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    Events for: Tuesday, August 19
    Friday, August 1 - Sunday, August 31

    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.

    Tuesday Quizbowl
    Tuesday, August 19
    John L. Dart Library
    Pick a question, answer it correctly and get a treat.

    Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, August 19
    Main Library
    How well do you know the headlines? Drop by the YA Services desk for a weekly current events challenge, and get a sweet treat for knowing what's going on in the world.

    Tech Tuesday: Discovering Zinio
    Tuesday, August 19, 12:00 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn how to download your favorite magazines to your tablet or computer for free though CCPL's website.

    Sea Islands Book Club (adults)
    Tuesday, August 19, 2:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Discuss The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin. Copies of the book available at the Reference Desk for check out while supplies last.

    Mt. Pleasant Cribbage Club (adults)
    Tuesday, August 19, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Learn to play the classic game Cribbage, or come for a challenging match. No experience necessary.

    Drive-in Movie
    Tuesday, August 19, 3:30 PM
    Main Library
    The Lego Movie. Rated PG; 101 minutes.

    Afterschool Cool: Health Nuts
    Tuesday, August 19, 4:00 PM
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Learn how to choose and make healthy afterschool snacks.

    Teen Movie Time (ages 12-19)
    Tuesday, August 19, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Ride Along. Rated PG-13; 100 minutes.

    Play: Kids in the Kitchen Summer Series
    Tuesday, August 19, 5:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn how to prepare fun and nutritious treats like fruit smoothies and yogurt dips.

    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.