Upcoming events at the libraries

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 April from 4 to 4:45 p.m.

• For children ages 5-6 years and their adult caregiver: Every Tuesday in 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.

“You Haiku Beaufort County”: April is National Poetry Month and the Beaufort County Library is encouraging everyone to help celebrate. Continuing through April 30, all ages are invited to create a haiku that celebrates Beaufort County, and submit it online at beaufortcountylibrary.org/haiku. Instructions will be available. Contact: 843-255-6431 or tcox@bcgov.net.

Homework Center: During the school year, every Saturday help for children in grades 1-12. Help from live tutors at Brainfuse is also available from 2 to 11 p.m. daily. The free homework center will be available April 12, 19, 26, 2-4 p.m. and May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. Contact 843-255-6541, kmcteer@bcgov.net.

Maker Monday Club: Arduino Night: Do you like to code?  Learn how to make a blinking circuit using a combination of our Arduino prototyoping boards and Arduino programming language. Open to ages 13-17. Registration required. Monday, April 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at St. Helena Windows  Lab. Contact 843-255-6587, mflorencio@bcgov.net.

Leap into National Frog Month: Are you a fan of amphibians? Come and learn about frogs through games, crafts, songs and much more. Call Ms. Tracye at 255-6480 to register or hop into the Lobeco library today. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Tuesday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m., Lobeco Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco, SC. Free. Contact 843-255-6480, tracyeb@bcgov.net.

Make It and Take It Spring: Drop in between 3 and 5 p.m. and celebrate spring with a seasonal craft to take home. For ages 4-10, Wednesday April 16, Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. Contact 843-255-6435, darleneb@bcgov.net or online at beaufortcountylibrary.org.

Make It and Take It, Spring: Drop in between 3 and 5 p.m. to build with Legos. Finished creations will be featured in the library’s display case. For ages 4 and up. Tuesdays, April 22 through May 27, at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC. Contact 843-255-6435, darleneb@bcgov.net.

Beaufort Book Club: In April, they will be discussing “Mr. Penumbra’s 24- Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan on Thursday, April 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. All ages are welcome. Contact 843-255-6458 or visit sinman@bcgov.net.

Book and Cook: Bring the kids, listen to a fun story about food and then stick around to make a snack. Call Ms. Tracye at 255-6480 to register or stop by. Saturday, April 26 at 2 p.m., Lobeco Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco, SC 29936.

Contact: 843-255-6480, tracyeb@bcgov.net.

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

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