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    Events for: Wednesday, July 23
    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.

    Hampstead Stage: The Legend of King Arthur
    Wednesday, July 23, 10:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and watch a valiant sword fight.

    Fizz, Boom, Movie for Kids
    Wednesday, July 23, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. Rated PG; 94 minutes.

    Financial Literacy for Teens
    Wednesday, July 23, 11:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Learn what it means to have a checking/savings account and how your credit can affect your future. Registration recommended.

    Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)
    Wednesday, July 23, 12:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Discuss your concerns and issues with Councilwoman Anna Johnson of Charleston County District 8.

    Hampstead Stage: The Legend of King Arthur
    Wednesday, July 23, 1:30 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and watch a valiant sword fight.

    Wii Wednesday (teens)
    Wednesday, July 23, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Bring a friend, and have fun playing Wii Games.

    The Big Bang Theory Marathon (ages 13 and older)
    Wednesday, July 23, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Watch nine episodes from the fourth season of The Big Bang Theory.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Wednesday, July 23, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    Hampstead Stage: Alice in Wonderland
    Wednesday, July 23, 4:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional
    Join Alice as she recites "The Jabberwocky."

    A Brief History of Broughton's Battery, 1736-1784
    Wednesday, July 23, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Second Floor Classroom
    On the site of Charleston's White Point Garden, a large brick fortress called Broughton's Battery once stood guard over the confluence of the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Constructed in a brief window of peace in the 1730s, Broughton's Battery played a major strategic role in the evolving defenses of colonial and Revolutionary Charleston. Join Dr. Nic Butler for an illustrated history of this forgotten colonial battery and its defenders.

    Financial Education Series: Retirement: Making Your Money Last
    Wednesday, July 23, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Otranto Road Regional
    Explores different ways to develop strategies that offset the expected and unexpected expenses related to retirement. Presented by Jerol Graves from Edward Jones.

    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.