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    Events for: Thursday, July 2
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
      
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    DIY Crafts: Magical Masks (teens)
    Thursday, July 2 - Tuesday, July 7
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Unmask your summer reading spirit, and create a super disguise.

    Thursday Word (grades K-5)
    Thursday, July 2
    John L. Dart Library
    Define the word of the day for a treat.

    Reel Heroes and She-roes
    Thursday, July 2, 10:30 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Hercules. Rated G; 93 minutes.

    Magic Tree House Club: Dolphins at Daybreak (ages 5-11)
    Thursday, July 2, 2:00 PM
    Main Library
    Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

    Every Hero Has a Movie
    Thursday, July 2, 2:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    The Boxtrolls. Rated PG; 96 minutes.

    Caleb Alexander: The New Generation of Magic
    Thursday, July 2, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Enjoy an interactive magic show with music, illusions and live animals.

    Unmask: Teen Hero Series (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, July 2, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    All heroes had to start somewhere. Watch episodes of Smallville, Arrow, Spider-Man and more.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, July 2, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
    Thursday, July 2, 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Meet live animals from the deep sea.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, 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.

    Retro Gaming Station
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Main Library
    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
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Main Library
    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)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and correctly answer a weekly trivia question for a prize.

    Paintings by Barbara Fox
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Barbara Fox displays her paintings of the Lowcountry landscape and other scenery.

    Superhero Word Search (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Complete the word search for a small prize.

    Match the Sidekick to the Hero (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Match each hero to his or her sidekick for a sweet treat.

    Superheroes Unite (teens)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Complete a superhero mask and receive a treat.

    Fifth Teen Contest
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Edisto Library
    Every fifth teen to come in the library wins a prize.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian (teens and adults)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    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
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    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
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, 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.

    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    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)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    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)
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Answer the daily question for a chance to win a prize. Prizes awarded each Monday.

    My Superhero Art Contest
    Wednesday, July 1 - Friday, July 31
    Otranto Road Regional
    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.