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Charleston County Public Library June 2015 Program Lineup
Published:
6/1/2015 11:25:33 AM


 


 

THE LIBRARY’S PROGRAM LINE-UP FOR JUNE 2015

 

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

 

Guess how many Candies are in the Jar (grades 6-12)

Monday, June 1-Friday, June 26
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Guess the number of candies in the jar, and win the entire jar. The winner will be announced June 29.

 

Early Literacy Station
Throughout June

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 June is food.

 

Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit

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

Inspired Visions by Shirley J. Clarke

Clarke’s first Charleston exhibition features portraits, landscapes and still life pieces created with paints, pastels and water colors.

 

Activity Zone (grades K-5)

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

Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

 

Desktop Trivia (adults)

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

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

 

Unmask! Teen Book Reviews (grades 6-12)

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

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

 

Paintings by Sandy Tedesco
Throughout June
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy an exhibit by Sandy Tedesco, who paints abstract interpretations of her feelings about the marsh, flowers, seashore, fruit and landscapes.

 

Superheroes Unite (teens)
Throughout June
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Complete a superhero mask, and receive a treat.

 

Fifth Teen Contest

Throughout June
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Every fifth teen to come in the library wins a prize.

 

Early Literacy Station

Throughout June
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 June is food.

 

Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
Throughout June
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.

 

Champion Books of Summer

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

Participate in an eight-week children’s book tournament, and discover the top three favorite picture, primer and chapter books. Visit the children’s department, and vote for books every week. Each vote increases your chance of winning a prize. The contest ends July 31.

 

My Anime: Graphic Novel Drawing Contest (teens)
Throughout June
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Submit hand-drawn artwork that’s suitable viewing for all ages on 8.5x11 paper. Write your name and phone number on the back of the drawing, and submit it at the Circulation Desk. The winner will be announced August 5.

 

Picture This: Guess the Movie-Book Connection (teens and adults)
Throughout June
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Many famous films are based on books. Correctly identify the movie scenes displayed, and name the associated book title and author for a chance to win a gift card to a local restaurant. One entry per person. The winner will be announced July 2.

 

My Superhero Art Contest (teens)
Throughout June
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Create hand-drawn art inspired by your favorite superhero on 8.5x11 paper. Write your name and phone number on the back of the drawing, and submit it at the Reference Desk. The winner will be announced August 5.

 

Mind Bending Maze (grades 6-12)

Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
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, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 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.

 

Caregiver Support Group (adults)

Mondays, June 1 and 29 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Meet with others who understand what you're going through, and receive caregiving tips, advice and support. Offered in conjunction with Carolina Hospice Care; refreshments will be served.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, June 1 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

Be a Kid Again

Monday, June 1 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Alice in Wonderland (1951). Rated G; 75 minutes.

 

Superhero Theater (teens)

Monday, June 1 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman. Rated PG; 75 minutes.

 

Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)
Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 6:30 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Want to know more about knitting or share your knowledge? Meet and exchange ideas with other crafters. All skill levels welcome.

 

Quiz Bowl (grades K-5)

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

Answer the trivia question correctly, and win a prize.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 2
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.

 

SPROUTS Musical Theatre presents Rumpelstiltskin
Tuesday, June 2 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a musical performance of this classic golden tale.

 

PLAY: Afternoon Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Tuesday, June 2 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Ratatouille. Rated G; 111 minutes.

 

Edisto Book Club

Tuesday, June 2 at 3 p.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen.

 

Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults)

Tuesdays, June 2 and 16 from 5-7 p.m.

Mondays, June 8 and 22 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Reference Area

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 - Iced Tea Month (ages 6 and older)

Tuesday, June 2 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn about local sweet tea and other types of iced tea enjoyed around the world.

 

The Muddy Origins of Charleston's Dock Street
Tuesday, June 2 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Charleston's Dock Street (renamed Queen Street in 1734) is now famous for its iconic theater, but its early history lurks behind the clouds of a long-forgotten colonial-era controversy. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated tour of the issues that shaped the course of this ancient thoroughfare. 

 

Not Fiction Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

 

Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)

Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Solve the puzzle, and get a treat.

 

Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)

Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17 and 24
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Challenge yourself, and solve crossword clues.

 

The Healing Force: The Rhythm of the Drum
Wednesday, June 3 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Listen to traditional African instruments during a performance that intertwines music and stories to enlighten and encourage audiences.

 

Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults) 

Wednesday, June 3 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.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff: The Plantation Singers

Wednesday, June 3 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy a musical introduction to Lowcountry Gullah culture.

 

Become a Superhero 101

Wednesday, June 3 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Sign up for Summer Reading, and enjoy superhero games and crafts.

 

Knit Night (adults)

Wednesday, June 3 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.

 

Creating Digital Scrapbooks

Wednesday, June 3 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

Explore how to use your digital files and photos to design and quickly publish photo albums and scrapbooks from sites like Shutterfly. Call 805-6930 for more information. Registration is not required.

 

Thursday Word (grades K-5)

Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.


Chamber Music Charleston Classical Kids Concert
Thursday, June 4 at 9:15 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn about wind instruments, and listen to Miss Rumphius set to music by Johann Sebastian Bach.

 

Game On (ages 10-18)

Thursdays, June 4 and 18 from 2:30-4:30 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.

 

End of School Bash (grades 6-12)
Thursday, June 4 from 3:30-5 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Celebrate the end of another school year, enjoy snacks and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

 

Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
Thursdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 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.

 

Author Appearance
Thursday, June 4 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium
This year marks the 73rd anniversary of the Doolittle Raid. Join local author James Scott for a discussion of his new book, Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor. Scott will sign copies of his book after the program.

 

Teen Word Seekers (grades 6-12)

Fridays, June 5, 12, 19 and 26
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

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

 

World Environment Day/ National Doughnut Day

Friday, June 5
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Write or illustrate a statement about how to improve the environment, and receive a doughnut.

 

Matinée Heroes

Friday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Tangled (2010). Rated PG; 100 minutes.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff with the Wolfman

Friday, June 5 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Join Rob “The Wolfman” Johnson of the SEWEE Center, and learn about red wolves and coyotes in the Lowcountry.

 

Friday Flick

Friday, June 5 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

Summer Teen Movie

Friday, June 5 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Watch Into the Woods, and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 124 minutes.

 

Contemporary Poetry Reading (adults)

Friday, June 5 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Join Jizzo Jay da Poet, who will read from his book, The Heart of a Young Soldier.

 

Hobcaw Barony: Storytelling with Lee Brockington

Friday, June 5 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Enjoy wildlife stories, and learn how this private land became a public treasure.

 

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

Saturdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27
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.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff

Saturday, June 6
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Pick up a reading log, and start your summer off right.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, June 6 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 with Dad: Saturday Stories

Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

 

STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Make a furry friend, and read a book with your new pal. Certified therapy dogs and their handlers love a good story.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Meet the Robinsons. Rated G; 96 minutes.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff
Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Celebrate getting out of school, pick up your summer reading packet and share some summer fun.

 

PLAY: Animal Heroes

Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Learn about Goliath the Fire Horse, and make a paper puppet.

 

PLAY: Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

PLAY: Animal Hero Statue (grades K-5)

Saturday, June 6 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Learn about heroic animals, and make model animals with clay. Supplies limited.

 

Lowcountry Creative Writing Group

Saturday, June 6 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.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace

Saturday, June 6 from 1:30-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Be a crafting hero.

 

General Stephen D. Lee’s Memories

Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Stephen D. Lee (1833-1908) was the youngest Confederate Army lieutenant general appointed during the Civil War. Join Philip Cheney, folk singer and director of the Oconee County Public Library, for a presentation of General Lee’s memories from a first-person perspective. For more information, call 805-6930.

 

Make a Clucker Cup

Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Create a chicken noisemaker.

 

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes
Saturday, June 6 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

 

Knit and Stitch (adults)

Saturday, June 6 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 are welcome.

 

Book Discussion

Saturday, June 6 from 3-4 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

One in a Million by Kimberla Lawson Roby.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Monday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Morning Coffee Book Discussion

Monday, June 8 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

 

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Monday, June 8 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Meet live animals from the deep sea.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, June 8 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Monday, June 8 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Be a Kid Again

Monday, June 8 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Cinderella (1950). Rated G; 75 minutes.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Monday, June 8 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Superhero Theater (teens)

Monday, June 8 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

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

 

Ancestry Alive

Monday, June 8 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

Join Marianne Cawley from the South Carolina Room, and learn tips and techniques about how to use Ancestry Library Edition, an excellent genealogy resource. Call 805-6956 for more information.

 

Author Book Talks
Monday, June 8 from 6:45-7:45 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Join local published and self-published authors for a discussion of their work during 4-8 minute book talks. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. Call 805-6943 for more information.


Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 9
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.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup
Tuesday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Real Dads Read: Storytime with an Author
Tuesday, June 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library
3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Join author Stewart Jenkins as he reads The Day Papa Lion Shook Hands with a Butterfly.

 

Teen DIY Activities (grades 6-12)

Tuesdays, June 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 11:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Play Popcorn Fear Factor, and make bookmarks, a Father’s Day craft and a tie-dye project.

 

DIY Superhero Mask (teens)

Tuesday, June 9 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Be creative, design your own medal and create your own superhero mask.

 

Finding your Way Afoot and Afloat
Tuesday, June 9 at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Learn basic compass skills, and make a simple compass to take home.

 

Cosmic Craft Tuesday: Popsicle Stick Bow and Arrows

Tuesday, June 9 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Practice archery with a bow and arrow made out of household items.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

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

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

PLAY: Afternoon Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Tuesday, June 9 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension. Rated G; 120 minutes.

 

Unmask! Teen Movie (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 9 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. Rated PG-13; 81 minutes.

 

Job Action Day: Interviewing 101 (teens)

Tuesday, June 9 at 2:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Join Chelsei Howard from Palmetto Community Action Partnership, and learn techniques to ace an interview and get the job.

 

Superhero Science

Tuesday, June 9 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy fun and fantastic science experiments.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Tuesday, June 9 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

PLAY: Let your Flag Fly (ages 6 and older)

Tuesday, June 9 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Flag Day is June 14. Create a flag that celebrates your unique personality or style.

 

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

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

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Wednesday Teen Movie

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

Annie. Rated PG-13; 118 minutes. Refreshments will be provided.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup
Wednesday, June 10 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

American Mah Jongg (adults)

Wednesday, June 10 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.

 

Unmask! Teen Hero Series (grades 6-12)

Wednesdays, June 10 and 17 from 2-4 p.m.
Thursdays, June 11, 18 and 25 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Watch episodes of Smallville, Arrow, Spider-Man and more.

 

Folly Beach Book Club (adults)

Wednesday, June 10 at 2:30 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith.

 

Unmask! Comic Activities (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 10 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Create a new superhero or villain for your own comic strip, play guess the superhero/villain, and enjoy snacks. 

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Wednesday, June 10 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Makers in Residence Series: Knitting Basics
Wednesday, June 10 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

Are you interested in knitting but lack time to teach yourself? Learn the basics during an introductory workshop with Charleston knitting expert Jillian Brandl. Needles and yarn will be provided. Space is limited; email summersm@ccpl.org or call 805-6930 to register.


Great Books Discussion

Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meeting Room B

Esta Noche by Mark Doty.

Lust by Susan Minot. Phone 805-6904 for more details.

 

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers

Thursday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Meet live animals from the deep sea.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Thursday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Meet a Hero: Police Officer

Thursday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Enjoy stories and crafts with a real community hero.

 

Magic Tree House Club: Stage Fright on a Summer Night (ages 5-11)
Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

 

Every Hero has a Movie

Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup (ages 11 and younger)

Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)

Thursday, June 11 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Celebrate summer, and watch episodes of Okamisan and Her Seven Companions. Pocky will be served.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Thursday, June 11 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Popcorn Party - Pow! Bam! Pop! Explosion Kickoff

Thursday, June 11 from 5:30-7 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy a Corpus Callosum collaborative celebration.

 

Become a Digital Storyteller
Thursday, June 11 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn the art of digital storytelling, how to use devices and equipment like tablets and scanners to record stories, and find out about related apps and websites. Equipment will be provided. Space is limited, so registration is requested; but there are two more upcoming workshops. Call 805-6930 to register.

 

A Citizens' Guide to the History of Charleston's "Colonial Common"
Thursday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

In 1768, the S.C. legislature set aside the land surrounding Charleston's Colonial Lake as a public "common" indefinitely, but the boundaries of this scenic preserve have steadily shrunk over successive generations. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated review of the events and controversies that shaped the creation of Colonial Common and Colonial Lake. 

 

Matinée Heroes

Friday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

101 Dalmatians (1961). Rated G; 79 minutes.

 

Porkchop Productions presents Stone Soup

Friday, June 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Enjoy a classic tale about teamwork and sharing.

 

Friday Flick

Friday, June 12 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Spy Kids 3D: Game Over. Rated PG; 84 minutes.

 

Summer Teen Movie

Friday, June 12 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Watch Sharkwater, and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 89 minutes.

 

Mollie Magic

Friday, June 12 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Expand your imagination through interactive storytelling and magic.

 

Family Storytelling Workshop
Saturday, June 13
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Main Library from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Join professional storyteller Tim Lowry, and learn how to craft and record family stories for future generations. Lowry will use classic folk tales and Brer Rabbit stories to demonstrate how a folk tale’s structure can be used as a model to produce family stories. The workshop includes a morning session devoted to story development from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., followed by a lunch break and then 15-minute on-site iPhone recording sessions from 1-5:30 p.m. Due to limited space, families are encouraged to sign up for a specific afternoon recording slot by June 10. Email charlestontells@ccpl.org or call 805-6884 to register. Footage will be emailed to participants immediately following the event.

 

Play Day: Community Heroes Craft (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Learn about community heroes, and make a firefighter or police officer hat.

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Share books with a furry friend.

 

Superhero Bingo (ages 4-11)

Saturday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Play superhero Bingo, and win a prize.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Wiz. Rated G; 133 minutes.

 

PLAY: Superhero Weird Science
Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Have fun with out-of-this-world science demonstrations.

PLAY: Saturday Movie and Craft

Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Watch Big Hero 6, and make a hero craft. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Bingo
Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a few rounds of Bingo, and win prizes.

 

PLAY: Wrestlin’ and Lassoin’

Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Enjoy tall tales, and help wrangle bears with a tornado lasso.

 

PLAY: Second Saturday Storytime (ages 2-6)

Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy stories of courage in everyday life.

 

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.

 

PLAY: Cinema Saturday

Saturday, June 13 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Bolt. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

 

Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.

 

PLAY: Legos

Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

We supply the Legos, and you create the masterpiece.

 

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 13 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

A Bug’s Life. Rated G; 95 minutes.

 

Second Saturday Writing Critique Group (adults)

Saturday, June 13 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.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Monday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Monday Book Discussion (adults)
Monday, June 15 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman.

 

Family Movie
Saturday, June 15 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Rated G; 81 minutes.

 

Recording Family Stories (adults)

Monday, June 15 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Learn how to encourage your loved ones to share their stories, and use apps and websites to record memories for future generations.

 

Adult Scrabble

Monday, June 15 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy friendly competition.


Superhero Party
Monday, June 15 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a superhero storytime, and attempt the superhero obstacle course.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, June 15 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Monday, June 15 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Be a Kid Again

Monday, June 15 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Ugly Dachshund (1966). Not Rated; 93 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Monday, June 15 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Superhero Theater (teens)

Monday, June 15 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

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

 

PLAY: Good Night Storytime (ages 6 and younger)

Monday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy a special storytime and craft.

 

Learn a Foreign Language with Mango

Monday, June 15 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.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 16
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.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story
Tuesday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Real Dads Read: Storytime with an Author (ages 3-10)

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

Join Stewart Jenkins as he reads his new Papa Lion book, Follow the Leader.

 

Art Fusion STEM Storytime: 1, 2, 3, Hero Bees and Bugs

Tuesday, June 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library
3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Listen to fun stories about insects, and enjoy a buggy craft.

 

Cosmic Craft Tuesday: Egyptian Necklaces

Tuesday, June 16 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Learn about the heroes of Egyptian mythology, and make a cool necklace.

 

Susie Eades Book Club

Tuesday, June 16 at 1:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Ordinary People by Judith Guest.

 

Sea Islands Book Club (adults)

Tuesday, June 16 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Color of Water by James McBride.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story
Tuesday, June 16 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

PLAY: Afternoon Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Tuesday, June 16 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Spy Kids 3: Game Over. Rated PG; 85 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Tuesday, June 16 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

PLAY: Make a Father’s Day Card (ages 6 and older)

Tuesday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

June 21 is Father’s Day. Make a card for your dad to show you care.

 

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Wednesday, June 17 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

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

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Summer Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)

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

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014). Rated PG-13; 142 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Wednesday, June 17 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Ninja Turtle Ooze (ages 12 and younger)

Wednesday, June 17 at 4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Make glowing green mutant ooze.

 

Hero Dogs

Thursday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Listen to stories about man's best friend, then create a hero dog puppet and a matching mask for yourself.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Thursday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Meet a Hero: Firefighter

Thursday, June 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Enjoy stories and crafts with a real community hero.

 

Not Fiction Book Discussion

Thursday, June 18 at 11 a.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown.

 

Introduction to Seeking Grants
Thursday, June 18 from 12-1 p.m.

Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Foundation Center Resources Area, Second Floor.

Become familiar with Foundation Center resources. Discover the grants database, learn basic and advanced search functions and research foundation profiles. Handouts will be provided, and participants can practice searching for grants after the presentation. CCPL is a Funding Information Network partner with the Foundation Center. For more information, visit www.foundationcenter.org.

 

Magic Tree House Club: Winter of the Ice Wizard (ages 5-11)
Thursday, June 18 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

 

Every Hero has a Movie
Thursday, June 18 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story (ages 11 and younger)

Thursday, June 18 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Thursday, June 18 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Main Summer Book Sale
Thursday, June 18 from 5-7:30 p.m. (members’ event)
Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20 from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 21 from 2-4 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Prices start at $0.50 during this fantastic sale on fiction, non-fiction, children's books and more. Special deals will be
featured on Sunday, and proceeds benefit the Charleston County Public Library.

 

Dart Hall Dance Days Revisited: An Evening of Jazz with Ann Caldwell and Roger Bellow (adults)

Thursday, June 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Smooth jazz was heard throughout Dart Hall many nights in the early 1930s. Recapture some of that magic during a performance by Ann Caldwell and Roger Bellow.?

 

Book Discussion at Otranto

Thursday, June 18 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho.

 

Matinée Heroes

Friday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Toy Story (1995). Rated G; 81 minutes.

 

Flow Circus: Every Hero has a Story

Friday, June 19 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Enjoy animated storytelling by an inspiring juggler.

 

Black and White Theater

Friday, June 19 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Gaslight. Rated PG; 114 minutes.

 

Friday Flick

Friday, June 19 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

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

 

Summer Teen Movie

Friday, June 19 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Watch The Boxtrolls, and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

 

DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Olivia

Friday, June 19 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Bring in a small photo of your favorite hero, and make a hero craft.

 

Play with Dad: Saturday Stories

Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

 

PLAY: Hero Dogs

Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Listen to stories about man's best friend, then create your own hero dog puppet and a matching mask for yourself.

 

Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)

Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

 

YA Movie (grades 6-12)
Saturday, June 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Avengers. Rated PG-13; 142 minutes. 

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 20 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Demonstrate your heroic reading skills to a furry pal.

 

PLAY: Fridge Magnet Art
Saturday, June 20 at 11 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Let your inner artist shine, and design a masterpiece to take home.

PLAY: Caped Crusader Capers (ages 3-6)

Saturday, June 20 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Enjoy a storytime about superheroes, and make your own cape.

 

PLAY: Have Fun with Captain Underpants

Saturday, June 20 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Learn to draw Captain Underpants, and enjoy fun and games.

 

PLAY: Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 20 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Rated PG; 81 minutes.

 

Happy Father's Day Arts and Crafts

Saturday, June 20 from 12-1:30 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Make a special hand-crafted Father's Day card. 

 

Play with Parents: Build and Grow (grades K-5)

Saturday, June 20 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Be an environmental hero, and make a planter with recycled materials. Registration recommended; supplies limited.

 

Gullah Quilt Demonstration

Saturday, June 20 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Join Dorothy Montgomery for a brief demonstration of Gullah quilting techniques, and check out a display of her quilts.

 

PLAY: Craft Stick Kazoo

Saturday, June 20 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Make a musical instrument to take home.

 

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes

Saturday, June 20 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

Become a Digital Storyteller

Saturday, June 20 from 2-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Learn the art of digital storytelling, how to use devices and equipment like tablets and scanners to record stories, and find out about related apps and websites. Equipment will be provided. Space is limited, so registration is requested; call 559-1945 to register after June 6. One final digital storytelling workshop is offered in July.

 

Book Discussion (adults)
Saturday, June 20 from 3-4 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

South of Broad by Pat Conroy. Copies will be available at the Information Desk.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood

Monday, June 22 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

Corpus Callosum: Superhero Supply (ages 5-11)

Monday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Design your super alter-ego, and make supplies you need to save the day.

 

Superhero Training
Monday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library –
1589 Highway 174: 869-2355

Listen to super stories, and practice your super skills.


Neighborhood Heroes: Therapy Dogs
Monday, June 22 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meet STAR Therapy dogs, and learn more about these furry heroes.

 

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, June 22 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes

Monday, June 22 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Be a Kid Again

Monday, June 22 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Sleeping Beauty (1959). Rated G; 75 minutes.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes

Monday, June 22 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Superhero Theater (teens)

Monday, June 22 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. Rated PG-13; 75 minutes.

 

Makers in Residence Series: Learn to Code with the Iron Yard
Monday, June 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

Want to build your own website or become a software developer? Learn the basics of HTML and CSS during this introductory class. Space is limited; email summersm@ccpl.org or call 805-6930 to register.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 23
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.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood
Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.

Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

Coastal Kids Dental Storytime (ages 3-6)

Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy a special storytime presented by Coastal Kids Dental.

 

Reel Heroes and She-roes
Tuesday, June 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library
3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

 

South Carolina Aquarium ?Rovers

Tuesday, June 23 at 1 p.m. 
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library –
5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300

Meet live animals from the deep sea.

 

Cosmic Craft Tuesday: DIY Bouncy Balls

Tuesday, June 23 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Create bouncy balls through a combination of chemistry and fun.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes
Tuesday, June 23 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

PLAY: Afternoon Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Tuesday, June 23 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Super Buddies. Rated G; 81 minutes.

 

Unmask! Teen Movie (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 23 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Batman: Assault on Arkham. Rated PG-13; 76 minutes.

 

Diversity Tolerance for Teens

Tuesday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Join Chelsei Howard from Palmetto Community Action Partnership, learn about diversity tolerance and how it effects society.

 

Kapow Crafts
Tuesday, June 23 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Make a superhero craft to wear home.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood

Tuesday, June 23 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

PLAY: Kids in the Kitchen (ages 9 and older)

Tuesday, June 23 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Make a recipe from The Secret Garden Cookbook.

 

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, June 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Despicable Me 2. Rated PG; 98 minutes.

 

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

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)

Wednesday, June 24 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.

 

Wednesday Teen Movie

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

Mystery movie - what will it be? Refreshments provided.

 

Value Line Research Center Overview (adults)

Wednesday, June 24 from 1-1:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn the basics of Value Line’s new interface, search stocks by name or ticker, use the new online report format and find a PDF of the traditional report.

 

Manage your Digital Bookshelf with Goodreads

Wednesday, June 24 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Second Floor Classroom

Discover Goodreads, a growing online community of book lovers. Learn how to create a free profile, search for friends, add books that you've read and find your next great book.

Call 805-6885 to register after June 17.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes
Wednesday, June 24 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Wii Wednesday (grades 6-12)

Wednesday, June 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Bring a friend, and have fun playing Wii games.

 

Heroes and Monsters of Greek Mythology (grades 1-5)

Wednesday, June 24 at 3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Explore Greek mythology through stories and activities. Limited to 50 participants.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood

Wednesday, June 24 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

Recipe for a Hero Puppet Show

Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Enjoy a funny, action-packed take on beloved tales by the Otranto Puppet Players.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes
Thursday, June 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library
3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Magic Tree House Club: Revolutionary War on Wednesday (ages 5-11)
Thursday, June 25 at 2 p.m.

Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood (ages 11 and younger)

Thursday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

Every Hero has a Movie

Thursday, June 25 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Hercules. Rated G; 93 minutes.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Hercules and the Heroes

Thursday, June 25 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Follow Greece’s greatest hero as he battles mythical creatures and warriors.

 

Teen Lock-In

Thursday, June 25 from 5:30-7 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Enjoy an evening with friends. Surf the web, play video games or just hang out.

 

Film Movement Thursday 
Thursday, June 25 at 6 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Auditorium

To Kill a Man. Hardworking family man Jorge is barely making ends meet when he’s mugged by a neighborhood delinquent named Kalule. When Jorge's son decides to confront Kalule, he is shot in the process and Kalule is sentenced to two years in prison. Once released, Kalule seeks revenge on Jorge’s family. To protect his wife, son and daughter, Jorge takes justice into his own hands and must live with the emotional and psychological consequences. Directed by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras. In Spanish with English subtitles. Not rated; 82 minutes.

 

Nintendo Wii and Board Games (teens)

Thursday, June 25 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Join other teens for a fun evening with Nintendo Wii and board games.

 

PLAY: Good Night Storytime (ages 6 and younger)

Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Enjoy a special storytime and craft.

 

Matinée Heroes

Friday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Hercules (1997). Rated G; 93 minutes.

 

Hampstead Stage presents Robin Hood

Friday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Revel in this heroic tale set in Sherwood Forest.

 

Friday Flick

Friday, June 26 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

 

Summer Teen Movie (teens)

Friday, June 26 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Watch Strange Magic, and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 99 minutes.

 

Book Pass for Teens (grades 6-12)

Friday, June 26 from 2-3 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Read a South Carolina Book Award nominee, and share your likes and dislikes with fellow teens.

 

Find your Way Afoot and Afloat

Friday, June 26 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Learn basic compass skills, and make a simple compass to take home.

 

Lowcountry Creative Writing Forum

Saturday, June 27 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 Day: Community Heroes Fingerprint Craft (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Use your fingerprints to draw your favorite community heroes.

 

PLAY: The Bee Cause Heroes

Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

Learn about bees, make crafts and taste different kinds of honey.

 

Local History: William Jasper, an Enigmatic Hero

Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914

The legendary exploits of Sgt. William Jasper began at the battle for Sullivan's Island in June 1776 and ended with his death at the siege of Savannah in October 1779, but few facts are known about his origins and family. Celebrate "Carolina Day" by joining CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a profile of the enigmatic Sgt. Jasper and some new insight into his family's legacy.

 

Superhero Bingo (ages 4-11)

Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library –
430 Whilden Street: 884-9741

Play superhero Bingo, and win a prize.

 

PLAY: Saturday Morning Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Saturday, June 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Rated PG; 118 minutes.

 

PLAY: The Kryptonite Challenge
Saturday, June 27 at 11 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Learn about the power of these green crystals, and enjoy activities that test your super powers. 

 

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs

Saturday, June 27 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: Create a Superhero Story

Saturday, June 27 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library
222 Baker Street: 887-3699

Make your own superhero mask.

 

PLAY: Saturday Movie

Saturday, June 27 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

Maleficent. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

 

PLAY: STEM Build (ages 5-11)

Saturday, June 27 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550

Build something awesome with straws, squares, Legos or blocks.

 

PLAY: Boomerang Craft

Saturday, June 27 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Color a boomerang to take home.

 

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes
Saturday, June 27 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Hercules. Rated G; 93 minutes.

 

PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4-11)

Saturday, June 27 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Use your imagination to build epic Lego creations.

 

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)

Saturday, June 27 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

It’s time for Ms. Tama’s free annual Anime DVD/wall scroll giveaway. Watch episodes of Ping-Pong: The Animation, and choose one random Anime DVD or Anime wall scroll from the available selection to take home.

 

World of Strings with Roger Bellow

Monday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679

Explore the world of string instruments, and enjoy music, songs and laughter.

 

Online Application Lab (adults)

Monday, June 29 at 1 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Receive computer assistance and one-on-one help with your job application and resume.

 

Neighborhood Hero: Police Officer
Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Meet a police officer, and learn about his daily life on the job.

Movie Monday (grades 6-12)
Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

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

 

Shadows and Strings: A Puppet’s Journey

Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

Join Glenardo the puppet, and learn puppetry techniques from around the world.

 

Be a Kid Again

Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

The Aristocats (1970). Rated G; 78 minutes.

 

Folly Beach Turtle Watch Crew

Monday, June 29 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library 55 Center Street: 588-2001

Learn about sea turtles and how to help them.

 

Superhero Theater (teens)

Monday, June 29 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library –
1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546

Wonder Woman. Rated PG-13; 74 minutes.

 

Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 30
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. 


Frozen Summer Celebration
Tuesday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930

Enjoy a magical story time, sing-a-long and craft with enchanted special guests. Costumes are encouraged.

 

Stop, Drop and Read (ages 3-6)

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

Enjoy a storytime and fire safety discussion with Battalion Chief Eric Phillips of the North Charleston Fire Department.

 

The Plantation Singers
Tuesday, June 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library
3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489

Enjoy an upbeat, musical introduction to Lowcountry Gullah culture.

 

Cosmic Craft Tuesday: Fourth of July Sparkler Pencil

Tuesday, June 30 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional –
2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094

No fire is needed for this hot Fourth of July craft.

 

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers

Tuesday, June 30 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635

Meet live animals from the deep sea.

 

PLAY: Afternoon Movie (ages 11 and younger)

Tuesday, June 30 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library
6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466

The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

 

Unmask! Teen Movie (grades 6-12)

Tuesday, June 30 from 2-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945

The Dark Knight. Rated PG-13; 152 minutes.

 

Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic

Tuesday, June 30 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161

Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

 

PLAY: Kids in the Kitchen (ages 9 and older)

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

Make a recipe from The Secret Garden Cookbook.

 

 

 

 

 

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