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    Events for: Wednesday, October 1
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31


    Storytime and Computer Class Schedules at all branches
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    MOJA: Becky's Box of Puppets presents Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
    Wednesday, October 1, 9:15 AM
    Main Library
    A host of colorful animals bring this popular African folktale to life. When one foolish action causes a chain reaction to endanger all the animals, the Lion King must put all to rights. Authentic music and audience participation make this popular story a memorable theatrical event. 

    Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, October 1
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself, and solve crossword puzzle clues.

    Small Business Counseling with SCORE (adults)
    Wednesday, October 1, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Receive free, confidential counseling for your start-up idea or existing business from members of the Charleston Coastal Chapter of SCORE.

    Mt. Pleasant Reel Club - A book/movie discussion group (adults)
    Wednesday, October 1, 2:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Read the book, watch the movie and then participate in a lively discussion.
    Book: The Witches by Roald Dahl
    Movie: The Witches starring Anjelica Huston. Rated PG; 92 minutes.

    Stomping Out Bullies
    Wednesday, October 1, 3:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Join a discussion about how to deal with bullying with Chelsei Howard from the Human Service Commission.

    Word Play Wednesday (grades K-5)
    Wednesday, October 1
    John L. Dart Library
    See if you can solve the puzzle, and get a treat.

    Wii Wednesdays
    Wednesday, October 1, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Main Library
    Calling all gamers to come show off your skills.

    Homework Helpers (ages 6-11)
    Wednesday, October 1, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Need help with homework? Visit the Children's Department after school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for basic homework assistance from College of Charleston Honors College students. The help is first come, first served. Research projects are not included.

    Homework Help (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, October 1, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Receive help on your school work from awesome College of Charleston tutors.

    Garden Insects of S.C.
    Wednesday, October 1, 5:30 PM
    Main Library
    Join Clemson Professor Emeritus of Entomology, Dr. Merle Shepard, for a discussion of his new publication, Garden Insects of S.C. Dr. Shepard also has researched heirloom crops such as Carolina Gold Rice. Copies of his new book will be available for purchase.

    Halloween Horror
    Wednesday, October 1, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Auditorium
    The Curse of Frankenstein (1952). Not rated; 87 minutes.

    Knit Night (adults)
    Wednesday, October 1, 6:00 PM
    Folly Beach Library
    Bring a knit or crochet project to work on, and share ideas with others.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Main Library
    Good to be Home by Stephen Paul Herchak
    Enjoy a display of colored pencil drawings of scenery by Herchak, a Charleston native who recently returned to the area after traveling to other states for his job in advertising in graphic design.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Main Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

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

    Adult Mind Games (ages 18 and older)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Pick up an activity sheet at the Service Desk. Complete it for your chance to win a gift card at the end of the month.

    Desktop Trivia (ages 18 and older)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop at the service desk to answer trivia questions for a sweet treat.

    Portraits of Survivors Display
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Art students from St. John's High School present Portraits of Survivors during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Local Breast Cancer Survivors volunteered to sit for portraits and share their stories of courage. This project is sponsored by a Komen Foundation Grant coordinated by Barrier Island Free Medical Clinic.

    South Carolina Heart Gallery
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    The South Carolina Heart Gallery is a collaborative effort of adoption professionals, photographers and local businesses working together to help children in foster care find permanent, loving homes. Portraits of children awaiting adoption are displayed in various locations around the state in order to raise public awareness. www.scheartgallery.org.

    Supersize Scrabble (adults)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Each day we will put out seven super-size scrabble tiles. Come in and create a word each day. We will tally your score at the end of the month for a chance to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place prize. One entry per day. Ages 12 and older please.

    Teen Dreams
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    Celebrate Teen Read Week all month, and complete a dream cloud for a sweet treat.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for October is numbers.

    PLAY: Halloween Guess and Win (ages 4-11)
    Wednesday, October 1 - Friday, October 31
    Village Library
    Guess the number of Halloween treats in the jar, and win a prize. One guess accepted per day. The winner will be announced October 31.