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    Jr. Word Seekers (grades 6-12)
    Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize. 

    Aging Gracefully: Your Plan for Aging in Place
    Friday, May 1, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    The Greater Charleston Aging in Place Council continues a three-part series on how to anticipate future needs and create a plan for successful aging at home. Reservations requested; call 883-3914.

    Little Lotus Yoga (ages 3 and older)
    Friday, May 1, 11:00 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Jennifer Rogers of Little Lotus Yoga teaches preschool children and their caregivers how to practice yoga through interactive storytelling, games, music, art and plenty of fun. Attendance is limited to the first 18 children who arrive at each class.

    Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for June 8 Book Talks
    Friday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 20
    Main Library
    Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, S.C., 29401. Submissions must 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 the evening of June 8. The submission is May 20. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943.

    Design your own Superhero Contest
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 23
    Otranto Road Regional
    Help create a superhero for this year's Summer Reading program. The winner will be announced June 1.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia correctly for a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for May is animals.

    Gallery Display: Paintings by Heart Bernado
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Heart Bernado's painting styles range from still life to landscapes and genre scenes in acrylic and mixed media.

    Get Caught Reading Trivia Month (grades 6-12)
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Read aloud to a reference librarian, and receive a candy prize.

    TeenSpot Tweets for Treats
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Find a birdie, and tweet about your favorite book for a treat.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    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.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for May is animals.

    Asian Pacific Heritage Month Display
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Asian Pacific Heritage Month was signed into law in 1992. Visit the display in the Children's Department to learn more.

    Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)
    Friday, May 1 - Saturday, May 30, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Weekdays
    Hang out with your friends, play Wii and various board games after school.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 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 May is animals.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Friday, May 1 - Sunday, May 31
    Main Library
    Means of Travel by Robert B. Reed
    Enjoy a display of travel-themed scenes that Reed paints through the lens of dreams. Reed describes painting as "the broadest horizon that provides the occasion to be spontaneous and render something tangible with significance and vividness."