Upcoming events at the libraries

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Storytimes with Miss Kathleen: Join Miss Kathleen for songs and stories you will love singing and dancing to!

• For children ages 2-4 years and their adult caregiver: Every Monday in March and April from 4 to 4:45 p.m.

• For children ages 5-6 years and their adult caregiver: Every Tuesday in March and April from 4 to 4:45 p.m.

Activity Room, St. Helena Library.

Family Literacy Night: Join us for activities and fun for the family that will help to build the love of reading and to improve literacy skills.

• Wednesday, April 16, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

St. Helena Branch Library Activity Room, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road.

Contact 843-255-6558 or email kmcteer@bcgov.net.

Spring Gardening Workshop with Laura Lee Rose: Master Gardener Laura Lee Rose will be offering a series of gardening workshops at the Beaufort Branch Library. Here’s the schedule:

• Monday, March 31 at 2 p.m.: Landscaping with native plants

The Beaufort Branch Library is located at 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. Workshops are free and open for everyone. Please call Stacey Edmonds at 843-255-6458, or email sinman@bcgov.net to register.

“You Haiku Beaufort County”: April is National Poetry Month and the Beaufort County Library is encouraging everyone to help celebrate. Starting April 1 and continuing through April 30, all ages are invited to create a haiku that celebrates Beaufort County, and submit it online at beaufortcountylibrary.org/haiku. For those new to haiku, instructions will be available. Browse other submissions and learn about the history of this brief and beautiful form of poetry. Contact: 843-255-6431 or tcox@bcgov.net.

Introduction to Computers and the Internet (for Adult Beginners): If you’re just getting started, let us help! Explore the world of computers and the Internet at your own pace. Registration is required. Space is limited to 5 students. Tuesday, April 1st, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the St. Helena Library,  6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena, SC 29920. Contact: 843-255-6487 or fhays@bcgov.net.

Open Lab: Digital Drawing: Come learn how to use our Wacom tablets and sketch on the computer via Sketchbook Express. Materials provided. Open to 4 students ages 8+. Registration required.

Monday, April 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m. St. Helena Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena Island, SC 29920. Contact 843-255-6587 or mflorencio@bcgov.net.

Advanced Internet Searching: Want to learn more about the World Wide Web? Let us help you and get you started with various search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia, and more! Open to 10 students ages 18+. Registration required. Tuesday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. to noon at St. Helena Windows Computer Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd, St. Helena Island, SC 29920. Contact: 843-255-6587 or fhays@bcgov.net.

Digital Preservation with Grace: Beaufort District Collection Manager Grace Cordial offers practical tips and suggestions to empower you to preserve your digital photographs for your children and grandchildren to treasure.  Ages 12 to adults. Thursday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road. Contact: 843-255-6468 or gracec@bcgov.net.

 

Find out more about these and other events at www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.