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    Events for: Friday, February 27
    Sunday, February 1 - Tuesday, March 31
      
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    Thursday Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 27, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Grab an after-school snack and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge. 

    Friday Fun Day
    Friday, February 27, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Main Library
    Challenge your family and friends to some fun board games.

    Teen Movie Night (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 27, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    James Island Library
    After the library closes, watch If I Stay and enjoy light refreshments. Rated PG-13; 106 minutes.

    TAG Lock-In (grades 6-12)
    Friday, February 27, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    The library belongs to teens after hours, and activities include a pop and drop relay race, Wii gaming tournament and library ping pong. Snacks will be provided.

    Friends of the Library Media Drive
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    All locations
    All locations
    The Charleston Friends of the Library is holding a special gadget and media drive. Help the library, and donate your gently-used used CDs, DVDs, LPs, video games, iPods/iPads, eReaders, cell phones and other digital devices. Donations will be accepted at any branch location, and items will be sold online or at upcoming Friends' book sales.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Main Library
    Unstuffed by Vanessa Gonzalez
    Vanessa Gonzalez collaborates with her dog, Mick, to create artwork inspired by his destroyed toys. Each finished painting commemorates the toys as a symbol of Mick's conquests and reflect upon the artists' environment and personal history.

    Early Literacy Station
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    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 February is colors.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Library Lover's Month (grades K-5)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John L. Dart Library
    Write a love note to your library for a chance to win a prize.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia for a prize.

    Art Exhibit
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John L. Dart Library
    Remember What I Told You to Forget: Decolonization of Information
    Gullah Interpretive Realism artist and lecturer, Brother Nizar, presents paintings based on Gullah history.

    Digital Photography Display
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a digital photography display of art by participants in our Geek Dojo photography series.

    Gallery Display: Paintings by Dee Garforth
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a display by Dee Garforth, an 82-year-old artist who paints landscapes and animals using various media.

    Early Literacy Station
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar.

    Black History Month Trivia (grades 6-12)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Answer questions about notable African Americans, and win a sweet treat. Teen participants only.

    Baby-Boomers Nostalgia (adults)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Check out a series of photos from the 1960s-1970s, and share where you were, how old you were, what you wore and how you felt during that period. Bring in a photo from back in the day for the display, and you may win a great prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    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 February is colors.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Want to learn to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call 843-849-6161, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute face-to-face session.

    PLAY: Library Lovers Month (ages 4-11)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Village Library
    Tell us what you love about the library. Prize awarded for the "loveliest" answer on Saturday, February 28.

    Library Lovers Month (ages 12-18)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Village Library
    Tell us what you love about the library. Prize awarded for the "loveliest" answer on Saturday, February 28.

    Library Lovers Month (adults)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Village Library
    Tell us what you love about the library. Prize awarded for the "loveliest" answer on Saturday, February 28.

    African American Read-In
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Join the Read-In, and enjoy spotlighted books by African-American authors and illustrators in storytimes and book displays in the Children's Area.

    Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)
    Sunday, February 1 - Saturday, February 28
    John's Island Regional Library
    Weekdays
    Hang out with your friends, play Wii and various board games after school.

    Blind Date with a Book (teens)
    Monday, February 2 - Saturday, February 28
    James Island Library
    Browse young adult fiction books that are "dressed up" and ready to be checked out with a library card. Your perfect match is waiting for you; so read a brief description to help select your date.