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    Events for: Saturday, August 30
    Friday, August 1 - Tuesday, September 30

    Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for September 25 Book Talks
    Friday, August 1 - Monday, September 1
    Main Library
    Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content by September 1 to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401. Submissions must be family friendly and include the author's name, phone number, email and postal addresses. Authors of approved submissions will be invited to present their works during 4-8 minute presentations September 25. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943. 

    Exclusive Divergent Viewing Party
    Monday, August 18 - Saturday, August 30
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Hidden in the library are symbols that represent the different factions found in Divergent. Find all the symbols to be invited to an exclusive Divergent viewing party September 6 at 3 p.m.

    Play with Dad: Saturday Stories
    Saturday, August 30, 10:30 AM
    James Island Library
    Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

    PLAY: Beading Fun
    Saturday, August 30, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Make a fancy and fabulous bead bracelet or keychain.

    YA Movie (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, August 30, 10:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Robocop. Rated PG 13; 108 minutes.

    PLAY: Lego Fun (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, August 30, 11:00 AM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Build Lego block creations with friends.

    Play Day: Who's in Your Family?
    Saturday, August 30, 11:00 AM
    Edisto Library
    Make a family tree.

    PLAY: Recycled Boom
    Saturday, August 30, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Make your own boomerang with recycled materials.

    PLAY: Saturday Movie
    Saturday, August 30, 11:00 AM
    Otranto Road Regional
    The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 101 minutes.

    Club Anime (ages 12-19)
    Saturday, August 30, 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a five hour marathon of your favorite Anime. The library closes at 6 p.m., so plan your ride accordingly.

    PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
    Saturday, August 30, 1:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    The Pirate Fairy. Rated G; 78 minutes.

    PLAY: Reading is the Name of the Game
    Saturday, August 30, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Bring the whole family for gaming fun, including board games, cards, Legos and puzzles.

    Call for Self-Published Author Submissions for September 25 Book Talks
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    Main Library
    Join a forum for self-published authors and readers, and submit family-friendly content by September 1 to Steven Schwengel, Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401. Submissions must be family friendly and include the author's name, phone number, email and postal addresses. Authors of approved submissions will be invited to present their works during 4-8 minute presentations September 25. This event is not a sales forum, but a literary exchange for authors and readers. For more information, call 805-6943.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    Main Library
    Mixed Media Portraits by Landy A. Jones
    "I try to create an illusion of realism in my portraits," explains Jones. "My colored pencil and mixed media drawings are designed to create a painting effect from which the viewer believes my colored portraits are paintings instead of actual drawings."

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, 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)
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Spark a Reaction Matching Game (rising 6-12 grades)
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    James Island Library
    Think you know a lot about inventors? Prove it by matching inventors to their inventions for a prize.

    Photography Display
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a photography display from the annual Charleston Sail and Power Squadron contest.

    TeenSpot Invent an August Holiday (teens)
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Invent an August holiday, and submit entries in the Invent a Holiday display. Each week a holiday will be picked, and the inventor wins a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, 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.