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    Events for: Tuesday, August 30
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
      
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    Get Ready for Kindergarten
    Monday, August 8 - Wednesday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy fun preschool activities.

    Tuesday Newsday (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, August 30
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Show off your news knowledge with a trivia quiz, and win candy for correct answers.

    Quiz Bowl (grades K-5)
    Tuesday, August 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to answer the trivia question correctly, and win a prize.

    English Conversation Club (adults)
    Tuesday, August 30, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Practice speaking English with a small group of learners. Beginners to advanced learners are welcome. No registration needed.

    Resume Building Simplified
    Tuesday, August 30, 1:00 PM
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Learn how to create, format and save a resume.

    Teen Movie Time (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, August 30, 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rated PG; 136 minutes.

    After-school Cool: Snap Circuits (ages 4-11)
    Tuesday, August 30, 4:00 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Snap Circuits make learning about electronics fun and easy for kids as they follow colorful pictures in manuals and build exciting projects that snap together.

    Lounge at the Library (grades 6-12)
    Tuesday, August 30, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Hang out with friends, and play games. Feel free to bring a snack.

    Searching for Colonial Charleston's South Wall and Moat
    Tuesday, August 30, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    In the early 1700s an earthen wall and moat protected the south side of urban Charleston, but its exact location has long been a mystery. Join CCPL's historian, Dr. Nic Butler, to learn about recent archaeological attempts to locate these features in the parking lot of First Baptist Church and School.

    Yoga and Meditation with Bliss Spiritual Co-op (teens and adults)
    Tuesday, August 30, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Enjoy an hour of Vinyasa yoga to increase flexibility, improve balance and promote health, followed by a relaxing 30-minute guided meditation. *Please note, participants are encouraged to bring water to hydrate and their own mat.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Main Library
    We See, Therefore, We Love by Katherine M. Houghton
    Houghton's photography depicts the experiences of women and children encountered during her travels around the world. Her work is designed to create connections and spark a dynamic exchange of visions, thoughts and worldviews between the viewer and the photograph.

    Classic Arcade
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Main Library
    Cure your summertime blues, and enjoy playing more than 160 legendary arcade games on an upright cabinet. Featured games include "Vs. Super Mario Bros." (1986), "Street Fighter" (1987) and "Road Blasters" (1987).

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

    Adult Trivia
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Customer Service desk to answer a visual trivia question, and receive a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Stations for a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for August is imagination.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Want to learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop? Call 843-559-1945, and make an appointment with a librarian for a 30-minute one-on-one session.

    Painting Exhibit
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Courtney Gaff displays her painting of landscapes, sailboats and clouds.

    TeenSpot Invent an August Holiday
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Invent an August holiday, and place entries in the Invent a Holiday display. A holiday will be picked each week, and the inventor wins a prize.

    Library Word Search (adults)
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Search for words, and submit completed forms for the chance to win a $10 gift card at the end of the month.

    Early Literacy Station
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, 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.

    Crossword Puzzle Challenge (grades 6-12)
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a crossword puzzle for a sweet treat.

    Back to School Prize Giveaway (grades 6-12)
    Monday, August 1 - Wednesday, August 31
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Stop by the Circulation Desk, and complete an entry form for a chance to win a backpack of cool school supplies. The winner will be announced August 26.