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    Events for: Saturday, September 16
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
      
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    National Preparedness Month (teens)
    Monday, September 11 - Friday, September 22
    West Ashley Library
    Explain how you and your family prepare for an emergency, and receive a treat.

    National Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 15 - Friday, September 22
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Correctly answer trivia questions, and receive a sweet treat.

    Saturday Surprise (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, September 16
    James Island Library
    Complete a fun activity.

    Knit and Purl: A Casual Knitting Group (adults)
    Saturday, September 16, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Bring knitting materials, and knit with fellow crafters. All skill levels welcome.

    Talking Service Great Books Discussion
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Main Library
    Meeting Room A
    "Tarawa: The Story of a Battle" by Robert Sherrod and "It Is Dangerous to Read Newspapers" by Margaret Atwood found in Standing Down: From Warrior to Civilian. Call 843-805-6930 or visit the Reference Desk for the anthology and more details.

    Popsicle Stick Puppets
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Craft materials provided.

    STAR Therapy Dogs
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Read to a furry friend.

    Legos (ages 4-11)
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    We supply the Legos; you supply the imagination.

    Awesome Autumn
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch Library
    Celebrate fall with stories, crafts and leafy fun.

    Jellyfish Fun (children)
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn about jellyfish, and make a fun craft.

    Home Ownership Workshop
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy an interactive workshop led by realtor Michael Fenwrick, and learn credit and home buying tips. One lucky participant will receive a gas card as a door prize.

    Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

    STAR Therapy Dogs
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Read to a furry friend.

    Wellness Health Symposium (ages 11 and older)
    Saturday, September 16, 10:30 AM - 3:30 AM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    This event has been cancelled.

    Create, Sculpt and Build
    Saturday, September 16, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    See pictures of your town in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo, and make windy art.

    Teddy Bear Picnic
    Saturday, September 16, 11:00 AM
    Village Library
    Bring your teddy bear for storytime, and enjoy a fun activity.

    DIY Arts and Crafts with Ms. Grace
    Saturday, September 16, 11:00 AM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Being crafty and creative is easier than you think.

    Voter Registration Drive (adults)
    Saturday, September 16, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    James Island Library
    The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration provides one-stop voter registration. Drop by to register, and receive a government-issued and approved voter ID on-site. Current voters can update their address and information, sign up for absentee voting and more. To find out if you are eligible and what information you need to register, call 843-744-VOTE.

    Sigma Saturday   
    Saturday, September 16, 1:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a carpentry workshop with members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. 

    Big Trucks and More
    Saturday, September 16, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Check out awesome vehicles up close at Haut Gap Middle School.

    Saturday Movie
    Saturday, September 16, 2:00 PM
    West Ashley Library
    Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Rated G.

    eBook Club Discussion
    Saturday, September 16, 2:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes

    Teen Movies
    Saturday, September 16, 2:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Beauty and the Beast. Rated PG.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Call for Submissions
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    South Carolina artists and craftsmen are encouraged to submit portfolios to be considered for upcoming public exhibition at Main Library. A jury of local art professionals will review all submissions. Those accepted will be scheduled to exhibit for one month during 2018 or early 2019. For more information about the application process, please visit www.ccpl.org/gallery.

    Dewey Know the Library (children)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Pick a Dewey number from the jar, find a nonfiction book with your number, and submit the book title for a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    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 is letters.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Silver Linings by Rachel Jones Barns
    Rachel Jones Barns uses selective realism and various layering techniques to create narrative portraiture in oils, watercolors and acrylics. Silver Linings is an expanding body of work that attempts to examine the multiple layers of relationships. These painted snapshots display comfortable silences, tender moments, regrets, realizations and connective energies.

    Classic Arcade (teens)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Play more than 300 classic arcade games including "Tekken" (1994), "Soul Edge" (1995) and "Virtua Fighter 2" (1994).

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Teen Book Review (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    James Island Library
    Write a book review to receive a piece of candy and enter a gift card drawing. The winner will be announced at the end of the month.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia question correctly for a prize.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
    Play the Xbox 360, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    TeenSpot Teen Choice Awards
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Vote for your favorite movie, television show or book from the past year. Vote once a day, and receive a treat. Winners will be announced October 5.

    Golden Ticket Giveaway (ages 12-17)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Show a staff member your library card, and receive a golden ticket to enter into a prize drawing. Five winners will be announced at the end of the month. One entry permitted per day.

    Kid at Heart (adults)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Guess each staff member's favorite children's book. The person with the most correct answers will win a family book gift basket and a $20 Barnes and Noble gift card. A winner will be chosen October 2.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    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 is letters.

    Kindness Rocks (teens)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Contribute to an inspirational rock garden, and create kindness rocks to share with the community.

    Book Report Prize Drawing
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Tell us about a book or picture book you read to enter a prize drawing.

    Back to School Survey
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a back to school survey for a sweet treat.

    Book Match
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Match the CCPL staff member to their favorite book for a chance to win a small prize.