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    Events for: Friday, August 22
    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.

    Teen Word Seekers (grades 6-12)
    Friday, August 22
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize.

    Friday Afterschool Movie
    Friday, August 22, 3:30 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    The Little Rascals Save the Day. Rated PG; 98 minutes.

    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.