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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Children, grades K-5, increase reading comprehension by reading aloud to a friendly and supportive volunteer that the child will associate with positive reading experiences.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Job Seeking: Interviewing Basics

6:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

Learn how to make a great first impression in an interview in this workshop about the different types of interviews you might encounter, how to create a narrative resume, and techniques for post-in

Manga Mania! Teen Anime Club

6:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Participate in a discussion about anime, manga and the Japanese language, history, and culture. Join Scaleybark's Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided, See you there!

Surviving Adulthood

6:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

How do I buy a car? What questions should I ask before I rent or buy a place to live? How do I cook for one? What skills should I demonstrate in an interview?

Evening Edition Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join us the second Thursday of the month at 6:00pm. This month we will discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Copies of the book will be available for check out ahead of time.

Mystery Readers Book Club

6:30pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Come and discuss a mystery or thriller from the library's collection.

Family Storytime

6:30pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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.

Friday, May 15, 2020

Community Learning Time

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits

9:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn the key components of a nonprofit's proposal to a private foundation.

Favorite Books Book Club for Adults

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join us one Friday every month. Book TBD. Mountain Island Library's Book Club for Adults reads recent fiction and nonfiction titles. New members welcome!

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.

Little Mystery Book Club

10:30am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Join us for a discussion of The Vulture by Frederick Ramsay. Led by a staff member. New members are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group on the second Friday of the month to gain informational guidance on becoming a ghostwriter or to write your own fiction novel.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Makerspace Open Hours

9:00am 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.

Independence Writers Group

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if three to eight copies of materials to be critiqued are provided.

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

Technology/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

10:00am at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 60-minute session with Library Staff or a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

Aspire Community Capital - Ice House Workshop

10:00am at Community Room at University City Regional

This is a FREE program for entrepreneurs led by Aspire Community Capital.

Family Storytime

10:00am at Community Room at Mountain Island

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

10:15am at Storytime Room at University City Regional

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

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.

Prolific Pens Writing Group

11:00am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Writers of all skill levels are encouraged to join the group to do some writing, share their work, meet other local amateur writers, and exchange ideas.

Pay It Forward Saturday

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

ASC Culture Blocks: Drums4Life

11:00am at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

Join Drums4Life (D4L) drum circle to experience the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and percussion instruments. No prior experience or instruments are necessary.