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    Events for: Thursday, September 21
    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.

    Shredded Book Challenge (children)
    Monday, September 18 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Identify the shredded book pages of frequently challenged and banned children's books on display in the Children's Department, and win a sweet treat.

    International Day of Peace
    Thursday, September 21
    John L. Dart Library
    Spread peace around the library with a creative project.

    Thursday Word (ages 11 and younger)  
    Thursday, September 21
    John L. Dart Library
    Test your word knowledge with a weekly word challenge. Prizes awarded.

    Fingerpaint Fun
    Thursday, September 21, 10:30 AM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Enjoy fun stories about art, and create your own masterpieces with paint, markers, chalk and crayons.

    Kindness Rocks (children)
    Thursday, September 21, 2:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Contribute to an inspirational rock garden, and create a kindness rock to share with the community.

    Not Fiction Book Discussion
    Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM
    West Ashley Library
    The House by the Lake by Thomas Harding

    Voter Registration Drive
    Thursday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    John's Island Regional 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.

    Purposeful Play
    Thursday, September 21, 1:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn something new, and enjoy themed activities with other families.

    Afternoon Adventures: Green Thumbs
    Thursday, September 21, 3:30 PM
    Main Library
    Join the Tri-County Clemson Master Gardeners to learn about nature, and make a craft.

    Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, September 21, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Enjoy snacks and games after school.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, September 21, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    Immigration Law Issues
    Thursday, September 21, 5:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Join Attorney Marco T. Torres for a seminar on immigration law issues.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, September 21, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    Film Movement (adults)
    Thursday, September 21, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    The Ardennes. Not rated.

    Dr. Conseula Francis Book Club
    Thursday, September 21, 6:15 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden

    Book Discussion at Otranto
    Thursday, September 21, 6:30 PM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth

    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.