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    Thursday, September 1 - Monday, October 31
      
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    Be a Force of Nature and Prepare for an Emergency (teens)
    Monday, September 12 - Friday, September 23
    West Ashley Library
    Tell us how you and your family have prepared for an emergency, and receive a sweet treat. Limit one entry per day.

    Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia Contest
    Thursday, September 15 - Friday, September 30
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Answer trivia questions about Hispanic Heritage Month, and earn a sweet treat. Submit all correct answers for a chance to win a prize.

    National Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, September 15 - Saturday, October 15
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Test your knowledge with National Hispanic Heritage Month trivia questions. Receive a sweet treat for correct answers.

    Crayons Quit Coloring Contest (ages 3-11)
    Monday, September 19 - Friday, September 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Some crayons aren't happy about always being used to color the same things. Color a picture using unusual colors for a chance to win a prize. Prizes awarded for the most creative coloring sheets in age categories 3-5, 6-8, and 9-11.

    Teen Word Seekers (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 23
    John L. Dart Library
    Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize.

    Little Lotus Yoga (ages 3 and older)
    Friday, September 23, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Challenge yourself to find every word on thematic word find puzzles for a prize.

    Classic Arcade
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Main Library
    Learn about the pioneer days of video games by playing simulations of "Computer Space" (1971), "Pong" (1972) and the controversial "Death Race" (1976). Then try out graphically advanced hits of the 80s and 90s with "Space Harrier" (1985), "After Burner II" (1987) and "NBA Jam" (1993).

    Saul Alexander Gallery Call for Submissions
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Main Library
    South Carolina artists and craftsmen are encouraged to submit portfolios to be considered for upcoming public exhibition at Main Library. A jury of local art professionals will review all submissions. Those accepted will be scheduled to exhibit for one month during 2017 or early 2018. For more information about the application process, please visit www.ccpl.org/gallery, call (843) 805-6840, or email burrisss@ccpl.org.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Main Library
    Charleston: My Adopted Home by Helen K. Beacham
    Helen K. Beacham fell in love with watercolor as a medium and with Charleston when she moved to the area 10 years ago. Her exhibit blends these two loves in a collection of watercolor paintings that depict snippets of Lowcountry life.

    Early Literacy Station
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    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 September is letters.

    Activity Zone (grades K-5)
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    James Island Library
    Enjoy puzzles, mazes and coloring activities.

    Adult Trivia
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Customer Service desk to answer a visual trivia question, and receive a prize.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    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.

    Library Card Sign Up Month Trivia (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Answer questions about John's Island Regional Library correctly for a candy prize.

    Literary Figurine Display
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Celebrate your favorite authors' birthdays during the month of September. Read stories by Roald Dahl, Tomie DePaola, H.A. Rey, Ruby Bridges and many more, and visit the display of literary figurines donated by Terry Leff in memory of Louise Patton.

    Photograph Display: Small Wonders
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Documentary filmmaker Julian Gooding displays his collection of wildflower images.

    Logo Scavenger Hunt
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Locate well-known logos throughout the library, and enter a prize drawing. The winner will be drawn randomly from correct entries October 1.

    TeenSpot Teen Choice Awards
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Vote once a day for your favorite movies, TV shows and books, and receive a treat. Votes will be tallied at the end of the month, and the winner will be announced October 5.

    Golden Ticket Giveaway (teens)
    Thursday, September 1 - Friday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month. Show a staff member your library card, and receive a golden ticket. One entry permitted per day, and five golden ticket winners will receive prizes at the end of the month.