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    Events for: Saturday, December 20
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
      
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    Affordable Care Act Help (adults)
    Saturday, December 20, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Need health care coverage and want to know your options? Sign up for Affordable Care Act (ACA) health coverage and subsidies with personalized, expert advice from federally-certified Navigators from the Palmetto Project. Call toll-free 888-998-4646 for an appointment.

    PLAY with Dad: Saturday Stories
    Saturday, December 20, 10:30 AM
    James Island Library
    Enjoy storytime with your dad or another favorite loved one.

    PLAY: Holiday Cards
    Saturday, December 20, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Create cards to share your holiday spirit.

    Beach Lovers Book Club (adults)
    Saturday, December 20, 10:30 AM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty.

    YA Movie (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, December 20, 10:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes.

    PLAY: STAR Therapy Dogs
    Saturday, December 20, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Practice your reading with canine friends - the best listeners in the world.

    PLAY: Frozen Winter Wonderland (ages 11 and younger)
    Saturday, December 20, 11:00 AM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Do you want to build a snowman? Celebrate the season, enjoy a special viewing of Disney's Frozen, make Frozen-themed crafts, wear your favorite Frozen costume and share snacks. Rated PG; 102 minutes.

    PLAY DAY: Movie Fun
    Saturday, December 20, 11:00 AM
    Edisto Library
    Bolt. Rated G; 96 minutes.

    PLAY: Ho Ho Ho Holiday Fun
    Saturday, December 20, 11:00 AM
    McClellanville Library
    Enjoy Christmas crafts and holiday celebration.

    PLAY: Matinee Movie
    Saturday, December 20, 11:00 AM
    Otranto Road Regional
    The Santa Clause. Rated PG; 97 minutes.

    Saturday Craft and Storytime
    Saturday, December 20, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    St. Paul's/Hollywood Branch Library
    Listen to The Christmas Magic by Lauren Thompson, and make a fun craft.

    PLAY with Parents: Sigma Saturday
    Saturday, December 20, 1:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a carpentry workshop with members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. Sponsored by Lowe's.

    PLAY: Family Movie Matinee
    Saturday, December 20, 1:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Toy Story 3. Rated G; 103 minutes.

    PLAY: Movie
    Saturday, December 20, 2:00 PM
    West Ashley Library
    The Search for Santa Paws. Rated G; 96 minutes.

    Christmas Movie for Teens (grades 6-12)
    Saturday, December 20, 2:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas. Rated PG-13; 142 minutes.

    10th Annual V-Tones Holiday Extravaganza
    Saturday, December 20, 3:00 PM
    Main Library
    Join Charleston's premier ukulele band to ring in the holiday season.

    PLAY: Holiday Picture Bingo (ages 4-11)
    Saturday, December 20, 4:00 PM
    Village Library
    Bring along family and friends, and play Holiday picture Bingo to win a prize.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Main Library
    Portrait of the Lowcountry by Eric Horan
    When Eric Horan moved to the Lowcountry from Colorado, he was convinced that he'd have a hard time getting excited about country that was flat. Once here, Horan developed techniques to gain perspective over the flat land and water, and his photography display highlights "the dramatic natural beauty of the coastal southeast."

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Main Library
    Visit our Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for December is friends.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Teen Guessing Game (grades 6-12)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    James Island Library
    Correctly guess how many pieces of candy are in the jar, and the candy-filled prize is yours.

    Remembering Dart Hall (Photography Exhibit)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Experience the history of Dart Hall and John L. Dart Branch Library through a retrospective photography exhibit that features images from the first four decades of service to the public. Community members also are encouraged to share memories of Dart and contribute identifying information about the content of items on display. The exhibit will be on display until Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

    Charleston Collegiate School Photography Exhibit
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Students in grades 10-12 display their photography.

    December Glass Display: Merry Christmas, Barbie!
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy our pink Barbie Christmas tree, pick up a good Barbie book or DVD and learn a few facts about the 55-year-old doll.

    Young Adult Holiday Word Search (grades 6-12)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Complete a holiday word search for a sweet treat.

    Daily Self-Assessment (adults)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Take a fun daily computerized self-assessment test to find out your color, your true profession and more fun trivia.

    TeenSpot Celebrates National Read a New Book Month
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    In honor of National Read a New Book Month, write down a title of a great book you've read, and get a treat.

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Visit our Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for December is friends.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Want to learn how to download eBooks from the library? Need help with a tablet, phone or laptop? Book a 30-minute session with a librarian. Call the Information Desk at 552-6466 to schedule an appointment.

    Adult Crafts-to-Go
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Stop by the library, and complete a holiday craft. Please see Information Desk for details.

    Secret Santa Reading Challenge
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31
    Otranto Road Regional
    Select and check out a mysteriously wrapped book from under the Christmas tree, take it home, unwrap and read it. Once you have read your Secret Santa book, fill out a review slip to be entered in a drawing for a $50 Visa gift card or $25 gas card.

    Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)
    Monday, December 1 - Wednesday, December 31, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Weekdays
    Challenge yourself to complete an intricate maze. How twisted can it be? Prizes awarded.