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Thursday, December 19, 2019

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.

Business/Nonprofit Development

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

Join us on the third Thursday of each month to learn about a small business or nonprofit development topic! Light refreshments will be served.

Friday, December 20, 2019

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.

Favorite Books Book Club-Holiday Party & 2020 Picks

10:30am at Community Room at Mountain Island

Join us on the third Friday of every month. For December, we'll celebrate our annual Holiday Party and 2020 Picks. Bring along a couple of your favorite recently-read books.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

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.

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.

Adult Writing Group

10:00am at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Share samples of personal work of all types including fiction, essays, poetry, narrative, biography or nonfiction in this interactive creative writing group.

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.

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.

Unplugged: Gaming Club for Adults

Calling all adults ages 18+! Do you enjoy board games such as chess, card games and roleplaying games? Then come join us on the third Saturday of the month for all games Unplugged!

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.

Paws to Read

11:30am at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

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

Paws to Read

11:45am at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

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

Reading Buddies

12:00pm 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 Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Family History / Genealogy for Beginners: 1-on-1 Support Session

Need to research your family history but don’t know where to begin? Confused about print and online resources? Get one-on-one help with tracing your family tree.

Paws to Read

12:00pm at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

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

Paws to Read

12:15pm at Children's Play Area at Morrison Regional

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

Reading Buddies

12:30pm 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.

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

"View The Right Thing" Film Series: Boyz n the Hood

1:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Please join us for this monthly film and discussion series paying homage to filmmaker Spike Lee and commemorating the 30th Anniversary of "Do the Right Thing." This month, we will be watching and d

Now showing

2:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Come chill out and enjoy a free movie at the library

English Literacy for Adults

On Saturdays, improve your fluency, pronunciation and reading comprehension in a supportive group environment. Native Speakers and ESL students proficient in English are both welcomed.

Clases de alfabetización en español para Adultos / Spanish Literacy for Adults

Mejore su escritura, comprensión de lectura y pronunciación con clases individuales en un ambiente amigable. Llame para preguntar y hacer cita. By appointment only.

Monday, December 23, 2019

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (11AM-12PM) on Monday mornings.