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    Events for: Thursday, January 29
    Thursday, January 1 - Saturday, January 31
      
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    Book Blitz Month: Boxing with Books
    Monday, January 5 - Friday, January 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Vote on your favorite books. Those not chosen get knocked out of the competition.

    Mock Caldecott
    Monday, January 5 - Saturday, January 31
    Main Library
    Stop by the children's room to cast your vote on which 2015 book title should win the Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal is an award given to the best illustrated book of the year by an American artist. Find out if your prediction is right when the award is announced February 2.

    Teen Brain Teasers (grades 6-12)
    Monday, January 5 - Saturday, January 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    In celebration of International Brain Teaser Month, stop by to solve fun puzzles for a sweet treat.

    Painting Display
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    Enjoy a display of abstract paintings by Robert Yeager.

    All About Pets Photography Display
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    John's Island Regional Library
    CCPL staff present pictures of their pampered pets as well as photos of available pets from the Charleston Animal Society.

    Mock Caldecott Election
    Monday, January 12 - Thursday, January 29
    Otranto Road Regional
    Stop by our Mock Caldecott display in the children's department, and vote on which books you think should win the Caldecott Award.

    Estimation Station
    Monday, January 26 - Friday, February 6
    Main Library
    Can you guess how many pieces of candy are in the jar? Stop by the Children's Department for your chance to win.

    Film Noir Series
    Thursday, January 29, 1:00 PM
    Main Library
    Dark Passage. Not rated; 106 minutes.

    Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group (adults)
    Thursday, January 29, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    The foreign policy discussion group returns for 2015. Each week, read the Briefing Book for background information, then join one or both of our two discussion groups. For more information, email MtpReference@ccpl.org or call 849-6161 for more information. This weel's featured topic is "Privacy in the Digital Age."

    Afternoon Adventures: Weird Science
    Thursday, January 29, 3:30 PM
    Main Library
    Get your hands dirty with a variety of hands-on science experiments and explosive demonstrations.

    Geek Dojo Series: Digital Photography (ages 6-12)
    Thursday, January 29, 3:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn the basics of photography and manipulating digital photos with computer software during this four week series.

    Thursday Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, January 29, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Grab an after-school snack, and play board and video games in the Teen Lounge.

    Thursday Word (grades K-5)
    Thursday, January 29
    John L. Dart Library
    After school
    Define the Thursday word, and get a treat.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, January 29, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    Film Noir Series
    Thursday, January 29, 6:00 PM
    Main Library
    Dark Passage. Not rated; 106 minutes.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    Main Library
    Impressions of the Lowcountry by Billie Sutton Smith
    Smith finds inspiration for her paintings through increased awareness of the world around her. "The colors I see in nature, from sunrises to sunsets and the world of flowers and trees are so amazing," she explains. I'm fascinated by the study of light and shadow on subjects, whether in the face of an individual, flowers or landscapes that I observe.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    Main Library
    Enjoy a fun activity based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for January is health and safety.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Brain Benders (grades 6-12)
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    James Island Library
    Use your brain power to win a candy prize.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by our Service desk and answer our weekly trivia for a prize.

    TeenSpot Celebrates National Book Blitz Month (teens)
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31
    St. Andrews Regional Library
    In honor of National Book Blitz Month, vote for your favorite between two books each week. Those who chose the winning book will be entered into a weekly drawing for prizes.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 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 January is health and safety.

    Teen Lounge (grades 6-12)
    Friday, January 2 - Saturday, January 31, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Weekdays
    Hang out with your friends, and play Wii and various board games after school.