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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm 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/Job Tutor: 1-on-1 Support Session

2:00pm 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.

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

3:00pm 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.

Kitchen Chemistry

4:00pm at Teen Corner at University City Regional

Come in to learn how to make an afternoon snack! Teens will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry.

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

Chess Club

5:00pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Chess encourages cooperation, problem solving and strategic thinking skills. Learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games.

Main Pages Book Club

5:30pm at Dalton Room at Main Library

Enjoy reading books of all genres? Are you a bibliophile looking for others in the Uptown area? Join us at 5:30pm the 2nd Wednesday of every month for lively book discussions and fun!

Community Service Project for Teens: Sorting Socks

5:30pm at Hickory Grove

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

Books Come to Life: Mecklenburg Marauders; the Harry Potter Alliance

6:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Attention muggles! Bring Harry Potter to life at University City.

History's Mysteries

6:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Join us to explore a historical mystery once a month on the second Wednesday.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Stories in 2 Languages: English & Spanish

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

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.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Spanish Conversation Club

11:00am at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Discuss current events and special topics like cooking and culture or listen to a guest speaker. Only Spanish is spoken and native speakers are there to help with difficult vocabulary and grammar.

Adaptive Experiences for Adults and Teens

1:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join us for a fun, interactive program for adults and teens with disabilities and their caregivers.

Technology Tutor: 1-on-1 Session

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

Makerspace Open Hours

2:00pm 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.

BFR Gaming Day

Come have the ultimate gaming experience at the library. We have all modern gaming systems to compete and relax with friends.

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 Educated by Tara Westover. Copies of the book will be available for check out ahead of time.

South County Regional Library Mystery Readers Book Club

6:30pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

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

Friday, April 10, 2020

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, April 11, 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

Free Income Tax Assistance - VITA

10:00am at JHC- Computer Lab A at Main Library

Volunteers will provide income tax e-filing assistance for people with low-incomes and seniors. Saturdays are walk-in, first come/first served.

ASC Culture Blocks: It's Not Just Selfies..It's Photography and More

11:00am at Scaleybark

This program will teach photography and videography techniques using point & shoot and DSLR cameras.

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.

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 Block: Visual Art and Music Workshops

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

The Art and Science Council will provide a visual art workshop series at Beatties Ford Library, with a different project activity at each workshop.

ASC Culture Blocks: Visual Art & Music Workshop

2:00pm at Meeting Room at Scaleybark

Presented by ASC Culture Blocks, each workshop features a different art project with accompaniment from a local musician. 

Beatties Ford Road Writing Group

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

Do you like to write? Whether you are published or unpublished, share your works in progress: short stories, poetry or novels. Critiques are available.