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Kershaw County Library January calendar of events, programming

Posted: December 31, 2013 2:08 p.m.
Updated: January 1, 2014 5:00 a.m.

Camden Branch

1304 Broad Street

 

 

Weekly Programs:

 

Mondays

5-7:30 PM

Adult Chess Club:

Interested in playing chess, or learning the game? Please send an email to camdenchess1@gmail.com or call Cris Wilson.

Tuesdays

4 PM

Afterschool at the Library (ages 6-11)

: Join us for stories, crafts and fun each week.

January:

Let’s explore Space—Moon, Stars and Planets! Monday, Jan. 6 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 7 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 9 Bethune

So Many Beautiful Stars!

Monday, Jan. 13 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 14 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 16 Bethune

We're over the Moon about the Moon!

Tuesday, Jan. 21 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 23 Bethune

Let’s Explore Mars! Monday, Jan. 27 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 28 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 30 Bethune

Wednesdays 10:30 AM

Get Set to Read! (ages 3-4)

Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books.

Wednesdays

11:30 AM

Ready to Read for Homeschoolers (ages 5-8)

We talk about the books and sometimes do a craft.

Thursdays

10:30 AM

Get Set to Read! (ages 3-4)

Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books.

Thursdays 11:15 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose! (ages 0-2)

Join us for rhymes, books, music, movement & playtime.

Tuesday, January 7 10:30-Noon

Enjoying the Internet:

Learn the basics of browsers, search engines and knowing good information from bad. Registration required.

Friday, January 10 10:30 AM

Toddler Art Class

: Join Dawn Riddle for a fun-filled art project.

Monday, January 13 2:30-4 PM

Enjoying Word

: Learn the basics of using a word processing program. Registration required.

Tuesday, January 14 11am -12:30 PM

Health Insurance Marketplace Workshop:

Have questions about the new Affordable Care Act? Mark Jordan from Sandhills Medical Foundation will answer your questions about the marketplace, and will assist in enrollment.

Wednesday, January 15 6 PM

Let’s Talk About It: Changing Places: Reflections on the Natural World:

Prepare to be captivated by this survey of American Nature Writing in the 20th Century, which encompasses perspectives from a junkyard to a greenhouse and from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Wisconsin. This meeting will discuss A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold. Please register & pick up your readings at the Camden Branch.

Friday, January 17 10:30-Noon

Enjoying the Computer:

Learn the parts of a computer, how to use a mouse, and a little terminology. For those who’ve never used a computer before. Registration required

Wednesday, January 22 6:30 PM

Camden Book Club:

We’ll be discussing The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. New members welcome!

Friday, January 24 10:30 AM

Storytime in Spanish/Cuentos en Español

: Bilingual or stories in Spanish for the whole family/Cuentos bilingües o en Español para toda la familia .

Saturday, January 25 10:30-Noon

Excel for New Users: Bare Bones Beginnings for Working with Spreadsheets:

This class is for those who have not used Excel before and will cover basics. Word is required before this class. Registration required.

Wednesday, January 29 6 PM

Let’s Talk About It: Changing Places: Reflections on the Natural World

: This meeting will discuss The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan. Please register & pick up your readings at the Camden Branch.

Thursday, January 30 2:30-4PM

Excel for Home & Office Users:

This class is for those who use Excel at home or work on a regular basis and will cover using a Profit and Loss Statement. Registration required.

Friday, January 31 6:30 PM

Gustafer Yellowgold

: Join us for imaginative music and animation by Morgan Taylor, creator of Gustafer Yellowgold. Described as a cross between Dr. Seuss and The Yellow Submarine, the performance will tell the story of Gustafer, a creature from the Sun, as he explores the mysterious planet Earth, makes new friends, and throws pancakes.

 

Bethune Branch

206 S. Main Street

 

 

 

Weekly Programs

 

Thursdays 4 PM

Afterschool at the Library (ages 6-11):

Join us for stories, crafts and fun each week.

January:

Let’s explore Space—Moon, Stars and Planets!

First we must fly! Monday, Jan. 6 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 7 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 9 Bethune

So Many Beautiful Stars!

Monday, Jan. 13 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 14 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 16 Bethune

We're over the Moon about the Moon!

Tuesday, Jan. 21 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 23 Bethune

Let’s Explore Mars!

Monday, Jan. 27 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 28 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 30 Bethune

Tuesday, January 7 6:30 PM

Bethune Book Club:

We’ll be discussing A Simple Winter by Rosalind Lauer. New members welcome!

Tuesday, January 14 7-8:30 PM

Crocheting Club:

Want to learn to crochet? Already know how to crochet? Come join us! New participants are always welcome. Participants will need to provide their own supplies and materials.

Tuesday, January 21 7-8:30 PM

Knitting Club: Want to learn to knit?

Already know how? Come join us! New participants are always welcome. Participants will need to provide their own supplies and materials.

Tuesday, January 28 6 PM

Be a Better Gardener: Reading Seed Catalogs

Join us for an informative workshop presented by the Master Gardeners.

 

Elgin Branch

2652 Main Street

 

 

Weekly Programs

 

Mondays 10:30 AM

Get Set to Read (ages 3-4)

Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books.

Mondays 11:15 AM

Mother Goose on the Loose (ages 0-2)

Join us for rhymes, books, music, movement and playtime.

Mondays 4 PM

Afterschool at the Library (ages 6-11):

Join us for stories, crafts and fun each week.

January: Let’s explore Space—Moon, Stars and Planets!

First we must fly! Monday, Jan. 6 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 7 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 9 Bethune

So Many Beautiful Stars!

Monday, Jan. 13 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 14 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 16 Bethune

We're over the Moon about the Moon!

Tuesday, Jan. 21 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 23 Bethune

Let’s Explore Mars!

Monday, Jan. 27 Elgin, Tuesday, Jan. 28 Camden, Thursday, Jan. 30 Bethune

 

Thursday, January 9 10:30-Noon

Knitting & Crocheting Club:

This group is for both new and experienced knitters and crocheters. New participants will learn the basics, while experienced participants may work on the current project or bring their won. Participants will need to provide their own supplies and materials.

Saturday, January 11 10 AM

Tips and Tricks to Save You Money:

Join us for a workshop designed to help you save money around the house.

Thursday, January 16 6 PM

Elgin Book Club: We’ll be discussing Defending Jacob by William Landay. New members are always welcome.

Thursday, January 23 6 PM

Knitting & Crocheting Club:

This group is for both new and experienced knitters and crocheters. New participants will learn the basics, while experienced participants may work on the current project or bring their own. Participants will need to provide their own supplies and materials.

Saturday, January 25 10-Noon

Be a Better Gardener: Reading Seed Catalogs:

Join us for an informative workshop presented by the Master Gardeners.

 

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