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Lexington Main

 
Monday Movie Madness
7/7/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Family Movie Time
Time: 2 PM
Ages: All ages
Description: Beat the heat and bring the kids to these free, full-feature movie events. Please bring your own snacks. Children under six must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Unplugged: Family Fun Night
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6 PM
Ages: 2-10
Description: The evening will incorporate a variety of activities, which may include storytelling, games, crafts, and more! Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 9:30
Ages: 1 year
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30
Ages: 2 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
How to Research Your Family History
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Learn to use Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest to research your family history. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Computer Help by Appointment
7/8/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Basic Internet Workshop
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Come get individual assistance with your computer questions. Space and times are limited, so please call 785-2680 to register.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/9/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2:00 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 785-2630 for more information.

 
Lapsit Storytime
7/9/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 9:30 AM
Ages: Birth-11 months
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Programs last approximately 25 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-2630 for more information.

 
TeenScene: CSI Science
7/10/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Learn all about Crime Scene Investigation with Officer Roger Gilland, Lexington County Sheriff Department. Please call 785-2630 to register.

 
Teen Advisory Board
7/10/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Teen Advisory Board
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Be part of your library's Teen Advisory Board. It's a great opportunity to make new friends, get involved in the community, and have your voice heard. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Lego Story Builders Club
7/10/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 5-12
Description: LEGO Story Builders is a literacy-building club. Children will listen to stories and then use LEGO blocks to build on what they have heard. LEGO Story Builders Club will use inquiry-based activities that promote imagination and collaboration. Activities are geared toward older students, but siblings under 5 may attend if they are accompanied by an adult caregiver. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Teen Movie Event
7/11/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 2 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Family Storytime
7/12/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: For more information call 785-2630.

 
Job Hunting with WorkSC.org
7/12/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Learn how to look for jobs at WorkSC.org. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Monday Movie Madness
7/14/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Family Movie Time
Time: 2 PM
Ages: All ages
Description: Beat the heat and bring the kids to these free, full-feature movie events. Please bring your own snacks. Children under six must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Handwriting Specialist
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Learn how the interpretations of handwriting are used to analyze personality traits, strengths, weaknesses, and abilities. Handwriting analysis is a useful tool for understanding yourself and others with keener insight. For more information call 785-2680.

 
Music and Movement
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 9:30
Ages: 1 year
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Tuesday Evening Book Club
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 6:45 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Join us for a book discussion led by a Reference Librarian. Call 785-2680 for book information.

 
Music and Movement
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30
Ages: 2 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Internet and Library Catalog Searching
7/15/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Basic Internet Workshop
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Improve your Internet searching skills using the Library's website as a springboard. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Lapsit Storytime
7/16/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 9:30 AM
Ages: Birth-11 months
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Programs last approximately 25 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/16/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 785-2630 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Spooky Science
7/17/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Ghost Hunters from the South Carolina Paranormal Research and Investigations will discuss their field work, the tools they use, and paranormal activity throughout the state. Please call 785-2630 to register.

 
Third Thursday at Three
7/17/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Join us for a book discussion led by a Reference Librarian. Call 785-2680 for book information.

 
Lego Storybuilders Club
7/17/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 5-12
Description: LEGO Story Builders is a literacy-building club. Children will listen to stories and then use LEGO blocks to build on what they have heard. LEGO Story Builders Club will use inquiry-based activities that promote imagination and collaboration. Activities are geared toward older students, but siblings under 5 may attend if they are accompanied by an adult caregiver. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Downloadable Books and Magazines
7/19/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Basic Internet Workshop
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: A one hour class designed to introduce the library's databases that include free downloadable books and magazines. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Science Kids: Hands-On Science
7/19/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: For more information call 785-2630.

 
Saturday Storytime
7/19/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: Join us for stories, songs, poems, and rhymes just right for the whole family. Programs last approximately 30 minutes. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Anime Kessha Club
7/20/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Come meet with other anime fans to discuss and watch anime, learn about the Japanese culture, check out manga, and make a craft! Refreshments will be provided. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Saturday Storytime
7/21/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Saturday Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: Join us for stories, songs, poems, and rhymes just right for the whole family. Programs last approximately 30 minutes. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Monday Movie Madness
7/21/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Family Movie Time
Time: 2 PM
Ages: All ages
Description: Beat the heat and bring the kids to these free, full-feature movie events. Please bring your own snacks. Children under six must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/22/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 9:30
Ages: 1 year
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/22/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/22/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30
Ages: 2 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Facebook Basics
7/22/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Basic Internet Workshop
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Learn how to get started with social media on Facebook. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Lapsit Storytime
7/23/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 9:30 AM
Ages: Birth-11 months
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Programs last approximately 25 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/23/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 785-2630 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Photography
7/24/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Photographer Pamela Hoppock of the SC State Library will teach techniques to take better photos. If you have one, be sure to bring your digital camera or cell phone. Please call 785-2630 to register.

 
Lego Story Builders Club
7/24/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 5-12
Description: LEGO Story Builders is a literacy-building club. Children will listen to stories and then use LEGO blocks to build on what they have heard. LEGO Story Builders Club will use inquiry-based activities that promote imagination and collaboration. Activities are geared toward older students, but siblings under 5 may attend if they are accompanied by an adult caregiver. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
How to Create a Resume
7/26/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: This one hour class will help you create your job resume. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Puppet Playhouse Presents: The Tale of the Seahorse
7/26/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: For more information call 785-2630.

 
Monday Morning Book Club
7/28/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Join us for a book discussion led by a Reference Librarian. Call 785-2680 for book information.

 
Monday Movie Madness
7/28/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Family Movie Time
Time: 2 PM
Ages: All ages
Description: Beat the heat and bring the kids to these free, full-feature movie events. Please bring your own snacks. Children under six must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 9:30
Ages: 1 year
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
The Reality of the 7 Stages of Dementia
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: 19 and up
Location: Meeting Room
Description: Part 3 of a 5 part series on dementia education. Presented by Amy Quenneville of Agape Senior. Call 785-2680 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30
Ages: 2 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Computer Help by Appointment
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Basic Internet Workshop
Time: 9 AM
Ages: 15 and up
Location: Virtual Library
Description: Come get individual assistance with your computer questions. Space and times are limited, so please call 785-2680 to register.

 
Strategies to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits
7/29/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6 PM
Ages: 19 and up
Location: Meeting Room
Description: Keith Reeves Barron of Barron Financial Group, LLC, and his wife, Laura, will answer questions about how to maximize your Social Security benefits and optimize retirement income. For more information call 785-2680.

 
Lapsit Storytime
7/30/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 9:30 AM
Ages: Birth-11 months
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Programs last approximately 25 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-2630 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/30/2014 at the Lexington Main branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 785-2630 for more information.


Batesburg-Leesville

 
Mystery Book Club
7/7/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 6 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Join us once a month for a potluck meal and participate in lively discussions that encompass many mystery subgenres. Participants read the mystery book of their choice. Visitors are always welcome! Call 532-9223 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Summer Reading: Pendulum Painting
7/8/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 4 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: Participants will combines art and science through this Spirograph-inspired project to create their own one-of-a-kind masterpiece. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/9/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages:
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/10/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 532-9223 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/16/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages:
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/17/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 532-9223 for more information.

 
TeenScene -Porkchop Productions: Living Statues
7/21/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: This dynamic workshop takes participants step-by-step through the creative process of the popular art of the "Living Statue." Create a granite or bronze living masterpiece through character development, creative movement, costume design, and the science of combining specially designed makeup. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/23/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages:
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/24/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 532-9223 for more information.

 
Gail Wagner: Use of Plants by American Indians
7/28/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 6 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Gail Wagner, professor of anthropology and well-known paleoethnobotanist at USC, will share how American Indians used plants. If you enjoy gardening, are interested in local plant life and vegetation, or are fond of natural remedies, then this program is for you. For more information call 532-9223.

 
Music and Movement
7/30/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Music and Movement
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages:
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 532-9223 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/31/2014 at the Batesburg-Leesville branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 532-9223 for more information.




Cayce West Columbia

 
Preschool Storytime
7/1/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Lapsit/Toddlertime
7/1/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 10 AM
Ages: Birth - 2 years
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
TeenScene
7/3/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/7/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Lapsit/Toddlertime
7/8/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 10 AM
Ages: Birth - 2 years
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Elements of History: Columbia Burning
7/8/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Tom Elmore, local author and historian, will give a presentation on the burning of Columbia at the end of the Civil War. For more information call 794-6791.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/8/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/8/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 2-3 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/9/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 794-6791 for more information.

 
TeenScene
7/10/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Afternoon Movie
7/14/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Afternoon Movie
Time: 2:30 PM
Ages: 6 and up
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for movie title and more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/14/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Lapsit/Toddlertime
7/15/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 10 AM
Ages: Birth - 2 years
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/15/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/15/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 2-3 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Elements of Dance
7/15/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Join us as Erin Bolshakov, Director of VISTA Ballroom, demonstrates some basic dance steps. Attendees are encouraged to participate. For more information call 794-6791.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/16/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 794-6791 for more information.

 
Adult Book Club
7/16/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Are you an avid reader looking to meet others such as yourself? Or perhaps you would like to come and discuss books with others? Look no further! We now have a book club just for you! Books to be read each month can be checked out from the circulation desk. Registration is requested. Please call 794-6791 for book title.

 
TeenScene: Tie Dye
7/17/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
STEAM Saturdays
7/19/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 5-10 years
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/21/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 2-3 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/21/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Lapsit/Toddlertime
7/22/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 10 AM
Ages: Birth - 2 years
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/22/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/22/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 2-3 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Elements of Green Cleaning
7/22/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Learn how to make your own eco-friendly cleaning products! These formulas are free of harmful phosphates and contain fewer allergens and chemicals, which leads to a healthier home. For more information call 794-6791.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/23/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 794-6791 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Balloon Twisting
7/24/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Teen Time
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Afternoon Movie
7/28/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Afternoon Movie
Time: 2:30 PM
Ages: 6 and up
Description: Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for movie title and more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/28/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Lapsit/Toddlertime
7/29/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Lapsit Storytime
Time: 10 AM
Ages: Birth - 2 years
Description: Lapsit is an interactive program for babies and their caregivers with picture books, lap rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/29/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/29/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:45 AM
Ages: 2-3 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/30/2014 at the Cayce West Columbia branch.

Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 794-6791 for more information.




Chapin

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/8/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2:00 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 345-5479 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/9/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 - 35 months
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 20 minutes. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/9/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 1 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program is a fun-filled 30-45 minutes of books, rhymes and songs. The goal of this program is to introduce the children to the best in children's literature, to give each child a pleasant storytime experience in a group setting, and build a foundation for lifelong reading. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/10/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 1 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Tim Sonefelt: Shadows Casting Light on Bizarre Tales
7/10/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/11/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18-35 months
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 20 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/15/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 345-5479 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/16/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 1 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program is a fun-filled 30-45 minutes of books, rhymes and songs. The goal of this program is to introduce the children to the best in children's literature, to give each child a pleasant storytime experience in a group setting, and build a foundation for lifelong reading. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/16/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 - 35 months
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 20 minutes. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/17/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 1 PM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/18/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18-35 months
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 20 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4:H: Science on the Move
7/22/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 345-5479 for more information.

 
Music and Movement
7/23/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 - 35 months
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 20 minutes. Please call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/25/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18-35 months
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 20 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 345-5479 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/29/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 345-5479 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Porkchop Productions: Living Statues
7/31/2014 at the Chapin branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: Participants will learn the history of living statues. how to create characters that will draw a crowd and the blending of makeup and paint techniques that will turn them into bronze, granite or silver masterpieces. Please call 345-5479 for more information.




Gaston

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/7/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2:00 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 791-3208 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/8/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Afternoon Movie
7/10/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grade 6 - 12
Description: "Ender's Game" Rated PG-13. Running Time 114 minutes. Limit of 25. Youth under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have parental permission to attend. Registration is requested. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/14/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 791-2308 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Density Columns
7/14/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: We will make a science "burrito" by stacking liquids. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/15/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
Adult Movie
7/17/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Adult Movie Time
Time: 4 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: For more information and movie title call 791-3208.

 
Gail Wagner: Use of Plants by American Indians
7/21/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Gail Wagner, professor of anthropology and well-known paleoethnobotanist at USC, will share how American Indians used plants. If you enjoy gardening, are interested in local plant life and vegetation, or are fond of natural remedies, then this program is for you. For more information call 791-3208.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/21/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 791-3208 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/22/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Porkchop Productions presents "Living Statues"
7/28/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: Participants will learn the history of living statues. How to create characters that will draw a crowd and the blending of makeup and paint techniques that will turn them into bronze, granite or silver masterpieces. Please call 791-3208 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstilskin
7/28/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2:00 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 791-3208 for more information.

 
End of Summer Reading Party
7/28/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 3 PM
Ages: All Ages
Description; End of Summer Reading Party. Please call 791-3208, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/29/2014 at the Gaston branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 791-3208 for more information.




Gilbert-Summit

 
Preschool Storytime
7/8/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 2 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/10/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2:00 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 785-5387 for more information.

 
Gail Wagner: Use of Plants by American Indians
7/10/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Gail Wagner, professor of anthropology and well-known paleoethnobotanist at USC, will share how American Indians used plants. If you enjoy gardening, are interested in local plant life and vegetation, or are fond of natural remedies, then this program is for you. For more information call 785-5387.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/15/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 2 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Tim Sonefelt: Shadows Casting Light on Bizarre Tales
7/16/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: Grades 6 - 12
Description: Please call 785-5387 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/17/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 785-5387 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/22/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 2 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington Counyt 4-H: Science on the Move
7/24/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 785-5387 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/29/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 2 - 5 years
Description: Preschool Storytime is a fun way to introduce preschoolers to the best in children's literature and poetry. Program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 794-6791, ext. 5 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/31/2014 at the Gilbert-Summit branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 785-5387 for more information.


Irmo

 
Let's Speak English
7/1/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Practice conversational English with other international adults.
Registration is requested. Please sign up at the Reference Desk. Please call 798-7880 ext. 2 for more information.

 
Talking Dead
7/1/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Come share your enthusiasm for the popular series, The Walking Dead. Join us for trivia, a Talking Dead discussion, and an overview of the Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide from the CDC. For more information call 798-7880.

 
Book Club
7/3/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Pick a morning or evening, depending on which is best for your schedule. Both clubs read a variety of books and encourage lively discussion in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Meeting times are the first Thursday of each month at 10 AM, or the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Please call 798-7880, ext. 2 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM READ
7/8/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 798-7880 for more information.

 
Let's Speak English
7/8/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Practice conversational English with other international adults.
Registration is requested. Please sign up at the Reference Desk. Please call 798-7880 ext. 2 for more information.

 
Master Gardeners; Herb Gardening
7/8/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Just about everything tastes better with fresh herbs, and there's no better way to get fresh herbs than to grow them yourself in an herb garden. Master Gardeners will tell us how and share their tips and tricks. For more information call 798-7880.

 
Music & Movement
7/9/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
TeenScene; Carolina Shadows II
7/9/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Tim Sonefelt will come to delight and amaze us with local legends and tales of South Carolina. Be prepared to be scared! Please register at the Teen Desk or by caling 798-7880, ext. 2.

 
Music & Movement
7/10/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
Let's Speak English
7/15/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Practice conversational English with other international adults.
Registration is requested. Please sign up at the Reference Desk. Please call 798-7880 ext. 2 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/15/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 798-7880 for more information.

 
Sara Howard, Apollo from Start to Finish
7/15/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Engineer and author Sara Howard was one of only two women instrumental in the Apollo Space Program. Come hear the story behind the story. For more information call 798-7880.

 
Music & Movement
7/16/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
TeenScene: How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
7/16/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Participants will learn safety and emergency procedures to survive a Zombie Apocalypse (and other emergency situations) using the CDC's protocols. Please register at the Teen Desk or by caling 798-7880, ext. 2.

 
Music & Movement
7/17/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
Puppet Playhouse
7/19/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 1:30 PM
Ages: All ages
Description: Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
Get the Scoop on Journalism
7/22/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Newspaperman, Warner Montgomery, will discuss the Columbia Star, the interesting stories covered, the history of the paper, and a typical day at a local newspaper. For more information call 798-7880.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/22/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 798-7880 for more information.

 
Let's Speak English
7/22/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Practice conversational English with other international adults.
Registration is requested. Please sign up at the Reference Desk. Please call 798-7880 ext. 2 for more information.

 
Music & Movement
7/23/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Crime Scene
7/23/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 3 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: The evidence never lies! Come spend the afternoon with the FBI as they teach us about collection and the science of problem solving. Please register at the Teen Desk or by caling 798-7880, ext. 2.

 
L.O.A.F. League of Obsessed Anime Fans
7/24/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 4 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Do you enjoy Japanese anime and manga? If so, LOAF is the place to be! We will discuss anime and manga releases, watch films, and enjoy activities related to Japanese culture. Please register at the Teen Desk or by caling 798-7880, ext. 2.

 
Music & Movement
7/24/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
Tween Cooking
7/25/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: Grades 3-5
Description: Join us for an afternoon inspired by everyone's favorite food, pizza! We will explore methods of cooking and nutritions meal preparation. Enjoy a pizza-inspired story and prepare your own pizza. Limited spaces available. Please register by calling 798-7880, ext. 3.

 
Book Club
7/29/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Pick a morning or evening, depending on which is best for your schedule. Both clubs read a variety of books and encourage lively discussion in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Meeting times are the first Thursday of each month at 10 AM, or the last Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Please call 798-7880, ext. 2 for more information.

 
Let's Speak English
7/29/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Practice conversational English with other international adults.
Registration is requested. Please sign up at the Reference Desk. Please call 798-7880 ext. 2 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/29/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 798-7880 for more information.

 
Music & Movement
7/30/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.

 
Music & Movement
7/31/2014 at the Irmo branch.
Category: Music and Movement
Ages & Time: Birth - 2 years: 9:30 AM
3 - 5 years: 10:30 AM
Description: This program focuses on musical activities, as well as stories and rhymes that will get you and your wee lads and lasses moving to the rhythm. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 798-7880, ext. 3 for more information.


Pelion

 
Remedy Staffing Orientation for W.P. Rawls
7/8/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 12:15 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: This orientation is open to all interested in applying. Online application required. For more information call 785-3272.

 
Toddlertime
7/9/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:15 AM
Ages: 1 - 2 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/9/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-3272 for more information.

 
TeenScene: Porkchop Productions Presents Living Statues
7/10/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 6 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Please call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/11/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 785-3272 for more information.

 
Needlecraft Workshop
7/12/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Learn to knit or crochet. For more information, call 785-3272.

 
Remedy Staffing Orientation for W.P. Rawls
7/15/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 12:15 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: This orientation is open to all interested in applying. Online application required. For more information call 785-3272.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/16/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/16/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:15 AM
Ages: 1 - 2 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/18/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 785-3272 for more information.

 
Family Movie Time: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
7/19/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: For more information, call 785-3272.

 
Remedy Staffing Orientation for W.P. Rawls
7/22/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 12:15 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: This orientation is open to all interested in applying. Online application required. For more information call 785-3272.

 
Toddlertime
7/23/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:15 AM
Ages: 1 - 2 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/23/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Spine Crackers Book Club
7/23/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 3 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Are you an avid reader looking to meet others such as yourself? Or perhaps you would like to come and discuss books with others. Look no further. We now have a book club just for you. Please call 785-3272 for book title.

 
How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse
7/24/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Think you have the knowledge to survive zombies? Come put yourself to the test and see if you could survive a zombie apocalypse. Call 785-3272 for more information.

 
An Evening of Victorian Literature
7/24/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Deborah McDermet, English teacher at Pelion High School, will speak on "Unraveling the Language of Dickens, Austen, and others." There's a reason we say something is "hard as the Dickens!" For more information call 785-3272.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/25/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 785-3272 for more information.

 
Needlecraft Workshop
7/26/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Learn to knit or crochet. For more information, call 785-3272.

 
Batman Celebration Movie
7/26/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: For more information, call 785-3272.

 
North of 50: Celebrating National Lasagna Day
7/29/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11:15 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Catch up on Garfield comics, head to a restaurant, or grab some pasta to whip up one yourself. For more information call 785-3272.

 
Remedy Staffing Orientation for W.P. Rawls
7/29/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 12:15 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: This orientation is open to all interested in applying. Online application required. For more information call 785-3272.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/30/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3-5 years
Description: This story time introduces preschoolers to books, nursery rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Preschool Storytime is an interactive program for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers. Each program lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Toddlertime
7/30/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Toddlertime
Time: 10:15 AM
Ages: 1 - 2 years
Description: Toddlertime is an interactive program for children and their caregivers. This program introduces toddlers to books, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Program last approximately 30 minutes. Registration is requested. Call 785-3272 for more information.

 
Gail Wagner: Use of Plants by American Indians
7/31/2014 at the Pelion branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 6 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Gail Wagner, professor of anthropology and well-known paleoethnobotanist at USC, will share how American Indians used plants. If you enjoy gardening, are interested in local plant life and vegetation, or are fond of natural remedies, then this program is for you. For more information call 785-3272.


 

South Congaree - Pine Ridge

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/7/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 785-3050 for more information.

 
TeenScene: LEGO Robotics
7/8/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: Join us as we welcome Mary Graves from the South Carolina First LEGO League, who will share information about building LEGO robots and provide a robotics demonstration. Please call 785-3050 for more information.

 
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
7/11/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 mos. - 5 years
Description: Call 785-3050 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/14/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 785-3050 for more information.

 
Yoga and Your Health
7/15/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Yoga can be practiced to enhance overall health, to improve balance, to prevent injuries, and to strengthen muscles. Join us with yoga instructor Heather Hazel. Registration is requested. For more information call 785-3050.

 
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
7/18/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 mos. - 5 years
Description: Call 785-3050 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/21/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 785-3050 for more information.

 
Adult Movie
7/22/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Adult Movie Time
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: For more information and movie title call 785-3050.

 
Toddler/Preschool Storytime
7/25/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 mos. - 5 years
Description: Call 785-3050 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Porkchop Productions: Rumpelstiltskin
7/28/2014 at the South Congaree - Pine Ridge branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 10:30 AM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Our fractured take on this famous tale finds a miserly king trying to figure out how to turn straw into gold! Larger than life characters, perilous predicaments, and audience participation highlight this rollicking performance! Please call Youth Services at 785-3050 for more information.




Swansea

 
Tim Sonefelt: Shadows: Casting Light on Grave Tales
7/7/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 5 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: For more information call 785-3519.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/11/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program is a fun-filled 30-45 minutes of books, rhymes and songs. The goal of this program is to introduce the children to the best in children's literature, to give each child a pleasant storytime experience in a group setting, and build a foundation for lifelong reading. Please call 785-3519 for more information.

 
Summer Reading - Tim Sonefelt: FIZZ, BOOM, READ
7/11/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Tim's unique blend of storytelling, magic, comedy, audience participation, puppetry, and music inspire children to read in unforgettable ways. Laugh out loud as Tim, along with his sidekick, Larry the Duck, brings the 2014 Theme of Fizz, Boom, Read magically to life. Please call Youth Services at 785-3519 for more information.

 
Monday Morning Book Club
7/14/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Adult Book Discussion
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Are you an avid reader looking to meet others such as yourself? Or perhaps you would like to come and discuss books with others. Look no further! We now have a book club just for you! Please call 785-3519 for book title.

 
Gail Wagner: Use of Plants by American Indians
7/15/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 5:30 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Gail Wagner, professor of anthropology and well-known paleoethnobotanist at USC, will share how American Indians used plants. If you enjoy gardening, are interested in local plant life and vegetation, or are fond of natural remedies, then this program is for you. For more information call 785-3519.

 
Summer Reading - Chad Crews: The Magical Scientific Reading Extravaganza
7/18/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: Chad's shows are entertaining and educational. He combines magic, music, puppetry, live animals, humor, and audience participation to reinforce the importance of reading and using the library. Chad has a new snake for us to meet this summer - a snake that does magic tricks! Please call Youth Services at 785-3519 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/18/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program is a fun-filled 30-45 minutes of books, rhymes and songs. The goal of this program is to introduce the children to the best in children's literature, to give each child a pleasant storytime experience in a group setting, and build a foundation for lifelong reading. Please call 785-3519 for more information.

 
Saturday Storytime
7/19/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Saturday Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: All ages
Description: Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays. Each program lasts between 30-45 minutes. Registration is requested. For more information call 785-3519.

 
TeenScene: Rock Crystals
7/24/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Teen Time
Time: 4 PM
Ages: Grades 6-12
Description: For more information call 785-3519.

 
Summer Reading - Lexington County 4-H: Science on the Move
7/25/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 2 PM
Ages: K5 - Grade 5
Description: A mobile hands-on Science program. Please call Youth Services at 785-3519 for more information.

 
Preschool Storytime
7/25/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Preschool Storytime
Time: 11 AM
Ages: 3 - 5 years
Description: This program is a fun-filled 30-45 minutes of books, rhymes and songs. The goal of this program is to introduce the children to the best in children's literature, to give each child a pleasant storytime experience in a group setting, and build a foundation for lifelong reading. Please call 785-3519 for more information.

 
Gadget Gallery
7/28/2014 at the Swansea branch.
Category: Special Event
Time: 4 PM
Ages: 18 and up
Description: Have an eReader and want to read eBooks for free? Come learn everything you need to know about where and how to check out eBooks. Registration is requested. For more information call 785-3519.




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