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    Events for: Wednesday, May 4
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Photos or videos may be taken at CCPL events and activities for library use in promotion and publicity.
    Anyone not wanting to have their photo taken should notify library staff at the time of the event or activity.

    PLAY: Children's Book Week (grades K-5)
    Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6
    John L. Dart Library
    Complete an activity sheet for a sweet treat.

    Guess the Author/Illustrator (ages 11 and younger)
    Monday, May 2 - Saturday, May 7
    James Island Library
    Celebrate Childrens Book Week by correctly answering the daily trivia question for a chance to receive a prize.

    Screen Free Week Celebration
    Monday, May 2 - Saturday, May 7
    John's Island Regional Library
    Play, read and discover more with activities each day. 

    Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults)
    Wednesday, May 4, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Charleston Coastal Chapter of SCORE offers free confidential counseling for your start-up idea or existing business.

    Preschool Special: Yoga Storytime
    Wednesday, May 4, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Parents and preschoolers, enjoy books and yoga poses with the Yoga Den studio. Please bring mats if you have them.

    North Charleston Arts Festival: Children Theatre Performance
    Wednesday, May 4, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    The Tortoise and the Hare: The Musical. This Aesop's Fable gets a fun, updated twist in this interactive musical presented by Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth.

    Reel Club (adults)
    Wednesday, May 4, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    The Danish Girl, starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander, portrays the remarkable love story of artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener as they navigate Lili's journey as a transgender pioneer. Rated R; 119 minutes.

    Web Wednesday (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, May 4
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    View the latest and greatest viral videos and websites.

    Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, May 4
    John L. Dart Library
    Solve clues to find big answers.

    Teen Movie Time
    Wednesday, May 4, 3:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    The Minions. Rated PG; 91 minutes 

    Teen Google: Create Your Own Video Game
    Wednesday, May 4, 3:30 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Design and program video games using code and computer science. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes and other fun games. Start with the basics and build your knowledge each week. Space limited. Call 843-766-2546 to register.

    Game On
    Wednesday, May 4, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Main Library
    Challenge family and friends to fun games, including Wii, Minecraft using “creative mode” and board games.

    Wednesday Popcorn Western
    Wednesday, May 4, 6:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Stagecoach. Not Rated; 96 minutes

    Knitting on The Edge (adults)
    Wednesday, May 4, 6:00 PM
    Folly Beach Library
    Work on your knit or crochet project, and share ideas with others.

    Register for Iron Yard Kids Coding Classes
    Monday, May 2 - Friday, June 3
    Main Library
    After launching five years ago, The Iron Yard has grown to 16 campuses and offers technology education, including specialized courses to teach computer coding to kids. This four-week course is being held in two sections: one for children in grades 3-5 and one for teens in grades 6-11. Classes are Saturdays, June 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 2-3 p.m. Space is limited to five individuals in each age groupso register early by calling the Children's Department at 843-805-6893.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Main Library
    A Visit to Cuba by Joanna Biondolillo
    Intimate portraits by travel photographer Biondolillo just before the United States reestablished relations with Cuba. 

    The Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Exhibit
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Main Library
    Correspondence Art: School to School, an exhibition of student-created art from seven area schools.

    Painting Exhibit: John’s Island and Edisto
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Landscapes in oils by Sara Jane Reynolds

    Exhibit of Roses
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society’s display of selected rose varieties.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop. Call 843-559-1945 to make an appointment for a 30-minute, one-on-one session.

    11th Annual Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest (all ages)
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Main Library
    Winning designs announced June 1.

    May is Get Caught Reading Month (teens)
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    West Ashley Library
    Celebrate by letting us catch you reading, and receive a sweet treat. Whoever gets caught the most in May is entered into a drawing for a special surprise.

    Can You Guess Who I Am? (adults)
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Guess the names of people pictured on the display board. Entries with the most correct answers will be part of a June 1 drawing for a gift basket. 

    TeenSpot Tweets for Treats
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Find a birdie, and tweet about your favorite book for a treat.

    Get Caught Reading (ages 12-18)
    Sunday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Win a Kindle Fire just by getting caught reading. Each week, we will announce on social media when we will be looking for readers. If we catch you reading, you will be entered in the end-of-the-month drawing for a Kindle.