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    Events for: Wednesday, September 13
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
      
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    National Preparedness Month (teens)
    Monday, September 11 - Friday, September 22
    West Ashley Library
    Explain how you and your family prepare for an emergency, and receive a treat.

    Positive Thinking Day
    Wednesday, September 13
    John L. Dart Library
    Think good thoughts during a cheerful library activity.

    Midweek Mix (ages 11 and younger)
    Wednesday, September 13
    John L. Dart Library
    Complete a word challenge. Prizes awarded. 

    Midweek Crossword (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, September 13
    John L. Dart Library
    Solve clues.

    Business Owners' Roundtable Meeting - cancelled
    Wednesday, September 13, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Main Library
    Join a discussion for business owners and CEOs who have been in business one year or longer. Network with peers, share ideas, and discuss challenges that small businesses face in Charleston.

    English Conversation Club
    Wednesday, September 13, 10:30 AM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Practice speaking English with a small group. Beginners to advanced learners are welcome.

    Coffee and Conversation (adults)
    Wednesday, September 13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Socialize with other seniors, and enjoy coffee.

    Mah Jongg the American Way (adults)
    Wednesday, September 13, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Join other Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play.

    Folly Beach Book Club
    Wednesday, September 13, 2:30 PM
    Folly Beach Library
    Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder

    Web Wednesday (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, September 13, 3:30 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Check out a short collection of the latest and greatest viral videos and websites.

    Great Books Discussion
    Wednesday, September 13, 6:30 PM
    Main Library
    Meeting Room B
    "Caring for Plants" by Hye-young Pyun and "The Adventure of a Skier" by Italo Calvino, available online at http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/fiction. Call 843-805-6904 for more details.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Call for Submissions
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, 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 2018 or early 2019. For more information about the application process, please visit www.ccpl.org/gallery.

    Dewey Know the Library (children)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Pick a Dewey number from the jar, find a nonfiction book with your number, and submit the book title for a prize.

    Early Literacy Station
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, 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 is letters.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Silver Linings by Rachel Jones Barns
    Rachel Jones Barns uses selective realism and various layering techniques to create narrative portraiture in oils, watercolors and acrylics. Silver Linings is an expanding body of work that attempts to examine the multiple layers of relationships. These painted snapshots display comfortable silences, tender moments, regrets, realizations and connective energies.

    Classic Arcade (teens)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Main Library
    Play more than 300 classic arcade games including "Tekken" (1994), "Soul Edge" (1995) and "Virtua Fighter 2" (1994).

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

    Teen Book Review (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    James Island Library
    Write a book review to receive a piece of candy and enter a gift card drawing. The winner will be announced at the end of the month.

    Desktop Trivia (adults)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Stop by the Service Desk, and answer a weekly trivia question correctly for a prize.

    Teen Zone (grades 6-12)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Mondays-Thursdays from 3-5 p.m.
    Play the Xbox 360, listen to music, enjoy an adult coloring page, play board games, or just sit and chat.

    TeenSpot Teen Choice Awards
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Vote for your favorite movie, television show or book from the past year. Vote once a day, and receive a treat. Winners will be announced October 5.

    Golden Ticket Giveaway (ages 12-17)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Show a staff member your library card, and receive a golden ticket to enter into a prize drawing. Five winners will be announced at the end of the month. One entry permitted per day.

    Kid at Heart (adults)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Guess each staff member's favorite children's book. The person with the most correct answers will win a family book gift basket and a $20 Barnes and Noble gift card. A winner will be chosen October 2.

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

    Kindness Rocks (teens)
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Contribute to an inspirational rock garden, and create kindness rocks to share with the community.

    Book Report Prize Drawing
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Tell us about a book or picture book you read to enter a prize drawing.

    Back to School Survey
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete a back to school survey for a sweet treat.

    Book Match
    Friday, September 1 - Saturday, September 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Match the CCPL staff member to their favorite book for a chance to win a small prize.