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    Events for: Thursday, July 27
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
      
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    Shark Week Movie Festival (grades 6-12)
    Monday, July 24 - Friday, July 28, 1:00 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    July 24: Jaws. Rated PG.
    July 25: The Shallows. Rated PG-13.
    July 26: Finding Nemo. Rated PG.
    July 27: Sharknado. Rated PG-13.
    July 28: Sharknado 2: The Second One. Rated PG-13.

    Seamless Summer Feeding Program
    Thursday, July 27, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Main Library
    CCPL branches will participate in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program through a sponsorship with the Charleston County School District. The Feeding Program allows CCPL to provide free breakfast during the traditional summer vacation period to all kids age 18 and younger.

    Summer Reading Carnival
    Thursday, July 27, 10:00 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Enjoy games, a dance contest and prizes.

    Seamless Summer Feeding Program
    Thursday, July 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    CCPL branches will participate in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program through a sponsorship with the Charleston County School District. The Feeding Program allows CCPL to provide free breakfast during the traditional summer vacation period to all kids age 18 and younger.

    Seamless Summer Feeding Program
    Thursday, July 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    CCPL branches will participate in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program through a sponsorship with the Charleston County School District. The Feeding Program allows CCPL to provide free breakfast during the traditional summer vacation period to all kids age 18 and younger.

    Otranto Road Puppet Show
    Thursday, July 27, 10:30 AM
    Village Library
    Conclude Summer Reading with a puppet show.

    Seamless Summer Feeding Program
    Thursday, July 27, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    CCPL branches will participate in the Seamless Summer Feeding Program through a sponsorship with the Charleston County School District. The Feeding Program allows CCPL to provide free breakfast during the traditional summer vacation period to all kids age 18 and younger.

    Summer Movies
    Thursday, July 27, 11:00 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    The BFG. Rated PG.

    Introduction to Seeking Grants
    Thursday, July 27, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Main Library
    Foundation Center Resources Area, Second Floor
    Explore the grants database, learn basic and advanced search functions, and research foundation profiles. Handouts are provided, and participants can practice after the presentation. CCPL is a Funding Information Network partner with the Foundation Center. Visit www.foundationcenter.org for more information.

    Summer Movies
    Thursday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    The BFG. Rated PG.

    Magic Tree House Club (ages 5-11)
    Thursday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Main Library
    Enjoy activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.
    July 27: Polar Bears Past Bedtime

    Taiko Charleston
    Thursday, July 27, 2:00 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Beautiful and powerful Japanese style drumming.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, July 27, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    Summer Reading Finale
    Thursday, July 27, 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Enjoy games, balloon animals, a short film and ice cream.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, July 27, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    Nintendo Wii and Board Games
    Thursday, July 27, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Test your gaming skills with Nintendo Wii and board games.

    "Ready to Start a Business?" Workshop
    Thursday, July 27, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    Join representatives from the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) for a workshop that covers important aspects of starting a business. Learn about helpful personal traits, how to test a business concept, marketing and business plan development, financial considerations and available resources to support your success.

    Teen Lock-In (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, July 27, 6:15 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Surf the web, play video games or just hang out. Refreshments provided.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Main Library
    Seven Plus One by Beth Melton-Seabrook
    The works in this exhibit are the result of Beth's connection to her kindred spirit, the octopus, and the uncanny reoccurrence of the number seven in her life. Her use of discarded "trash," scraps of paper and found objects culminates in these cephalopod creations.

    Classic Arcade
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Main Library
    Play more than 280 arcade classics including "Wild Western" (1982), "Gun.Smoke" (1985) and "Express Raider" (1986). View printed circuit boards and software on display.

    Early Literacy Station
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Main Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for July is music.

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

    Teen Puzzles and Brain Teasers (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    James Island Library
    Complete a variety of puzzles, and receive a candy reward.

    Summer Stacks YA Bingo
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Pick up a bingo card, and complete one row of reading challenges to earn a prize. Complete the entire bingo card to enter the grand prize drawing for a Kindle Fire. Completed submissions are due July 31 at 5 p.m., and a winner will be selected August 4 at 12 p.m.

    Pencil Shading Exhibit
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Daniell R. Green displays portraits of American Indians created using a pencil shading technique.

    Building a Better World: Food Drive
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Teen Zone
    Participate in a food drive to support the Lowcountry Food Bank, and donate a non-perishable item to help feed the hungry in Charleston County.

    Build a Better Scavenger Hunt
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Choose a challenge from the display. Find the correct book from the clues given, and win a treat.

    Reduce Plastic Pollution
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Check out an informative display, and learn how plastic trash harms marine life. Information is provided by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, the NOAA Marine Debris Program, and the S.C. Aquarium. Beginning July 5, specially designed reusable bags will be available to pick up while supplies last. Limit one bag per family.

    Early Literacy Station
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, 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.

    Sullivan's Island Scavenger Hunt (teens)
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Pick up a map at the Poe Branch Library, and explore Sullivan's Island to solve clues and receive a prize. Participants who complete the hunt will be entered to win a gift card drawing.

    Build a Better World Survey
    Saturday, July 1 - Monday, July 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a survey, and receive a candy treat.