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Tuesday, May 19, 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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

11:00am at Study Room A at Hickory Grove

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor.

Technology Tutor: E-Reader One-on-One Support Session

Bring in your device and learn how to access the digital offerings provided by the library.

Family Storytime

11:00am 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.

Tiny Tots Storytime

11:15am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. [This program is for 18-23 month olds.]

Stories in 2 Languages: English and Spanish

11:30am at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Engage your child with stories, songs, and activities in English and Spanish that support early literacy skill development and expose your child to two languages and cultures.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

11:30am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Come learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Learn how to use the ABC’s of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Portuguese Conversation Club

Discuss current events and obtain insights into Brazilian culture. A native Brazilian Portuguese speaker will aid non-native speakers in improving reading and conversational skills.

English/Spanish Conversation Club

12:30pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

An exchange program for adults learning English or Spanish. First 45 minutes are English conversation, second 45 minutes are Spanish.

Chapter 3 Book Club

1:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join the Chapter 3 Book Club as we read A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Makerspace Open Hours

1:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available for use.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

Tech Tutor Volunteer Bill will work with you on basic computer skills and some Microsoft software.

ASC Culture Blocks: Clayworks for Teens

Culture Blocks embraces and celebrates the cultural life and desires of residents, connects communities to arts and culture activities that speak to their interests and seeks to break down barriers

Adult Sensory Program

2:00pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

A fun, interactive program filled with books, music, and activities.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Lego Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Drop in on Tuesday afternoons for Lego Club! We'll bring the Lego you bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm 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.

Pizza and Pages: Preteen Book Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4pm as we discuss an assigned book. New members welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

Terrific Titles Children's Book Club (grades 3-5)

4:30pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Join us on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. New members welcome!

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.

Teens Write, Create & Communicate

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Aspiring writer and/or artist? Come and join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet fellow creators.

Dewey and Dragons

Dewey and Dragons is Dungeons and Dragons at the library! Enjoy this role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Conversaciones en Ingles (English conversation for foreign language speakers)

5:00pm at Reference Area at University City Regional

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment.

Now Showing: Downton Abbey

5:45pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Join us for a special showing of Downton Abbey. The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives.

Sparking Creativity: Quick & Fun Freewriting Exercises

6:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Young writers are skill level are invited to write with us!

Get to know your library

6:00pm at Main Library

Join us as we learn about the library app, how to stream music, find and use library materials, and explore homework help options.

Arabic for English Speakers: Basics

Learn basic Arabic in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Arabic.

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Basics

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

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher to design signs, flyers, bookmarks, business cards and more! Basic computer, mouse and word processing skills are required.

Murderino Book Club

7:00pm at Offsite at North County Regional

Meet us at Waterbean Coffee in Huntersville for this brand new casual book club that will focus on true crime books! Grab a drink and join the discussion.