Sewing Machine and Serger Training

Sewing Machine and Serger Training

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Come learn the basics of how our sewing machines work. This training is needed to utilize the sewing machines and serger in our Creative Studio. Open to ages 16 and up!  

A Woman of Many Firsts: Dawn Langley Simmons and Her Life in Charleston

A Woman of Many Firsts: Dawn Langley Simmons and Her Life in Charleston

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month and Archives Month by joining us for a discussion with archivist Sarah Ferguson of the Historic Charleston Foundation about the life of Dawn Langley Simmons. A colorful figure in Charleston history, Simmons was both ...

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Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

Specially marked pumpkins have been hidden all over the library. Find them all and win a prize!

Goosebumps Writing and Illustration Contest

Goosebumps Writing and Illustration Contest

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

Celebrate R.L. Stine's brilliance with our 2nd Annual Writing and Illustration Contest!  Patrons will submit their stories and illustrations to the Children's Desk no later than October 31.  Winners will receive a prize basket and all participants...

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Pumpkin Face Craft

Pumpkin Face Craft

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

Create a scary, silly, or serious face on a paper pumpkin at the library!  Enjoy creating expressions of feelings and decorating your paper pumpkin at our craft table. 

Haunted House Construction

Haunted House Construction

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

Use your engineering skills and our Magnetic Tiles to build a haunted house in the library! Can you figure out how to include trap doors and secret passageways?

Spooky Tangrams

Spooky Tangrams

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

Flex your spatial skills as you figure out how to use the seven shapes to recreate the Halloween themed images!  Can you make a bat, spider and cat?

YA DIY: Pet Rocks

YA DIY: Pet Rocks

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (All day)

This DIY program is inspired by the Pet Rock trend started by Gary Dahl in 1975 in which rocks were marketed as “zero commitment” pets. Teens can adopt their own pet rock and decorate it with the materials provided.

Moja - Harambee Dance Company at the Main Library

Moja - Harambee Dance Company at the Main Library

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Main Library -  In Swahili, Harambee means “let us pull together.” Enjoy a performance by the Harambee Dance Company. Designed for children and families, this performance incorporates the traditional and contemporary to create a new style of Afric...

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Computer Fundamentals: Getting Started with Computers

Computer Fundamentals: Getting Started with Computers

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Main Library - Learn the parts of the computer, the difference between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how files are stored. Practice using the mouse and keyboard, too! No previous computer experience is expected.

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