the last Saturday of every month at 10:30 am.

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.

Community Service Project - AC&C: Cat Litter Boxes

10:30am at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

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

Paws to Read

10:30am at Steele Creek

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

Paws to Read

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.-12:00 p.m.

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.

Paws to Read

10:45am at Steele Creek

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

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.

Paws to Read

11:00am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.