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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Paws to Read

2:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Now showing: Jumanji, Welcome to the Jungle

2:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Four teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, and the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game.

Story Explorers

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more!

Lit Lite

2:00pm at Study Room B at North County Regional

Join us in reading and discussing literary books under 350 pages. This month's selection is Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire.

Family Storytime: Cookies with Santa

2:00pm 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.

One-on-One Tech Tutoring

2:00pm at Study Room C at North County Regional

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

Tween Time: Holiday Art

2:00pm at Plaza Midwood

If you are between the ages of 8 and 12, grab your friends and join us to enjoy books, STEAM and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills.

Makerspace Open Hours

he Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 working on a project together. 3D printing, vinyl cutting, heat press, and iMacs with various software are available for use.

Paws to Read

2:15pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Computers for the Weekend Warrior

3:00pm at Computer Lab at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us one Saturday a month for a basic computer class.

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.

Story Explorers: Dinosaur Time!

3:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Explore books and activities about dinosaurs! This month we'll feature holiday books with dinosaurs!

Learn, Connect, Play: Wii-U Gaming

3:00pm at The Block in Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Preteens ages 7-11, grab your friends and come play Wii-U and have some fun while developing literacy, critical thinking and teamwork skills. Players can sign in starting at 2:45 p.m.

Chess Club

3:00pm at Mint Hill

Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games at this event hosted by a teen volunteer. Ages 5 to 18. No registration required.

Arabic Tutoring

On every third Saturday, come join us for Arabic Tutoring for Adults. Learn the basic Arabic Language through one-on-one or small group tutoring sessions.

Community Service Project for Teens and Pre-teens: Service Saturday

3:00pm at Children's Programming Room at Hickory Grove

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

Billy Wilder Film Series: The Apartment (1960)

3:00pm at Community Room at Morrison Regional

Join us as we screen and discuss three works from one of Hollywood's most acclaimed directors. The second film in this series is The Apartment (1960).

One-on-One Tech Tutoring

3:00pm at Study Room C at North County Regional

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

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together.

Letters to Santa

1:00pm at Spangler S & S at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

From November 30th to December 23rd, children and families can stop in Spangler Library and write a letter to Santa. Send him a Wish List or just say hello-ho-ho!

Letters to Soldiers

Write a post card or letter of appreciation to a Soldier. Your letter will be delivered via ImaginOn Staff to A Million Thanks (amillionthanks.org).

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Silver Sundays: Movie Matinee

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

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

Paws to Read

2:00pm at Spangler Library at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Children boost reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog.

Makerspace: DIY Holiday Mugs and Hot Chocolate Stories

3:00pm at Makerspace at Morrison Regional

Learn to use the Makerspace to create your own unique holiday mug. Keep it for yourself or give someone special a handmade gift. Stay to enjoy a warm drink and hear a cozy holiday story.

Service Sunday Hours

Need community service hours for school? Join us for a unique service day where you can earn community service hours, while also giving back to the Library.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

(All day) at Davidson

Get ready for some Hippo-riffic fun! It is time for the Davidson Library Annual Scavenger Hunt "I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas"Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Literacy Scavenger: Holiday Compound Words!

(All day) at Myers Park

Warm up indoors and celebrate the season by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize!

Book Sale: Special Collections and Bound Serials

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during summer 2019.