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Fun Fall Family Events

Throughout November
Giving Thanks to Our Veterans
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
In support of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, items such as ground coffee, CARTA one-day bus passes, reading glasses and more will be collected for donation to the Center. Patrons can pick up a list of desired items at the Information Desk for more information. 

Holiday Recipe Swap (adults)
St. Andrews Regional Library
Exchange your favorite holiday recipes with other great cooks.

Friday, November 21
Crafternoon - Stuffed Apple Stitching
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Branch Library from 3-5 p.m.
Create beautiful, handmade apple ornaments.

Saturday, November 22
Play with Dad: Saturday Stories
James Island Branch Library at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one. 

Stuffed Apple Stitching
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Branch Library at 10:30 a.m.
Create beautiful, handmade apple ornaments. 

Make-it Take-it Craft 
Main Library at 11 a.m.
Drop in for a fun morning of seasonal crafts. 

STAR Therapy Dogs (ages 11 and younger)
St. Andrews Regional Library at 11 a.m.
Make a furry friend, and read a book with your new pal. Certified therapy dogs and their handlers love a good story.

Thanksgiving Anticipation
Edisto Branch Library at 11 a.m.
Listen to a Thanksgiving story, and make a decoration for your table. 

Turkey Tales and Turkey Tails
McClellanville Branch Library at 11 a.m.
Enjoy Thanksgiving stories and crafts. 

The Feast Day of St. Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library at 12 p.m.
Charleston has celebrated the Feast Day of St. Cecilia on November 22 with music and poetry since 1737. Our St. Cecilia Society also was the first musical organization in America. So who was St. Cecilia, and why is she associated with music? Join CCPL's musicologist, Dr. Nic Butler, for an illustrated tour of the saint's history in Charleston. 

Saturday Craft and Storytime
St. Paul’s/Hollywood Branch Library from 12-2 p.m.
Listen to Marsh Music by Marianne Berkes, and make a fun craft. 

Lego Club (ages 4 and older)
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library from 2-3 p.m.
What can you build with library Legos? 

Reading is the Name of the Game
John L. Dart Library from 2-5 p.m.
Play games, do puzzles and build something with Legos. 

Monday, November 24
Family Stretch Time
John L. Dart Library at 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a relaxing stretch class. No experience required. 

Memoir Writing Circle (adults)
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Branch Library at 10:30 a.m.
Come, write and share your stories for fun and feedback. 

Zumba with Mary
St. Andrews Regional Library at 11:30 a.m.
Enjoy an hour of fitness, fun and great music.  

Knit and Stitch (teens and adults)
West Ashley Branch Library at 6:30 p.m.
Want to know more about knitting or share your knowledge? Meet and exchange ideas with other crafters. All skill levels welcome. 

Tuesday, November 25
Crafternoon
John L. Dart Library at 1 p.m.
Have fun, and make a turkey craft. 

Native American Heritage Month Series (ages 6-12)
John’s Island Regional Library at 5:30 p.m.
Celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions and histories, and acknowledge the important contributions of Native people through stories, crafts and food. 

Wednesday, November 26
Thanksgiving Story and Craft
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library at 10:30 a.m.
Listen to a story, and make a Thanksgiving craft. 

Saturday, November 29
Fold and Paste Treat Boxes
(ages 11 and younger)
James Island Branch Library at 10:30 a.m.
Create a gift box to fill for the upcoming holidays. 

Pinwheels
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Branch Library at 10:30 a.m.
Capture the fall breezes with your own pretty pinwheel. 

Lego Fun (ages 11 and younger)
St. Andrews Regional Library at 11 a.m.
Come play with Legos, Lego Duplos and friends in the meeting room. 

Countdown to Christmas
McClellanville Branch Library at 11 a.m.
Count down the days to Christmas with your own paper chain. 

Recycled CD Crafts
John L. Dart Library at 1 p.m. 
Bring your creativity, and make something awesome out of recycled CDs.