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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Library eBooks: 1-on-1 Support Session

Book an individual training session on borrowing eBooks for your eReader, tablet, smartphone or laptop.

BFR Gaming Day

Come have the ultimate gaming experience at the library. We have all modern gaming systems to compete and relax with friends.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

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.

Reading Buddies

4:00pm at Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room at Myers Park

Children, grades K-5, increase reading comprehension by reading aloud to a friendly and supportive volunteer that the child will associate with positive reading experiences.

Reading Buddies

4:30pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

Paws to Read

4:30pm at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

Chess Club for Beginners

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

Reading Buddies

5:30pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

CANCELED - Evening Edition Book Club

6:00pm at Community Room at Mint Hill

Join us the second Thursday of the month at 6:00pm. This month we will discuss Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Copies of the book will be available for check out ahead of time.

Reading Buddies

6:00pm at Mint Hill

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.*Registration is limited

Manga Mania! Teen Anime Club

6:00pm at Program Room at South Boulevard (formerly Scaleybark)

Participate in a discussion about anime, manga and the Japanese language, history, and culture. Join Scaleybark's Anime Club and meet other fans! Snacks provided, See you there!

Surviving Adulthood

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

How do I buy a car? What questions should I ask before I rent or buy a place to live? How do I cook for one? What skills should I demonstrate in an interview?

Friday, May 15, 2020

Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits

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

Learn the key components of a nonprofit's proposal to a private foundation.

Active Reading Workshop (Part 2 of 2)

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

Learn fun ideas and activities that you can use to support early literacy at home. Discover how to use the ABC's of Active Reading one on one with your child.

Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, & Food Stamps - CALL APPOINTMENTS ONLY

Due to health concerns, until further notice, the health insurance navigators from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy will only book appointments for call consultations.

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.

Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group

2:00pm at IB Community Room at Independence Regional

Come join Charlotte Ghostwriters & Fiction Writers Group on the second Friday of the month to gain informational guidance on becoming a ghostwriter or to write your own fiction novel.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

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.

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

Aspire Community Capital - Ice House Workshop

10:00am at Community Room at University City Regional

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

Paws To Read

10:00am at Plaza Midwood

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog. For ages 5-11.

Community Service Project: Love Your Library, Be a Preteen Volunteer!

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build leadership skills.

Paws to Read

10:30am at Matthews

Boost your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a volunteer therapy dog. 15-minute slots are available from 10:30 a.m-12:00 p.m. Sign up at the Train Desk.

CPCC Crossroads Cafe / Aprenda Ingles con Crossroads Cafe

10:30am at Cornelius

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.

ASC Culture Blocks: Drums4Life

11:00am at Community Room AB at West Boulevard

Join Drums4Life (D4L) drum circle to experience the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and percussion instruments. No prior experience or instruments are necessary.

Prolific Pens Writing Group

11:00am at Community Room at Mint Hill

Writers of all skill levels are encouraged to join the group to do some writing, share their work, meet other local amateur writers, and exchange ideas.