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    Thursday Word (grades K-5)
    Thursday, May 25
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to learn a new word, and get a treat.

    TeenSpot Military Word Challenge (ages 12-17)
    Create more than 10 words out of each military branch name, and receive a treat.

    Five Wishes (adults)
    Thursday, May 25, 11:00 AM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Lutheran Hospice representatives explain Five Wishes' easy-to-understand documents that meet South Carolina requirements for an advance directive. A South Carolina Notary Public and witnesses will be available during the program to legalize your document.

    Book-a-Librarian
    Thursday, May 25, 10:00 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Call to schedule a 45-minute appointment with a librarian, and learn how to establish an email account, format a resume and complete online job applications.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, May 25, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, May 25
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Enjoy snacks and games after school.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, May 25, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    A Brief History of Marion Square
    Thursday, May 25, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    The long history of Charleston's Marion Square is full of twists and turns that few people may know. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an overview of the site's storied past from a military stronghold to a venue for political meetings and sports and recreation, with a few surprises along the way.

    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.