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Charleston County Public Library May 2015 Program Lineup
Published:
5/1/2015 4:59:00 PM


 


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

 

Early Literacy Station
Throughout May
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for May is animals.

 

Activity Zone (grades K-5)

Throughout May
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

 

Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit

Throughout May
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Means of Travel by Robert B. Reed

Enjoy a display of travel-themed scenes that Reed paints through the lens of dreams. Reed describes painting as “the broadest horizon that provides the occasion to be spontaneous and render something tangible with significance and vividness.”

 

Desktop Trivia (adults)

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

Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia correctly for a prize.

 

Early Literacy Station

Throughout May
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for May is animals.

 

Gallery Display: Paintings by Heart Bernado
Throughout May
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Heart Bernado’s painting styles range from still life to landscapes and genre scenes in acrylic and mixed media.

 

Get Caught Reading Trivia Month (grades 6-12)

Throughout May
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Read aloud to a reference librarian, and receive a candy prize.

 

TeenSpot Tweets for Treats

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

Find a birdie, and tweet about your favorite book for a treat.

 

Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian

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

Want to learn how to use the library’s downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call 849-6161, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute face-to-face session.

 

Early Literacy Station

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

Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for May is animals.

 

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Display

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

Asian Pacific Heritage Month was signed into law in 1992. Visit the display in the Children’s Department to learn more.

 

Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)

Weekdays throughout May from 3:30-5 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

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

 

Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for June 8 Book Talks
Friday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 20
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, S.C., 29401. Submissions must include the author’s name, phone number, email and postal addresses. Authors of approved submissions will be invited to present their works during 4-8 minute presentations the evening of June 8. The submission is May 20. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943.

 

Design your own Superhero Contest
Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 23
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Help create a superhero for this year’s Summer Reading program. The winner will be announced June 1.

 

Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)

Fridays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

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

 

Aging Gracefully: Your Plan for Aging in Place

Friday, May 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

The Greater Charleston Aging in Place Council continues a three-part series on how to anticipate future needs and create a plan for successful aging at home. Reservations requested; call 883-3914.

 

Little Lotus Yoga (ages 3 and older)

Fridays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Jennifer Rogers of Little Lotus Yoga teaches preschool children and their caregivers how to practice yoga through interactive storytelling, games, music, art and plenty of fun. Attendance is limited to the first 18 children who arrive at each class.

 

Play with Parents Weekly Challenge: 100 Things to Do before Kindergarten (ages 2-4) 

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

Pick up your preschooler's weekly challenge list for activities to complete in the library or at home. Complete each weekly challenge for a chance to win a book for your home library. A new list will be posted weekly through September.

 

The Siege: Edible Books

Saturday, May 2
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn the art of bookmaking, and create a delicious text. Visit the Children’s Desk for nutritional information.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

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

 

Play Day: Paper Plate Sombreros (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Celebrate the upcoming Cinco de Mayo holiday, and make a fun sombrero.

 

PLAY: Children’s Book Week Storytime

Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy classic stories to kick off Children’s Book Week.

 

PLAY: Mother’s Day Card Craft

Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Mother’s Day is May 10, so create a beautiful card for your mom.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

A Bug’s Life. Rated G; 98 minutes.

 

PLAY: Lowe's Build and Grow (ages 4-11)

Saturday, May 2 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: Get Ready for Cinco de Mayo

Saturday, May 2 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library 222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Take a look at Spanish books, and make your own maracas.

 

Play Day: Love a Tree Day

Saturday, May 2 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Learn about trees, and play a game.

 

Lowcountry Creative Writing Group (adults)

Saturday, May 2 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

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

 

Instrumental Concert by The Brass Praise Band
Saturday, May 2 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Under the direction of Pastor Andrew Williams, this New Orleans-style brass ensemble performs uplifting hymns and praise songs, including favorites like “Amazing Grace.” This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, May 2 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Create a cool craft with Ms. Grace.

 

Guess the Author/Illustrator (ages 11 and younger)

Monday, May 4 - Saturday, May 9
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Celebrate Children’s Book Week, and correctly answer the daily trivia question to receive a prize.


Children’s Book Week Celebration: Book Buffet

Monday, May 4 - Saturday, May 9
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Visit the book buffet, and celebrate great children’s books. Create an appetizing “sampler” book set with children’s titles, and enter the Best Children’s Book contest. The patron who receives the most votes wins a prize.

 

Crafternoon: Celebrate National Children’s Book Week

Monday, May 4 - Saturday, May 9
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Create colorful bookmarks to celebrate Children’s Book Week.

 

10th Annual Children’s Book Week Bookmark Contest
Monday, May 4 - Sunday, May 10
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Children’s Book Week is a time to celebrate the joy of reading and books for young people. Get creative, and design a bookmark in the Children’s Department. Winners will be announced May 11.

 

Celebrate National Bird Day
Monday, May 4
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

In honor of National Bird Day, throw a handful of bird seed in our courtyard.

 

May the Fourth be with You Craft

Monday, May 4
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Celebrate Star Wars Day, and make a craft from a galaxy far, far away.

 

Mind Bending Monday Maze (grades 6-12)

Mondays, May 4, 11 and 18
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, May 4, 11 and 18 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, March 4, 11 and 18 from 3-5:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

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

 

Match ‘Em Mondays
Mondays, May 4, 11 and 18 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

TeenSpot Theater

Monday, May 4 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

If I Stay. Rated PG-13; 107 minutes.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, May 4 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.

 

Blues/Soul Concert by Norman Taylor
Monday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Join singer, songwriter and acoustic blues and soul performer, Norman Taylor, for a concert that features songs from Blue Soul, his 2014 album nominated for Acoustic Album of the Year by Blues Blast Magazine. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Lowcountry Giving Day

Tuesday, May 5
The Coastal Community Foundation presents a special day of giving in the Lowcountry. Through the generosity of many different donors, gifts to the Charleston Friends of the Library and other selected non-profits will be amplified through an online incentive pool. To learn more and make a donation, visit www.lowcountrygivingday.org.

 

There’s Rhythm in the Telling

Tuesday, May 5 at 10:30 a.m. (not sure if you want to list this with Children’s Programs, too).
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Join J’miah Nabawi, award-winning storyteller and author, for an interactive performance about Anansi the Spider. Find your rhythm, and enjoy stories that feature songs, dancing and drums. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Tech Tuesday: Discovering OverDrive

Tuesday, May 5 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Learn to download audio books and eBooks to your computer, Kindle, Apple device or tablet.

 

Edisto Book Club

Tuesday, May 5 at 3 p.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 5 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Service 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, May 5 at 3:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Up. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Tuesday, May 5 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Celebrate the history of Cinco de Mayo with trivia, games and food.


Teen Advisory Group and Lounge (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 5 from 3:30-5 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Discuss activities for the upcoming Lock-In. Snacks will be served.

 

Quiz Bowl (grades K-5)

Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19 and 26 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

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

 

Afterschool Cool: Passport to Mexico

Tuesday, May 5 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, learn about Mexican food and culture, and make a craft.

 

Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults)

Tuesdays, May 5 and 19 from 5-7 p.m.

Monday, May 11 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Reference Area, Second Floor

Receive free, confidential counseling for your start-up idea or existing business from the Charleston Coastal chapter of SCORE. Walk-ins are welcome.

 

PLAY: Kids in the Kitchen - Barbecue Month (ages 6-12) 

Tuesday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Get ready for the summer, and learn how to make homemade barbecue sauces.

 

Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared (teens)
Tuesdays, May 5, 12 and 19 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Join emergency preparedness, life skills and personal development workshops. Sponsored by the Lowcountry Teen Community Emergency Response Team.

 

Not Fiction Book Discussion

Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town 

by Beth Macy.

 

Soul/R&B/Rock Concert - The Stilettos

Tuesday, May 5 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Join the Stilettos, a high-energy dance band, for an evening concert that features a mixture of Motown soul, blues, R&B, rock and reggae. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults) 

Wednesday, May 6 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.

 

Preschool Special: Stretch - A Yoga Storytime
Wednesday, May 6 at 10:30 a.m.
 
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Join a special guest from the Yoga Den studio, learn yoga poses and enjoy books. Please bring a mat if you have one.

 

Mt. Pleasant Reel Club: A Movie Discussion Group (adults)

Wednesday, May 6 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Theory of Everything. Rated PG-13; 124 minutes.

 

Teen Movie Time

Wednesday, May 6 from 3-5 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Dolphin Tale. Rated PG; 113 minutes.

 

Wednesday Movie (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, May 6 at 3:15 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part I. Rated PG-13; 123 minutes.

 

Wii Wednesday
Wednesday, May 6 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Calling all gamers to come show off your skills.

 

Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)

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

Solve the puzzle, and get a treat.

 

TeenSpot Crossword Puzzle Wednesday

Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Complete the crossword puzzle for a sweet treat.

 

TeenSpot Wired Wednesdays/ Teen Ambassadors Meeting
Wednesday, May 6 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Have fun with technology, and use laptops to surf the web, do homework or play Wii games. Also, share ideas for future TeenSpot events.

 

Crazy 8's Math Club (grades 3-5)

Wednesdays, May 6 and 13 at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 19 at 4 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy a fun math skills session.

 

Knit Night (adults)

Wednesday, May 6 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.

 

Involving Children and Teens in Storytelling

Wednesday, May 6 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom
Involve your children and grandchildren in storytelling, and learn about three ideas for family-friendly projects. Call 805-6930 for more information.

Sleeping Beauty

Thursday, May 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Join Becky’s Box of Puppets for a classic fairy tale that stars exquisitely costumed puppets and encourages audience participation. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Mountain Music, Stories and Dance

Thursday, May 7 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Join Jeff Robbins for an interactive and educational performance that highlights traditional Appalachian music, sing-a-longs, a "sit-down square dance" and instrument-building demonstrations. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Afternoon Adventures: Reading with Rommie and Friends
Thursday, May 7 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, Rommie, and his furry friends.

 

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, May 7 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, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 after school
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.

 

Afterschool Activity Zone

Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 3:30 p.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

 

Crazy 8's Math Club (ages 5-9)

Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a fun math skills session where math meets mischief.

 

Mah Jongg Nights (adults)

Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21 and 28 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.

 

DIY Event Planning Series: Cake Decorating 101
Thursday, May 7 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Learn icing and piping techniques, and decorate a cupcake to take home - or eat it on the spot. Call 805-6840, or email burrisss@ccpl.org to register. This is the first seminar of a four-part DIY event planning series.

 

Jazz Saxophone Concert with Randy Corinthian

Thursday, May 7 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Treat your ears to the smooth sounds of early 20th century and contemporary jazz by Randy Corinthian, accomplished saxophonist, music producer and educator. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Senior Health Issues

Friday, May 8 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Join Mary Peters from Care for Life for a discussion of prevention, symptoms and signs of stroke and dementia.

 

TAG Lock-In (grades 6-12)

Friday, May 8 from 6-8:45 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The library belongs to teens after closing. Enjoy a DIY face painting station, Wii gaming tournament and ping pong. Pizza will be provided.

 

The Siege: Metalsmithing

Saturday, May 9
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Prepare for battle, and make your own helmets and weapons to wield during the Siege Family Festival.

 

Play with Dad: Saturday Stories

Saturday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Share books with a furry friend.

 

PLAY: Mother’s Day Bingo

Saturday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m.

Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Come play, and win a prize for your mom.

 

PLAY: Movie and Craft

Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Make a Mother’s Day craft, and watch Angels in the Outfield. Rated PG; 120 minutes.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie

Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

?Finding Nemo. Rated G; 100 minutes.

 

PLAY: Happy Mother’s Day

Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library 222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make a beautiful bookmark for your mother.

 

PLAY: Second Saturday Storytime

Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Celebrate Mother’s Day with stories and songs, then make something for your mother.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, May 9 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.

 

Play Day: Make your Mother Happy

Saturday, May 9 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Make something special for your mom.

 

Mother’s Day Craft

Saturday, May 9 from 12-1:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Create a special Mother’s Day card with arts and crafts.

 

Contemporary Dance Performance: Movin’ Into Math

Saturday, May 9 from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Learn basic math skills through the creative choreography of the Kinetyx Dance Ensemble. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

PLAY: Lego Fun (grades K-5)

Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Build your own creation, or make something from the challenge list.

 

Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic
Saturday, May 9 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

The Voices of Deliverance: A Gospel Gullah Concert

Saturday, May 9 from 1-2 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Voices of Deliverance is a Charleston-based a cappella group that specializes in African American spirituals, gospel and Gullah songs. This event is part of the North Charleston Arts Festival.

 

Saturday Movie

Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Annie. Rated PG; 118 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.

 

PLAY: Legos

Saturday, May 9 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Dig into creativity. We supply the Legos, and you create the masterpiece.

 

Knit and Stitch (adults)

Saturdays, May 9 and 23 from 2-3 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

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

 

Second Saturday Writing Critique Group (adults)

Saturday, May 9 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.

 

Morning Coffee Book Discussion (adults)

Monday, May 11 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Luminaries by Eleanor Catton.

 

Game Time

Monday, May 11 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Test your gaming skills, and have some fun with Nintendo Wii and board games.

 

TeenSpot Theater

Monday, May 11 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Into the Storm. Rated PG-13; 89 minutes.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, May 11 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.

 

National Limerick Day
Tuesday, May 12
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Write and share a limerick to receive a tasty treat.

 

Online Application Lab

Tuesday, May 12 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Receive one-on-one help with your job applications and resume.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 12 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Service Desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what’s going on in the world.

 

Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 12 from 3:30-6 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Get on Up. Rated PG-13; 139 minutes.

 

Afterschool Cool: Bingo (ages 4-11)

Tuesday, May 12 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Take a chance, and play Bingo. You may win a prize.

 

PLAY: Barbecue Month Grill Skills (ages 8-12) 

Tuesday, May 12 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn how to grill safely, and find out how to make the perfect burger, grilled fruit and vegetables.

 

146 Years of Bicycles in Charleston
Tuesday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Since its first appearance in Charleston in 1869, the bicycle has been a beloved form of transportation and a subject of controversy. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a review of events and issues that formed local history of the revolutionary two-wheeled "velocipede." 

 

American Mah Jongg (adults)

Wednesday, May 13 from 2-4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

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

 

Folly Beach Book Club (adults)

Wednesday, May 13 at 2:30 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Nemesis by Philip Roth.

 

Game On (ages 10-18)

Wednesdays, May 13, 20 and 27 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.

 

Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meeting Room B

Girl Advocacy Again by Joan Jacobs Brumberg. Phone 805-6904 for more details.

 

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, May 14 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.

 

Create a Poster with Wordle

Thursday, May 14 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Use Wordle to create fun posters, and decorate your favorite spaces.

 

Game On - Unplugged (grades 6-12)

Thursday, May 14 from 4:15-5:15 p.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Invite a friend to shoot hoops, or play cards and board games at the library. 

 

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)

Thursday, May 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch One Piece Film Z. Please schedule your ride accordingly due to the longer meeting time.

 

DIY Event Planning: Graphic Design and Stationery Ideas
Thursday, May 14 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium
Discover the wealth of tools available to design, create and publish stationery for any event. Review basic graphic design tools and techniques, and learn about hand-made paper goods. Call 805-6840, or email
burrisss@ccpl.org to register. This is the second seminar of a four-part DIY event planning series.

 

Black and White Theater

Friday, May 15 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Adam’s Rib. Not rated; 101 minutes.

 

Sensory Friendly Movie

Friday, May 15 at 3:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch Disneynature's Ocean, and get up, dance, walk around, shout or sing. Lights will be on and the volume will be low, so every family member can enjoy the show. For special needs patrons with caregivers remaining in the program area.? Rated G; 84 minutes.

 

The Siege: Battle Machines

Saturday, May 16
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn about medieval weaponry, and make a mini catapult to take home.

 

Peace Day
Saturday, May 16
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Wear purple to celebrate Peace Day.

 

Play Day: Bookworm Buddy Bookmark (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Make a bookworm buddy to hold your place.

 

PLAY: Flower Power

Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Make a fresh bouquet of foam flowers.

 

Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)

Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Finding Nemo. Rated G; 101 minutes.

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, May 16 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Practice reading with canine friends, the best listeners in the world.

 

PLAY: Game On (ages 4-11)

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

Have fun, and play Wii and board games.

 

PLAY: Rainbows and Sunshine

Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library 222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Read Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister, and make a sunshine craft.

 

Play Day: Put your Name in Lights

Saturday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Make your name shine like it’s on Broadway.

 

Crochet Class
Saturday, May 16 from 12-1:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Enjoy a crochet class with Debbie Cannon.

 

Met Opera
Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium
La Donna Del Lago by Rossini. Estimated running time: 3 hours, 30 minutes.

 

Play with Parents: Sigma Saturday

Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy a carpentry workshop with members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

 

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, May 16 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Annie. Rated PG; 118 minutes.

 

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)

Saturday, May 16 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch episodes of A Good Librarian, A Good Shepherd. Japanese snacks will be served.

 

Monday Book Discussion (adults)

Monday, May 18 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.

 

Become a Digital Storyteller
Monday, May 18 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Learn the art of digital storytelling, how to use equipment like tablets and scanners to record stories, and find out about related apps and websites. Equipment provided. Space is limited, but the workshop is offered several times. Registration begins May 4; call 552-6466 to register.

 

Adult Scrabble

Monday, May 18 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy friendly competition.

 

TeenSpot Theater

Monday, May 18 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

The Single Moms Club. Rated PG-13; 111 minutes.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, May 18 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.

 

Learn a Foreign Language with Mango

Monday, May 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Business Area

Enjoy a demonstration of Mango Languages, a free program that features online lessons for 64 different languages. 

 

Susie Eades Book Club (adults)

Tuesday, May 19 at 1:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver.

 

Sea Islands Book Club (adults)

Tuesday, May 19 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Color of Water by James McBride.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 19 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Service Desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what’s going on in the world.

 

Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 19 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Good Lie. Rated PG-13; 110 minutes.

 

Afterschool Cool: Green Thumbs

Tuesday, May 19 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.

 

Historic Charleston Foundation: Real Pirates

Wednesday, May 20 at 3:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Did you know that hundreds of years ago there were real pirates in Charleston? Learn about pirates like Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet, the trouble they wreaked on Charleston and the importance of pirate flags; then design your own pirate flag.

 

Wii Time (ages 12 and younger)

Wednesday, May 20 at 3:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Hang out with friends, and play Wii games.

 

Drop Everything and Read

Wednesday, May 20 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Kick off Summer Reading, and enjoy book-related trivia questions, games and prizes. Bring your own books, or check out the available selection of YA books.

 

The Yamasee War: A Tricentennial Remembrance
Wednesday, May 20 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

In the spring of 1715, the S.C. Lowcountry witnessed a violent Indian uprising that left thousands dead and nearly destroyed the colony. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a look back at the events and the legacy of this cataclysmic two-year war.

 

Financial and Estate Planning (adults)

Wednesday, May 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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

Join financial planner Martha Boren and estate planning attorney Dana Wine, and learn information crucial to your future. Refreshments will be served.

 

Not Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town by Beth Macy.

 

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, May 21 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.

 

Film Movement Thursday
Thursday, May 21 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium
Salvo.
Salvo is a ruthless Sicilian hitman who works for a mafioso. When Salvo discovers Rita, a young blind girl present during her brother's assassination, Salvo decides to spare her life. Both haunted by their brief encounter, the two attempt to navigate their dangerous next steps side by side. In Italian with English subtitles. Not rated; 110 minutes.

 

DIY Event Planning Series: Plan and Budget for Weddings and Parties
Thursday, May 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meeting Room A

Learn how to make and conquer your to-do list without breaking the bank. From creating an event budget to invitation etiquette, participants will discover skills to stay on top of the wedding and party planning process. Call 805-6840 or email burrisss@ccpl.org to register. This is the third seminar of a four-part DIY event planning series.

 

Unschooling Information Session

Thursday, May 21 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Attend an information session about unschooling, a form of homeschooling in which children learn without an imposed curriculum by exploring the world and following their interests.

 

Securing your Future (adults)

Thursday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn about wills, trusts, probate, estate planning, financial balance and saving for retirement from attorney Dana Wine and financial advisor Marty Boren.

 

Book Discussion at Otranto

Thursday, May 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe.

 

The Siege: Illuminated Letters

Saturday, May 23
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Create cool metal books and illustrations to record your brave feats.

 

Lowcountry Creative Writing Forum

Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Join a group of writers for a chance to write and network.

 

PLAY: Happy Birthday, S.C.

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

Celebrate the 227 years of S.C. statehood, and make a state flag.

 

PLAY: Streetscape Art Craft

Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Use your imagination to create a streetscape art project.

 

Saturday Movie (grades 6-12)
Saturday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. Rated PG-13; 123 minutes. 

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 23 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: Star Spangled Welcome

Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library 222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make a star spangled welcome wreath to celebrate Memorial Day.

 

PLAY: Cinema Saturday

Saturday, May 23 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Finding Nemo. Rated G; 101 minutes.

 

Play Day: Movie and Popcorn

Saturday, May 23 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Watch Cinderella, and enjoy popcorn. Rated G; 76 minutes.

 

National Jazz Day
Saturday, May 23 from 12-1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Learn about the history of Jazz music, listen to choice selections and discuss some of the Jazz masters.?

 

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, May 23 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

Jane Austen Society (adults)

Saturday, May 23 at 1:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy a presentation of “The Pleasure Gardens of Early Charleston,” by CCPL Historian Dr. Nic Butler. Sponsored by the Jane Austen Society of North America, S.C. Region. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Saturday Movie

Saturday, May 23 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Maleficent. Rated PG; 97 minutes.

 

PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4 and older)

Saturday, May 23 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library –
1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

What can you build with library Legos?

 

Adult Book Club

Saturday, May 23 from 3-4 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Copies available at the Information Desk.

 

Community Karaoke 

Saturday, May 23 from 4-6 p.m.

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

Singers, musicians, spoken word artists, comedians and actors are invited to register for a spot in the community karaoke lineup. Have fun, and win prizes. This event is co-sponsored by the North Central Neighborhood Association. Call 722-7550 to reserve a space.

 

Charleston City Ballet presents The Velveteen Rabbit
Tuesday, May 26 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library
68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a ballet performance of this classic tale.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 26 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Service Desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what’s going on in the world.

 

Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, May 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

When the Game Stands Tall. Rated PG-13; 115 minutes.

 

Afterschool Cool: Crafternoon

Tuesday, May 26 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Create Minecraft characters and projects with fuse beads.

 

Wii Play (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, May 26 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.


College of Charleston Opera presents Little Red Riding Hood
Wednesday, May 27 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy this classic tale with a musical twist.

 

Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)

Wednesday, May 27 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.

 

TeenSpot Wired Wednesday

Wednesday, May 27 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Have fun with technology, and use laptops to surf the web, do homework or play Wii games.

 

Johnson's Ravelin: Charleston's First Town Gate
Wednesday, May 27 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

Designed in 1703 and demolished around 1734, Johnson's Ravelin was a fortified triangular island guarding the only land entrance into the walled city of Charleston. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated overview of this forgotten landmark and its associated moats and drawbridges. 

 

Story Squad: Heroes of Literacy
Thursday, May 28 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a fun performance that combines storytelling, singing, music and visual arts.

 

Thursday Teen Café (grades 6-12)
Thursday, May 28 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.

 

DIY Event Planning Series: Flowers, Décor and Favors
Thursday, May 28 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Learn the basics of flower arranging, explore ideas for DIY décor and create a sample party favor. Call 805-6840 or email burrisss@ccpl.org to register.? This is the final seminar of a four-part DIY event planning series.

 

Play Day: Celery Heart Stamps (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Use vegetables to create beautiful art.

 

PLAY: Messages for Peace

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

Enjoy sidewalk chalk fun, and leave colorful messages to honor those who have given their lives to create a more peaceful world.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 a.m.

Dorchester Road Regional Library 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Toy Story 3. Rated G; 103 minutes.

 

PLAY: Lego Fun (ages 11 and younger)?

Saturday, May 30 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Play with Legos, Lego Duplos and friends in the meeting room.

 

PLAY: Get Ready for Summer Reading

Saturday, May 30 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library 222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make funny bookmarks to save your place while you read this summer.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Saturday, May 30 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

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

 

The Siege Family Festival

Saturday, May 30 from 12:30-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Make medieval arms and armor, build a castle, and endure weapons training and more in preparation for a water balloon battle to kick off Summer Reading. Registration requested.

 

Met Opera
Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium
Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci by Mascagni and Leoncavallo. Estimated running time: 3 hours, 3 minutes.

 

PLAY: Healthy Kids in the Kitchen

Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Learn how to make healthy summer snacks, and check out a cookbook. Presented by Whole Foods.

 

PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

The Boxtrolls. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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