Summer schedule heats up at the library

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BEAUFORT BRANCH

All events are free and located at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902. Please call Stacey Edmonds (843)255-6458, or email at sinman@bcgov.net for questions. Website:  beaufortcountylibrary.org

 

Second Saturday Family Movie

Description: We will be showing a newly released film on the BIG SCREEN on the Second Saturday of each month!

Date and time:  Saturdays, July 13th at 2 p.m., and August 10th at 2 p.m.

 

Summer Reading Film Series

Description:  Newly released films every Tuesday during Summer Reading

Date and time: Tuesdays at 2 p.m. (July 16)

 

Drop In Tech Help

Description: Drop by Thursday evenings to get one on one help with your laptop, ereader, or tablet.

Date and time: Thursdays from 6-7 p.m.

 

BDC @ the Beaufort Branch: Digging Up Your Civil War Ancestors!

Description of event:  Learn how to find your Civil War ancestors- whether they wore the Blue or the Gray!

Date and time of event: Tuesday, July 9 from 10 a.m.- Noon

 

ST. HELENA BRANCH

All events are free and located at the St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena Island, SC 29920.

Contact 843-255-6487, bblue@bcgov.net or visit beaufortcountylibrary.org.

 

Computer Class

Description of Event:  Come and explore a variety of beginner level computer topics. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Time and Date of Event: July 16 and August 20, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Computer Class

Description of Event:  Come and explore a variety of intermediate level computer topics. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Time and Date: July 23 and August 27, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

St. Helena Library History Scrapbook Project

Description of Event:  Join other local scrapbookers to create an album recording the history of the St. Helena Branch Library. Supplies provided, but feel free to bring any additional tools. Program is intended for adult scrapbookers.

Time and Date:  6 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: July 24, August 28

 

Poison Pen Mystery FILM Club

Short Description of Event: Join the Poison Pen Mystery Book Club for a viewing of a mysterious film.

Time and Date of Event: Monday, August 12, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.

 

Summer Reading Wrap Up Celebration!

Short Description: Enjoy snow cones in your swimsuits and shorts on the terrace while Summer Reading Prizes are awarded.

Time and Date: 12:30-2 p.m., Saturday, July 27.

 

LOBECO BRANCH

All events are free and located at the Lobeco Branch Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco, SC 29931.

Contact 843-255-6479, tracyeb@bcgov.net or visit beaufortcountylibrary.org.

 

Storytimes

Description of Event:  Children ages 2 to 6 are invited to come sing songs, play games, and share stories with Ms. Tracye

Time and Date:  Starts July 2, every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.

 

Dig It Tuesday

Description of Event: Come and enjoy an afternoon with movies and crafts that you will really dig! For ages 5 and up.

Time and Date:  Starts July 2, every Tuesday at 2 p.m.

 

Holes

Description of Event: Come and learn creative ways to grow plants, using plastic, air, and other environmentally friendly materials. Open to all ages.

Time and Date:  Starts July 11, every Thursday at 1 p.m.

 

Dinosaur Digs!

Description of Event: Children ages 6 and up are invited to come and dig for their very own dinosaur bones!

Time and Date:  Friday, July 12 at 11:30 a.m.

 

Remember the Fairs

Description of Event: Adults age 16 and up are invited to join us for this fun journey down memory lane as we look back at county fairs through the years.

Time and Date:  Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

 

Can you dig it? Wrap up party

Description of Event: Help us say goodbye to summer reading at this fun 70’s themed party. Grand Prizes will be awarded! For all ages.

Time and Date:  Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m.

 

History Book Club

Description of Event:  For our first informal discussion, we have Amity Shlaes’ “The Forgotten Man,” both a narrative and interpretive history of the depression of the 1930s, but from a startlingly different point of view than has been taken by most historians. Join us to share your thoughts as we consider whether there are parallels between the 1930s and our economic situation today. Discussion will be led by Dr. Bruce Smith.

Time and Date: Tuesday, July 23 at 4 p.m.