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    Events for: Friday, February 17
    Wednesday, February 1 - Friday, March 31
      
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    Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 17
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic puzzles.

    Aging Gracefully: Healthy Hearing
    Friday, February 17, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Whether you or someone you know has difficulty hearing, information is the key to understanding and coping with this issue. Receive a free auditory screening, learn what causes changes in hearing, and discover strategies for coping with its loss. Reservations required; call 843-883-3914 to register.

    Charleston Symphony Orchestra Kids Concert
    Friday, February 17, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Try out a variety of musical instruments after a performance from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra percussion duo.

    AARP Free Income Tax Preparation
    Friday, February 17, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Receive free income tax preparation and electronic filing assistance from AARP volunteers. A current picture ID and Social Security card are required, along with the Social Security cards of any dependents. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first served basis, with priority given to seniors. The last person will be accepted at 4 p.m.

    YA Book Discussion (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 17, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Cinder by Marissa Meyer.

    Black History Month Movies (teens)
    Friday, February 17, 3:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Lean On Me. Rated PG-13; 109 minutes.

    Winter Reading Bingo
    Wednesday, February 1 - Saturday, February 25
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Pick up a bingo card from the Children's Department, and complete one row of winter reading challenges for a prize. Complete the entire bingo card to enter the grand prize drawing.

    Winter Reading Bingo
    Wednesday, February 1 - Saturday, February 25
    McClellanville Library
    Pick up a bingo card, and complete one row of winter reading challenges for a prize.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
     Mondays-Thursdays
    The Teen Zone is a daily after-school program. Play the Wii, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    Otranto Anniversary Bookmark Contest
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate Otranto's 25th anniversary, and design a bookmark to share with library visitors.

    African-American Read-a-thon
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Read a book written by an African-American author, and receive a sweet treat in the Children's Department.

    STEM DIY Projects Contest
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate Charleston STEM Fest, and complete a DIY project. Take a picture of the final product and submit it to the Reference Desk or otrantoprograms@ccpl.org for a chance to win a family four-pack meal from Raising Canes. The winner will be announced March 1.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 11 and younger)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Pick up a bingo card from the Children's Department, and complete one row of winter reading challenges for a small prize and a chance to win a grand prize.

    African-American Read-In
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Listen to books by African-American authors and illustrators during storytimes, and check out featured titles on displayed in the Children's Area.

    Golden Ticket (teens)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a word scrambler, and receive a sweet treat at the Circulation Desk.

    Black History Month
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Children's Department
    Celebrate Black History Month with a craft.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    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 February is colors.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Have a technology question? Need help formatting your resume or completing a job application? Want to learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call the reference department at 843-849-6161, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute face-to-face session.

    YA Book Bingo (ages 11-17)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    The branch may be closed, but the fun doesn't stop. Email stacirc@ccpl.org to receive a book bingo card by email, or visit another CCPL branch or your school library to pick up a bingo card. Complete one row of reading challenges for a prize, or complete the entire bingo card to enter a grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire. This game is open to CCPL members and those who attend a middle or high school in Charleston County. Completed cards can be returned to any CCPL location or emailed to stacirc@ccpl.org.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Want to learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call 843-559-1945, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia question for a prize.

    Black History Month Challenge (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    James Island Library
    Correctly match the description of a famous African-American with their name or photo for a candy prize.

    Activity Zone (children)
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Classic Arcade
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Main Library
    Play more than 200 arcade games including "Bomb Jack" (1984), "Karate Champ" (1984) and "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1985). View printed circuit boards and software on display.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Main Library
    We Who Believe by Lenora Brown, Arianne King Comer, Natalie Daise, Jacqueline Johnson, Catherine M. Lamkin, Michael D. Sanders and Torreah Cookie Washington
    We Who Believe features fiber art, photography, and oil paintings that relate the artists' expression of African-American life in America and Africa through stitches of hope, strokes of civil rights and inspiring camerawork. The title of this exhibition is based on a quote from civil rights activist Ella Baker.

    Winter Reading Bingo
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Main Library
    Pick up a bingo card from the Children's Department, and complete one row of winter reading challenges for a prize. Complete the entire bingo card to be entered into the grand prize drawing.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    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 February is colors.

    Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Main Library
    Test your knowledge of famous African-Americans during a fun scavenger hunt, and earn a treat.

    Black History Month Trivia
    Wednesday, February 1 - Tuesday, February 28
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Test your knowledge, and receive a sweet treat for correct answers.