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Monday, January 27, 2020

Evening Chess Club for all ages

5:30pm at Mint Hill

Come learn chess basics and test your skills in 1-on-1 or group chess games. All ages and skill levels welcome. We suggest ages 8 to 108.

Active Reading Mentor Training

Come learn fun strategies that you can use to support literacy at home or in the community!

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Mountain Island

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.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (6PM-7PM) on Monday evenings.

Overbooked: Middle School Book Club

6:00pm at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

This month we will be discussing Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer. New members welcome! Snacks served!

Homework Help Hour

Come study and get assistance with homework every Monday at the library. This program is open to any student from K-12 that needs assistance with their assigned homework.

Spanish Conversation Club

6:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

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

Urban Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Hickory Grove

Join the Urban Book Club on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 pm. New members are welcome. January's discussion: The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton.

Paws to Read

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

Learn Basic Spanish and Practice Conversation

Practice your Spanish speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment, while also learning basic words and phrases. No lectures, just conversation!

Technology Tutors: One-on-One 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. Call 704-416-5431 to register.

Technology Tutoring

One-on-one computer help with a technology tutor for a 1-hour session (7PM-8PM) on Monday evenings.

Strange New Worlds Book Club

7:00pm at Davidson Meeting Room at Davidson

We meet the third Monday of the month and discuss science fiction, fantasy and graphic novels selected by the group. This month our selection is The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal.

Pajama-Rama on the Plaza

7:00pm at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

Wear your Pjs and bring a cuddly friend to enjoy stories, songs and movement activities that support early literacy skill development. The whole family is welcome.

Family Storytime: Pajama Storytime

7:00pm 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.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Arctic Animals

(All day) at Myers Park

Grow your vocabulary and learn about cold climate wild life by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Explore the library to find 9 images of different arctic animals.

Book Sale: Special Collections

9:00am at Main Library

In preparation for Main Library's renovation, we are upping our "book sale game" during spring 2020.

Baby Storytime

9:00am at Community Room AB at Sugar Creek

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

Preschool Storytime

9:15am at Community Room at Matthews

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.

Baby Storytime

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

Microsoft Excel 2016 Basics

9:30am at Computer Lab at Matthews

In this introductory workshop, create a simple spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel. Learn to format cells, insert row and columns, and the basics of formulas.

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

9:30am at Children/Teen Programming at North County Regional

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

Toddler Storytime

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

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.

Technology Tutors: One-on-One Support Session

10:00am at Matthews

Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a volunteer to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics. Call 704-416-5000 option 4 to register.

Mobile Technology: Smartphone Basics Using Android Phones

10:00am at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Four-part series, on Tuesdays (Jan. 7-Jan. 28).

Canva.com Design Class

10:00am at Computer Lab at Mountain Island

No design experience? No problem!

Active Reading Workshop at Chick-fil-A (Part 2 of 2)

Join us at the University Place Chick-fil-A to learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home.

Daylily Book Club - Morning

10:00am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

We meet the fourth Tuesday of every month and discuss fiction, nonfiction and biography. This month's selection: Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover. All adults welcome; registration required.

Toddler Storytime

10:00am at Sugar Creek

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.