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    Events for: Saturday, August 19
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
      
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    Solar Quiz (ages 11 and younger)
    Tuesday, August 1 - Monday, August 21
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Complete a quiz, and receive a pair of solar eclipse glasses. Limit one per child.     

    Story Walk
    Saturday, August 5 - Saturday, September 2
    John's Island Regional Library
    Celebrate Get Ready for Kindergarten month by completing the Story Walk Book Trail around the library.   

    Solar Eclipse Glasses Giveaway
    Tuesday, August 15 - Saturday, August 19
    John L. Dart Library
    Safely view the solar eclipse with a pair of free glasses. One pair of glasses is available per person while supplies last.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, August 17 - Thursday, August 31, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays
    Play the Xbox 360, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    Saturday is Space Day (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, August 19
    James Island Library
    Enjoy a space-themed activity, and receive solar eclipse viewing glasses.

    Knit and Purl: A Casual Knitting Group
    Saturday, August 19, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Bring knitting materials, and knit with fellow crafters. All skill levels welcome.

    Lego Challenge (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, August 19, 10:30 AM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Build your own creation or one of our suggestions.

    STAR Therapy Dogs
    Saturday, August 19, 10:30 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Read to a furry friend.

    Ready for the Eclipse
    Saturday, August 19, 10:30 AM
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch Library
    View a video demonstration of the eclipse, make a craft, and pick up eclipse safety glasses while supplies last.

    Eclipse Fun
    Saturday, August 19, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn about the upcoming solar eclipse, and make sun and moon crafts.

    Beach Lovers Book Club
    Saturday, August 19, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus

    Eclipse Party
    Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Enjoy astronomical fun and pick up free eclipse safety glasses while supplies last.

    What to Expect from the Eclipse
    Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM
    Village Library
    Learn about the eclipse, and enjoy a craft. Pick up a free pair of solar eclipse glasses while supplies last.

    DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
    Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Create fun paper and felt projects.

    Solar Eclipse Safety with NASA Specialists
    Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    Enjoy hands-on activities with NASA specialists, and learn how to safely view the upcoming solar eclipse.

    Eclipse Viewer Building Workshop
    Saturday, August 19, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Join College of Charleston's Physics and Astronomy department professor, Terry Richardson, lead an eclipse viewer building workshop.

    Saturday Movies
    Saturday, August 19, 12:30 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Adventures of Sharkboy and LavaGirl 3-D. Rated PG.

    Sigma Saturday
    Saturday, August 19, 1:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a carpentry workshop with members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

    Solar Eclipse Safety with NASA Specialists (all ages)
    Saturday, August 19, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    Enjoy hands-on activities with NASA Specialists, and learn how to safely view the upcoming solar eclipse.

    Saturday Movie
    Saturday, August 19, 2:00 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Wall-E. Rated G.

    eBook Club
    Saturday, August 19, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Ford Theater by Brian Anderson

    Family Movie Time
    Saturday, August 19, 2:00 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Apollo 13. Rated PG-13. Solar eclipse glasses available while supplies last.

    Adult Book Discussion
    Saturday, August 19, 3:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. Copies available at the Information Desk.

    Solar Eclipse Safety with NASA Specialists (all ages)
    Saturday, August 19, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    Enjoy hands-on activities with NASA Specialists, and learn how to safely view the upcoming solar eclipse.

    Carmen's Corner
    Tuesday, August 1 - Tuesday, August 29, 3:00 PM
    Village Library
    Color activity sheets and play checkers.

    Classic Arcade
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    Main Library
    Play more than 280 arcade classics including "Double Dragon" (1987), "Golden Axe" (1989) and "Final Fight" (1989). View printed circuit boards and software on display.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    Main Library
    Lost As Sure As Found by David R. Warren
    The paintings in this exhibit are inspired by photos of fishing shacks and mill houses Warren took during his youth in Florida and Savannah. These photos, alongside newer photographs of Charleston churches, residential architecture and marshes, complete the collection that inspired these paintings.

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 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 August is imagination.

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

    Shredded Book Contest (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    James Island Library
    Guess the title of the book for a chance to win a gift card.

    Art Exhibit
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Deborah Barrineau displays her abstract mixed-media collages.

    Invent a Holiday (teens)
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Invent a holiday, and place your entry in the Invent a Holiday display. Holidays will be picked weekly, and the inventor wins a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 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 August is imagination.

    Astronomy Trivia
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Answer trivia questions correctly for a chance to win a prize. Check out an astronomy book for a bonus entry.

    Back to School Puzzle Challenge
    Tuesday, August 1 - Thursday, August 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a puzzle, and get a sweet treat at the Circulation Desk.