Here’s what’s happening at the Cabarrus County Public Libraries:

Concord Library

Daily

» Concord Takeout — Do you love to read but are too busy to select new books? Fill out a short form of your likes/dislikes and let a librarian select books personally, just for you. Give us two days after filling out the form, and you’re guaranteed some takeout you’ll remember.

» Education Takeout — Parents and teachers: Fill out a short form of your topical needs and the age of your children or students and let a librarian select books for you. Give us two days after filling out the form, and you’re guaranteed some takeout you’ll remember.

» Puzzle Exchange Program — Love jigsaw puzzles? Bring in a complete puzzle in good condition from home and exchange it for another one. No checkout required.

Thursday, Oct. 10

» Preschool Story Time — Stories, songs, finger plays and more. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 10 a.m.

» High Noon Computer Crash Course — Want to dive in to learning about computers? Join us for this five-week series where each session focuses on a different topic: Oct. 10 — intro to the internet, Oct. 17 — intro to email, Oct. 24 — computer and internet security, Oct. 31 — intro to Facebook. Noon.

» Adult Sensory Program — Adults with autism spectrum disorder, sensory integration issues, and other developmental disabilities and their caretakers are invited to a sensory program. Full of stories, crafts and interactive activities, our program will create a great opportunity to meet friends and engage in the community. 10:30 a.m.

» Teen Advisory Board — If you are interested in giving back to your community, developing leadership skills and earning volunteer hours, then the Teen Advisory Board is for you. Ages 13-18. 5-7 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

» Music & Movement — Join us for a fun and energetic program of nonstop movement, dance, interactive stories and music. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 10:15 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

» Family Fun: Ellie, Ellie Elephant Story Time — Join us for themed family story times with a variety of activities. Family. 11 a.m.

Harrisburg Library

Thursday, Oct. 10

» Baby Story Time — Songs, stories and finger plays. Ages 0-walking, with caregiver. 9:30 a.m.

» Preschool Story Time — Stories, songs, finger plays and more. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 11 a.m.

» Teen Advisory Board — If you are interested in giving back to your community, developing leadership skills and earning volunteer hours, then the Teen Advisory Board is for you. Ages 13-18. 6 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 11

» Preschool Picassos — Does your child love to make messy art? Then join us for collaborative, process-based art at the library. You will get messy, so wear old clothes. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 10:30 a.m.

Kannapolis Library

Thursday, Oct. 10

» Baby Story Time — Songs, stories and finger plays. Ages 0-walking, with caregiver. 11 a.m.

» Sleepy Story Time — Wind down after a busy day with bedtime stories and soothing songs. Come in your jammies and bring your favorite stuffed animal to cuddle. All ages. 6 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

» Family Story Time — Stories, songs and movement for families and children of all ages. Family. 11 a.m.

» Fall Festival — Happy fall. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for an afternoon of fun. Enjoy games, treats, prizes and more. Sponsored by the Concord and Kannapolis Friends of the Library groups. All ages. 2-4 p.m.

Midland Library

Thursday, Oct. 10

» Preschool Story Time — Songs, stories, finger plays and more. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

» Postage Stamp Crafts: DIY Earrings — Learn to make your own stylish pair of three-dimensional teardrop earrings using upcycled postage stamps and other “found” materials. All supplies provided. 4 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Library

Thursday, Oct. 10

» Preschool Story Time — Songs, stories, finger plays and more. Ages 3-5, with caregiver. 10:30 a.m.

Saturday, Oct. 12

» Mount Pleasant Stamp Club — Using rubber stamps, this club creates everything from cards to wall art. Beginners welcome. Bring your own supplies. 10 a.m.

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