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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Chess Club for Beginners

Come join us at Independence Regional Library on Thursdays from 5PM-6:30PM to learn how to play chess!

Dungeons and Dragons for Tweens

Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing board game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills

Reading Buddies

5:30pm 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.

Genealogy 1-1 Research Session

Learn to trace your roots and family history in an individualized one on one session. Learn how to get started and tips for research. Offered the first and third Thursdays of the month.

ASC Culture Blocks: Clayworks

5:30pm at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

Everyone is invited to join us for this hands-on workshop to learn how to texturize and manipulate clay to create your own art work.

North County Regional Wordsmiths

5:30pm at Study Room B at North County Regional

Writers of all experience and skill levels are encouraged to join this group to share work, exchange ideas and feedback, and meet other local amateur writers. Registration encouraged.

Business/Nonprofit Development

6:00pm at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

Join us on the third Thursday of each month to learn about a small business or nonprofit development topic! Light refreshments will be served.

Teen Book Club

6:00pm at Teen Area at Morrison Regional

Join us on the third Thursday of each month at 6:00pm. In November we will be discussing Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. New members welcome!

English Conversation Tutoring

6:00pm at Matthews

Do you or someone you know need help learning English? Matthews Library offers free ESL tutoring!

Spanish / English Conversation Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mountain Island

Practice with native speakers. First 45 minutes will be Spanish practice, followed by 45 minutes of English conversation. Feel free to drop in for one or the other, or even better, both!

Friday, June 19, 2020

CTC Education Summer Camp

8:30am at Reharsal Room B 1, B 2, & All Studios at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Summer Camps

CTC Education Summer Camp

9:00am at Rehearsal Room A at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Early Childhood summer camp

CTC Education Summer Camp

9:00am at McColl Family Theatre at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Performance camps

CTC Education Summer Camp

9:00am at The Wells Fargo Playhouse at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Primary camps

Community Learning Time

9:30am at Children's Programming Room at Morrison Regional

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together.

Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, & Food Stamps

Come join a health insurance navigator from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy as they answer your questions about the Health Insurance Market

Family Storytime

10:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

11:00am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Summer Break Kickoff: The Balloon Lady

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

Donna Pruett (affectionately known as The Balloon Lady) will present an entertaining program that includes award winning balloon creations, music, storytelling, and engaging magic tricks that appea

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Makerspace Open Hours

9:00am 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.

Family Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Family Storytime

9:30am 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.

Family Storytime

9:30am at Community Room at Mint Hill

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.

Family Storytime

10:00am at Community Room at Mountain Island

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.

Community Service Project Saturday

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Join us Saturdays to do small tasks to help your library.

Independence Writers Group

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

An open discussion of the art and business of writing short stories, poems and novels. Critiques are available if three to eight copies of materials to be critiqued are provided.

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

Paws to Read

10:30am at Steele Creek

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

Family Storytime

10:30am 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.