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Count Me In for Reading! 
Adult Winter Read
February 1-29

Reading counts any time of the year, BUT this month it could win you a fantastic prize! And make sure YOU COUNT too for the upcoming 2020 Census!
 
Enter each book that you’ve read between February 1st and February 29th online at www.charlestonlibrary.org.
 
For each book you’ve read (does not have to be a library book), you get to pick which grand prize drawing you would like to enter! Please ask Staff if you need any help with submissions.
 
No registration required. Participants do NOT need a library card or to read library items!
 
Grand prizes 
* $50 in Alamo Steakhouse & Saloon gift cards &
$20 AMC gift card
 
* 2 tickets to any 2020 Summer Season Production of your choiceat The Little Theatre On the Square
 
* Starbucks gift basket + $20 Starbucks gift card
 
* Kindle Fire 7
  
THANK YOU! To our generous sponsors:
The Alamo Steakhouse & Saloon
The Little Theatre On the Square
Starbucks (Charleston)
 


Just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Purchase a great find for yourself or your sweetie...we have everything from fiction to non-fiction, DVDs, and children’s books...something for all your loved ones!
 
Friday, February 7, 10:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday, February 8, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Charleston Carnegie Public Library Book Sale Room

 
Hardcover books, audio books, DVDs and vinyl records are $2.Paperback books, children’s books, music CDs, puzzles and games are 50¢. There also is a large selection of sale books for 25¢.
 
Books are sorted into categories such as Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Hobbies & Crafts, History, Inspiration, Biography, Cookbooks, Sports, Gardening, Classics, and Children’s books.
 
We accept cash or checks.
All proceeds from the book sale support the Charleston Carnegie Public Library.
Thank you for your support!
For Kids
Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 
Mondays & Tuesdays, February 10-April 14
We will be CLOSED Monday, February 17
10:30am
Craft Room
Ages 3-5
Wake up Mr. Turtle for story time. Come enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. This is one program, presented twice.
Books & Babies 
Thursdays, February 13-April 16
10:30am
Craft Room
Ages infant through 36 months with caregiver.
Bouncing rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories, and other early literacy fun will be presented. 
Make and Take
Saturday, February 1
10:30am-4:00pm, or while supplies last.
KidSpace Atrium
Kids under eight, please bring a grown-up to help. Make special Valentines crafts for your loved ones! Drop in  to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home!
Creative Kids
Wednesday, February 5
3:30pm-4:30pm
In KidSpace
4th, 5th and 6th Graders
Amber polishing! Jefferson kids, choose your own piece of amber and polish it into whatever shape pleases you. Inclusions (plant or insect) are possible—just please don’t clone a dinosaur. While supplies last.
Family Movie
Tuesday, February 11
4:00pm-6:00pm
Rotary Room B
Children under 8 must bring an adult.
Angry Birds 2
The birds team up with the scheming green pigs to fight against a new threat to island. Feel free to bring your own snacks!
Library Legos
Thursday, February 20
4:00pm-5:00pm
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, please bring a grownup to help! If you love Legos, join us as we build together, take on challenges, show off building skills, and just have fun. 
For Teens
Teens Buttons
Tuesday, February 4
4:00pm-5:00pm
Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Make your own custom buttons! Limit of 2 buttons per student. 
Teen Movie
Thursday, February  13
4:00pm-6:30pm
Rotary Room B
Ages 13-18
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. Feel free to bring your own snacks!
Teen Craftivity
Tuesday, February 18
4:00pm-5:00pm
Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Rock painting with acrylic paint pens. Make this DIY project here and take it home.
For Adults
Census Forum
Wednesday, February 5
10:30am-11:30am
Rotary Room
Join us for an informational meeting about the 2020 Census. Learn how it affects you, your business, & how you can help with the Complete Count effort. Light refreshments will be provided.
Black History Month Movie Night
Wednesday, February 5
5:00pm
Rotary Room B
Come join us for the movie Harriet. The incredible true story of Harriet Tubman (played by Best Actress nominee Cynthia Erivo) and her quest to lead hundreds of slaves to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Feel free to bring your own snacks!
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
― Harriet Tubman
Movie Wednesday
Wednesday, February 12
1:00pm
Rotary Room B
Set in late 1968 and early 1969, Judy portrays Judy Garland (played by Best Actress nominee Renee Zellweger) hustling in Swinging London after successfully securing an engagement in Talk of the Town. Behind the scenes, her tumultuous life continues on, battling with her manager and her ex-husband.
Books & Bingo
Friday, February 14
1:00pm-3:00pm
Rotary Room B
Adults 18+
Love Bingo? Of course you do! Join us and beat the winter blues with Books and Bingo! We
will play as many rounds as time allows! So bring your bingo game face and be prepared to laugh the afternoon away! We will have a section of books available for prizes!
Check out the library's
Year in Review for 2019 HERE
February
Sat 1 Winter Read starts!

Make & Take 10:30am-4:00pm
Sun 2  
Mon 3  
Tues 4 Teens Buttons 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 5 Census Forum 10:30am-11:30am

Creative Kids 3:30pm-4:30pm

Black History Month Movie Night 5:00pm
Thurs 6  
Fri 7 Book Sale 10:00am-5:30pm
Sat 8 Book Sale 10:00am-4:30pm
Sun 9  
Mon 10 Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Tues 11 Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 10:30am

Family Movie 4:00pm
Wed 12 Movie Wednesday 1:00pm
Thurs 13 Books & Babies 10:30am

Teen Movie 4:00pm
Fri 14 Books & Bingo 1:00pm
Sat 15  
Sun 16  
Mon 17 CLOSED for staff training
Tues 18 Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 10:30am

Teen Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 19  
Thurs 20 Books & Babies 10:30am

Library Legos 4:00pm-5:00pm
Fri 21  
Sat 22  
Sun 23  
Mon 24 Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Tues 25 Miss Brenda's Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Wed 26  
Thurs 27 Books & Babies 10:30am
Fri 28  
Sat 29 End of Winter Read!
     
     
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