Calendar

E.g., 01/27/2020
E.g., 01/27/2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Baby Storytime

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

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.

Makerspace Open Hours

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18. 3D printing, vinyl cutting, virtual reality, a heat press, and iMacs with various software are available for use.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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.

Learn Quest Play: Madden19 Tournament

4:00pm at The Gaming Corner at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Put your teamwork and competition skills to practice by participating in our Madden 19 tournament.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Family Storytime: Tell a Fairy Tale Day

10:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Join us for a fairy tale-themed storytime at 10:30 a.m., then stay afterwards for a special make-and-take activity for toddlers and preschoolers.

Preschool Tinker Time

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

Join us in the Spangler Library for hands-on STEAM activities related to science and art for kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

STEAM 101: Intro to VR - Beat Saber

Participate in a variety of hands-on science experiments, engineering projects, or Math puzzles. Join us as we partake in an introduction to Virtual Reality

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Baby Storytime

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

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.

Now Showing: Spider-Man Far From Home

Join us for a special showing of Spider-Man Far From Home. This movie is rated PG-13.

Friday, January 31, 2020

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.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

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.

Story Explorers

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

Call Me By My Name

2:00pm at The Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Join us for the documentary "Call Me By My Name." This film focuses on the daily lives of 6 adults experiencing homelessness in Charlotte, and how they came together over 18 months to create a play

Makerspace Open Hours

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 working on a project together. 3D printing, vinyl cutting, heat press, and iMacs with various software are available for use.

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.

Sunday, February 2, 2020

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.

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Baby Storytime

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

Family Storytime: China!

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.

STEAM 101: Basic Science

Join us as we play around with various "Chemicals" to determine what makes a solid, liquid, or gas.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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.

Dakota & Friends: Reading, Riding and Roaring

11:00am at Public Lobby at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Come out and meet "Real" Dinosaurs! Interact with Dakota, pet a baby T-Rex or maybe watch an egg being hatched.

Measure Up!: Cooking On a Budget: Homemade Soup

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens for a step-by-step cooking demonstration with Staff.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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.

Homeschool Rally for Teens

Teen Makers will explore a STEM-based activity during this visit. Working individually or in small groups, they'll use creative problem-solving and communication to solve a challenge.

Preschool Tinker Time

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

Join us in the Spangler Library for hands-on STEAM activities related to science and art for kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

Homeschool Rally, Jr. Edition: Travel to Mars and Book Bingo

Homeschooled children ages 5-11 will explore science and literacy activities. From 11:00-12:00, find out about several cool destinations that future Mars tourists could possibly explore!