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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Paws to Read

3:30pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute sessions are available from 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Rookie Science

4:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments

Reading Buddies

Increase your child’s reading comprehension, spoken word skills and social interactions with a Reading Buddy session.

Amigos Homework Help

Students ages 5-11 can receive free homework help from high school student volunteers in 1-on-1 or group settings. English as a Second Language (ESL) and non-ESL students welcome.

Lego Club

4:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Drop in on Tuesday afternoons for Lego Club! We'll bring the Lego you bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Aspire Community Capital - Community Business Academy

5:00pm at Community Room at Hickory Grove

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

Dewey and Dragons

Discover your inner warrior.

Paws to Read

5:30pm at Children's Area at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. Please call 704-416-6400 to register.

Microsoft Word 2013 Intermediate

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

Join us for a follow up to the Microsoft Word 2013 Basics class. After a brief review, we'll discuss paragraph formatting, headers & footers, and other more advanced topics.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

6:15pm at Community Room B at Beatties Ford Road 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.

Matthews Fiction Writing Group (Virtual)

6:30pm at

Learn the art of the literary critique, get direct feedback on your work, and meet other local writers.

Matthews Fiction Writing Group

6:30pm at Community Room at Matthews

Learn the art of the literary critique, get direct feedback on your work, and meet other local writers.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Baby Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

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

Preschool Storytime

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

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.

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Baby Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

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

Tiny Tots

10:00am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills. Registration required.

Family Storytime

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.

Toddler Storytime

11:00am at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and new words through stories and activities.

Preschool Storytime

11:00am at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

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.

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

Baby Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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

English Conversation Club

All are welcome! Each Wednesday from 11:15-12:00. Join this group to practice communicating in English with other adults in a relaxed group environment.

Lunch & Munch Book Club

12:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join our contemporary fiction book club, meeting the first Wednesday of the month. Bring your own lunch or snack and opinions.

Technology Tutoring and Job Prep Resources

Need assistance with your resume, job search application, email or with Microsoft Office? Register for Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1 and 3 P.M. to receive help from a tutor.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (2PM-3PM) on Wednesday afternoons.

Technology Tutor

2:00pm at Mint Hill

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-5200, ext. 4 to make an appointment.

Anime Club

Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture? Join our Anime Club and meet other fans!