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    Events for: Thursday, October 30
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31


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    Halloween Movie (grade 6 and older)
    Thursday, October 30, 3:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Eight Legged Freaks. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes. Refreshments will be provided.

    Afternoon Adventures: Ghoulish Makeup
    Thursday, October 30, 3:30 PM
    Main Library
    Get into the Halloween spirit, and learn how to apply stage makeup to transform yourself into a ghoulish creature.

    Thursday Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, October 30, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

    PLAY: Movie Matinee (ages 6-11)
    Thursday, October 30, 4:00 PM
    Village Library
    The Dragon Pearl. Rated PG; 95 minutes.

    Thursday Word (grades K-5)
    Thursday, October 30
    John L. Dart Library
    After school
    Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.

    Teen Book Fan Club (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, October 30, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    James Island Library
    Like werewolves or other eerie creatures? Talk about spooky stories and adaptations.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, October 30, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    Reviving "Apparently Dead" Bodies in 1790s Charleston
    Thursday, October 30, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    In 1793, the City of Charleston passed a law requiring citizens to try to revive persons who were "apparently dead" or in a state of "suspended animation." What was the science behind this plan to re-animate bodies, and was it successful or simply ghoulish? Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for a discussion of the fascinating experiments that gripped Charleston and the nation in the 1790s. 

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

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Main Library
    Good to be Home by Stephen Paul Herchak
    Enjoy a display of colored pencil drawings of scenery by Herchak, a Charleston native who recently returned to the area after traveling to other states for his job in advertising in graphic design.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Main Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Adult Mind Games (ages 18 and older)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Pick up an activity sheet at the Service Desk. Complete it for your chance to win a gift card at the end of the month.

    Desktop Trivia (ages 18 and older)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop at the service desk to answer trivia questions for a sweet treat.

    Portraits of Survivors Display
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Art students from St. John's High School present Portraits of Survivors during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local Breast Cancer Survivors volunteered to sit for portraits and share their stories of courage. This project is sponsored by a Komen Foundation Grant coordinated by Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic.

    South Carolina Heart Gallery
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    The South Carolina Heart Gallery is a collaborative effort of adoption professionals, photographers and local businesses working together to help children in foster care find permanent, loving homes. Portraits of children awaiting adoption are displayed in various locations around the state in order to raise public awareness. www.scheartgallery.org.

    Supersize Scrabble (adults)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Each day we will put out seven super-size scrabble tiles. Come in and create a word each day. We will tally your score at the end of the month for a chance to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place prize. One entry per day. Ages 12 and older please.

    Teen Dreams
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Celebrate Teen Read Week all month, and complete a dream cloud for a sweet treat.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

    PLAY: Halloween Guess and Win (ages 4-11)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Village Library
    Guess the number of Halloween treats in the jar, and win a prize. One guess accepted per day. The winner will be announced October 31.