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Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is presenting tons of free activities all summer, for all age groups. They are free and include technology programs, entertainment, multi-cultural programs and much more. To see them all, visit the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library website.
Here are just a few this week, Monday, July 27th, 2015, through Sunday, August 2nd. Make sure to follow each link to get the details. Some events require advance registration and they might fill up early. Also, some of these programs occur more than once, and often at more than one library branch, so make sure to check the list of all the events to see the options.
Movie: Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United
Monday, July 27, 6 p.m.
Age 5 and up
The invincible Iron Man and the Incredible Hulk join forces to stop the energy consumer monster Zzzax from destroying the planet. Can these two titans find a way to work together without smashing heads before time runs out?
Idea Box: 3D Printing 101
Tuesday, July 28, 12 p.m.
Age 12 to adult
Come to Main Library for an orientation on the MakerBot Replicator & LulzBot Mini, the 3D printers in Idea Box. No experience needed. Registration required. The Idea Box is a makerspace at the Main Library in uptown Charlotte. It is a learning environment for people to connect with others, share ideas and create meaningful projects, using technologies and other tools such as MakerBot 3D printers, CAD stations, vinyl and laser cutters and more.
Thursday, July 30, 3 p.m.
Explore the history of Africa with an entertaining and informative gathering featuring the history of the drum. Participants will have hands-on opportunities for drumming.
Monopoly tournament for teens
Friday, July 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come participate in the Mint Hill Library Monopoly Tournament and build your negotiation and resource management skills.
End of Summer Reading Party
Saturday, August 1, 10:30 a.m.
Join us for our End of Summer Reading Celebration! Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy music and entertainment on the blacktop — all ages welcome!