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    Events for: Saturday, March 25
    Wednesday, March 1 - Sunday, April 30
      
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    Saturday Surprise (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, March 25
    James Island Library
    Try a different activity or game each week.

    Lowcountry Creative Writing Forum
    Saturday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Write and network with other writers.

    AARP Free Income Tax Preparation (adults)
    Saturday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Receive free income tax preparation and electronic filing assistance from AARP volunteers. A current picture ID and Social Security card are required, along with the Social Security cards of any dependents. First come, first served, with the last person accepted at 1 p.m. Assistance in Spanish is available.

    VITA Tax Assistance
    Saturday, March 25, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Receive free tax preparation assistance from VITA volunteers. Please bring a current picture ID, last year's tax return, your W-2 form and Social Security card, along with the Social Security cards of any dependents. This is a first come, first served service.

    Home Ownership Workshop (adults)
    Saturday, March 25, 10:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Learn credit and home buying tips during an interactive workshop led by realtor Michael Fenwrick. One lucky participant will receive a gas card as a door prize.

    Gardening for the Birds (children)
    Saturday, March 25, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn what types of flowers attract birds and how insects help your yard. Presented by Carlsen Huey of the Community Garden.

    I Spy Bottle (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, March 25, 10:30 AM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Use your creativity and sharp eye to fill I Spy bottles. Materials provided.

    Women's History Month Celebration
    Saturday, March 25, 11:00 AM
    Village Library
    Celebrate the great contributions women have made to our country.

    "Egg"cellent Fun
    Saturday, March 25, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Experiment with egg shells.

    Local Living: Sarah Diaz
    Saturday, March 25, 12:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Join Sarah Diaz of Audubon South Carolina to learn about fascinating birds that visit the maritime forest during spring and fall migrations, and discover how the Bird Banding Project tracks their progress.

    YA Movie (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, March 25, 12:30 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Maximum Ride. Rated PG-13; 88 minutes.

    MET Opera Live! In HD
    Saturday, March 25, 1:00 PM
    Main Library
    La Traviata by Verdi. Approximate running time: 2 hours, 55 minutes.

    Rock On! (ages 10 and older)
    Saturday, March 25, 2:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Learn how to create and record music during a four-part series presented by local musician Eric Mills, and receive songwriting guidance by Charleston's Poet Laureate, Marcus Amaker. Participants will use Garageband on iPads to learn the basics of music production and work independently to create lyrics and an original track. Completed masterpieces will be showcased during the March 30 Teen Lock-In. The song with the most Facebook likes will be played, and the creator will guest star on WYLA 97.5 FM, CCPL's radio station. Call 843-722-7550 to register.

    Otranto Road Regional Library's Birthday Party
    Saturday, March 25, 2:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Join library staff to celebrate 25 years of service, and enjoy live music by The Stilettos, birthday cake, punch and giveaways.

    Lego Club (ages 4-12)
    Saturday, March 25, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Build with library Legos.

    Being Mortal Film Screening and Discussion (adults)
    Saturday, March 25, 3:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Watch Being Mortal, a PBS Frontline film based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, M.D. This documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them. Join a national conversation that unites medical professionals and community members in a discussion about what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions, and how to begin these conversations ahead of a medical crisis. A discussion with local health professionals will follow the film.

    YA Book Club
    Saturday, March 25, 3:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Bring your own book, and discuss books you have read during the month.

    AARP Free Income Tax Preparation (adults)
    Friday, March 3 - Friday, April 14, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Receive free income tax preparation and electronic filing assistance from AARP volunteers. A current picture ID and Social Security card are required, along with the Social Security cards of any dependents. First come, first served, with the last person accepted at 1:30 p.m.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays
    The Teen Zone is a daily after-school program. Play the Wii, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    What the Otranto Road Regional Library Means to Me
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate Otranto's 25th anniversary, and share thoughts and memories about how the library has transformed your life. Submit entries for a $25 gift card drawing. The winner will be announced  April 1.

    What Book is in the Jar?
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Guess the title correctly for a chance to win a prize.

    Women's History Month Trivia
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Answer the daily question correctly for a chance to win a prize.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews 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 843-776-2546, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session. (Limit to one online application per day.) Registration is required.

    Who's That Lady?
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Celebrate Women's History Month with daily trivia. Guess the name of the featured famous lady, and win a sweet treat. Correctly guess how she became famous, and be entered into a weekly prize drawing.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 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.

    Nature Photography
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    View Kiawah Island's Night Heron Park through the eyes of young nature photographers. The featured photographs were taken by Angel Oak Elementary fifth-graders during a field trip guided by the Kiawah Island Photography Club and Yo Art, a nonprofit organization that teaches students media arts to enhance their classroom experience.

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

    What Did She Say? (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    James Island Branch Library
    In honor of Women's History Month, correctly match the notable woman with the quote of the day for a sweet treat. A random drawing of all correct entries will determine the gift card winner.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 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 March is seasons.

    Youth Art Month (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Be creative, and design your own project with new art cart crafts each week.

    Women's History Month Trivia
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Test your knowledge, and receive a sweet treat for correct answers.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Main Library
    Summerville, The Place I Call Home by Therese Haynes
    Embark upon a visual journey that features historical and natural scenes that may have been observed more than 200 years ago. The exhibit includes a painting of Saul Alexander, the gallery's namesake, arriving in Rosebrock Park on one of the first trains.

    Classic Arcade
    Wednesday, March 1 - Friday, March 31
    Main Library
    Play more than 200 arcade games including "Sega Bass Fishing" (1997), "Crazy Taxi" (1999) and "OutRun 2 SP" (2004). View printed circuit boards and software on display.