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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

Paws to Read

4:30pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

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.

Super Reading Achievers Book Club

4:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Join us on Thursdays in January when we will read and discuss the Notebook of Doom Series by Troy Cummings.

Paws to Read

4:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Reading Buddies

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 volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Paws to Read

5:00pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

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.

Teen Poetry & Pastries

5:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Share original poetry or bring something from a favorite poet to read in exchange for a pastry.

Charlotte Resilience Project

5:00pm at Community Room A at North County Regional

The Charlotte Resilience Project is a community initiative focused on creating AWARENESS of the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), trauma and toxic stress, providing INFORMATION AND RE

Paws to Read

5:15pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Reading Buddies

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.

Paws to Read

5:30pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research.

Community Service Project

5:30pm at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

Community service is an excellent way to give back to your community! Join us for Community Service as we work on projects to help the library and other organizations in the community!

Paws to Read

5:45pm at Children's Area at Morrison Regional

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Register for a 15 minute slot the Monday prior to the session.

Reading Buddies

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.

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring!

Make a Movie Film Sprint: How to use a Boom Microphone on your Movie Set

6:00pm at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

Among the high quality tools in the newly created "Cell Phone Video Kits" the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has put together, you'll find a boom pole and a boom microphone, as well as a Zoom record

Technology Tutor

6:00pm at Mint Hill

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-5200, ext. 4 to make an appointment.

Poldark Book Club

Already missing Ross and Demelza after watching the last episode of the final season of Poldark on PBS?

College & Career Connections: Scores Back Session with the Princeton Review:

6:30pm at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

The Scores Back Program is packed with information about the SAT or ACT and the role it plays in college admissions.

Reading Buddies

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 volunteer during a 30-minute 1-on-1 session.

Little Aviators Storytime

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Learn about aviation with the Carolina Aviation Museum. Ages 3-5. Registration Required.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: An Evening with Tommy Tomlinson

6:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Come join author and podcast host Tommy Tomlinson,as he discusses his memoir The Elephant in the Room, his writing process, inspiration and career path.

Pajama Storytime

6:30pm 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.

Friday, January 31, 2020

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Arctic Animals

(All day) at Myers Park

Grow your vocabulary and learn about cold climate wild life by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Explore the library to find 9 images of different arctic animals.

Health Education: Health Care Navigator

9:00am at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Do you need health insurance? Do you have questions about your coverage?

Health Insurance Marketplace & Medicaid

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they answer your questions about the Health Insurance Market

Book Sale: Special Collections

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during spring 2020.