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    Events for: Saturday, April 29
    Saturday, April 1 - Wednesday, May 31
      
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    Saturday Surprise (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, April 29
    James Island Library
    Try a different activity or game each week.

    El Dia de Los Ninos/El Dia De Los Libros
    Read a book with a friend, and make a craft.

    Dia Celebration with Vamos Cantando
    Saturday, April 29, 10:30 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Join an interactive bilingual musical performance in celebration of El Dia de Los Ninos/El Dia de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day).

    Lego Play (ages 4-11)
    Saturday, April 29, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Play and build with library Legos.

    El Dia de Los Ninos/El Dia de Los Libros
    Saturday, April 29, 11:00 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Join an annual celebration of childhood, diversity and literacy. Enjoy activities, giveaways, and a theatrical arts presentation by Art Pot, Charleston's only Hispanic theatre group. Information for families will be provided in English and Spanish.

    Teen Job Fair
    Saturday, April 29, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Local employers will share employment opportunities and collect resumes and applications.

    Honey Bee Day
    Saturday, April 29, 11:30 AM
    Edisto Library
    Learn about bees, and taste honey.

    Fun with Words
    Saturday, April 29, 11:30 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Make your own sight word rubbings.

    El Dia de Los Ninos/El Dia de Los Libros
    Saturday, April 29, 1:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Make a book out of recycled materials.

    Turning 65: Medicare Information Presentation (adults)
    Saturday, April 29, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Join an informational presentation about Medicare presented by a United Healthcare Medicare Specialist. Registration preferred; call 843-849-6161, and press 2 for Reference. Walk-ins are welcome.

    Club Anime! (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, April 29, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Watch episodes of Flip Flappers, and enjoy Japanese snacks.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays   
    Play the Xbox 360, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    Mad Libs Poetry
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Recreate well-known poems.

    Teen Poetry Contest
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate National Poetry Month, and submit up to three original poems to display in the YA section. Prizes will be awarded to the two best entries, and the winner will be announced May 2.

    Adult Poetry Contest
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate National Poetry Month, and submit up to three original poems to display in the library. Prizes will be awarded for the three best entries, and the winner will be announced May 2.

    Poetry Scavenger Hunt (ages 3-11)
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Search for poems in the Children's Department. Win a prize, and add your name to the poet-tree.

    Early Literacy Station
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    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 April is reading.

    Book Balance
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Walk to the Circulation Desk while balancing three books from the teen table on your head, and receive a sweet treat.

    Poem in Your Pocket
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Select an inspirational poem to read.

    Anniversary Trivia
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Continue the celebration of the library's 25th anniversary, and answer trivia questions about the branch. Correct answers will be entered into a drawing to win gift cards from local businesses.

    TeenSpot "Poet-tree" Display
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Write your favorite verse of poetry on a leaf, and receive a sweet treat.

    Poetry Scavenger Hunt
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Find poems in the Children's Area, solve clues, and submit answers to the Children's Desk for a prize.

    Creation Station: Poetry
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Create your own poem, re-write a Shel Silverstein poem Mad Lib style, or check out some great poetry books.

    Match the Poem to the Poet
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Correctly match the poem to poet to enter a prize drawing. The winner will be announced May 1.

    Painting Exhibit
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Acrylic abstract paintings by Ruth Sumpter

    Book Exhibit
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Children's books by Catherine Foertch

    Book-a-Librarian (adults)
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    John's Island 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 843-559-1945, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session.

    International Doll Display
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Imagine the experience of foreign travel through a display of passports and dolls owned by the late Emily Simmons Smith, who travelled to Asia, Africa, North America, Europe and South America. This display is a tribute to the women who have managed the Dart branch.

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

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

    Teen Guessing Game (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    James Island Library
    Correctly guess how many pieces of candy are in the jar, and win the entire jar.

    National Poetry Month Trivia (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Correctly answer a poetry trivia question, and receive a sweet treat.

    Classic Arcade
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Main Library
    Play more than 240 arcade games including dual joystick hits such as "Crazy Climber" (1980), "Robotron: 2084" (1982) and "Black Widow" (1982).View printed circuit boards and software on display.

    Early Literacy Station
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    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 April is reading.

    Book Spine Poetry
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Main Library
    Celebrate National Poetry Month, and create a poem using words on children's book spines. Show off your poem at the Children's Desk to earn a sweet treat.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 30
    Main Library
    The Art of the Spray Can: Liberation Hip Hop in Charleston
    By Ron Anton Rocz, photographer and Lamar Hunter, dancer
    Embark upon a visual journey that features contemporary photography of an African-American hip hop dancer's interpretation of Charleston graffiti, urban murals and a history of enslavement.