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Book Sale
Back to School Book Sale

Friday, August 16 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, August 17 10:00am to 5:00pm
Charleston Carnegie Public Library
Book Sale Room

Thank you to EIU student volunteers for working the Book Sale on
Saturday morning as a part of their Jumpstart day!

Hardcover books, audio books, DVDs and vinyl records are $2. Paperback books, children’s books, music CDs, puzzles and games are 50¢. A large selection of sale books are 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.
In honor of back to school, we are offering 50% off of total purchase to any student or educator! *Please show proof of student/educator ID, or equivalent at checkout
(homework, school planner, schedule, etc.).

We accept cash or checks.
All proceeds from the book sale support the
Charleston Carnegie Public Library.
Thank you for your support!

Urban Butterfly Initiative
The library medians are attracting butterflies and blooming like crazy! Make sure you keep your eye out for butterflies. Here are a couple of ways to get more involved with UBI!

Download the FREE Butterfly
e-Guide! Helpful for those, “I wish I knew what that type of butterfly that is” moments.

Please help UBI collect data! You can now submit your butterfly observations to You can even add it as an app on your phone for on the go observations! Help us keep track of the butterflies you see in the Charleston area!


For Kids
Make and Take
Saturday, August 17
10:30am-1:00pm, or while supplies last.
KidSpace Atrium
Kids under eight, with an adult to help.
EIU student volunteers will be on hand to help with the take home crafts as part of their Jumpstart day! Drop in to make one, some, or all of our crafts, then take them home!
Little Wheels Play Date
Wednesday, August 21
Library Parking Lot
Ages 2 to 6
Do you need a big open space to use your wheels? Come join us in the south end of the parking lot to have fun on your scooters, bikes, trikes, skateboards, roller skates, or anything that has wheels. Helmets and grown-ups are a must. 
Library Legos
Thursday, August 22
Rotary Room A
Grades K-8
Kids under eight, with an adult to help!
If you love Legos, join us as we build and have fun. 
For Teens
Teen Buttons
Tuesday, August 6
In the Zone
Middle & High Schoolers
Design custom buttons using our button maker! Limit of 2 buttons per student. 
Teen Craftivity
Tuesday, August 20
In the Zone
7th-12th Grade
Join us in the Zone for this month’s DIY “make it” project; T-shirt bags! Bring your own shirt or use one of our shirts and knot it into a unique bag. Handy for the new school year!
One per student while supplies last.
For Adults
Movie Wednesday: The Public
Wednesday, August 14
Rotary Room B
Starring Emilio Estevez,
Christian Slater, & Alec Baldwin. Summary: An act of civil
disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.
Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks!
Grandma's Got Gmail Open House
Saturday, August 17
Rotary Room
Ages 50+
Irritated with technology? Not sure how to use the tablet or smart phone your kids thought you needed? Be a part of our Grandma’s Got Gmail outreach program. EIU student volunteers will be on hand to answer technology questions  as part of their Jumpstart day! Students will work one on one with seniors for anything from, “What’s an App?” to “How do I put a profile picture on Facebook?” and everything in-between! Feel free to bring your own devices and any questions you have. Hope to see you and your friends there!
Make sure you check out the Ready To Respond newsletter brought to you by the Charleston Fire Department!
Thurs 1  
Fri 2 Summer Read grand prize drawings!
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Tues 6 Teen Buttons 4:00pm-5:00pm
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Fri 9 Last day to pick up Summer Read weekly prizes or grand prizes. 
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Wed 14 Movie Wednesday 1:00pm
Thurs 15  
Fri 16 Book Sale 10:00am-6:00pm
Sat 17 Book Sale 10:00am-5:00pm

Make and Take 10:30am-1:00pm

Grandma's Got Gmail Open House 11:00am-1:00pm
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Mon 19  
Tues 20 Teen Craftivity 4:00pm-5:00pm
Wed 21 Little Wheels Play Date 10:30am-11:30am
Thurs 22 Library Legos 4:00pm-5:00pm
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