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E.g., 01/24/2020
E.g., 01/24/2020

Saturday, January 25, 2020

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.

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.

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.

Tech Tutors: 1-on-1 Support

12:00pm at Job Help Center at Main Library

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a volunteer to get help in computer basics, Microsoft Office, internet, email or job searching.

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

12:00pm at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or Internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

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 Programming Room 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.

Tech Tutors: 1-on-1 Support

12:30pm at Job Help Center at Main Library

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a volunteer to get help in computer basics, Microsoft Office, internet, email or job searching.

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

12:30pm at Reference Computers at Mountain Island

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a Library Volunteer to get help with computer or Internet basics, Microsoft Office, email, ebooks, or job help assistance.

"Miracle on the Hudson" with Beth McHugh

1:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Come see Beth McHugh as she retells her experience and answers questions on the famous US Airways Flight 1549 known as the Miracle on the Hudson.

Tech Tutors: 1-on-1 Support

1:00pm at Job Help Center at Main Library

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a volunteer to get help in computer basics, Microsoft Office, internet, email or job searching.

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections Presents: New Voting Machines

1:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

The Mecklenburg County Board of Elections (BOE) has a new voting system. The BOE will host a public demonstration at your Library during the month of January.

English Conversation Club

1:00pm at Matthews

Practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

CANCELLED Japanese for English Speakers: Basics

Learn basic Japanese in this program for beginners. Listen, speak, read and write for basic communication in Japanese.

Tech Tutors: 1-on-1 Support

1:30pm at Job Help Center at Main Library

Sign up for a 30-minute session with a volunteer to get help in computer basics, Microsoft Office, internet, email or job searching.

Story Explorers: Drama Games

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This week, we play drama games. Come prepared to improvise and get silly!

Get Organized and Declutter!

2:00pm at Davidson

Overwhelmed? Want to know the secret to a decluttered home and life?

Preteen Advisory Council

2:00pm at Storytime Room at University City Regional

Interested in sharing your ideas, working with peers, and earning community service hours?

ASC Culture Blocks: Visual Art & Music Workshop

2:00pm at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

Arts+ invites all community members to participate in a visual art workshop series! Arts+ teaching artists will lead participants through various art projects and techniques.

Story Explorers

2:00pm at Community Room at Steele Creek

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! This month's theme is Winter STEAM.

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.

Makerspace Open Hours

The 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.

Community Service Project: Be a Preteen Volunteer! (ages 8-12)

2:00pm at Myers Park

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build leadership skills. Join us on December 14 to help present our preteen holiday program.

Rookie Science

2:00pm at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

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

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.

Community Service Saturday

2:00pm at Community Room at Matthews

Join us for various service projects as we create items to be used in our community. As much as 1.5 hours of volunteer credit can be earned. Light snacks during break.

Family Storytime

Bring your 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.

Invasive Plants 101

2:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Invasive, non-native plants can overwhelm and disrupt native plant communities.

"The Last Picture Show" (1971)

2:00pm at Francis Auditorium at Main Library

Adapted from Larry McMurtry's novel, "The Last Picture Show" is a milestone in American cinema. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich, it stars Jeff Bridges, Cybil Shepherd, and Cloris Leachman.

Anime Club for Adults

2:30pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Are you interested in anime, manga and Japanese culture?