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    Events for: Thursday, June 30
    Tuesday, June 28 - Sunday, July 31
      
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    Preschool Special: The Great Outdoors Storytime
    Thursday, June 30, 10:30 AM
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Celebrate all the things you can do outside with stories, songs and activities. 

    Get in the Game - Wii Tournament (teens)
    Thursday, June 30, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    John's Island Regional Library
    Get your game on, and win small prizes.

    Magic Tree House Club: A Good Night for Ghosts (ages 5-11)
    Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM
    Main Library
    Activities, games and crafts based on this popular series.

    Imani Milele Children's Choir from Uganda
    Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Game On (ages 10-18)
    Thursday, June 30, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    John L. Dart Library
    Enjoy board games and interactive video games.

    Imani Milele Children's Choir from Uganda
    Thursday, June 30, 4:00 PM
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Play a part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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

    CarolinaStrong Book Drive: Honoring Cynthia Graham Hurd
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    John’s Island Regional Library
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Otranto Road Regional Library

    Continue the work of Cynthia Graham Hurd by donating new and gently used children’s books that will be given to students in kindergarten through fifth grade in Charleston County’s Title 1 elementary schools. This project is a partnership of the Cynthia Graham Hurd Foundation for Literacy and Civic Engagement, Reading Partners Charleston, Live5 WCSC-TV and Charleston County Public Library.

    The Life and Legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library
    Lobby
    Experience the impact Cynthia Graham Hurd continues to have through an exhibit of gifts, cards and memorials expressing an outpouring of love, sympathy and respect for the 31-year librarian and the legacy she created through the lives she touched and changed in the Charleston community.

    Kindred Kids Woven Mandala
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library
    Lobby
    View this mandala woven by students in the WINGS Kindred Kids program from North Charleston Elementary and Mason Prep School. This student partnership emerged in the wake of the June 2015 Mother Emanuel church shooting to help kids from diverse backgrounds understand each other and themselves in new ways. For more information, visit http://www.wingsforkids.org/kindred_kids.

    Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library

    Strange Beasts by That Godzilla Guy 

    Kaijū (怪獣), a Japanese word meaning “strange beast,” is unique in pop culture. The "Godzillifications" on view interject these creatures into established works of art, photos or concepts to roar with satire or thunder at the footsteps of ecological and nuclear horror


    Classic Arcade
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library
    Play more than 130 old school arcade games from the 1980s and 1990s on an upright cabinet. Games include Ghosts 'n Goblins (1985), Tetris (1988) and Hydro Thunder (1999).

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Main Library
    Enjoy activities based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for June is food.

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

    Adult Trivia
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John L. Dart Library
    Answer the visual trivia question at the Customer Service Desk for a prize.

    Tech Help: Book-a-Librarian
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Learn how to use the library's downloadable media on your tablet, phone, e-reader or laptop. Call 843-559-1945 to make an appointment for a 30-minute, one-on-one session.

    American Girl Doll Exhibit
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Pearl Stifler displays her American Girl dolls.

    Painting Exhibit
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    William Shelton displays his oil paintings.

    Get in the Game - Book Reviews (teens)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Provide short reviews of books you read for a sweet treat.

    Summer School Spirit (ages 12-17)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library
    Students earn one point for their school for each book they read. The school with the most points by July 31 wins. For details, contact Patrice Smith at 843-766-2546.

    Early Literacy Station
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Enjoy activities based on the S.C. Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for June is food.

    Minute to Win It (teens)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Play daily games for a small prize.

    Reading Bingo (adults)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Cooper River Memorial Library
    Complete the Summer Reading Bingo sheet for a small prize.

    Get in the Game Photography Contest (teens)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    McClellanville Library
    Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
    Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library
    Village Library
    Compete with teens at other CCPL East Cooper branches, and submit sports-related photos with captions to eastcooperya@ccpl.org for a chance to be published and win prizes.

    Exercise Video Challenge (ages 6-11)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Submit a 15 second video of yourself and your friends exercising at a local landmark, park, playground or gym. For more information, call Children’s Services at 843-552-6466.

    Exercise Photo Booth (ages 6-11)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Dorchester Road Regional Library
    Visit photo stations in the Children’s Area to have your picture taken as a famous fitness star.

    My Summer Activity Selfie Photo Contest (ages 12-17)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    Otranto Road Regional Library
    Take a summer selfie, and send it to otrantoyoungadults@gmail.com with your name and a brief description of the summer activity featured. Winner announced August 5.

    Guess How Many Candies Are in the Jar (grades 6-12)
    Wednesday, June 1 - Thursday, June 30
    John's Island Regional Library
    Guess the number of candies in the jar. The closest guess wins the jar June 29.