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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Reading Buddies

4:00pm 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.

Technology Tutors: 1-on-1 Support Session

4:00pm at Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a library volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email, or other topics.

Reading Buddies

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

Makerspace Open Hours

4:00pm at Messy Makerspace at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Messy Makerspace is open to ages 10-18.

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.

Arabic Conversation Club

4:00pm at Community Room A at West Boulevard

Teens and Adults are welcome to join our new Arabic Conversation Club. Practice your Arabic speaking and listening skills in a relaxed group environment. No lectures, just conversation!

Reading Buddies

4:30pm 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.

English Class: Crossroads Cafe

5:00pm at Conference Room at Steele Creek

If you speak some English but want to improve your communication skills, please join this class offered by Central Piedmont Community College. Get answers to difficult language questions.

Adulting 101

5:00pm at Mountain Island

Teens & Adults, come learn basic life skills at the library. This month we will focus on organization basics 101.

Outlander Bookclub

6:00pm at Conference Room A at South County Regional

Join us on the last Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm for a discussion of a portion of the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Basics

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

Create, edit and save a basic presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint . This class is for people who have mastered basic computer skills.

Technology Tutor

One-on-one computer help sessions with a technology tutor. Topics covered include but are not limited to Microsoft Office, Internet, email and online applications. Sessions are 30 minutes.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm 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.

Reading Buddies

6:30pm 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.

CMLibrary Presents Dr. Tom Hanchett: Sorting Out Charlotte

6:30pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Community historian Dr. Tom Hanchett explores the surprising history of racial and economic segregation in Charlotte, drawing upon research in his UNC Press book Sorting Out the New South City.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Back to School!

(All day) at Myers Park

Head back to school with fun 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.

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.

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.

Baby Storytime

9:30am 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 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.

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 for an appointment.

Toddler Storytime (ages 18-35 months)

10:00am at Cornelius Room at Cornelius

Toddlers will enjoy their own storytime experience to encourage language development, listening and social skills. [This program is for 18-35 month olds.]

Small Business Concierge

10:00am at Conference Room at Steele Creek

Assistance with navigating Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina Business Resources for creating a Business Plan, filing for Assume Name, finding funding sources, starting a

Walk-In Tech Tutoring

10:00am at Davidson

Work with a library staff member to boost your technology skills. Topics include digital devices, computer or internet basics, downloading digital materials or Microsoft Office.

Family Storytime

10:15am 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.

Community Learning Time on the Patio

Children learn about language and literacy through play. Enjoy activities on the children’s patio.

Two Time Storytime

10:15am at Children's Area at Mint Hill

Two-year-olds will enjoy their own storytime experience to encourage language developement, listening and social skills. [This program is for 24-35 month olds.]

Baby Storytime

10:15am at Randolph Room at Beatties Ford Road Regional

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

Family Storytime

10:30am at Community Room at Plaza Midwood

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.