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Charleston County Public Library Program Lineup For June 2016
Published:
6/1/2016 11:23:52 AM


 

The Charleston County Public Library offers the following free programs in June for children, teens and adults. 


CarolinaStrong Book Drive: Honoring Cynthia Graham Hurd
Throughout June

  • Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 843-552-6466
  • Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 843-766-2546
  • John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 843-559-1945
  • Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 843-805-6930
  • Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 843-849-6161
  • Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 843-572-4094

Continue the work of Cynthia Graham Hurd by donating new and gently used children’s books that will be given to students in kindergarten through fifth grade in Charleston County’s Title 1 elementary schools. This project is a partnership of the Cynthia Graham Hurd Foundation for Literacy and Civic Engagement, Reading Partners Charleston, Live5 WCSC-TV and Charleston County Public Library.  


Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit 

Throughout June 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Strange Beasts by That Godzilla Guy 

Kaiju?(??), a Japanese word meaning “strange beast,” is unique in pop culture. The "Godzillifications" on view interject these creatures into established works of art, photos or concepts to roar with satire or thunder at the footsteps of ecological and nuclear horror. 


The Life and Legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd

Throughout June

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Lobby

Experience the impact Cynthia Graham Hurd continues to have through an exhibit of gifts, cards and memorials expressing an outpouring of love, sympathy and respect for the 31-year librarian and the legacy she created through the lives she touched and changed in the Charleston community.


Kindred Kids Woven Mandala

Throughout June

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Lobby

View this mandala woven by students in the WINGS Kindred Kids program from North Charleston Elementary and Mason Prep School. This student partnership emerged in the wake of the June 2015 Mother Emanuel church shooting to help kids from diverse backgrounds understand each other and themselves in new ways. For more information, visit http://www.wingsforkids.org/kindred_kids.


Classic Arcade

Throughout June

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Play more than 130 old school arcade games from the 1980s and 1990s on an upright cabinet. Games include Ghosts 'n Goblins (1985), Tetris (1988) and Hydro Thunder (1999).


Early Literacy Station
Throughout June

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy activities based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for June is food. 


Activity Zone (grades K-5)

Throughout June

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.


Adult Trivia

Throughout June 

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Answer the visual trivia question at the Customer Service Desk for a prize.


Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian

Throughout June

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop. Call 843-559-1945 to make an appointment for a 30-minute, one-on-one session.


American Girl Doll Exhibit

Throughout June

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Pearl Stifler displays her American Girl dolls.


Painting Exhibit

Throughout June

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

William Shelton displays his oil paintings.


Get in the Game - Book Reviews (teens)

Throughout June

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Provide short reviews of books you read for a sweet treat.


Summer School Spirit (ages 12-17)

Throughout June

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Students earn one point for their school for each book they read. The school with the most points by July 31 wins. For details, contact Patrice Smith at 843-766-2546.


Early Literacy Station

Throughout June

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy activities based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for June is food. 


Minute to Win It (teens)

Throughout June

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Play daily games for a small prize.


Reading Bingo (adults)

Throughout June

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Complete the Summer Reading Bingo sheet for a small prize.


Get in the Game Photography Contest (teens)

Throughout June and July

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Compete with teens at other CCPL East Cooper branches, and submit sports-related photos with captions to eastcooperya@ccpl.org for a chance to be published and win prizes.


Exercise Video Challenge (ages 6-11)

Throughout June and July

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Submit a 15 second video of yourself and your friends exercising at a local landmark, park, playground or gym. For more information, call Children’s Services at 843-552-6466.

 

Exercise Photo Booth (ages 6-11)

Throughout June and July

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Visit photo stations in the Children’s Area to have your picture taken as a famous fitness star.


My Summer Activity Selfie Photo Contest (ages 12-17)

Throughout June and July 

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Take a summer selfie, and send it to otrantoyoungadults@gmail.com with your name and a brief description of the summer activity featured. Winner announced August 5.


Guess How Many Candies Are in the Jar (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 1-Wednesday, June 29

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Guess the number of candies in the jar. The closest guess wins the jar June 29.


College of Charleston Opera Presents Jack and the Beanstalk
Wednesday, June 1 at 9:15 a.m. (groups only), 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a musical version of this classic tale, and laugh as Jack and others teach the Giant that no one likes a bully. 


Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults) 

Wednesday, June 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Charleston Coastal Chapter of SCORE offers free confidential counseling for your start-up idea or existing business.


Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)

Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Solve clues to find interesting answers.


Hitchcock Movie Marathon (adults)

Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

June 1 – The Birds. Rated PG-13; 119 minutes.

June 8- Rear Window. Rated PG; 112 minutes.

June 15 - Vertigo. Rated PG; 128 minutes.

June 22- Dial M for Murder. Rated PG; 105 minutes.

June 29 - To Catch a Thief. Rated PG; 106 minutes.


Knitting on the Edge (adults)

Wednesdays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 6 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Work on a knit or crochet project, and share ideas with others.


SPROUTS Children’s Theatre Presents Little Red Riding Hood
Thursday, June 2 at 9:15 a.m. (groups only), 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy an entertaining and engaging version of this classic tale. 


Get in the Game - Wii Tournament (teens)

Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 1-2:30 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Get your game on, and win small prizes.


Summer Break Bash (grades 6-12)

Thursday, June 2 from 1-4 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Welcome rising sixth graders, and celebrate the end of school with snacks and games. 


Dorchester Library Reels 

Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

June 2 – The AristoCats. Rated G; 78 minutes.

June 9 - Air Bud Spikes Back. Rated G; 88 minutes.

June 16 - The Goonies. Rated PG; 111 minutes.

June 23 - The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective. Rated G; 80 minutes.

June 30 - Shaun the Sheep. Rated PG; 85 minutes.


Game On (ages 10-18)

Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2-4 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy board games and interactive video games.


Knit and Purl: A Casual Knitting Group (adults)

Thursday, June 2 from 5-6:30 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Bring your materials, and knit with fellow crafters. All skill levels welcome.


Mah Jongg Nights (adults)

Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.


Summer Reading Kickoff

Friday, June 3 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Pick up your first book of the summer, and make a bookmark.


Summer Film Series (adults)

Fridays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

June 3 - Jurassic Park (1993). Rated PG-13; 127 minutes. 

June 10 - The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997). Rated PG-13; 129 minutes. 

June 17 - Jurassic Park III (2001). Rated PG-13; 92 minutes. 

June 24 - Jurassic World (2015). Rated PG-13; 124 minutes.


Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)

Fridays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Find every word on thematic puzzles for a prize.


Summer Reading Kickoff

Friday, June 3 at 3:30 p.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Sign up for Summer Reading, and celebrate the beginning of summer.


A Moment of Silence ... to Read 

Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Sign a daily reading pledge, and start reading. While supplies last, youth participants will receive a free book donated by the brothers and sister of the late Cynthia Graham Hurd.


PLAY: DIY Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, June 4 at 10 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Ms. Grace helps young hands create fun paper and felt projects.


PLAY: Storytime with Dad 

Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another loved one.


STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Read a book to a furry friend.


PLAY: Check This Out

Saturday, June 4 at 11 a.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Enjoy a game of checkers, and make your own travel set.


PLAY: Saturday Movie 
Saturday, June 4 at 11 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Thunderstruck. Rated PG; 93 minutes.


Summer Reading Kick-off with DJ Luigi and Friends 

Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Sign up for Summer Reading, and join DJ Luigi for music, giveaways, local food trucks and fun for all ages.


PLAY: Dorchester Library Reels

Saturdays, June 4, 11 and 25 at 12:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

June 4 - Mulan. Rated G; 90 minutes.

June 11 - Pan. Rated PG; 111 minutes.

June 25 - Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


PLAY: Airplane

Saturday, June 4 at 1 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Learn about paper airplanes, and see which design flies best. 


Summer Reading Music Festival 

Saturday, June 4 from 1-4 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Summer Reading kicks off with local music, games and crafts. 


PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace 

Saturday, June 4 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Ready, Set … Craft, with help from Ms. Grace


PLAY: Legos

Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

We supply the Legos; you create the masterpiece. 


Iron Yard Kids Coding Class
Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 2-3 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Iron Yard offers technology education and specialized computer coding courses for kids. This four-week course is held in two sections: one for children in grades 3-5 and one for teens in grades 6-11. Space is limited to five individuals in each age group. Call the Children’s Department at 843-805-6893 to register.


PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 4 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Pan. Rated PG; 111 minutes.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Monday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Memoir Writing Circle (adults)

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Write and share stories for fun and feedback.


Monday Movie

Monday, June 6 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Crafternoons (grades 6-12)

Monday, June 6-Friday, June 10 from 1-3 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Make a different craft each day. 


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and The Hare

Monday, June 6 at 2 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Be a Kid Again Summer Movie Series (all ages)

Monday, June 6 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). Rated G; 84 minutes.


A-maze-ing Monday (grades 6-12)

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Complete a maze, and win a piece of candy.


Mind Bending Monday Maze (grades 6-12)

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Complete an intricate maze. How twisted can it be? Prizes awarded.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

A classic tale about teamwork and sharing.


South Carolina Aquarium Rovers

Monday, June 6 at 4 p.m.

Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Meet live animals from the deep sea.


Summer Theater (ages 12-17)

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 5 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy movies and snacks.

June 6 - Space Jam. Rated PG; 88 minutes.

June 13 - Ride Along 2. Rated PG-13; 99 minutes.

June 20 - Eddie. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes.

June 27 - Cool Runnings. Rated PG; 98 minutes.


Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)

Mondays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6:30 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Learn more about knitting, or share your knowledge. Bring your supplies to knit with friends of all skill levels. 


Book-a-Librarian (adults)

Tuesday, June 7

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Learn how to establish an email account, format a resume and complete online job applications. Call 843-744-2489 to schedule a 45-minute appointment with a librarian. 


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare
Tuesday, June 7 at 9:15 a.m. (groups only), 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

A classic tale about healthy competition.


9-1-1 for Kids Storytime 

Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Representatives from Charleston County 911 Dispatch present stories about how to stay safe. 


Reel Heroes and She-roes

Tuesday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Pan. Rated PG; 111 minutes.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare

Tuesday, June 7 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Teen DIY (grades 6-12)

Tuesdays, June 7, 14 and 28 at 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

June 7 - Sun Catchers

June 14 - Light Up Mini Sabers

June 28 - Loom Bands


Try Something New (teens)

Tuesday, June 7 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Curious about kumquats? Favoring flax seed? Try some new foods, or eat some favorites.


Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21 and 28

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Show off your news knowledge with a trivia quiz, and win candy for correct answers.


Edisto Book Club

Tuesday, June 7 at 3 p.m.

Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Factory Man by Beth Macy.


Kids Paint

Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Kick off Summer Reading, and make artwork to be displayed in the library.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Tuesday, June 7 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Popcorn Party: On Your Mark, Get Set, Kickoff 

Tuesday, June 7 from 5:30-7 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

A Corpus Callosum collaborative Summer Reading kickoff celebration.


Not Fiction Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Wednesday, June 8 at 9:15 a.m. (groups only), 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Wednesday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Cuentos y Canciones: Bilingual Storytime 

Wednesday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m. 

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Children and their parents are invited to enjoy stories and songs in English and Spanish. Para niños de todas las edades y sus padres.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Wednesday, June 8 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Midweek Movies (teens)

Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

June 8 – Inside Out. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

June 15 – Pan. Rated PG; 111 minutes.

June 22 – Minions. Rated PG; 91 minutes.

June 29 – Krampus. Rated PG-13; 98 minutes.


Mah Jongg the American Way (adults)

Wednesdays, June 8 and 22 from 2-4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Join other Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play.


Web Wednesday (grades 6-12)

Wednesdays, June 8, 15, 22 and 29

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

View the latest and greatest viral videos and websites.


Folly Beach Book Club (adults)

Wednesday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Guests on Earth by Lee Smith


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare

Wednesday, June 8 at 4 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meeting Room B

"The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Andersen and “The Pangs of Love" by Jane Gardam, found in Counterparts. Contact 843-805-6904 for the anthology and more details. 


PLAY: Good Night Storytime

Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Engaging stories that will tucker listeners out in time for bed.


Ancient Echoes Presents Charleston Mermaids
Thursday, June 9 at 9:15 a.m. (groups only), 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

A magical mermaid tale with dance and puppetry. 


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare

Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Preschool Special: Rainy Day Sports

Thursday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Practice sports you can play when it’s raining.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare

Thursday, June 9 at 2 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Couponing

Thursday, June 9 at 3 p.m. 

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Sharon Richardson presents couponing tips. 


Club Anime (grades 6-12)

Thursday, June 9 from 3-4:30 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch episodes of Claymore.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare 

Thursday, June 9 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Film Screening: First Degree 

Thursday, June 9 at 6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

This short documentary by Roger Weisberg takes viewers inside a special college program for inmates at Sing Sing Prison in New York. A panel discussion about the criminal justice system follows the screening.


Porkchop Productions Presents The Tortoise and the Hare

Friday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

A classic tale about healthy competition.


Second Friday Dance Party

Friday, June 10 at 11 a.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Enjoy music, dance and shake Maracas. 


Summer Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)

Friday, June 10 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Finding Nemo (2003). Rated G; 100 minutes.


South Carolina Aquarium Rovers

Friday, June 10 at 3:30 p.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Meet live animals from the deep sea.


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Share books with a furry friend.


PLAY: Paper Olympic Torch (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Celebrate the upcoming Olympic games with a paper version of this famous symbol.


PLAY: Stretchy Saturday

Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Stretch and bend with fun yoga poses. No experience necessary; bring a mat if you have one. 


Flag Day Craft

Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.

Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Celebrate the stars and stripes with this fun craft.


PLAY: Soup and Sandwich Storytime

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Stories, activities and songs about this tasty combination.


PLAY: Saturday Movie and Craft 

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

The Mighty Ducks. Rated PG; 100 minutes.


PLAY: Fitness Contest 

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Compete in a variety of exercises to see who is the fittest.


PLAY: Jump Up and Dance or Sit Down and Roll 

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Dance along with the Wii, or play a board game. 


PLAY: Explore Sports History

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Challenge a friend to Mancala.


PLAY: Second Saturday Storytime 

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Be a library star, and enjoy stories and a craft.


PLAY: Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Cool Runnings. Rated PG; 98 minutes.


Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 11 at 2 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Norm of the North. Rated PG; 86 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.


PLAY: Craft

Saturday, June 11 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Make a fun craft. 


eBook Club Discussion (adults)

Saturday, June 11 from 2-3 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Death in a Strange Country by Donna Leon


PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 11 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Scooby Doo. Rated PG; 86 minutes.


Urban Book Club (adults)

Saturday, June 11 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

When Hell Freezes Over by Darrien Lee


DIY Craft (teens and adults)

Saturday, June 11 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Make a tea light holder. Materials provided.


Second Saturday Writing Critique Group (adults)

Saturday, June 11 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Critique and be critiqued by other writers.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Monday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Monday Book Discussion (adults)

Monday, June 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline


Movie Monday 

Monday, June 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Cars. Rated G; 117 minutes.


Candy Sushi (grades 6-12)

Monday, June 13-Friday, June 17 from 1-3 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Roll up rice crispy treats, Swedish fish, gummy worms and more to make candy sushi.


Get Fit with Yoga (all ages)
Monday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Stretch your way to health. If possible, bring a yoga mat.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Monday, June 13 at 2 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Be a Kid Again Summer Movie Series (all ages)

Monday, June 13 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Jungle Book (1967). Rated G; 78 minutes.


Curious George Rides Again

Monday, June 13 at 4 p.m.

Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Listen to a story, and make a light-up Curious George card.


Photo Talk:  Second Monday Presentation

Monday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium 

Cuba: A Photographer’s Dream. Charleston photographers present premium images from Cuba and discuss ways of traveling there, including where and how to shoot for maximum results.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Monday, June 13 at 4:30 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Open Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Share your favorite new novel with the group. Light refreshments provided.


STEM Storytime: Easy Breezy

Tuesday, June 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy stories and an art activity and about wind, weather and rainbows.


Children’s Summer Movie

Tuesday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Open Season: Scared Silly. Rated PG; 79 minutes.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Tuesday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Learn a Language Online (adults) 

Tuesday, June 14 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Explore online tools and apps like Mango, Duolingo and Rosetta Stone. 


Reptiles

Tuesday, June 14 at 4 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Learn about and meet live reptiles with a City of Charleston naturalist. 


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Tuesday, June 14 at 4:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Colonial Lake: A Brief History

Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Once an unsightly mudflat on the banks of the Ashley River, Charleston's Colonial Lake is now a jewel among urban parks and a magnet for neighborhood activities. Celebrate its grand reopening this month, and join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a look back at the park's rise from a colonial-era dump to a premier example of urban landscaping. 


Read Anything Book Club (teens and adults)

Tuesday, June 14 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Share what you are reading this month, and get to know other Charleston book lovers.


Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Inside Out. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Wednesday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Wednesday, June 15 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Ready, Set … Bingo (grades K-6)

Wednesday, June 15 at 3 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Play sports Bingo, and win a prize.


Mommy and Me Yoga 

Wednesday, June 15 at 3:30 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Bring your yoga mat, and enjoy a relaxing class. 


Summer DIY - Athletic Coaster (ages 12-17)

Wednesday, June 15 at 4 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Create a coaster to show your team spirit. Registration required. 


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Wednesday, June 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Weekday Western (adults)

Wednesday, June 15 at 6 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Hellbenders (1967). Not rated; 90 minutes.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Thursday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Not Fiction Book Discussion (adults)

Thursday, June 16 at 11 a.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem


Introduction to Seeking Grants

Thursday, June 16 from 12-1 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Foundation Center Resources Area, Second Floor

Learn how to use CCPL’s Foundation Center to research and identify possible grant funding. Receive basic and advanced search tips, and read a foundation’s profile. Handouts provided, and attendees can practice after the presentation. CCPL is a Funding Information Network partner. For more information, visit www.foundationcenter.org. 


Magic Tree House Club: Mummies in the Morning (ages 5-11) 
Thursday, June 16 at 2 p.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions

Thursday, June 16 at 2 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Thursday, June 16 at 4:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Knit and Purl: A Casual Knitting Group (adults)

Thursday, June 16 from 5-6:30 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Bring your materials, and knit with fellow crafters. All skill levels welcome.


Book Discussion

Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Minnow by James McTeer, who won the South Carolina First Novel Prize for this book about his grandfather, who served as high sheriff and local witch doctor in the Lowcountry. 


Book Discussion

Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Spool of Blue Thread: A Novel by Anne Tyler


Puppet Show by All Hands Productions 

Friday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Laugh along during a performance of Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff.


Black and White Theatre (adults)

Friday, June 17 at 11 a.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Treasure of Sierra Nevada. Not rated.


Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center

Friday, June 17 at 3:30 p.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Visit Sewee's resident turtles, and learn about their unique traits.


PLAY: Storytime with Dad 

Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another loved one.


PLAY: “Meet Us at the National Parks” Storytime

Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Ranger Sarah shares stories and tips to discover treasures in your own backyard.


Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)

Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

The Tilted World by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly


Father's Day Craft

Saturday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Make something special to show Dad how much you love him.


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs 

Saturday, June 18 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Get your game on by reading to a certified therapy dog.


PLAY: DIY Mancala
Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn how to play this ancient game, and create a mancala to take home. 


PLAY: Life-Size Candy Land 

Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m.
Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Compete in a life-size version of the classic Candy Land board game. Families become the playing pieces and race each other to the Candy Castle.


PLAY: Ready, Set … Hop and Jump

Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Play hopscotch and jump rope.


PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.


Teen Movie

Saturday, June 18 at 12:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The 5th Wave. Rated PG-13; 112 minutes. 


PLAY with Parents: Sigma Saturday 

Saturday, June 18 at 1 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. hosts a carpentry workshop.


PLAY: Movie

Saturday, June 18 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Angels in the Outfield. Rated PG; 120 minutes.


PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Charlotte’s Web. Rated G; 97 minutes.


Teen Movie

Saturday, June 18 at 3 p.m. 

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Rated PG-13; 136 minutes.


Dedication: Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Mural

Monday, June 20 at 9 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Through the joint efforts of the community and donations to CCPL’s Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Fund, world-renowned street artist R. Robots painted a bright, wall-sized geometric mural of books on the side of the John L. Dart Branch Library – a branch managed by Hurd for 21 years of her 31-year career as a librarian. Leaders will come together to officially dedicate the mural, a permanent reminder of Hurd’s continuing influence on the community and her commitment to literacy. The mural was a collaboration between CCPL and Enough Pie and partially funded by a donation from Winston & Strawn LLP.


Senior Social Hour (adults)

Monday, June 20 from 10-11 a.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Socialize with other seniors over coffee.


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Monday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Movie Monday 

Monday, June 20 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

How to Eat Fried Worms. Rated PG; 98 minutes. 


Get in the Game Weekday Movie Marathon (grades 6-12)

Monday, June 20-Friday, June 24 from 1-3 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Teen Lounge

Monday, June 20: A League of Their Own. Rated PG; 128 minutes.

Tuesday, June 21: Jumanji. Rated PG; 104 minutes.

Wednesday, June 22: Friday Night Lights. Rated PG-13; 118 minutes.

Thursday June 23: The Mighty Ducks. Rated PG; 101 minutes.

Friday, June 24: Space Jam. Rated PG; 100 minutes.


Get Fit with Gardening
Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Join representatives from MUSC’s urban farm, and learn healthy eating and living tips.


Gun Control and Building Positive Relationships between Youth and Law Enforcement

Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

A panel of area leaders and law enforcement officials discuss what the community has learned in the past year since the Emanuel AME shootings and how we can work together to foster positive relationships in the future. Presented jointly by CCPL and Passion to Forgive, an organization founded by the family of Emanuel victim Myra Singleton Thompson to provide educational and development opportunities to underserved youth and their families. The program will include remarks by The Rev. Anthony Thompson and Kevin Singleton, her husband and son.


Jam with Farmer Jason

Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Be a Kid Again Summer Movie Series (all ages)

Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971). Rated G; 117 minutes.


Smart Watches (adults)

Monday, June 20 from 2-3 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Learn smart watch features and related apps. 


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Monday, June 20 at 4 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Book Event: We Are Charleston 

Monday, June 20 at 6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Following the shooting of nine victims at a June 2015 bible study at Emanuel AME Church, residents of the community and nation recognized the need to examine and learn from the events that led to the tragedy. Through in-depth interviews with the victim’s family, friends and community members, three authors penned We Are Charleston as a way to explore the impact of the shooting, the role of the AME church and importance of awareness, action and forgiveness. Authors Herb Frazier, Dr. Bernard Edward Powers Jr. and Marjory Wentworth will reflect on their journey and what they uncovered in this deeply emotional book. Copies of the book will be available to purchase, with a portion of the proceeds going to CCPL’s Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Fund. Attendees also will be able to donate directly to the Memorial Fund, created to honor the 31-year librarian’s legacy and commitment to literacy.


PLAY: Good Night Storytime

Monday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Engaging stories that will tucker listeners out in time for bed.


Jam with Farmer Jason
Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Coastal Kids Dentistry Storytime 

Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Special stories about healthy teeth.


Ready, Set … Read and Dance with Pete the Cat

Tuesday, June 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy stories and songs, and dance with everyone’s favorite feline.


Poetry Workshop (teens)

Tuesday, June 21 at 11 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Lowcountry poet Joseph “P-Nut” Johnson leads a poetry workshop sponsored by Enough Pie.


Sea Islands Book Club (adults) 

Tuesday, June 21 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter 


Jam with Farmer Jason

Tuesday, June 21 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Anime-niacs Anime-a-Thon (ages 7-11)

Tuesday, June 21 from 2-4 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy an afternoon of anime movie classics. 


Teen Lounge

Tuesday, June 21 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Hang out with friends, and play games. Feel free to bring a snack.


A Birthday Celebration for Literacy 

Tuesday, June 21 at 4 p.m. 

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Help us honor the birthday of librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd, who was manager of the St. Andrews Regional Library when she was killed during the June 2015 shooting at Emanuel AME Church. In addition to cake, crafts and children’s activities, youth attendees receive a free book donated by Hurd’s sister and brothers, while books last. Come celebrate her legacy and dream for education and literacy.


Makers’ Corner (all ages)

Tuesday, June 21 at 4 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Make a nature-inspired craft


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Tuesday, June 21 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Cool Runnings. Rated PG; 98 minutes.


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Wednesday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Tween Wii (ages 7-11)

Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Have fun, and play Wii sports games.


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Wednesday, June 22 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Jam with Farmer Jason

Wednesday, June 22 at 4 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Sergeant William Jasper: An Enigmatic Hero

Wednesday, June 22 at 6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

The legendary exploits of Sgt. William Jasper began at the battle for Sullivan's Island in June 1776 when he bravely rescued and hoisted the fallen flag of South Carolina. Since his untimely death at the siege of Savannah in October 1779, historians have found few facts about his origins and family. Celebrate "Carolina Day" by joining CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a profile of the enigmatic Sgt. Jasper and some new insight into his family's legacy.  


McLeod Plantation: Charleston's newest historic site

Wednesday, June 22 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Since 1851, McLeod Plantation has witnessed significant periods of local and national history. Join Shawn Halifax, CCPR Commission’s cultural history interpretation coordinator, to learn how this carefully preserved antebellum Sea Island cotton plantation is used today as a Gullah/Geechee heritage site.


Book-a-Librarian (adults)

Thursday, June 23

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Learn how to establish an email account, format a resume and complete online job applications. Call 843-744-2489 to schedule a 45-minute appointment with a librarian. 


Jam with Farmer Jason

Thursday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Magic Tree House Club: Hour of the Olympics (ages 5-11)

Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.


Edisto Beach State Park - Fantastic Fossils

Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m. 

Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Learn about fossils, and take one home. Discover animals that lived here long ago, including giant sloths, mammoths and a seven-foot-long armadillo.


Jam with Farmer Jason

Thursday, June 23 at 2 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Film Movement Thursday 

Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Secrets of War. Set in 1943, best friends Tuur and Lambert form an instant bond with Maartje, a new girl in their class. When Lambert's father, a Nazi sympathizer, is named mayor of their tranquil Dutch village, and Tuur discovers that members of his family have joined the resistance, the two are instantly at odds. Meanwhile, Maartje is hiding a secret that not only threatens to tear the friends apart, but could lead to devastating consequences for them all. Directed by Dennis Bots. In Dutch with English subtitles. Not rated; 95 minutes.


Summer Game Time: Wii and Board Games (ages 12-17)

Thursday, June 23 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Test your gaming skills.


Jam with Farmer Jason

Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Preschool Special: Caroica Capoiera

Friday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Learn about this fun martial art from Brazil. Space is limited.


Rethink Your Drink (all ages)

Friday, June 24 at 11:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Learn about the ingredients of various drinks, and make soda. Presented by Cannonborough Beverage Company.


Charleston County Sheriff’s Office

Friday, June 24 at 3:30 p.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Learn how to be safe at home, school and in everyday surroundings.


Jam with Farmer Jason 

Thursday, June 23 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy music by this Emmy award-winning entertainer.


Summer Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)

Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Frozen (2013). Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Lowcountry Creative Writing Forum (teens and adults)

Saturday, June 25 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Write and network with other writers.


PLAY: 3D Baseball Mobile (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Create a decorative mobile to hang in any baseball fan’s room.


PLAY: Sail into a Good Book

Saturday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Charleston Sail and Power Squadron friends share stories and crafts.


PLAY: Library Mini Golf
Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn about and practice miniature golf.


PLAY: Nerf Basketball H.O.R.S.E. (ages 6-12)

Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Stay fit, and learn how to play this classic basketball game.


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs 

Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Read a book with a furry friend. Certified therapy dogs and their handlers love a good story.


PLAY: Wheelies

Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.

McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Learn about bike safety, and make a license plate for your bike.


PLAY: Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 25 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Angels in the Outfield. Rated PG; 120 minutes.


PLAY: Between the Lines

Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy coloring activities for kids and caregivers; materials provided.


PLAY: Craft

Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Make a fun craft. 


Adult Movie

Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. 

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Barber Shop (2002). Rated PG-13; 102 minutes.

Book Signing with Sherman E. Pyatt
Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Join Sherman E. Pyatt, local author and historian, for a discussion of The Other Side of the Skillet: Healthy and Alternative Eating in the Lowcountry. Pyatt’s book focuses on African American contributions to Lowcountry cuisine and resulting health-related issues. Cuisine samples provided. Copies of the book available for purchase. 


PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4-11)

Saturday, June 25 from 2-3:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Play with library Legos.


PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 25 at 3 p.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Inside Out. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Adult Book Discussion

Saturday, June 25 at 3 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith


Club Anime (grades 6-12)

Saturday, June 25 from 3-4:30 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch episodes of Garo: The Animation.


Board Game Get-Together

Sunday, June 26 from 2-6 p.m.

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Play a variety of board games, including Euros, modern, classic and tabletop. Card and dice games are welcome, too. Play a game we have, or bring your favorite. Lots of table space and fun await. For details, contact the Popular Materials desk at 843-805-6904 or woodsd@ccpl.org.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda 

Monday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.

James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Play a part in this once once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Caregiver Support Group (adults)

Monday, June 27 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Meet with others who understand what you’re going through, and receive caregiving tips, advice and support in this program offered in conjunction with Carolina Hospice Care. Refreshments provided.


Get Fit with the National Park Service
Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Discover the amazing outdoors with a National Park Service Ranger. 


Movie Monday 

Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Happy Feet. Rated PG; 108 minutes.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m. 

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Be a Kid Again Summer Movie Series (all ages)

Monday, June 27 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Charlotte's Web (1972). Rated G; 94 minutes.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda 

Monday, June 27 at 4 p.m.

Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Play a part in this once in a lifetime experience.


Music with Miss Teri

Monday, June 27 at 4 p.m.

Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Have fun, sing and play instruments. 


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda
Tuesday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Reel Heroes and She-roes

Tuesday, June 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Inside Out. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Children’s Summer Movie

Tuesday, June 28 at 2 p.m.

John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Shaun the Sheep. Rated PG; 85 minutes.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Tuesday, June 28 at 2 p.m.

West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda 

Tuesday, June 28 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Flying High

Tuesday, June 28 at 4 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Learn about the exciting world of flight, and bring this science to life.


Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Cinderella. Rated PG; 102 minutes.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda 

Wednesday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.

John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Summer Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 29 at 2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Invictus (2009). Rated PG-13; 134 minutes.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Wednesday, June 29 at 2 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Play a part in this once in a lifetime experience.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Thursday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Preschool Special: The Great Outdoors Storytime

Thursday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional Library – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Celebrate all the things you can do outside with stories, songs and activities. 


Magic Tree House Club: A Good Night for Ghosts (ages 5-11)

Thursday, June 30 at 2 p.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda

Thursday, June 30 at 2 p.m.

Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Imani Milele Children’s Choir from Uganda 

Thursday, June 30 at 4 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Anyone not wanting to have their photo taken should notify library staff at the time of the event or activity.

 

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