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    Events for: Saturday, September 30
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
      
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    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.

    Banned Book Week: Scavenger Hunt (grades 6-12)
    Monday, September 25 - Saturday, September 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Solve clues to identify banned books.

    TeenSpot Banned Book Puzzle
    Monday, September 25 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Unscramble the picture puzzle, and correctly guess the banned book to win a sweet prize.

    Saturday Surprise (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, September 30
    James Island Library
    Complete a fun activity.

    Voter Registration Drive
    Saturday, September 30, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant 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.

    Bingo (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, September 30, 10:30 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Play a few rounds, and win a prize.

    Lego Play (ages 4-11)
    Saturday, September 30, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Play and build with library Legos. MegaBloks are available for ages 0-3.

    Charleston Symphony Orchestra Kids Concert
    Saturday, September 30, 11:00 AM
    Main Library
    Listen to music from the Charleston Symphony Orchestra percussion duo, and visit the instrument petting zoo to try a variety of musical instruments.

    "Whoo" Do You Want to Read About?
    Saturday, September 30, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Check out biographies, and make an owl bookmark.

    Voter Registration Drive
    Saturday, September 30, 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.

    Voter Registration Drive
    Saturday, September 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Dorchester Road 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.

    Hooray for Exercise Day
    Saturday, September 30, 11:30 PM
    Edisto Library
    Learn new exercises to stay fit.

    A Short History of Charleston's
    Saturday, September 30, 1:00 PM
    Main Library

     Second Floor Classroom
    Constructed a century ago with the creation of Murray Boulevard, the so-called "Low Battery" seawall is due for repairs and perhaps a major facelift. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, for an overview of the city's long struggle to build the wall that created an iconic scenic drive as well as acres of new real estate in downtown Charleston.


    Classical Kids: A Visit with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra
    Saturday, September 30, 1:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy classical music for all ages.

    The Gullah Way
    Saturday, September 30, 3:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Enjoy stories by renowned storyteller Carolyn White.

    Adult Book Discussion (adults)
    Saturday, September 30, 3:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Minnow by James McTeer II

    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.