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Friday, May 1, 2020

Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

9:30am at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Learn effective strategies for using the Foundation Center's online funding database, Foundation Grants to Individuals, to find funders that support individuals.

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, May 2, 2020

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.

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: Art Workshop

11:30am at Community Room A at West Boulevard

This month, we go to India to explore Syed Haider Raza's work! Learn about this legendary contemporary Indian artist and create your own focal point of "Bindu." Don't know what that is?

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.

ASC Culture Blocks: Music Workshop

12:30pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Back by popular demand, it's DJ Basics! Learn about the art of scratch and what DJs do behind the board from fades to re-mixes!

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Computación Para Adultos en Español / Technology Tutoring in Spanish

Clases individuales en español de una hora ofrecidas en distintos horarios; incluyendo introducción a la computadora, procesador de palabras, Internet y correo electrónico.

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Silver Sundays: Beatties Ford Bingo!

2:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Come and join us for Bingo at Beatties Ford Library for our Silver Sundays Series! These programs are geared towards older adults, but all are welcome to participate.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Computer Basics for Adults and Seniors

Five-part series, on Mondays (Apr 6-May 4) Covers the basic skills to get around in Windows using a mouse, how to use an easy word processing program, create & edit pictures, and an introductio

Adult Sensory Storytime

10:30am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us for this library program filled with literacy-related activities specifically designed for adults with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration issues, or other developmental disabili

Adult Program

5:00pm at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

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Mystery Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join us on the first Monday of the month at 6:00pm to discuss a mystery book title. Copies of the book will be available at the front desk.

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

6:00pm 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.

Better Off Read Book Club

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us the first Monday of the month to discuss young adult fiction for adults. All ages 18+ welcome!

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Baby Storytime

9:00am at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

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

Preschool Storytime

10:30am at Sugar Creek

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language and pre-reading skill development in order to help them grow into successful readers.

Spanish Conversation Club

10:30am at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Join other intermediate Spanish speakers and discuss En el Tiempo de las Mariposas, by Julia Alvarez.

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.

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.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

American Girl Book Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month to explore the times and the lives of the girls from the beloved American Girl series. Food, Fun, Crafts! Must be 5 and in kindergarten.

Geek Out

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Participate in a discussion and activities about recent films, television shows, books, graphic novels, science fiction, fantasy, anime, manga, and gaming.

Aspire Community Capital - Community Business Academy

5:00pm at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

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

WBL Anime Club

5:00pm at Small Meeting Room at West Boulevard

Participate in a discussion and activities about anime, manga and the Japanese language, history, and culture.

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 first Tuesday of the month for all games Unplugged!

Microsoft Word 2013 Basics

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

Create, edit and save a document in Microsoft Word. This class is for people with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.