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    Events for: Tuesday, July 15
    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.

    PLAY: ZumbAtomic
    Tuesday, July 15, 10:00 AM
    Village Library
    Enjoy exercise with a certified Zumba instructor.

    Stop, Drop and Read
    Tuesday, July 15, 10:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Special guest reader Captain Ryan Kunitzer will read a story and talk about fire safety.

    Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams
    Tuesday, July 15, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Learn about the science of fire and ice through stories and experiments.

    Art Fusion - All About Engines
    Tuesday, July 15, 10:30 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Enjoy songs and stories about things that go, plus arty fun.

    Teen DIY (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, July 15, 11:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Corpus Collosum is hosting a paper and book making series for teens. Learn everything from making paper to binding to marketing. Sign up is recommended.

    Tech Tuesday: CCPL Website 101
    Tuesday, July 15, 12:00 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to search the CCPL catalog, make holds, renew books and manage your online account from the comfort of your home.

    Be a Scientist Tuesday Craft: Catapult
    Tuesday, July 15, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional
    Learn how force makes things move during this far out projectile craft.

    Sciencetellers: Dragons and Dreams
    Tuesday, July 15, 1:30 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Enjoy stories and experiments about fire and ice.

    Susan Eades Book Club
    Tuesday, July 15, 1:30 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    The Light between Oceans by M.L. Stedman.

    Sea Islands Book Club (adults)
    Tuesday, July 15, 2:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith. Copies of the book may be obtained from the Reference Desk for check out while supplies last.

    Afternoon Movie
    Tuesday, July 15, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    The Neverending Story. Rated PG; 94 minutes.

    Spark a Reaction Teen Movie (ages 12-19)
    Tuesday, July 15, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Gravity. Rated PG-13; 91 minutes.

    The Big Bang Theory Marathon (ages 13 and older)
    Tuesday, July 15, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Watch nine episodes from the third season of The Big Bang Theory.

    Summer Cool Off: Kids Kitchen (ages 6-11)
    Tuesday, July 15, 4:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Cook up an edible science experiment. Registration required.

    PLAY: We all Scream for Ice Cream
    Tuesday, July 15, 5:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy ice cream all month, and learn fun facts about the ingredients used to make ice cream and the types of ice cream kids enjoy around the world.

    Every Child Ready to Read Family Literacy Night
    Tuesday, July 15, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Click Clack Moo, Cows That Type by Denise Cronin
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
    Children and caregivers, enjoy stories and a discussion focusing on family literacy and learning. Different themes and books will be read and discussed each week.

    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.