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    Events for: Tuesday, July 29
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31

    Dog Days of Summer Photo Exhibit
    Monday, July 14 - Sunday, August 31
    Main Library
    View professional photos of adorable, adoptable animals at Charleston Animal Society. The Dog Days exhibit is part of our summer-long Book-to-Action Project, which is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the S.C. State Library.

    PLAY: ZumbAtomic
    Tuesday, July 29, 10:00 AM
    Village Library
    Enjoy exercise with a certified Zumba instructor.

    Summer Reading Finale: The Wagsters - World Class Magic and Illusion
    Tuesday, July 29, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Celebrate your reading accomplishments with a magic show of illusions that will leave you amazed.

    Summer Reading Finale: Houdini II
    Tuesday, July 29, 10:30 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Enjoy magic, music and lots of laughs during this high-energy, interactive show.

    Ice Cream Finale
    Tuesday, July 29, 11:00 AM
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch Library
    Celebrate your achievements with ice cream sundaes.

    The Wagsters - World Class Magic and Illusion
    Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Enjoy a magic show, and celebrate achievements.

    TeenSpot Summer Reading Wrap Up presents Houdini II, Magician Extraordinaire
    Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Enjoy magic, music and lots of laughs during this high energy, interactive show.

    Financial Education Series: Bring Balance to Your Budget
    Tuesday, July 29, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    Otranto Road Regional
    This workshop encourages developing a budget by identifying financial goals to balance between saving, spending and borrowing. Presented by Jerol Graves from Edward Jones.

    Afternoon Movie
    Tuesday, July 29, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Castle in the Sky. Rated PG; 125 minutes.

    Spark a Reaction Teen Movie (ages 12-19)
    Tuesday, July 29, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Life of a King. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes.

    TeenSpot Summer Theater
    Tuesday, July 29, 4:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Black Coffee. Rated PG; 85 minutes. Refreshments provided.

    Music and Stories with Sharon Robles (grades K-5)
    Tuesday, July 29, 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Join Sharon Robles for storytelling and original songs about protecting the environment, as well as some traditional children's favorites. * Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before program

    PLAY: We all Scream for Ice Cream
    Tuesday, July 29, 5:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy ice cream all month, and learn fun facts about the ingredients used to make ice cream and the types of ice cream kids enjoy around the world.

    Every Child Ready to Read Family Literacy Night
    Tuesday, July 29, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    A Chair for my Mother by Vera Williams
    Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late by Mo Willems
    Children and caregivers, enjoy stories and discussion focusing on family literacy and learning. Different themes and books will be read and discussed each week.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Main Library
    Tenderness, Inverted and Exposed by Susannah Elliott
    If asked "why take yet another photograph of, say, a leaf," Susannah Elliott argues that each leaf is extraordinarily ordinary, simple, unique, necessary and magical all at the same time. "Sometimes we need reminders to look at them," Elliott explains. "We have to keep making art, and we need to keep endeavoring to communicate with others."

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Main Library
    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.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Painting Display
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    William Shelton displays acrylic paintings of the Lowcountry landscape.

    John's Island Dog Days of Summer Photo Exhibit
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Drop by our branch to view professional photos of adorable, adoptable animals at Charleston Animal Society. The Dog Days exhibit is part of our summer-long Book-to-Action Project, which is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the South Carolina State Library.

    TeenSpot Sparks a Reaction
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Recommend a book, bring it to the reference desk and receive a treat.

    What's the Title? (adults)
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Guess the book title for a chance to win a first, second or third place gift card.

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    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.

    Searching for Tech Savvy Teens (grades 9-12)
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Are you interested in helping others learn how to use iPads, smart phones, tablets and other technological gadgets? Participation may count toward required community service credit hours at your school. Contact Mirjam Veldkamp at 843-849-6161 or veldkampm@ccpl.org for more information.

    Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for September 25 Book Talks
    Tuesday, July 1 - Monday, September 1
    Main Library
    Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content by September 1 to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401. Submissions must be family friendly and include the author's name, phone number, email and postal addresses. Authors of approved submissions will be invited to present their works during 4-8 minute presentations September 25. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943.