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    Events for: Monday, July 14
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31

    Dog Days of Summer Photo Exhibit
    Monday, July 14 - Sunday, August 31
    Main Library
    View professional photos of adorable, adoptable animals at Charleston Animal Society. The Dog Days exhibit is part of our summer-long Book-to-Action Project, which is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the S.C. State Library.

    Mind Bending Maze (grades 6-12)
    Monday, July 14
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to complete an intricate maze. How twisted can it be? Prizes awarded.

    Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams (ages 11 and younger)
    Monday, July 14, 10:30 AM
    James Island Library
    Enjoy stories and experiments about fire and ice.

    Monday Book Discussion (adults)
    Monday, July 14, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty.

    Adult Craft
    Monday, July 14, 11:00 AM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Join Rose and Carrie to make your own placemat set. Registration required; call 766-2546.

    Weather in the Lowcountry
    Monday, July 14, 11:00 AM
    Edisto Library
    Learn about local weather hazards and how to stay safe from a National Weather Service representative.

    Book Camp (grades 6-12)
    Monday, July 14, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Sign up for a book-themed, behind-the-scenes library camp that includes activities that include creating your own manga and taking a VIP tour of library archives. Email 
    kellners@ccpl.org to register.

    Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams
    Monday, July 14, 1:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn about the science of fire and ice through stories and experiments.

    A 39 Clues Adventure (ages 7-11)
    Monday, July 14, 2:00 PM
    Main Library
    Explore the world of secrets, spies and mysterious codes with a book discussion, scavenger hunt and more.

    Movie Monday
    Monday, July 14, 2:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    The Iron Giant. Rated PG; 84 minutes.

    Monday Matinee
    Monday, July 14, 2:30 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Bridge to Terabithia (2007). Rated PG; 95 minutes.

    Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams
    Monday, July 14, 4:00 PM
    Folly Beach Library
    Learn about the science of fire and ice through stories and experiments.

    TeenSpot Summer Theater
    Monday, July 14, 4:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Avengers Confidential: Black Widow and Punisher. Rated PG-13; 83 minutes. Refreshments provided.

    Safe and Healthy Kids
    Monday, July 14, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Learn what to do if your child is sick, how to safely adjust your children's backpacks, get a car seat check and get children fingerprinted and ID cards.

    Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)
    Monday, July 14, 6:30 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Want to know more about knitting or share your knowledge? Meet and exchange ideas with other crafters. All skill levels welcome.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Main Library
    Tenderness, Inverted and Exposed by Susannah Elliott
    If asked "why take yet another photograph of, say, a leaf," Susannah Elliott argues that each leaf is extraordinarily ordinary, simple, unique, necessary and magical all at the same time. "Sometimes we need reminders to look at them," Elliott explains. "We have to keep making art, and we need to keep endeavoring to communicate with others."

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 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 July is music.

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

    Painting Display
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    William Shelton displays acrylic paintings of the Lowcountry landscape.

    John's Island Dog Days of Summer Photo Exhibit
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Drop by our branch to view professional photos of adorable, adoptable animals at Charleston Animal Society. The Dog Days exhibit is part of our summer-long Book-to-Action Project, which is made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the South Carolina State Library.

    TeenSpot Sparks a Reaction
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Recommend a book, bring it to the reference desk and receive a treat.

    What's the Title? (adults)
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Guess the book title for a chance to win a first, second or third place gift card.

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 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 July is music.

    Searching for Tech Savvy Teens (grades 9-12)
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Are you interested in helping others learn how to use iPads, smart phones, tablets and other technological gadgets? Participation may count toward required community service credit hours at your school. Contact Mirjam Veldkamp at 843-849-6161 or veldkampm@ccpl.org for more information.

    Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for September 25 Book Talks
    Tuesday, July 1 - Monday, September 1
    Main Library
    Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content by September 1 to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401. Submissions must be family friendly and include the author's name, phone number, email and postal addresses. Authors of approved submissions will be invited to present their works during 4-8 minute presentations September 25. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943.