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    Celebrate the End of the School Year (ages 5-11 and ages 12-18)
    Monday, May 8 - Saturday, May 20
    West Ashley Library
    Guess how many objects are in the container, and receive a treat. The person with the closest answer wins all of the objects in the container for their age group and the winner for each age group will be announced May 22.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
    Play the Xbox 360, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Main Library
    Women's Work by Karyn Healey
    Healey's oil paintings are inspired by the Southern female experience. Healey pays tribute to strong, brave, beautiful women who push the boundaries.

    Classic Arcade
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Main Library
    Play more than 250 classic arcade games including "Lunar Lander" (1979), "Gravitar" (1982) and "Major Havoc" (1983). View printed circuit boards and software on display.

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, 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.

    Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Main Library
    Extend the Children's Book Week celebration throughout the month, and design a creative bookmark in the Children's Department. Winners will be announced June 1.

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

    Awakening V: King Tide
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Enough Pie's Awakening V: King Tide is a series of art installations and events related to rising tides and flooded streets. This display features oil paintings by Charleston artist Mary Edna Fraser, along with black and white photos of flooded Charleston streets taken by local photographer and engineer, Jared Bramblett.

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

    Display of Roses
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    The Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society displays a variety of roses.

    Painting Exhibit
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Abstract paintings by Thomas Geyer.

    Book-a-Librarian (adults)
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    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.

    Guess the Names of Famous Mothers
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Correctly guess the names of famous mothers to enter a prize drawing.

    TeenSpot Tweets for Treats
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Find a birdie, tweet about your favorite book, and receive a treat.

    Book-a-Librarian
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch 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 843-889-3300 or email caldwellg@ccpl.org to make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute face-to-face session.

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 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 May is animals.

    Asian-American Heritage Trivia
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Stop by the Children's Desk to answer a daily trivia challenge question, and receive a treat.

    Plant a Seed
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Check out a gardening or plant book, and receive a packet of seeds for your garden.

    Crossword Craze
    Monday, May 1 - Wednesday, May 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a crossword or Sudoku puzzle, and receive a treat.