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Charleston County Public Library July 2015 Events & Programs
Published:
7/1/2015 10:50:50 AM


 

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


Early Literacy Station
Throughout July
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 July is music.

Retro Gaming Station
Throughout July
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Reference Department
Learn about the history of video games, and play more than 50 classic arcade games including Pac-Man, Frogger and Donkey Kong. How high can you score?

Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
Throughout July
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Byzantium in Charleston: Liturgical Art in the Eastern Tradition by Andrew Gould
Gould, an Orthodox church designer and liturgical artist, expresses his "vocation to create beauty within the framework of ecclesiastical tradition" through a collection of original art and church designs.

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

Desktop Trivia (adults)
Throughout July
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Stop by the Service Desk, and correctly answer a weekly trivia question for a prize.

Paintings by Barbara Fox
Throughout July
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Barbara Fox displays her paintings of the Lowcountry landscape and other scenery.

Superhero Word Search (grades 6-12)
Throughout July
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Complete the word search for a small prize.

Match the Sidekick to the Hero (grades 6-12)
Throughout July
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Match each hero to his or her sidekick for a sweet treat.

Superheroes Unite (teens)
Throughout July
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Complete a superhero mask and receive a treat.

Fifth Teen Contest
Throughout July
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Every fifth teen to come in the library wins a prize.

Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian (teens and adults)
Throughout July
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 July
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.

Early Literacy Station
Throughout July
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 July is music.

“You’re My Hero” Essay Contest (teens)
Throughout July
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Unmask your hero, interview your favorite teacher, coach, mentor or relative, and write an essay (500 words maximum) that explains why they are amazing. Sample interview questions and details are available, and the contest winner will receive a $25 Towne Center gift card and their story will be published in The Island Eye newspaper.

My Anime: Graphic Novel Drawing Contest (grades 6-12)
Throughout July
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.

Are You Smarter than a Librarian (adults)
Throughout July
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Answer the daily question for a chance to win a prize. Prizes awarded each Monday.

My Superhero Art Contest
Throughout July
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.

Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)
Wednesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Solve the puzzle, and get a treat.

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

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

Tony the Peanut Man, a Comic Book Hero
Wednesday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Join this Lowcountry legend for stories and fun, and sing along with chants in the rich oral tradition of Charleston's street vendors.

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, July 1 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Frozen. Rated PG; 108 minutes.

Center for Birds of Prey: Raptors All Around Us
Wednesday, July 1 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Learn about hawks, eagles, owls and other birds of prey.

Unmask: Teen Hero Series (grades 6-12)
Wednesdays, July 1 and 8 from 2-4 p.m.
Thursdays, July 2 and 16 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
All heroes had to start somewhere. Watch episodes of Smallville, Arrow, Spider-Man and more.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Wednesday, July 1 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

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

Turning your Memories into Movies
Wednesday, July 1 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor Classroom
Discover how to add and edit digital files to make your own movies through free apps and websites, and learn how to share them on sites like YouTube. Registration is not required; call 805-6930 for more information.

DIY Crafts: Magical Masks (teens)
Thursday, July 2-Tuesday, July 7
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Unmask your summer reading spirit, and create a super disguise.

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

Reel Heroes and She-roes
Thursday, July 2 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Hercules. Rated G; 93 minutes.

Magic Tree House Club: Dolphins at Daybreak (ages 5-11)
Thursday, July 2 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, July 2 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
The Boxtrolls. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic
Thursday, July 2 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

Game On (ages 10-18)
Thursdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2-4 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.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Thursday, July 2 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

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

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

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Monday, July 6 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

English Language Learners Conversation Club (adults)
Mondays, July 6 and 13 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Practice your English skills in a casual environment with a small group of learners. Drop-ins are welcome; registration is not required. Light refreshments will be provided.

Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic
Monday, July 6 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

Neighborhood History Hero
Monday, July 6 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Explore the life of a local history hero.

Cowboy Roundup
Monday, July 6 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Have a Wild West time, and earn your spurs at a cowboy round up.

Be a Kid Again
Monday, July 6 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Pete's Dragon. Rated G; 129 minutes.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Monday, July 6 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

Superhero Theater (teens)
Monday, July 6 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Green Lantern: First Flight. Rated PG-13; 77 minutes.

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

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

ZumbAtomic
Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Enjoy fun-filled exercise sessions with a certified Zumba instructor.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

Ticklebuddy the Clown (ages 3-6)
Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy kid-friendly fun, and laugh yourself silly with zany amusement.

Reel Heroes and She-roes
Tuesday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Annie. Rated PG; 118 minutes.

Teen DIY (grades 6-12)
Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 11:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy creative fun with lip balm, upcycled t-shirts, loom bands and pickles.

Superhero Training
Tuesday, July 7 at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Listen to super stories, and practice your super skills at the library.

Cosmic Craft: Super Reader Bookmarks
Tuesday, July 7 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Turn your favorite comics and graphic novels into an epic bookmark.

Vamos Cantando
Tuesday, July 7 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Have fun learning Spanish during this exciting, interactive musical show.

Afternoon Movie
Tuesday, July 7 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
The Boxtrolls. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

Unmask Teen Movie (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, July 7 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Rated PG-13; 123 minutes.

Just Say Know (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, July 7 at 2:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Join a representative from the Palmetto Community Action Partnership, and learn about drug and alcohol effects and consequences.

Superhero Science
Tuesday, July 7 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Enjoy fun and fantastic science experiments, including a sparkly explosion.

K-9 Heroes
Tuesday, July 7 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Join Police Officer Thomas Plyler and his team, and learn about local K-9 heroes.

PLAY: Strawberry Sundae Fun Day
Tuesday, July 7 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Did you know that July 7 is National Strawberry Sundae Day? Make your own sundae, and learn all about this delicious berry.

Not Fiction Book Discussion
Tuesday, July 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides.

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
The Tale of Despereaux. Rated G; 94 minutes.

Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic
Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

Wednesday Movies (ages 10 and older)
Wednesdays, July 8 and 22 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Jupiter Ascending. Rated PG-13; 125 minutes.
The Seventh Son. Rated PG-13; 102 minutes.
Refreshments will be provided.

Storm Team 2’s Josh Marthers
Wednesday, July 8 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Learn about hurricanes and Lowcountry weather patterns.

American Mah Jongg at the Library (adults)
Wednesday, July 8 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, July 8 at 2:30 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.

Cool Down with Christmas in July (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, July 8 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy Christmas cheer in July with crafts, snacks and door prizes.

Mario Kart Wii Tournament (teens)
Wednesday, July 8 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Stop by the lower level meeting room, choose your favorite Nintendo Hero and race against other kids for superhero prizes and snacks.

Hogwarts Hour Games and Crafts
Wednesday, July 8 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Celebrate all things Harry Potter.

Makers in Residence Series: Polymer Clay - How and Where to Start
Wednesday, July 8 from 5:15-7:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
Join local artist Selma Andrews to learn about polymer clay basics. Explore the process of making polymer clay objects from start to finish, and leave with your own handmade ring bowl. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; email summersm@ccpl.org or call 805-6930 to register.

Book Lovers Book Club Meeting (teens)
Wednesday, July 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Bring along your favorite book to share, enjoy rounds of Book Speed Dating and play Literary Mad Libs.

William Jasper: An Enigmatic Hero
Wednesday, July 8 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor Classroom
The legendary exploits of Sgt. William Jasper began at the battle for Sullivan's Island in June 1776 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, and join CCPL historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a profile of the enigmatic Sgt. Jasper with some new insight into his family's legacy.

Great Books Discussion
Wednesday, July 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Meeting Room B
Love and Trust by Louann Brizendine. Phone 805-6904 for more details.

DIY Crafts: Beaded Bookmarks (teens)
Thursday, July 9-Tuesday, July 14
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Decorate your summer reading selections with an ornate bookmark.

Mollie Magic
Thursday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Expand your imagination through interactive storytelling and magic.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Thursday, July 9 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

Meet a Hero: U.S. Coast Guard
Thursday, July 9 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: Monday with a Mad Genius (ages 5-11)
Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Meet live animals from the deep sea.

Every Hero Has a Movie
Thursday, July 9 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Spy Kids. Rated PG; 88 minutes.

Club Anime! (grades 6-12)
Thursday, July 9 from 3-4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Watch The Legend of Legendary Heroes. Rated TV-14. Japanese snacks will be served.

Reptile Guy at the Library
Thursday, July 9 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
View and learn about live reptiles from the City of Charleston's Environmental Education Division.

Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

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

Movie Marathon: Old vs. New
Friday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Father of the Bride (1950). Not rated; 93 minutes.
Father of the Bride (1991). Rated PG; 105 minutes.

Matinée Heroes
Friday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Pocahontas (1995). Rated G; 85 minutes.

Recipe for a Hero Puppet Show
Friday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Enjoy a funny, action-packed take on beloved tales by the Otranto Puppet Players.

Friday Flick
Friday, July 10 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Frozen. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

Vintage Superhero Movie (grades 6-12)
Friday, July 10 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Cool off inside, watch Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 77 minutes.

The Awendaw Fire Department
Friday, July 10 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Learn about firefighters and the many ways they protect our lives and our homes.

Play With Parents Weekly Challenge: 100 Things to Do Before Kindergarten (ages 2-4)
Saturdays, July 11, 18 and 25
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.

Play Day: Superhero Mask Craft (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Create a cool mask to exhibit your inner superhero.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs
Saturday, July 11 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, July 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Play superhero Bingo, and win a prize.

PLAY: Saturday Movie
Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 101 minutes.

PLAY: Bats, Spiders and Cats, Oh My!
Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Enjoy stories, songs and a craft about these super creatures.

PLAY: Saturday Movie and Craft
Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Watch The Lorax, and make a craft. Rated PG; 93 minutes.

PLAY: Lowe’s Build and Grow (ages 4-11)
Saturday, July 11 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: Superhero Science
Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Discover the science behind superheroes, and make a drippy gravity painting.

PLAY: Second Saturday Storytime (ages 2-6)
Saturday, July 11 at 11 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Listen to stories about man's best friend.

PLAY: DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
Saturday, July 11 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, July 11 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Big Hero 6. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

Saturday Movie
Saturday, July 11 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Neverbeast. Rated G; 76 minutes. Sponsored by The UPS Store, 3575 Maybank Hwy, John’s Island.

PLAY: Legos
Saturday, July 11 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, July 11 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Annie. Rated G; 118 minutes.

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

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Monday, July 13 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Movie with Popcorn
Monday, July 13 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
The Country Bears. Rated G; 88 minutes.

Creating Digital Movies (adults)
Monday, July 13 at 12 p.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Capture your family memories on video using free apps and websites.

80s Film Fest
Monday, July 13-Friday, July 17 from 12-2:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Enjoy watching great 80s movies in the Teen Lounge.
Monday, July 13: The Goonies. Rated PG; 114 minutes.
Tuesday, July 14: Ghostbusters. Rated PG; 105 minutes.
Wednesday, July 15: Weird Science. Rated PG-13; 94 minutes.
Thursday, July 16: Back to the Future. Rated PG; 116 minutes.
Friday, July 17: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Rated PG-13; 103 minutes.

Neighborhood Heroes: Folly Beach Turtle Team
Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Meet the heroes who help protect sea turtles, and learn how you can be a hero, too.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Be a Kid Again
Monday, July 13 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Robin Hood (1973, animated). Rated G; 83 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Monday, July 13 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Superhero Theater (teens)
Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Batman: Mask of the Phantasm. Rated PG-13; 76 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Tuesday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Storytime with an Author
Tuesday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Author/illustrator Jonathan Miller will read from his book, The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund.

Reel Heroes and She-roes
Tuesday, July 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

Cosmic Crafts: Hero Bracelets
Tuesday, July 14 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Create color-coded power bracelets for any superhero fan.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Tuesday, July 14 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Afternoon Movie
Tuesday, July 14 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Frozen. Rated PG; 108 minutes.

Unmask Teen Movie (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, July 14 from 2-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
The Avengers. Rated PG-13; 142 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Tuesday, July 14 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

PLAY: We All Scream for Ice Cream
Tuesday, July 14 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
July is National Ice Cream Month. Enjoy the most popular ice cream flavor (vanilla), and learn fun ice cream facts.

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
G-Force. Rated PG; 88 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Wednesday, July 15 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Summer Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, July 15 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Seventh Son (2014). Rated PG-13; 102 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Wednesday, July 15 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Island star.

Superhero Creation Station (ages 12 and younger)
Wednesday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Enjoy a superhero snack while creating your new superhero identity.

TeenSpot Wii Wednesday
Wednesday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Beat the summer heat, relax inside and play Wii games with friends.

The Digital Storyteller
Wednesday, July 15 from 5:30-8 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
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 766-2546 to register.

DIY Crafts: Hanging Mobiles (teens)
Thursday, July 16 - Tuesday, July 21
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Decoupage a colorful mobile from old CDs, magazines and trimmings.

Reptile Man
Thursday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Join a City of Charleston Naturalist, meet live reptiles and learn about biology and conservation.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Thursday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Meet a Hero: Joint Base Charleston
Thursday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Enjoy stories and crafts with a real community hero.

Introduction to Seeking Grants
Thursday, July 16 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, including the grants database for basic and advanced search functions, sample searches and foundation profile information. Handouts will be provided, and participants can practice grant searches 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: Season of the Sandstorm (ages 5-11)
Thursday, July 16 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, July 16 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Sky High. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Thursday, July 16 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Thursday, July 16 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Knit and Purl: A Casual Knitting Group (adults)
Thursday, July 16 from 5-6:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Bring your knitting materials, and knit with fellow crafters. All skill levels welcome.

Film Movement Thursday
Thursday, July 16 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
The Dark Valley.
When a lone rider arrives in a small mountain village; nobody knows where he's from and nobody wants him there. The stranger introduces himself as Greider, a photographer from America, and Old Brenner, the town's patriarch, provides him with shelter for the harsh winter ahead. Soon, a tragic accident leads to the death of one of Brenner's beloved sons. When another son is mysteriously killed, it's clear this is not a coincidence. The time has come for Brenner's family to pay, and Greider plans to settle a score long forgotten by everyone in the remote village but him. Directed by Andreas Prochaska. In German with English subtitles. Not rated; 114 minutes.

Dart after Dark Book Discussion (adults)
Thursday, July 16 at 6:15 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Bring a book you’ve recently read to discuss with others.

Book Discussion at Otranto
Thursday, July 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
The Visitors: A Novel by Sally Beauman.

Matinée Heroes
Friday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Brave (2012). Rated PG; 93 minutes.

Natalie Daise Presents Comeyah Tales
Friday, July 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Delight in stories and songs about South Carolina with this Gullah Gullah Island star.

Black and White Theater
Friday, July 17 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
The Shaggy Dog. Rated G; 101 minutes.

Friday Flick
Friday, July 17 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Planes: Fire and Rescue. Rated PG; 83 minutes.

Vintage Superhero Movie (grades 6-12)
Friday, July 17 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Cool off inside, watch Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 93 minutes.

Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center
Friday, July 17 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Visit Sewee's resident turtles, and learn about their unique traits.

Play with Dad: Saturday Stories
Saturday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

PLAY: Turtle Team Heroes
Saturday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Learn how local volunteers patrol the beaches to protect loggerhead turtles, and enjoy fun turtle crafts.

Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)
Saturday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
The House Maid’s Daughter by Barbara Mutch.

Saturday Movie (grades 6-12)
Saturday, July 18 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
The Seventh Son. Rated PG-13; 102 minutes.

PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs
Saturday, July 18 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: Christmas in July (ages 4-11)
Saturday, July 18 at 11 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Celebrate winter in the middle of the summer, and enjoy stories, songs and snacks.

PLAY: More Super Science
Saturday, July 18 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Use magnets to make a painting.

PLAY: Saturday Movie
Saturday, July 18 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Brave. Rated PG; 93 minutes.

Play with Parents: Sigma Saturday
Saturday, July 18 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.

Create Your Own Superhero Arts and Crafts
Saturday, July 18 at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Create your own superhero, write or draw about their costume, superpower, weakness and story, and tell others about this new character.

An Afternoon with Abraham Lincoln
Saturday, July 18 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Gerald Y. Pitts performs an original one-act play as Abraham Lincoln. Hear President Lincoln recount stories of his life from boyhood to presidency.

PLAY: Make a Puzzle
Saturday, July 18 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Color a jigsaw puzzle to take home.

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes
Saturday, July 18 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Monday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Monday Book Discussion (adults)
Monday, July 20 from 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin.

Book Camp (teens)
Monday, July 20-Friday, July 24 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Teen Lounge
Sign up for a book-themed, behind-the-scenes library camp. Space is limited, so call 805-6903 or email teenunderground@ccpl.org to register.

Corpus Callosum: Superhero Supply (ages 5-11)
Monday, July 20 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.

What Floats Your Boat?
Monday, July 20 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Conduct experiments to learn the basics of buoyancy with the Charleston Sail and Power Squadron.

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

Neighborhood Baseball Heroes
Monday, July 20 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Learn about baseball and the Charleston RiverDogs, and meet Charlie the RiverDog, too.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Monday, July 20 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Be a Kid Again
Monday, July 20 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
The Love Bug (1968). Rated G; 108 minutes.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Monday, July 20 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Superhero Theater (teens)
Monday, July 20 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Avengers Confidential. Rated PG-13; 83 minutes.

PLAY: Good Night Storytime
Monday, July 20 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, July 20 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Business Area
Join a demonstration of Mango Languages, a self-paced language learning product for desktop computer, tablet and smartphone users. There are 64 different languages featured, and Mango includes online word, phrase and dialog learning methods along with pronunciation tools and some foreign language films to enhance learning.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Tuesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Art Fusion Storytime: Firebird Dancer, Monster Fighter
Tuesday, July 21 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Enjoy stories illustrated by Christopher Myers with musical interludes and dancing. Make a cool monster mask or ballerina headpiece to wear home.

St. Paul's Sunshine Jam
Tuesday, July 21 at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Feel the beat, join in the music and sing along with Shannon and Drew Marler as they play children’s songs and explore group rhythms and harmonies.

Cosmic Craft: Comic Book Coasters
Tuesday, July 21 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Turn old CDs into an epic coaster.

Susie Eades Book Club
Tuesday, July 21 at 1:30 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Stealing Secrets by Donald Winkler.

Sea Islands Book Club (adults)
Tuesday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Tuesday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Afternoon Movie
Tuesday, July 21 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Despicable Me 2. Rated PG; 98 minutes.

Beware What You Share: Internet Safety (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, July 21 at 2:30 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Join a discussion about why it’s important to be careful what you post about yourself online.

Kapow Crafts
Tuesday, July 21 at 4 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Use your superhero skills to make an awesome craft.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Tuesday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Free Legal Clinic: Do I Need an Attorney?
Tuesday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Attend a presentation by Ryan Schwartz, Esq., from Charleston County Bar Association’s Outreach Committee. For more information, email info@charlestonprobono.org or call 805-6930.

Summer Science: I Dig Earthworms (ages 6 and older)
Tuesday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Learn about the importance of earthworms, and gently touch or hold live earthworms.

Summer Kids Flick
Wednesday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Bolt. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Wednesday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Overview of the Value Line Research Center (adults)
Wednesday, July 22 from 1-1:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor, Business Area
Confused by Value Line's new interface? Join CCPL’s business librarian for a demonstration, and learn how to search stocks or funds by name or ticker, use the new online report format and where to find a PDF of the traditional report.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Wednesday, July 22 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Heroes and Monsters of Greek Mythology (grades 1-5)
Wednesday, July 22 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.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Wednesday, July 22 at 4:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Makers in Residence Series: Introduction to Arduino Programming
Wednesday, July 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Second Floor Classroom
Join Tim Taylor of Makelab Charleston for an overview of the Arduino microcontroller board, the software development environment, and examples of how to program and wire the board. Learn the general operation of the Arduino software and board by using them with LEDs, joysticks and serial ports. Space is limited; email summersm@ccpl.org or call 805-6930 to register.

DIY Crafts: Resin Necklaces (teens)
Thursday, July 23 - Tuesday, July 28
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Use your imagination, and turn sparkles and tiny pictures into a one-of-a-kind necklace.

World of Strings with Roger Bellow
Thursday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Enjoy music and songs as you explore the world of string instruments with musician Roger Bellow.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Thursday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Not Fiction Book Discussion
Thursday, July 23 at 11 a.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides.

Magic Tree House Club: Summer of the Sea Serpent (ages 5-11)
Thursday, July 23 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, July 23 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
TMNT 2007 (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles CGI). Rated PG; 87 minutes.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Thursday, July 23 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

The Digital Storyteller Series Finale
Thursday, July 23 from 3-5 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Meeting Room B
Join us as we wrap up the past six months of workshops and spotlight programs. Bring any digital storytelling item you have created since you attended a workshop, and be entered into the prize drawing. Light snacks and beverages will be served.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Thursday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Classic Movie Time
Thursday, July 23 at 5:30 p.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Beau Geste. Not rated; 112 minutes.

John’s Island Regional Library Book Sale
Thursday, July 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. (members’ event)
Friday, July 24 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Prices start at 50 cents during this fantastic sale on fiction, non-fiction, children's books and more. Proceeds benefit the Charleston County Public Library.

Nintendo Wii and Board Games (grades 6-12)
Thursday, July 23 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Enjoy an evening of fun with Nintendo Wii and board games.

Movie Marathon: Old vs. New
Friday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Jaws (1975). Rated PG; 125 minutes.
Jaws II (1978). Rated PG; 117 minutes.
Jaws 3-D (1983). Rated PG; 99 minutes.

Matinée Heroes
Friday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

Puppet Show by All Hands Productions
Friday, July 24 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Laugh at The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man.

Friday Flick
Friday, July 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

Vintage Superhero Movie (grades 6-12)
Friday, July 24 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Cool off inside, watch Superman II and enjoy snacks. Rated PG; 107 minutes.

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office
Friday, July 24 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Learn how to be safe at home, school and in everyday surroundings.

Lowcountry Creative Writing Forum
Saturday, July 25 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. All ages welcome.

Play Day: Superhero Shield Craft (ages 11 and younger)
Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Build a shield to defend yourself against the enemy.

PLAY: Fish Print Fun
Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Create a colorful fish print with friends from Mt. Pleasant Seafood.

Superhero Bingo (ages 4-11)
Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Play superhero Bingo, and win a prize.

PLAY: Saturday Movie
Saturday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Shark Boy and Lava Girl. Rated PG; 93 minutes.

PLAY: Super Senses to the Rescue
Saturday, July 25 at 11 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Learn about the five senses, and create a superhero thaumatrope to explore optical illusions.

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

PLAY: Superman Flight
Saturday, July 25 at 11 a.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Explore the concept of flight with balloons and paper airplanes.

PLAY: Saturday Movie
Saturday, July 25 at 11 a.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Rated PG; 100 minutes.

PLAY: Imagine and Draw
Saturday, July 25 at 1 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Design and draw your own superhero.

PLAY: Dance Party
Saturday, July 25 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Come shake, shimmy and dance.

PLAY: Reel Heroes and She-roes
Saturday, July 25 at 2 p.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Mulan. Rated G; 88 minutes.

PLAY: Lego Club (ages 4-11)
Saturday, July 25 from 2-3:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Use your imagination to build epic Lego creations.

Houdini II Magic and Music
Monday, July 27 at 10:30 a.m.
James Island Library – 1248 Camp Road: 795-6679
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

PLAY: Lego Block Party
Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Use your imagination to build with Legos and blocks.

Caregiver Support Group (adults)
Monday, July 27 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Meet with others who understand what you’re going through, and receive caregiving tips, advice and support. Offered in conjunction with Carolina Hospice Care; refreshments will be served.

Flabbergasting Fantasy Finale
Monday, July 27 at 11:30 a.m.
Edisto Library – 1589 Highway 174: 869-2355
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading, and dress as your favorite book character.

Online Application Lab
Monday July 27 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.

You Are a Hero
Monday, July 27 at 2 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Discover how you are a hero within your community.

Heroic-Con
Monday, July 27 at 2 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Join a league of heroes, and enjoy comics, games, crafts, videos and more.

Be a Kid Again
Monday, July 27 at 2 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977, animated). Rated G; 74 minutes.

Summer Reading Finale: Ice Cream Party
Monday, July 27 at 4 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with ice cream sundaes and music.

Superhero Theater (teens)
Monday, July 27 at 5 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Ender’s Game. Rated PG-13; 114 minutes.

Summer Reading Finale: Mollie Magic
Tuesday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Expand your imagination through interactive storytelling and magic.

Houdini II Magic and Music
Tuesday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Ice Cream Summer Reading Finale
Tuesday, July 28 at 1 p.m.
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library – 5151 Town Council Drive 889-3300
Celebrate your Summer Reading achievements with ice cream sundaes, hot dogs and games.

Cosmic Craft: Superhero Costume Craft
Tuesday, July 28 from 1-3 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Use paper towel rolls, duct tape and markers to create a costume fit for any hero.

Mollie the Magician
Tuesday, July 28 at 2 p.m.
West Ashley Library – 45 Windermere Boulevard: 766-6635
Expand your imagination through interactive storytelling and magic.

Afternoon Movie
Tuesday, July 28 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Wreck-It Ralph. Rated PG; 108 minutes.

Unmask Teen Movie (grades 6-12)
Tuesday, July 28 from 2-4:45 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
The Dark Knight Rises. Rated PG-13; 164 minutes.

Wii Wednesday (grades 6-12)
Wednesday, July 28 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Bring a friend, and have some fun playing Wii games.

Finding Your Way Afoot and Afloat
Tuesday, July 28 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Learn basic compass skills, and make a simple compass to take home.

Summer Science: Ladybug Dome (ages 8 and older)
Tuesday, July 28 at 5:30 p.m.
John’s Island Regional Library – 3531 Maybank Highway: 559-1945
Learn about ladybugs, and gently hold live ladybugs.

Are You Ready to Start a Business? (adults)
Tuesday, July 28 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Join a free workshop facilitated by local SCORE mentors for an overview of the business plan, sales, marketing, finance and legal requirements for starting your own business. Register online at http://j.mp/ready72015 to reserve a seat.

Houdini II Magic and Music Finale
Wednesday, July 29 at 10:30 a.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)
Wednesday, July 29 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.

Magical Summer Reading Finale with Caleb Alexander (children and teens)
Wednesday, July 29 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

Houdini II Magic and Music
Wednesday, July 29 at 4 p.m.
Otranto Road Regional – 2261 Otranto Road: 572-4094
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Houdini II Magic and Music Finale
Thursday, July 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Village Library – 430 Whilden Street: 884-9741
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Reel Heroes and She-roes
Thursday, July 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial Library – 3503 Rivers Avenue: 744-2489
Mulan. Rated G; 88 minutes.

Every Hero Has a Movie
Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m.
St. Andrews Regional Library – 1735 N. Woodmere Drive: 766-2546
The Incredibles. Rated PG; 115 minutes.

Houdini II Magic and Music
Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Every Hero Has a Story - The Finale
Thursday, July 30 at 4 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Celebrate your Summer Reading accomplishments with a short film, games and a sweet treat.

Book Signing with Author Will Mordock
Thursday, July 30 at 6 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Join veteran journalist Will Moredock for a discussion of his new book, Living in Fear - Race, Politics and the Republican Party in South Carolina. Moredock’s work has appeared in newspapers around the country, and he is the author of Banana Republic Revisited: 75 Years of Madness, Mayhem and Minigolf in Myrtle Beach. Call 805-6930 for more information.

Teen Lock-In (ages 10-18)
Thursday, July 30 at 6:15 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Surf the web, play video games or just hang out. Refreshments provided.

PLAY: Good Night Storytime
Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Dorchester Road Regional Library – 6325 Dorchester Road: 552-6466
Enjoy a special storytime and craft.

Matinée Heroes
Friday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library – 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Ella Enchanted. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

PLAY: Fishing and Crabbing Adventures
Friday, July 31 at 10:30 a.m.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library – 1921 I’on Avenue: 883-3914
Experience hands-on Lowcountry fishing fun with the folks from Haddrell’s Point.

Friday Flick
Friday, July 31 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
John L. Dart Library – 1067 King Street: 722-7550
Toy Story 2. Rated G; 92 minutes.

Vintage Superhero Movie (grades 6-12)
Friday, July 31 at 1 p.m.
Folly Beach Library – 55 Center Street: 588-2001
Cool off inside, watch Godzilla vs. Destroyah and enjoy snacks. Not rated; 103 minutes.

Book Pass for Teens (grades 6-12)
Friday, July 31 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.

Houdini II Magic and Music Finale
Friday, July 31 at 3:30 p.m.
McClellanville Library – 222 Baker Street: 887-3699
Enjoy lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

Sher-LOCKED in the Library Murder Mystery Event (ages 12 - adults)
Friday, July 31 from 6-9 p.m.
Main Library – 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Auditorium
Enjoy an after-hours Sherlock-themed murder mystery adventure. Space is limited, so call 805-6903 or email teenunderground@ccpl.org to sign up.

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