Graphic Novel Book Club at the Wine Vault

Join us at The Wine Vault on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 pm! In January we will be discussing “Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 1” by Brian Michael Bendis. New members always welcome! Check the branch or our catalog for copies. Contact Name: Kate...

Family Storytime

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

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. This will be held in the Storytime Room.
Make and enjoy art for free at 2 UCity venues

Make and enjoy art for free at 2 UCity venues

From classes in pottery-making to live theater and jazz performances, the arts are coming alive at the Mallard Creek Rec Center and University City Regional Library. The Arts and Science Council will present more than two dozen free artistic programs through June. The Mallard Creek Recreation Center is at 2530 Johnston Oehler Road. University City Regional Library is at 301 East W.T. Harris Blvd. To see the full program itinerary, click here.   Hands-on Clay Join Clayworks for its Hands-on Clay workshop series, offered in at the Mallard Creek Rec center in monthly sessions for seniors, families and preschoolers. Learn to roll, pinch, texturize, slip and score clay while creating a different project at each workshop. Sessions start Thursday, Jan. 24, and run through June 27. Classes are free, but you must register by calling 980-314-1121.   Discover, Create, Celebrate The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art will bring select pieces from its collection to University City Regional Library along with art-making workshops inspired by the artists’ work. Artwork will be on display from Jan. 25 to June 28. Programs include: Family Day for all ages, noon-4 pm Feb. 2. Culminating Event and Exhibition of Participant Artwork, noon-4 pm March 9. Art-making workshops for all ages, 2-3 pm April 25, May 2, May 9 and May 16.   Odd Tales by Cartage Theatre Experience a unique form of theater that depends solely on dialogue, music and sound effects (but nothing visual!) to tell its story. Cartage Theatre will present this radio-based art form at 10:45 am Feb. 7 at the Mallard Creek Rec Center. Stories are written by local authors and...

Climate Change and Strategies

Professor Brian Magi of UNCC’s Department of Geography and Earth Sciences will speak about how climate change is affecting environments in the US and NC, and explore the solutions that are being implemented by researchers and stakeholders. This program is for anyone curious about climate change, it’s effects and how it is studied. Ages 16+. Registration for this event is required....