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    Events for: Thursday, September 14
    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.

    Thursday Word (ages 11 and younger)  
    Thursday, September 14
    John L. Dart Library
    Test your word knowledge with a weekly word challenge. Prizes awarded.

    Assistance with Medicare and More (adults)
    Thursday, September 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Trident Area Agency on Aging counselors provide accurate and objective health insurance information to help Medicare beneficiaries, along with other resources (ESAP, SNAP, Free Tax Preparation, LIHEAP and Emergency Rental Assistance). By appointment only, please call 843-554-2275.

    Genealogy Workshop (adults)
    Thursday, September 14, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Join Lynn Baker from the Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogy Society to learn about free research resources available at CCPL. Bring your laptop, or use a library laptop to access Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest and more. Learn how to explore on your own or with assistance.

    Teen Cafe (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, September 14, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Main Library
    Teen Lounge
    Enjoy snacks and games after school.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, September 14, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of gaming. Choose from board games and interactive video games.

    Glow in the Dark Party (grades 6-12)
    Thursday, September 14, 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Have a glowing good time.

    Mah Jongg Nights (adults)
    Thursday, September 14, 5:30 PM
    Poe/Sullivan's Island Library
    Learn to play the fun and fast-paced game of American Mah Jongg. Beginners welcome.

    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.