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Charleston County Public Library January 2015 Events
Published:
12/22/2014 12:56:39 PM


 

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


Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit 

Throughout January

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Impressions of the Lowcountry by Billie Sutton Smith

Smith finds inspiration for her paintings through increased awareness of the world around her. “The colors I see in nature, from sunrises to sunsets and the world of flowers and trees are so amazing,” she explains. I’m fascinated by the study of light and shadow on subjects, whether in the face of an individual, flowers or landscapes that I observe.


Early Literacy Station
Throughout January
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for January is health and safety. 


Activity Zone (grades K-5)

Throughout January
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.


Brain Benders (grades 6-12)

Throughout January
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Use your brain power to win a candy prize.


Desktop Trivia (adults)

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

Stop by our Service desk and answer our weekly trivia for a prize.


Painting Display

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

Enjoy a display of abstract paintings by Robert Yeager.


All About Pets Photography Display

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

CCPL staff present pictures of their pampered pets as well as photos of available pets from the Charleston Animal Society.


TeenSpot Celebrates National Book Blitz Month (teens)

Throughout January
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

In honor of National Book Blitz Month, vote for your favorite between two books each week. Those who chose the winning book will be entered into a weekly drawing for prizes. 


Early Literacy Station
Throughout January
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for January is health and safety.


Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)

Weekdays in January from 3:30–5 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Hang out with your friends, and play Wii and various board games after school.


Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)

Fridays, January 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize.


Winter Fun 

Friday, January 2 from 10-11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Make a wintry snowman craft, and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa.



Midday Movie (adults)

Friday January 2 at 12 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Mom’s Night Out. Rated PG; 98 minutes.


Remembering Dart Hall Photography Exhibit

Friday, January 2-Saturday, January 17
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Experience the history of Dart Hall and John L. Dart Branch Library through a retrospective photography exhibit that features images from the first four decades of service to the public. Community members also are encouraged to share memories of Dart and contribute identifying information about the content of items on display. The exhibit will be on display until Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.?


PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, January 3 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.


Affordable Care Act Help (adults)

Saturdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Tuesdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 from 1-7 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Need health care coverage and want to know your options? Sign up for Affordable Care Act (ACA) health coverage and subsidies with personalized, expert advice from federally-certified Navigators from the Palmetto Project.? Call toll-free 888-998-4646 for an appointment.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, January 3 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 handlers love a good story.


PLAY: Lowe's Build and Grow (ages 4-11)
Saturday, January 3 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: What Do You Know about Birds?

Saturday, January 3 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Learn about birds, and make food for them.


PLAY: Happy 2015

Saturday, January 3 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make your own New Year’s handprint poem.


PLAY: Cinema Saturday

Saturday, January 3 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Mystery movie – what movie will it be? Come to the library and find out.


Lowcountry Creative Writing Group (adults)

Saturday, January 3 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Join our group of local writers for a chance to write, critic and network.


PLAY: Family Movie Matinee 

Saturday, January 3 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Cool Runnings. Rated PG; 98 minutes.


Do-It-Yourself Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace 

Saturday, January 3 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Create your first 2015 craft with Ms. Grace.


Children’s Movie

Saturday, January 3 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Cloud 9. Rated G; 85 minutes.


Coupon Knowledge (adults)

Saturday, January 3 from 2-3 p.m. ?
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Are you interested in using coupons and saving money? Coupon Knowledge will explain about understanding coupons, coupon lingo and using coupons wisely. Learn coupon basics, as well as clipping and collecting coupons for future use. Light refreshments will be served. Attendees will have an opportunity to win a gift basket.



Book Blitz Month: Boxing with Books

Monday, January 5-Friday, January 30
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Vote on your favorite books. Those not chosen get knocked out of the competition.


Mock Caldecott
Monday, January 5-Saturday, January 31
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Stop by the children’s room to cast your vote on which 2015 book title should win the Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal is an award given to the best illustrated book of the year by an American artist. Find out if your prediction is right when the award is announced February 2.


Teen Brain Teasers (grades 6-12)

Monday, January 5-Saturday, January 31
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

In celebration of International Brain Teaser Month, stop by to solve fun puzzles for a sweet treat.


Mind Bending Monday Maze (grades 6-12)

Mondays, January 5, 12 and 26
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 Writing Circle (adults)

Mondays, January 5, 12 and 26 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.


Match ‘Em Mondays
Mondays, January 5, 12 and 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Match the juvenile book cover with the author, and win a prize.

TeenSpot Theater

Mondays, January 5, 12 and 26 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a different blockbuster movie every week. 


Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, January 5 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge. 


Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)

Mondays, January 5, 12 and 26 at 6:30 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Want to know more about knitting or share your knowledge? Then bring your knitting supplies and knit with friends. This group is for all skill levels.


Digging Up the Dead
Tuesday, January 6 from 2-3 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy a genealogy program presented by Marianne Cawley that focuses on the use of Ancestry+ in researching family history.


Edisto Book Club

Tuesday, January 6 at 3 p.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

The Hurricane Sisters by Dorothea Benton Frank.


Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 6 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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. 


Movies and Munchies
Tuesday, January 6 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Sleeping Beauty. Rated G; 75 minutes.

Teen Advisory Group and Lounge (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 6 from 3:30-5 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Teen Advisory Group will discuss the February Lock-In. Snacks will be served.


Afterschool Cool: Bingo (ages 4 to 11)
Tuesday, January 6 at 4 p.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a few rounds of bingo. Small prizes awarded to the winners.? 


Quiz Bowl (grades K-5)

Tuesdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Challenge yourself to answer the trivia question correctly, and win a prize.


PLAY: The Science of Reverse Engineering (ages 6 and older)

Tuesdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Using tools, children will take apart common household items to see how they work and learn about simple machines. This is a great way to build tactile skills and foster science, technology, engineering and math skills.?


Not Fiction Book Discussion

Tuesday, January 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, and Revenge and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti.


Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Challenge yourself, and solve crossword clues. 


Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults) 

Wednesday, January 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 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. 


Film Noir Series

Wednesday, January 7 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Maltese Falcon (1941). Not rated; 101 minutes.


Mt. Pleasant Reel Club – A book/movie discussion group (adults)

Wednesday, January 7 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: Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo.

Movie: Heaven is for Real. Rated PG; 100 minutes.


Wii Wednesdays
Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Calling all gamers to come show off your skills.


Game On (ages 10-18)

Wednesdays, January 7, 14 and 28 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.


TeenSpot Wired Wednesday/ Teen Ambassador’s Meeting
Wednesday, January 7 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Have fun with technology set aside for teen use. We have laptops for surfing or homework and also gaming with the Wii system. Also come discuss plans and ideas for events at the library.


Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Solve the puzzle, and get a treat.


Make a Snow Day Craft (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, January 7 from 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Be creative, and make one of our snow day crafts.


Knit Night (adults)

Wednesday, January 7 at 6 p.m.
Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Bring a knit or crochet project to work on, and share ideas with others.


Film Noir Series

Thursday, January 8 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Big Sleep. Not rated; 114 minutes.


Geek Dojo Series: Digital Photography (ages 6-12)

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 3:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn the basics of photography and manipulating digital photos with computer software during this four week series.


Afternoon Adventures: DIY Fabric Paint Fun
Thursday, January 8 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Brighten up your clothes or accessories with fabric paint, and turn ordinary items into works of art. Bring your own item to decorate; fabric paint will be provided.

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, January 8 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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, January 8, 15, 22 and 29 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.


Eureka: Young Scientist Club (ages 5-9)
Thursday, January 8 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy hands-on science experiments.


Club Anime (grades 6-12)

Thursday, January 8 from 4:30–6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy Season 2 of Sword Art Online. Japanese snacks will be served.


Mah Jongg Nights (adults)

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22 and 29 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, January 8 from 6-8 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Maleficent. Rated PG; 97 minutes.


Elder Care and Services

Friday, January 9 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Linda Naert, of Trident Area Agency on Aging, will discuss caregiver support services, Medicare insurance and long-term care.


Friday Fun Day
Fridays, January 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Challenge your family and friends to some fun board games. 


Terrarium Workshop with Clemson Master Gardener Donna Powell

Saturday, January 10 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Registration is required for this terrarium workshop, and space is limited. Call 805-6930 to guarantee a spot.

All supplies are provided.


PLAY Day: “Snowglobe” Snowman (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Make a paper “snowglobe” to keep your snowman cold all year long.


Home Ownership Workshop (adults)

Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy an interactive workshop led by realtor Michael Fenwrick, and learn about credit and home buying tips. One lucky participant will receive a gas card as a door prize.


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, January 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Share books with a furry friend.


PLAY: Movie and Craft 

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

Make a Frozen craft, and watch Frozen. Rated PG; 108 minutes.


PLAY: Game On (ages 4-11)

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Have fun playing Wii and board games.


Play Day: Puzzle Fun

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Put together as many puzzles as possible.


PLAY: Penguins and other Web-footed Friends

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Explore the world of penguins and other web footed friends through music and crafts.


PLAY: Saturday Storytime 

Saturday, January 10 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life with storytime and a craft.


PLAY: Discovery Room (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, January 10 at 12:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy hands-on-fun with themed activities about life science, earth science or physical science.


PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, January 10 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

March of the Penguins. Rated G; 80 minutes.


PLAY: Snowflake Saturday

Saturday, January 10 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy snowflake themed crafts and refreshments.


Home Organizing Room-by-Room

Saturday, January 10 from 1-5 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Join local members of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) to learn all how to organize your home room by room and learn how structure, organization and custom solutions can bring order and simplicity to your home every day. A diverse range of organizing and productivity subjects for the home and office will be discussed. 


1-1:20 p.m. – Introduction: Casual meet and greet with local organizers and vendors

1:30 - 1:50 p.m. - Virginia Street: The Closet Conundrum: Making the Most of the Tiniest Spaces

2 - 2:20 p.m. - Jennifer Truesdale: Soup to Nuts Kitchen Organizing

2:30 – 3 p.m. - Hillary Hutchinson: Organize your home office and prioritize your life

3:30 - 3:50 p.m. - NAPO Organizing Panel: Round Table Discussion and Q&A

Short Break

4 - 4:20 p.m. - Heather Powers: Creative Spaces-Creative Storage Solutions

4:30 - 4:50 p.m. - Coleman Legerton: Garage Busters: Tips for organizing and reclaiming your garage

 

Saturday Movie Matinee 

Saturday, January 10 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Planes: Fire and Rescue. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.


PLAY: Legos 

Saturday, January 10 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, January 10 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 849-6161 or email MtpReference@ccpl.org.


Mock Caldecott Election 

Monday, January 12-Saturday, January 29
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Stop by our Mock Caldecott display in the children’s department, and vote on which books you think should win the Caldecott Award.


Morning Coffee Book Discussion

Monday, January 12 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Elsewhere by Richard Russo.


Monday Book Discussion (adults)

Monday, January 12 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.


Game Time (teens)

Monday, January 12 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.


Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, January 12 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge. 


Tech Tuesday: Discovering Freegal 

Tuesday, January 13 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Your CCPL card is your ticket to downloading and keeping five songs per week, from Acapella to Zydeco, and every musical style in between.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 13 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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. 


Movies and Munchies
Tuesday, January 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Disneynature’s Bears. Rated G; 77 minutes.


Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 13 from 3:30–6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Rated PG-13; 136 minutes.


Afterschool Cool: Crafternoon
Tuesday, January 13 at 4 p.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Come in from the cold, and make a rubber band friendship bracelet.


Film Noir Series 

Wednesday, January 14 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Gaslight. Rated PG; 114 minutes. 


Folly Beach Book Club (adults)

Wednesday, January 14 at 2:30 p.m.
Folly Beach Library55 Center Street: 588-2001

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick.


Wednesday Movie (teens)

Wednesday, January 14 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Into the Storm. Rated PG-13; 123 minutes.


TeenSpot Press Play (ages 12-17)

Wednesday, January 14 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Got a new MP3 for Christmas? Join your fellow teens as we check out Freegal. Freegal (free and legal) offers popular artists from the Sony Music Catalog Bring your device, download, and then press play. Refreshments will be served.


Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, January 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meeting Room B

David and Bathsheba, 2 Samuel 11-12:7.

To His Mistress Going to Bed by John Donne.

To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell.

Phone 805-6904 for more details??. 


Music, Movies and TV Online 

Wednesday, January 14 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Learn about websites such as Hulu and Netflix, how Netflix and Pandora apps work, and how iTunes, Amazon, Freegal and Redbox can be used.


Pete the Cat-palooza

Thursday, January 15 at 10:30 a.m.

Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Wear your best white shoes and groovy buttons, and celebrate your favorite cool cat with stories, games and a purr-fect craft.


Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday, January 15 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

What’s your dream? Add it to the library bulletin board. 


Vacation Movie

Thursday, January 15 at 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Planes: Fire and Rescue. Rated PG; 83 minutes.


iLearn: Bedtime Math

Thursday, January 15 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn to love numbers through fun interactive math activities.


Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, January 15 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge. 


Eureka: Young Scientist Club (ages 5-9)
Thursday, January 15 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy hands-on science experiments.


Film Movement Thursday 
Thursday, January 15 at 6 p.m. 
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Grigris. Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer, and he makes extra cash dancing every weekend at the local club. His dreams are tested when his step-father falls critically ill and he's forced to risk his future by smuggling oil to pay the hospital bills. When he befriends Mimi, a beautiful but damaged prostitute, the two try to start a new life together. When their bad decisions begin to catch up with them, they'll have to run for their lives. Directed by Mahamat-saleh Haroun. In French with English subtitles. Not rated; 100 minutes. 


Free Legal Clinic: Family Law Issues
Thursday, January 15 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Sponsored by The South Carolina Bar.


Book Discussion at Otranto (adults)

Thursday, January 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough is the inspiring untold story of adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris from 1830 and 1900, eager to excel in their work and artistry.


Family Day (ages 12 and younger)
Friday, January 16
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy crafts, board games and snacks. A family storytime starts at 2 p.m., followed by Wii game play at 3 p.m. 


Harambee Stories and Music 

Friday, January 16 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Join drummer Bob Small as he uses drums to tell interactive stories. Learn about the importance of drums, and make your own music.


Black and White Theater (adults)

Friday, January 16 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

You Can’t Take It With You. Not rated; 126 minutes.


Vacation Movie

Friday, January 16 at 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

The Wiz. Rated G; 136 minutes.


Teacher Workday Movie 

Friday, January 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Muppets Most Wanted (2014). Rated PG; 112 minutes.


Crafternoon: Poe Birthday Party

Friday, January 16 at 3 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday with a Gold Bug Scavenger Hunt, Poe crafts and more.


Digging Up Dead People On-Line: Genealogy Websites (adults)

Saturday, January 17 from 10-11 a.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn how to use the Internet to do genealogical research. Discover how to access and use Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest, America’s Historic Newspapers and more. 


PLAY with Dad: Saturday Stories
Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.


Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)

Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck.


PLAY: Poe Crafts

Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.

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

Make some spooky crafts to celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s 205th birthday.


PLAY: Winter Bingo

Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Play winter Bingo with family and friends, and win a prize.


PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, January 17 at 10:30 a.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Snow Buddies. Rated G; 89 minutes.


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs 

Saturday, January 17 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: Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Saturday, January 17 at 11 a.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

?Watch Selma Lord Selma in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Rated PG; 94 minutes. In 1965, an 11-year old-girl becomes a follower of Dr. King and has her faith tested on the march to Montgomery. 


Play Day: Martin Luther King

Saturday, January 17 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, and celebrate his birthday.


PLAY: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Saturday, January 17 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make you own handprint peace dove.


PLAY: Saturday Movie
Saturday, January 17 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

The Princess and the Frog. Rated G; 95 minutes.


Local History: Reviving “Apparently Dead Bodies” in 1790s Charleston

Saturday, January 17 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Dr. Nic Butler shares a topic Edgar Allan Poe would have loved. 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 reanimate bodies, and was it successful or simply ghoulish?


Saturday Storytime and Music 

Saturday, January 17 from 12-2 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Listen to If I Ran A Zoo by Dr. Seuss.


Met Opera

Saturday, January 17 at 1 p.m. 
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Il Barbiere di Siviglia
This effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy features some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in opera. Isabel Leonard stars as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score. Approximate running time: 3 hours, 25 minutes. 


PLAY with Parents: Sigma Saturday

Saturday, January 17 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: Martin’s Big Words Storytime

Saturday, January 17 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy a special storytime featuring the award-winning picture book, Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Doreen Rappaport, followed by a craft activity.


Author Visit and Book Discussion 

Saturday, January 17 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Join Quanie Miller, author of The New Mrs. Collins for a discussion and book signing. The New Mrs. Collins tells the tale of Leena Williams, who discovers that her son’s new stepmother is a sinister woman with mystic power.


Saturday Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)

Saturday, January 17 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Heaven is for Real. Rated PG; 100 minutes.


PLAY: Come Fly with Me (ages 7-11)

Saturday, January 17 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Explore STEM principles with interactive paper airplane activities.?


Remember What I Told You to Forget: Decolonization of Information (adults)

Saturday, January 17 at 2:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Join Gullah Interpretive Realism artist and lecturer, Brother Nizar, for an informative lecture and exhibit based on Gullah history.


Knit and Stitch

Saturday, January 17 from 3-4 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Bring a knit or crochet project to work on, and share ideas with others. All skill levels welcome.


Sea Islands Book Club (adults) 

Tuesday, January 20 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Room by Emma Donoghue.


Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group (adults)
Tuesdays, January 20 and 27 from 2-4 p.m.
Thursdays, January 22 and 29 from 2-4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The foreign policy discussion group returns for 2015. Each week, read the Briefing Book for background information, then join one or both of our two discussion groups. For more information, email MtpReference@ccpl.org or call 849-6161 for more information.


  • Week 1 Topic: "Russia and the Near Abroad"

Tuesday, January 20 from 2-4 p.m. OR Thursday, January 22 from 2-4 p.m.


  • Week 2 Topic: "Privacy in the Digital Age"

Tuesday, January 27 from 2-4 p.m. OR Thursday, January 29 from 2-4 p.m.


Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 20 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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. 


Homework Helpers (ages 6-11)
Tuesdays, January 20 and 27 from 3-5 p.m.
Wednesdays, January 21 and 28 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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.


Movies and Munchies
Tuesday, January 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Planes: Fire and Rescue. Rated PG; 100 minutes.


Teen Wii Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 20 from 3:30-5 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Have fun, and play Wii games in the Auditorium.


Afterschool Cool: Green Thumbs 
Tuesday, January 20 at 4 p.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Learn about nature, and make something cool with the Tri-County Clemson Master Gardeners. 


Film Noir Series 

Wednesday, January 21 at 1 and 6 p.m. 

Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Gilda. Rated PG; 110 minutes.


Tween Wii Time (ages 9-12)

Wednesday, January 21 at 3:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Hang out with friends, and play Wii games.

 

TeenSpot Cupcake Wars

Wednesday, January 21 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Battle against your friends to see who can make the sweetest looking cupcake. Enjoy your sweet creation at the end. 


Wii Wednesday (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, January 21 from 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Bring a friend, and have some fun playing Wii games.


Trade Signs of Old Charleston 
Wednesday, January 21 at 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

In an age before literacy was common, businesses used signs with hand-painted images rather than words to advertise their goods and services. Charleston's early newspapers are full of hundreds of references to such trade signs, including such colorful names as "The Sign of the Unicorn," "the Buck and Breeches," "the Seven Stars," "the Hand and Ring," and many more. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an amusing tour of these forgotten Charleston signs and learn how they influenced the advertising practices of modern business.?


Preschool Special: Winter Wonderland (ages 3-6)

Thursday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Explore the winter season with fun-filled literacy and sensory-based activities.


Not Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, January 22 at 11 a.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

The Telling Room: A Tale of Love, Betrayal, and Revenge and the World's Greatest Piece of Cheese by Michael Paterniti.


Afternoon Adventures: Reading with Rommie
Thursday, January 22 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Help your child improve literacy and communication skills by reading to STAR therapy dog, Rommie.


Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, January 22 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge. 


Teen Food Fear Factor 

Thursday, January 22 from 3:30-5 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Join other teens as they dare to eat icky and slimy food concoctions. Outlast everyone to win a prize.


Eureka: Young Scientist Club (ages 5-9)
Thursday, January 22 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy hands-on science experiments.


Uncovering Untold Stories: African American Genealogy for Beginners and Sceptics

Thursday, January 22 at 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Join Dana Saxon of Ancestors Unknown for an interactive workshop that will provide guidance on getting started with your family history research. Focus on some of the particular challenges faced by African American family historians and learn some basic strategies, resources and practical tips that could uncover incredible details about your ancestors. Presented by the S.C. Room. Call 805-6956 for more information.


YA Movie Night
Thursday, January 22 from 6-8 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Guardians of the Galaxy. Rated PG-13; 121 minutes.


Aging Gracefully: Critical Documents for Any Age

Friday, January 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Representatives from the Charleston Bar Association demystify estate planning, different types of wills, powers of attorney and other important documents which ensure your wishes are honored. Registration is required. Call 883-3914 for details.


PLAY Day: Snowman Dice Game (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, January 24 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Play a fun drawing game.


PLAY: Marshmallow Snowmen

Saturday, January 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Make a tasty treat to celebrate the winter season.


PLAY: Saturday Morning Movies (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, January 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Sleeping Beauty. Rated G; 75 minutes.


PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4 and older)

Saturday, January 24 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

What can you build with library Legos?


PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, January 24 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.


Play Day: Movie Fun

Saturday, January 24 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

The Muppet Movie. Rated G; 95 minutes.


PLAY: Put on your Dancing Shoes

Saturday, January 24 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Join the Wii Dance Dance Revolution.


Trade Signs of Old Charleston 
Saturday, January 24 at 1 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second floor classroom

In an age before literacy was common, businesses used signs with hand-painted images rather than words to advertise their goods and services. Charleston's early newspapers are full of hundreds of references to such trade signs, including such colorful names as "The Sign of the Unicorn," "the Buck and Breeches," "the Seven Stars," "the Hand and Ring," and many more. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an amusing tour of these forgotten Charleston signs and learn how they influenced the advertising practices of modern business.


PLAY: Square Stem Challenge

Saturday, January 24 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Use cardboard building squares to create a structure using your creative skills. 


PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, January 24 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Ratatouille. Rated G; 111 minutes.


PLAY: Movie 

Saturday, January 24 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Finding Nemo. Rated G; 101 minutes.


eBook Club 

Saturday, January 24 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Infant of Prague: A November Man Novel by Bill Granger.


Healthy Eating for the New Year

Saturday, January 24 from 2-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Join SaraJane Mense, Healthy Eating Educator for Whole Foods Market, as she discusses simple and easy ways to make healthier lifestyle choices. Learn about the “Health Starts Here” program, how to integrate more plants and whole foods into your diet, and why this is so important in relation to the standard American diet. 


PLAY: Make It Take It Afternoon

Saturday, January 24 from 2-4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Build a snow globe out of a plastic cup.


Club Anime (grades 6-12) 

Saturday, January 24 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy your choice of Rail Wars, The Irregular at Magic High School, or Sabagebu: Survival Game Club.


Zumba with Mary

Monday, January 26 at 10 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Get on the fitness kick with great music and dance.


Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, January 26 from 4-6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Got the Monday Blues? Enjoy a different movie every week in the Teen Lounge. 


Estimation Station
Monday, January 26-Friday, February 6
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Can you guess how many pieces of candy are in the jar? Stop by the Children’s Department for your chance to win.


The Big Story Time Machine: Heroes and Sheroes (ages 3-8)

Tuesday, January 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy inspiring stories from history about real African American men and women turning trials and tribulations into triumph plus a fun art activity. 


Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 27 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library68 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. 


Movies and Munchies
Tuesday, January 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Frozen. Rated PG; 108 minutes.


Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, January 27 from 3:30-6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Rated PG-13; 142 minutes.


Afterschool Cool: Passport to Hawaii 
Tuesday, January 27 at 4 p.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

This winter, learn about a place that never gets too cold or too hot, Hawaii.


Mad Hatter Tea Party

Tuesday, January 27 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Celebrate the birthday of Lewis Carroll at our Mad Hatter Tea Party, and enjoy a short book reading, games and a craft.


Charleston's First Battery Seawall, 1768-1769
Tuesday, January 27 at 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

A few years before the outbreak of the American Revolution, the S.C. legislature funded a large-scale project to erect a half-mile long brick wall around the fortifications at White Point. Designed to keep out the waters of the Ashley and Cooper rivers, this massive work set the stage for the current stone "battery" seawall that was built in the early 1800s. Although it was superseded, the first wall may not be gone. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated review of the wall's history and the clues to its present location.


Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults) 

Wednesday, January 28 at 12:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Discuss concerns and issues with Councilwoman Anna Johnson of Charleston County District 8. 


Preschool Special: Dance Party
Wednesday, January 28 at 1 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Put on your dancing shoes, and groove to the beat of some of your favorite songs.


Film Noir Series

Wednesday, January 28 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Key Largo. Not rated; 101 minutes. 


Library TeenSpot Short Stack Book Club

Wednesday, January 28 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Chat about your favorite young adult novel. Refreshments will be served.


Film Noir Series 

Thursday, January 29 at 1 and 6 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Dark Passage. Not rated; 106 minutes.


Afternoon Adventures: Weird Science
Thursday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Get your hands dirty with a variety of hands-on science experiments and explosive demonstrations.

 

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, January 29 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge. 


Little Lotus Yoga (ages 2-6)

Friday, January 30 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Jennifer Rogers of Little Lotus Yoga offers preschool children and their caregivers the opportunity to practice yoga with interactive story-telling, games, music, art and plenty of fun. This is the first-session of a five-week series. Registration requested.


Teen Movie Night (grades 6-12)

Friday, January 30 from 6-8:30 p.m.
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

After the library closes, watch Ender’s Game and enjoy light refreshments. Rated PG-13; 114 minutes


PLAY: Frozen Party
Saturday, January 31 at 10 a.m.
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy games, crafts and snacks, and sing along to your favorite Frozen songs. Costumes are encouraged.

Play with Dad: Saturday Stories 

Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.


PLAY: Playful Penguins

Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Celebrate the cold by creating a cute penguin.


PLAY: Coin Pouch Craft (ages 5 to 11)

Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Make a small coin pouch.


YA Movie (grades 6-12)
Saturday, January 31 at 10:30 a.m. 

Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Maleficent. Rated PG; 97 minutes.


PLAY: Lego Fun (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, January 31 at 11 a.m. 
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Come play with Legos, Lego Duplos and friends in the meeting room.?


Play Day: Super Bowl Sampler

Saturday, January 31 at 11 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Listen to a football story, and get ready for the Super Bowl game.


PLAY: Groundhog Day is on the Way

Saturday, January 31 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Explore shadows and make a groundhog craft.


Met Opera

Saturday, January 31 at 12 p.m. 
Main Library68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
James Levine conducts this epic comedy about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song contest unites a city. Michael Volle, Johan Botha and Annette Dasch lead the superb international cast in this charming and magisterial celebration of the power of music and art. Approximate running time: 6 hours. 


Children’s Sing-a-Long
Saturday, January 31 from 12-2 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Enjoy music and fun with Drew and Shannon Marler. 


PLAY: Straw Challenge

Saturday, January 31 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

What can you build with straws and tape? Take the challenge, and find out.


PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, January 31 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Daddy Daycare. Rated PG; 92 minutes.


Start Your Garden Now

Saturday, January 31 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Join Master Gardener Darren Sheriff as he walks you through the first six months of a Charleston Growing Season. Learn about when and what can be planted, basic fertilization, pruning and things that you should and shouldn't do in your garden during the busiest growing time of the year. Fruits, vegetables, shrubs, etc. … nothing is off limits.


Adult Book Discussion
Saturday, January 31 from 3-4 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen. Copies will be available at the Information Desk.??

 

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