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Charleston County Public Library October 2014 Program Line-up
Published:
10/1/2014 10:42:57 AM


 


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

Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
Throughout October
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Good to be Home by Stephen Paul Herchak
Enjoy a display of colored pencil drawings of scenery by Herchak, a Charleston native who recently returned to the area after traveling to other states for his job in advertising in graphic design.

Early Literacy Station
Throughout October
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

Early Literacy Station
Throughout October
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

Activity Zone (grades K-5)
Throughout October
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Enjoy puzzles, mazes, and coloring activities.

Adult Mind Games (ages 18 and older)
Throughout October
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Pick up an activity sheet at the Service Desk. Complete it for your chance to win a gift card at the end of the month.

Desktop Trivia (ages 18 and older)
Throughout October
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Stop at the service desk to answer trivia questions for a sweet treat.

Portraits of Survivors Display
Throughout October
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Art students from St. John's High School present Portraits of Survivors during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local Breast Cancer Survivors volunteered to sit for portraits and share their stories of courage. This project is sponsored by a Komen Foundation Grant coordinated by Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic.

South Carolina Heart Gallery
Throughout October
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
The South Carolina Heart Gallery is a collaborative effort of adoption professionals, photographers and local businesses working together to help children in foster care find permanent, loving homes. Portraits of children awaiting adoption are displayed in various locations around the state in order to raise public awareness. www.scheartgallery.org.

Supersize Scrabble (adults)
Throughout October
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Each day we will put out seven super-size scrabble tiles. Come in and create a word each day. We will tally your score at the end of the month for a chance to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place prize. One entry per day. Ages 12 and older please.

Teen Dreams
Throughout October
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Celebrate Teen Read Week all month, and complete a dream cloud for a sweet treat.

Early Literacy Station
Throughout October
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

PLAY: Halloween Guess and Win (ages 4-11)
Throughout October
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Guess the number of Halloween treats in the jar, and win a prize. One guess accepted per day. The winner will be announced October 31.

MOJA: Becky’s Box of Puppets presents Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears
Wednesday, October 1 at 9:15 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
A host of colorful animals bring this popular African folktale to life. When one foolish action causes a chain reaction to endanger all the animals, the Lion King must put all to rights. Authentic music and audience participation make this popular story a memorable theatrical event.

Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)
Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Challenge yourself, and solve crossword puzzle clues.

Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults)
Wednesday, October 1 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Receive free, confidential counseling for your start-up idea or existing business from members of the Charleston Coastal Chapter of SCORE.

Mt. Pleasant Reel Club – A book/movie discussion group (adults)
Wednesday, October 1 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Read the book, watch the movie and then participate in a lively discussion.
Book: The Witches by Roald Dahl
Movie: The Witches starring Anjelica Huston. Rated PG, 92 minutes.

Stomping Out Bullies
Wednesday, October 1 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Join a discussion about how to deal with bullying with Chelsei Howard from the Human Service Commission.

Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)
Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
See if you can solve the puzzle, and get a treat.

Wii Wednesdays
Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Calling all gamers to come show off your skills.

Homework Helpers (ages 6-11)
Wednesdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Need help with homework? Visit the Children’s Department after school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for basic homework assistance from College of Charleston Honors College students. The help is first come, first served. Research projects are not included.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 1 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Garden Insects of S.C.
Wednesday, October 1 at 5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Join Clemson Professor Emeritus of Entomology, Dr. Merle Shepard, for a discussion of his new publication, Garden Insects of S.C. Dr. Shepard also has researched heirloom crops such as Carolina Gold Rice. Copies of his new book will be available for purchase.

Halloween Horror
Wednesday, October 1 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
The Curse of Frankenstein (1952). Not rated; 87 minutes.

Knit Night (adults)
Wednesday, October 1 at 6 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Bring a knit or crochet project to work on, and share ideas with others.

MOJA: Drumming and Dance with Wona Womalan
Thursday, October 2 at 9:15 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Wona Womalan brings an appreciation of West Africa’s vibrant and beautiful musical art to audiences of all ages. The ensemble dives into a breathtaking explosion of high energy and visually spectacular drumming, singing and dance.

Afternoon Adventures: Crafternoons
Thursday, October 2 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Get crafty, and create your own personalized journal.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 2 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

Thursday Word (grades K-5)
Thursdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.

Throwback Thursday Cinema (ages 11 and younger)
Thursday, October 2 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Flight of the Navigator. Rated PG; 90 minutes.

Twisted Halloween Bookmark Craft (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 2 from 4-5 p.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Halloween is coming, so make a spooky bookmark for you and a friend.

Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
Thursdays, October 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.

Family Movie Night
Thursday, October 2 from 6-8 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Contact the branch for film details.

Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize.

First Coffee Book Club (adults)
Friday, October 3 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls. The featured coffee is Kati –Kati, a bright and medium-bodied blend from Kenya.

Friday Fun Day
Fridays, October 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Challenge your family and friends to some fun board games.

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
Saturday, October 4 at 10 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.

PLAY Day: Fingerprinting Craft (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Investigate your fingerprints, and take home a magnifying glass.

PLAY: Star Therapy Dogs
Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Make a furry friend, and read a book with your new pal. Certified therapy dogs and their handlers love a good story.

PLAY: Every Child Ready to Read Family Storytime
Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy stories and a discussion about family literacy and learning.

PLAY: Lowe's Build and Grow (ages 4-11)
Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Get out your tools and build something cool. Sponsored by Lowe's. Supplies are limited.

Play Day: Poetry Fun
Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Celebrate National Poetry Day with fun poems and activities.

PLAY: Counting Crows
Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Make your own plastic cup scarecrow, and count how many crows you can find in the library.

Dr. Seuss Craft and Storytime
Saturday, October 4 from 12-2 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Enjoy a Dr. Seuss-themed craft and storytime.

PLAY: Discovery Room (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 4 at 12:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy hands-on-fun with themed activities about life science, earth science or physical science each month.

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
The Aristocats. Rated G; 78 minutes.

Do-It-Yourself Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
Saturday, October 4 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Create an awesome craft with help from Ms. Grace.

Children’s Movie
Saturday, October 4 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
DisneyNature’s Bears. Rated G; 78 minutes.

Mind Bending Maze (grades 6-12)
Mondays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Challenge yourself to complete an intricate maze. How twisted can it be? Prizes will be awarded.

Memoir Story Starters (adults)
Mondays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Come, write and share your stories for fun and feedback.

Online Application and Resume Lab (adults)
Monday, October 6 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Receive one-on-one help with your job application and resume.

Mythology Mondays
Mondays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Complete a fun activity sheet about heroes and villains of world mythologies, and win a prize.

TeenSpot Theater
Monday, October 6 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Need For Speed. Rated PG-13; 132 minutes. Refreshments will be served.

Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)
Mondays, October 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6:30 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Want to know more about knitting or share your knowledge? Meet and exchange ideas with other crafters. All skill levels welcome.

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, October 6 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge.

Fire Safety Storytime (ages 2 to 5)
Tuesday, October 7 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with a special storytime.

Tech Tuesday: CCPL Website 101
Tuesday, October 7 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Learn to search the CCPL catalog, make holds, renew books and manage your online account from the comfort of your home.

Homeschool Tour and Scavenger Hunt (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 7 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Learn about the library's services, including online services, and go on a scavenger hunt to test your skills. For homeschooled teens and their families.

Quiz Bowl (grades K-5)
Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Challenge yourself to answer the trivia question, and win a prize.

Edisto Book Club
Tuesday, October 7 at 3 p.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Discuss One Second After by William Forstchen.

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 7 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Services desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what's going on in the world.

Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, October 7 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Frankenweenie. Rated PG; 90 minutes.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 7 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Afterschool Cool: Discover Dinosaurs with the Charleston Museum (ages 5 to 11)
Tuesday, October 7 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Celebrate International Dinosaur Month with a special guest from the Charleston Museum, learn fun science facts and see genuine museum artifacts about fascinating prehistoric beasts.

Healthy Kids in the Kitchen
Tuesday, October 7 at 4 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Join Ms. Jessie from Earthfare as she demonstrates and samples healthy, yummy snacks.

Teen Advisory Group and Lounge (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 7 from 4:30-6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Join the Teen Advisory Group to discuss future library programs. Snacks will be served.

PLAY: Learning Through Short Films Series (ages 6-12)
Tuesdays, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Learn about other cultures, and watch animated and live action short films.

Not Fiction Book Discussion
Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel.

Folly Beach Book Club (adults)
Wednesday, October 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Duel of the Heart by Rose Moore Tomlin.

After School Movie
Wednesday, October 8 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Monster House. Rated PG; 91 minutes.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 8 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

TeenSpot Wired Wednesday
Wednesday, October 8 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Play computer games, Wii games and board games, or just chat with friends during an open technology lab for tweens and teens.

Halloween Horror
Wednesday, October 8 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
Horror of Dracula (1958). Not rated; 82 minutes.

Great Books Discussion
Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Meeting Room B
Papi by Edwidge Danticat. Phone 805-6904 for more details.

No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety Week
Thursday, October 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
The North Charleston Fire Department will present a puppet show based on the story No Dragons for Tea for National Fire Safety Week.

Afternoon Adventures: Jedi Academy
Thursday, October 9 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Get ready for Star Wars Day, and train to become a Jedi Knight with fun games and a craft.

Teen Family Feud Tournament
Thursday, October 9 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Join other teens in a fun, competitive Family Feud tournament.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 9 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

Throwback Thursday Cinema (ages 11 and younger)
Thursday, October 9 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
NeverEnding Story. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 9 from 4:30-6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Goofing off in class is turned into an art form in Tonari no Seki-kun.

Demystifying the Business of Self-Publishing (adults)
Thursday, October 9 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
S.K. Falls will demystify the business side of self-publishing. Topics for discussion will include the components of an eye-catching, market-ready book, editing services, the costs involved with self-publishing and the best ways to reach readers. Falls is the Amazon bestselling author of several self-published books, including the Glimpsing Stars series and the Fevered Souls serial novel. Her self-published contemporary novel, Secret for a Song, won the gold medal in the 2014 IPPY awards and has been acquired by Grand Central Publishing for publication in 2015.

Let’s Talk About It Fall Series (adults)
Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Read the classic novel, watch the Masterpiece Theatre film and enjoy a lively lecture and discussion. This month, see The Woman in White followed by a lecture and discussion with Dr. Celeste McMaster from Charleston Southern University. Copies of the books may be obtained from the Reference Desk. For more information call 559-1945. This program is funded in part by the Humanities Council SC.

Star Wars Reads Day
Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Stormtroopers, Tusken Raiders and R2D2 are invading the library for an afternoon of Star Wars-related fun for the entire family. Meet and bring a camera to have your photo taken with characters from the Star Wars Universe, participate in a costume contest, watch a movie, create a craft, test your trivia knowledge and enjoy theme-related treats. Members of the Carolina Garrison chapter of the 501st Legion, a volunteer international Star Wars costuming organization, will be dressed in lifelike gear.

PLAY Day: Dora’s Bingo (ages 8 and younger)
Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Have fun speaking Spanish, and win prizes.

PLAY: Saturday Movie (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Spooky Buddies. Rated G; 88 minutes.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs
Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Share books with a furry friend.

PLAY: Fall Picture Bingo (ages 4-11)
Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Bring along family and friends, and play Fall Picture Bingo to win a prize.

PLAY: Pumpkins
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Explore pumpkins inside and out.

Play Day: Hooray for Columbus
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Learn why we celebrate Columbus Day.

PLAY: Movie and Craft
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Make a Halloween craft, and watch Hocus Pocus. Rated PG; 95 minutes.

PLAY: Family Yoga Time
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy a relaxing yoga class. No experience required.

PLAY: Game On (ages 4-11)
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Have fun playing Wii and board games.

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
Saturday, October 11 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, October 11 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Muppets Most Wanted. Rated PG; 107 minutes.

Saturday Movie
Saturday, October 11 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Toy Story of Terror. Rated TV-G; 30 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.

PLAY: Legos
Saturday, October 11 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Dig into creativity. We supply the Legos, and you create the masterpiece.

Second Saturday Writing Critique Group (ages 16 and older)
Saturday, October 11 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Open to all writers. For more information, call the Reference Desk at 843-849-6161 or email MtpReference@ccpl.org.

Teen Read Week (grades 6-12)
Monday, October 13- Saturday, October 18
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Drop by the Young Adult Services desk for a trivia question in honor of Teen Read Week. Answer the question correctly, and win a sweet treat.

Teen Read Week: Turn Dreams into Reality
Monday, October 13 – Saturday October 18
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Take the Teen Read Week challenge, and complete activities from the Teen Read Week Challenge Card to win prizes.

Monday Book Discussion (adults)
Monday, October 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.

Teen Game Time
Monday, October 13 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Join fellow teens in the auditorium for fun with Nintendo Wii and board games.

TeenSpot Theater
Monday, October 13 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Appleseed Alpha. Rated PG; 90 minutes. Refreshments will be served.

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, October 13 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge.

Aging Gracefully: Sharing Your Talents
Monday, October 13 at 4:30 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Join a panel discussion on the benefits of volunteering and discover new ways to share your gifts with your local community.

Stop, Drop and Read
Tuesday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Learn about fire prevention with special guest reader, Battalion Chief Eric Phillips.

Art Fusion Storytime: Shake, Rattle and Roll
Tuesday, October 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Enjoy bony tales, skeletal songs and a cool shaker craft.

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 14 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Services desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what's going on in the world.

Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, October 14 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
ParaNorman. Rated G; 140 minutes.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 14 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Afterschool Cool: Halloween Crafternoon
Tuesday, October 14 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Come make a seasonal craft.

Ghouls' Gathering (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 14 from 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy some creepy capers.

Teen Read Week Author Visit
Tuesday, October 14 at 4:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge.
Join teen author Maya Van Wagenen as she discusses her book Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek and the experience that inspired it, reads from her book, answers questions and signs books for fans.

Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Robocop. Rated PG-13; 117 minutes.

Black Classical Musicians in Charleston and Beyond
Tuesday, October 14 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Join Dr. Nic Butler for a conversation with Lee Pringle, founder and general manager of the Colour of Music Festival to discuss Black classically trained musicians and the lack of their presence on American orchestral stages.

Fact-a-Day Raffle (teens and adults)
Wednesday, October 15-Saturday, October 25
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Answer a question about the library to be entered into a daily prize drawing for a chance to win a $10 gift card, in honor of John's Island Regional Library's 10th anniversary.

Preschool Special: Fall Festival (ages 3-5)
Wednesday, October 15 at 1 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Celebrate the new season with fun stories, crafts and activities.

Online Application and Resume Lab (adults)
Wednesday, October 15 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Receive one-on-one help with your job application and resume.

Game On (ages 10-18)
Wednesdays, October 15 and 29 from 3:30-5 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 15 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Tween Movie Club (ages 9-13)
Wednesday, October 15 at 4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Holes. Read the book, watch the movie and then participate in a lively discussion. Light refreshments provided. Rated PG; 118 minutes.

Vamos Cantando
Wednesday, October 15 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Leaning Spanish is easy and fun with musical duo, Vamos Cantando.

South Carolina's Native Americans and First Contact with Europeans
Wednesday, October 15 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor Classroom
Columbus Day commemorates the arrival of Europeans in the New World. What Native Americans were living in the Lowcountry when Spanish, French, and English explorers first arrived in South Carolina? Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a discussion of the local tribes and the sources that document our era of first contact.

Halloween Horror
Wednesday, October 15 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
Frankenstein Created Woman (1965). Not rated; 92 minutes.

Disney on Ice Storytime
Thursday, October 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Enjoy a magical storytime with Disney on Ice guest readers.

Not Fiction Book Discussion
Thursday, October 16 at 11 a.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Discuss Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel.

Midday Movie (adults)
Thursday, October 16 at 12 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Think Like a Man Too. Rated PG-13; 106 minutes.

Affordable Care Act: How will it Affect You? Two Sessions
Thursday, October 16 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Do you still have questions about how the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Learn how it will affect you, what the possible penalties are and if you are eligible for Medicaid.

Page Turners Book Club (ages 7-11)
Thursday, October 16 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Discuss Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesel Shurtliff. Copies are available at Children’s Desk. Registration required; call 805-6893 to register.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 16 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

TeenSpot Stories and S’mores
Wednesday, October 16 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Chat about a good book that you have read while enjoying a sweet treat.

Throwback Thursday Cinema (ages 11 and younger)
Thursday, October 16 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Harry and the Hendersons. Rated PG; 110 minutes.

Film Movement Thursday
Thursday, October 16 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
In The Name Of.
Adam is a young Catholic priest who lives in a rural Polish village where he works with troubled teens. In the Name Of is a film about confused emotions, repression and loneliness and the possibility of perhaps finding oneself after all. In Polish with English subtitles. Directed by Malgoska Szumowska. Not rated; 102 minutes.

YA Movie Night
Thursday, October 16 from 6-8 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Contact the branch for details.

Dart After Dark: Urban Fiction Book Club (adults)
Thursday, October 16 at 6:15 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Steppin’ Out on Sin by Latrese Carter.

Book Discussion at Otranto
Thursday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Transatlantic: A Novel by Colum McCann.

Aging Gracefully: Sharing Your Talents
Friday, October 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Join our panel discussion on the benefits of volunteering, and discover new ways to share your gifts with the local community.

Black and White Theatre (adults)
Friday, October 17 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
The Haunting. Not rated; 112 minutes.

PLAY Day: Pipe Cleaner Mask (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Add some flair to your costumes, and make a creative mask.

Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)
Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.

PLAY: Celebrate Bat Awareness Month
Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Learn fun facts, and go batty with arts and crafts.

PLAY: Saturday Movie (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Casper. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs
Saturday, October 18 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Practice your reading with canine friends, the best listeners in the world.

PLAY: Dem Bones
Saturday, October 18 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Learn about bones, and make your own pasta skeletons.

PLAY: Family Yoga (ages 4-11)
Saturday, October 18 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Stretch your way to family fitness during a relaxing yoga class with Ms. Marijana. Please bring a mat if you have one. Registration is required.

Play Day: Do you know UNO?
Saturday, October 18 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Play UNO with your friends.

PLAY with Parents: Sigma Saturday
Saturday, October 18 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy a carpentry workshop sponsored by Lowe’s with members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

PLAY: Express Yourself Poetry Slam
Saturday, October 18 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Enjoy poetry read-aloud followed by a fun poetry art activity, then listen to jazz while cutting, pasting, and drawing words to create your own masterpiece.

Teen Movie (grades 6-12)
Saturday, October 18 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Rated PG-13; 136 minutes.

PLAY: Pumpkin Patch Suncatchers
Saturday, October 18 from 2-4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Celebrate fall with a pumpkin shaped suncatcher.

Adult Book Discussion
Saturday, October 18 at 3 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
BYOB: Bring Your Own Book. Bring any book or several books to share.

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)
Saturday, October 18 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Join us for viewer’s choice, and choose from episodes of Tonari no Seki-kun, Golden Time, Naruto and Nagi no Asukara.

Read for the Record Family Storytime
Monday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells, sing songs and make a fun craft.

Adult Scrabble
Monday, October 20 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Enjoy an afternoon of friendly competition.

Preserving your Documentary Heritage: Archiving Basics
Monday, October 20 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Join CCPL’s Archivist, Katie Gray, for an instructional session on protecting your personal documents for posterity that includes guidelines for the physical preservation of documents and photographs, as well as advice on exerting intellectual control over your materials.

TeenSpot Theater
Monday, October 20 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Heaven is For Real. Rated PG; 99 minutes.

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, October 20 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge.

Vampira: Author Discussion
Monday, October 20 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Award winning historian Dr. Scott Poole, professor at the College of Charleston, will read from his new book, Vampira: Dark Goddess of Horror. His publication recounts the eclectic life of the dancer, actress and artist Maila Nurmi, who would become known as Vampira. She was a forerunner for women such as Elvira, Madonna and Lady Gaga.

Read for the Record
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells. Snacks provided.

Read for the Record: Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells, and try special Bunny Cakes treats.

Read for the Record Story Time
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.

Read for the Record
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.

Read for the Record Storytime: Bunny Cakes
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells and other favorite selections featuring Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora, and more.

Read for the Record (ages 3-6)
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.

Read for the Record
Tuesday, October 21 at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.

Sea Islands Book Club (adults)
Tuesday, October 21 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Discuss The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. Copies of the book may be obtained from the Reference Desk for check out while supplies last.

Mt. Pleasant Cribbage Club (adults)
Tuesday, October 21 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Learn to play Cribbage, or come for a challenging match. No experience necessary.

Read for the Record Storytime (ages 8 and younger)
Tuesday, October 21 at 3 p.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells.

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 21 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Services desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what's going on in the world.

Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, October 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Toy Story of Terror. Rated TV-G; 30 minutes.

Classic Movie Time
Tuesday, October 21 at 3:30 p.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Trouble Along the Way. Not rated; 110 minutes.

Read for the Record
Tuesday, October 21 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record aims to bring children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over the world. Enjoy listening to Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells, and try a special bunny treat.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 21 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Afterschool Cool: Green Thumbs
Tuesday, October 21 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Lean about nature, and make something cool with the Tri-County Clemson Master Gardeners.

Teen Art Time (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 21 from 4:30-6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Get creative at the library. Finished drawings and pieces will be displayed.

Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)
Wednesday, October 22 at 12:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Discuss concerns and issues with Councilwoman Anna Johnson of Charleston County District 8.

Kids Mystery Movie
Wednesday, October 22 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
What movie will it be? Come to the library and find out.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 22 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

TeenSpot Wired Wednesday
Wednesday, October 22 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Play computer games, Wii games and board games, or just chat with friends during an open technology lab for tweens and teens.

Clue: Library Edition
Wednesday, October 22 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Solve a mystery by gathering clues through activities, games and crafts.

Wii Wednesday (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 22 from 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Bring a friend, and have some fun playing Wii games.

The Horn Work: Charleston's Tabby Fortress
Wednesday, October 22 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor Classroom
What’s the story behind that slab of tabby standing in Marion Square? It was once part of the “Horn Work” fortification that served as the town gate and the centerpiece of Charleston’s defenses during the British siege of 1780. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated history of the Horn Work from its construction in 1757 through its demolition in 1784.

Halloween Horror
Wednesday, October 22 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973). Not rated; 84 minutes.

Celebrate Diwali
Thursday, October 23, all day
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Diwali is India's biggest and most important festival of the year. Stop by the Children's Desk to make a Diwali paper lantern craft and celebrate the "festival of light".

Afternoon Adventures: Reading with Westin
Thursday, October 23 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Help your child improve literacy and communication skills by reading to STAR therapy dog, Westin.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 23 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

Throwback Thursday Cinema (ages 11 and younger)
Thursday, October 23 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Return to Oz. Rated PG; 113 minutes.

Godzilla Popcorn Movie Marathon: A Major Monster Meltdown (adults)
Friday, October 24 at 10 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
10 a.m.: Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla. Not rated; 106 minutes.
12 p.m.: Godzilla vs. Destroyah. Not rated; 103 minutes.
2 p.m.: Son of Godzilla. Rated PG; 84 minutes.
3:30 p.m.: Godzilla (2014) Rated PG-13; 123 minutes.

PLAY: Halloween Fun
Friday, October 24 from 10-10:45 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Create a scary ghost.

Afternoon Movie and Craft
Friday, October 24 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Toy Story of Terror. Rated G; 30 minutes.
Enjoy a short movie and craft. Supplies are limited. First come, first served.

Teacher Workday Movie
Friday, October 24 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993). Rated PG; 76 minutes.

PLAY with Dad: Saturday Stories
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

YA Movie
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
The Sixth Sense. Rated PG-13; 108 minutes.

PLAY: A Soldier’s Life
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Learn about daily life for soldiers stationed at Fort Moultrie in the early 1900s.

PLAY: Halloween Picture Bingo (ages 4-11)
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Bring along family and friends, and play Halloween Picture Bingo to win a sweet treat.

PLAY: Halloween Spooktacular Storytime
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Enjoy some not-so spooky stories, songs and crafts.

PLAY: Happy Halloween
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Make holiday decorations and an edible witch hat.

PLAY: Saturday Matinee Movie
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Monsters Inc. Rated G; 92 minutes.

Play Day: Movie Fun
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
The Country Bears. Rated G; 89 minutes.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Make a furry friend, and read a book with your new pal. Certified therapy dogs and their handlers love a good story.

Local History: Sullivan’s Island’s Concrete Batteries
Saturday, October 25 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Gary Alexander of the National Park Service walks us through the Endicott Period in Fort Moultrie history with a tour of Battery Gadsden.

Ghost Storytime
Saturday, October 25 from 12-2 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Enjoy a spooky storytime.

PLAY with your Family (ages 5 and older)
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Create a mask that represents yourself. Presented by a local artist partnering with Enough Pie.

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Hocus Pocus. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

Pride and Prejudice Discussion (adults)
Saturday, October 25 from 1:30-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Enjoy a presentation by Vincent Lannie, Emeritus, Notre Dame and College of Charleston, on "Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance! Charlotte Lucas's view on love and marriage.” Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America. Refreshments will be provided.

PLAY: Disney Movie
Saturday, October 25 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Planes. Rated PG; 92 minutes.

PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4 and older)
Saturday, October 25 from 2-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
What can you build with library Legos?

Digging Up Dead People (adults)
Monday, October 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Come join Marianne Cawley from the S.C. History Room for an overview of how to use the Internet to perform genealogical research. Learn how to access and use Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, America's Historic Newspapers, Family Search and Cyndi's List.

Zumba with Mary (adults)
Monday, October 27 at 11:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Enjoy an hour of fitness, fun and great music.

10th Anniversary Party
Monday, October 27 from 1-3 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Celebrate John's Island Regional Library's 10th Anniversary with refreshments, door prizes and more.

TeenSpot Theater
Monday, October 27 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Single Mom’s Club. Rated PG-13; 111 minutes.

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, October 27 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge.

The Gullah Lady
Tuesday, October 28 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy a presentation of Gullah Halloween stories by Sharon Cooper-Murray during a preschool storytime.

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 28 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Services desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what's going on in the world.

Teen DIY: Monster Wraps
Tuesday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Make something scary that tastes so good.

Drive-in Movie
Tuesday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Rated G; 68 minutes.

Homework Help (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 28 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Afterschool Cool: Health Nuts
Tuesday, October 28 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library
Ms. Jesse from Earth Fare shares tips to make healthy treats.

Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, October 28 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
I, Frankenstein. Rated PG-13; 92 minutes.

Preschool Monster’s Ball
Wednesday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Wear your costumes, and enjoy stories, crafts, treats and games.

Tablet Tales: TumbleBook Library (ages 3-5)
Wednesday, October 29 at 12 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Discover TumbleBook Library during this fun digital storytime. Enjoy listening to animated, talking picture books, sing songs and more. Space is limited. Registration required; call 805-6893 to register.

After School Monster’s Ball
Wednesday, October 29 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy some crafts and treats after school.

Homework Help - Last Day until Spring Semester (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, October 29 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

Maritime Archaeology Program
Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
Enjoy a lecture about maritime archaeology and history by James D. Spirek from the Maritime Research Division of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Halloween Movie (grade 6 and older)
Thursday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Eight Legged Freaks. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes. Refreshments will be provided.

Afternoon Adventures: Ghoulish Makeup
Thursday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Get into the Halloween spirit, and learn how to apply stage makeup to transform yourself into a ghoulish creature.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 30 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

PLAY: Movie Matinee (ages 6-11)
Thursday, October 30 at 4 p.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
The Dragon Pearl. Rated PG; 95 minutes.

Teen Book Fan Club (grades 6-12)
Thursday, October 30 from 4-5 p.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Like werewolves or other eerie creatures? Talk about spooky stories and adaptations.

Reviving "Apparently Dead" Bodies in 1790s Charleston
Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
In 1793, the City of Charleston passed a law requiring citizens to try to revive persons who were "apparently dead" or in a state of "suspended animation." What was the science behind this plan to re-animate bodies, and was it successful or simply ghoulish? Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a discussion of the fascinating experiments that gripped Charleston and the nation in the 1790s.

Teen Lock In: Project Kicks and Treats
Thursday, October 30 at 6:15 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Style and profile your sneakers for Halloween on our Dart runway. Then join JP Hudson, owner of Sneaker Feet First, for a discussion about the sneaker industry. Refreshments and prizes will be available. Call 722-7550 for more details.

Happy Halloween (ages 12 and younger)
Friday, October 31, all day
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Dress up, and stop by the Children's Desk to get a treat.

Trick or Treat at the Library
Friday, October 31 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Wear your costume, and trick or treat at the library.

Scooby Doo Movie Marathon
Friday, October 31 from 1-5 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Make a Halloween craft, watch Scooby Doo movies, and enjoy popcorn and drinks. Rated PG.

10th Annual CCPL Trick-or-Treat
Friday, October 31 from 2:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Trick-or-Treat your way through the library, and enjoy some Halloween fun. Participants are asked to wear a costume and start their adventure in the Children’s Department.

Halloween
Friday, October 31 from 3-6 p.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Trick or Treat at the library.

PLAY: After School Halloween Costume
Friday, October 31 after school to 5:30 p.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Wear your costume to the library on Halloween, and get a sweet treat.


 

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