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    Events for: Wednesday, January 25
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, February 28
      
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    Midweek Mix (grades K-5)
    Wednesday, January 25
    John L. Dart Library
    How many words stem from the word of the day? Share your answers, and get a treat.

    Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, January 25
    John L. Dart Library
    Solve clues.

    English Conversation Club (adults)
    Wednesday, January 25, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Practice speaking English with a small group. Beginners to advanced learners are welcome.

    Introduction to Islam
    Wednesday, January 25, 11:00 AM
    John's Island Regional Library
    What is Islam? Who was the Prophet Mohammed, and what are the duties of a Muslim? Learn about the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and the Hadith, an integral part of Shari'a law; and discover what they say about social issues, including women's rights. Presented by Penny B. Travis, Ph.D.

    Round Table Discussion with Councilwoman Johnson (adults)
    Wednesday, January 25, 12:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Discuss concerns and issues with Councilwoman Anna Johnson of Charleston County District 8.

    Mah Jongg the American Way (adults)
    Wednesday, January 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Join other Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play.

    Game On!
    Wednesday, January 25, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Main Library
    Challenge family and friends to Minecraft using "creative mode," Wii and board games.

    Web Wednesday (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, January 25, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    Main Library
    Check out a short collection of the latest and greatest viral videos and websites.

    Teen Wii Time (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, January 25, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Play Wii games in the Auditorium.

    Celebrate Chinese New Year (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, January 25, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Make a craft, and enjoy refreshments during an early Chinese New Year celebration.

    Knitting on the Edge (adults)
    Wednesday, January 25, 6:00 PM
    Folly Beach Library
    Bring a knit or crochet project to work on, and share ideas with others.

    Early Literacy Station
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 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 December is friends.

    Winter Reading Bingo (all ages)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    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 enter the grand prize drawing.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Main Library
    Dog (and a Pony) Show by Kelly Bozarth
    Dog (and a Pony) Show is a series of animal portraits that offer a playful look at the personality of man's best friend. Each painting tells a different story and incorporates layers of detail on subjects that range from a pair of German Shorthaired Pointer sisters to a seafaring Boston Terrier with a bad attitude.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Brain Buster Word Challenge (grades 6-12)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    James Island Library
    Correctly complete a word puzzle each week for a candy prize; one randomly chosen entry will win a gift card at the end of the month.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 5-11)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Pick up a bingo card, and complete one row of winter reading challenges for a prize. Complete the entire bingo card to enter the grand prize drawing.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Answer a visual trivia question correctly at the Customer Service desk, and win a prize.

    Painting Exhibit
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Lynn Mizell displays her watercolor painting of birds, marsh scenes and the Lowcountry.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    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.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Want to learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call 843-776-2546, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session. Registration is required.

    TeenSpot Celebrates National Book Blitz Month
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Vote for your favorite title in a book showdown each week. Those who select the winning book will be entered into a weekly prize drawing.

    New Year's Resolution (adults)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Post a New Year's resolution on the library display; if you write it down, you'll have a better chance for success.

    TeenSpot Seventh Annual Black History Essay Contest
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    The essay contest is open to all Charleston area students in grades 6-12. One winner will be chosen from middle and high school to receive a prize package. Entries must be submitted by February 28, and the winner will be notified March 13. Visit the Reference Desk for additional details.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 11 and younger)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews 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.

    Early Literacy Station
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a health and safety-themed activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    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.

    Winter Reading Bingo (all ages)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    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.

    After-School Activity Zone
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Village Library
    Color activity sheets and play board games, or challenge Mr. Marvin to a game of checkers. Prizes awarded.

    Guess the Title (adults)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Read clues to guess the title of a covered book. The first three people who correctly guess the title win a small prize.

    Golden Ticket (teens)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Check out a Teen Read Golden Ticket Book at the Circulation Desk, and receive a small prize.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 11 and younger)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Pick up a bingo card, and complete the winter reading challenges to enter a gift card drawing.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 12 and younger)
    Sunday, January 1 - Thursday, January 26
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Pick up a bingo card at the Children's Desk, and complete winter reading challenges to win a prize.

    Mock Caldecott (all ages)
    Sunday, January 1 - Tuesday, January 31
    Main Library
    Stop by the children's room to cast your vote on which 2017 book title should win the Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal is an award given to the best illustrated book of the year by an American artist. Find out if your prediction is right when the award is announced January 23.

    Winter Reading Bingo (ages 12 and younger)
    Tuesday, January 3 - Saturday, January 28
    West Ashley 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.