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Now Showing: Up

07/31/2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Steele Creek,
When well-meaning officials consign Carl to Shady Oaks Retirement Home, he rigs thousands of helium balloons to his house and floats away. He discovers that Russell, a chubby Wilderness Explorer Scout has stowed away. In the tropical jungle, Carl and Russell find more than they bargained for.

Now Showing: Tad: The Lost Explorer

08/03/2018 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Sugar Creek,
Join us for a special showing of the movie, Tad, The Lost Explorer. Tadeo dreams of becoming a famous archaeologist. His dreams has a chance to come true when his friend receives the key to the Lost City of Paititi in the form of a stone tablet. This movie is rated PG.

Hit a home run with your Library!

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The Charlotte Knights, our hometown minor league baseball team, play just a few short blocks away from Main Library and Imaginon.  If you’re waiting for a game to start, why not stroll down to visit us?    Drop in to Main Library, only a short walk from BB&T Ballpark, to visit the Robinson-...

Summer Break Special: Snakes Alive

08/04/2018 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Steele Creek, Community Room
Meet Grover Barfield from Carolinas Reptile Rescue and learn how to distinguish venomous and non-venomous snakes, learn what to do if you encounter a snake, and view live snakes up close.

Now Showing: NINE LIVES

07/27/2018 -
12:00pm to 1:45pm
Davidson, Davidson Meeting Room
Bring your lunch and watch a movie. A man ends up trapped in the body of his family's cat following a serious car accident. In his new life as a feline, he begins to see his loved ones in a different light. Rated PG. 87 minutes

Country Blues Workshop with Sidewalk Bob

07/28/2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Matthews, Community Room
Join "Sidewalk Bob" Harrison to learn about the history of blues and hear pre and post-war country blues in the North Mississippi style. This interactive journey of music and stories of the music of the African American past follows a uniquely Southern trail to revisit field hollers, work songs,...

Holiday Stress Relief Tips

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If you’ve tuned into the radio or turned on the television, the holiday season already began. Even Santa’s already arrived at some shopping malls! Visiting relatives, fancy meal preparation, decorating, and shopping for the perfect gift can cause high anxiety levels and overindulging. We’re not...

Run (or Walk) to Your Nearest Library This October!

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Usually, fall reminds us of candy corn, apple picking, and pumpkin spice anything.  What else reminds us of fall?  Running! If you are not quite ready to sprint down the street, come to our Walking Book Club at Scaleybark, from 2:00 to 3:00 October 14. Laugh out loud at Joel Cohen’s attempt to...

Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

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It’s not too late to get a flu shot!  Just enter your zip code on the CDC-sponsored vaccine finder to find a provider.  Also, visit Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina websites for valuable information.  Get up-to-date tips from the Centers for Disease Control to avoid getting the...

Celebrate the Great Outdoors!

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In the spirit of National Great Outdoors Month, we’re sharing some trusted resources and favorite titles for you to enjoy.  From camping to canoeing, we’ve got you covered!  Camping doesn’t have to bring back memories of impossible tents and burnt hotdogs.  Impress your camping buddies with recipes...