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    Events for: Tuesday, July 8
    Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 31

    PLAY: ZumbAtomic
    Tuesday, July 8, 10:00 AM
    Village Library
    Enjoy exercise with a certified Zumba instructor.

    South Carolina Aquarium Rovers
    Tuesday, July 8, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Learn about the deep sea environment, and meet live animals.

    Ticklebuddy the Clown
    Tuesday, July 8, 10:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy kid-friendly fun, and laugh yourself silly with zany amusement.

    Teen DIY (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, July 8, 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.

    Many Hungry Gators Puppet Show
    Tuesday, July 8, 1:00 PM
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch Library
    Should you have dinner with an alligator? Find out during a fun folktale.

    Be a Scientist Tuesday: Recycled Bookmarks
    Tuesday, July 8, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional
    What can you make a bookmark out of? Find out in this recycling activity.

    Vamos Cantando
    Tuesday, July 8, 1:30 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Learn Spanish during a fun, interactive musical show.

    TeenSpot Kool-Aid Reaction
    Tuesday, July 8, 1:30 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Try out some cool science experiments using Kool-Aid.

    Afternoon Movie
    Tuesday, July 8, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Spirited Away. Rated PG; 125 minutes.

    Young Adult Wii Time (ages 12-19)
    Tuesday, July 8, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Get your gaming on, and play Wii games in the auditorium.

    Summer Cool Off: Beach Crafternoon
    Tuesday, July 8, 4:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Beat the heat, and spend an afternoon indoors making a cool beach craft.

    PLAY: We all Scream for Ice Cream
    Tuesday, July 8, 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 8, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
    Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
    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.

    The Velocipede Invasion of 1869: Charleston's First Bicycles
    Tuesday, July 8, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    The arrival of the first pedal bicycles in Charleston was front-page news in the spring of 1869 and caused a "mania" that lasted for months. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for the amusing true story of the excitement and chaos in the streets that followed this transportation revolution.

    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.