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Library Events - October 2017

Posted: October 9, 2017 5:25 p.m.
Updated: October 10, 2017 1:00 a.m.

The library will be closed October 24 for a Staff Development Day.

Kershaw County Library Friends present another great sale! Featuring 20,000 BOOKS!!!!

All donated; 80 percent hardcover. The collection is sorted into categories – you will enjoy an easy shopping experience!

October 5 to 15, 2017

Friends Preview: Thursday, 5 pm to 8 pm

Not a member? Join the Friends on preview night ($25)

General Sale:

• Friday, noon to 8 pm

• Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

• Sunday, noon to 5 pm

• (closed Mon-Wed)

• Thursday, noon to 8 pm

• Friday, noon to 8 pm

• Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

• Sunday, noon to 5 pm

Great Prices range from 25 cents to $3. Come back on the last 2 days, Saturday and Sunday, for the HALF PRICE sale! Cash, check or credit cards will be accepted

Old Armory, 1034 West DeKalb St.

803-432-4328

 

Camden Branch 1304 Broad Street

803-425-1508

 Weekly Programs:

 

Tuesdays 

6:30-7:30 PM

Yoga for Everybody: Led by Scott Freiberg, this class offers a welcoming environment to practice a gentle form of Hatha yoga and focus on movement, breath, mindfulness and the place they meet. This class is perfect for the beginner or anyone seeking a gentler practice. Please bring a mat or towel and wear clothes that are comfortable and allow a range of movement. Registration and a waiver are required before your first class. 

No yoga Oct. 24 and 31.

 

 

 Wednesdays

10:30-11 AM

Get Set to Read! (Ages 3-4) Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books. 

 

 Wednesdays

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Better World Builders (Ages 5-10) A story or a book talk and a building project

 

Thursdays

10:30-11 AM

Get Set to Read! (Ages 3-4) Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books. 

No storytime November 23.

 

Thursdays

11:15 AM-12 Noon

Mother Goose on the Loose! (Ages 0-2) Join us for rhymes, books, music, movement & playtime.

No storytime November 23.

 

Tuesday, October 10

9 AM-1 PM

SC Works: Representatives from SC Works will be on hand to assist job searchers inside the library.

 

Tuesday, October 10

2:30-4:30 PM

Computer lab: Computer Lab is a time for staff to assist with the use of research tools, online databases, email setup, job search tools, online job applications, and selected programs. Staff may also assist with most laptops, tablets, and smart phones using downloadable materials from Jasmine and hoopla. Please bring your device with you.

Please call 803-425-1508 to register.

 

Wednesday, October 11

3:30-4:30 PM

Club LEGO: LEGO play with friends.

 

Friday, October 13

10:30 AM-Noon

Microsoft Office Publisher 2010: Greeting Cards: This class is for those who want to design personalized greeting cards to give to their friends. Please call 803-425-1508 to register.

 

Saturday, October 14

2-5 PM

Game Day Afternoon! Join us for an afternoon of board game fun for all ages. Bring your own or play some of ours.

 

Tuesday, October 17

10:30 AM-Noon

Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Home Use: This class is for those who have never used Excel before and will cover the basic information for using a spreadsheet, including creating simple formulas. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word 2010 is required before this class. Please call 803-425-1508 to register.

 

Wednesday, October 18

6:30-7:30 PM

Camden Book Club:

We will be discussing The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon. New members always welcome.

 

Thursday, October 19

4-5 PM

Masks and Mocktails Returns!: Treat yourself to a moisturizing avocado face mask and make a vanilla brown sugar body scrub to take home. Be sure to enjoy a fall beverage while you are here.

 

Wednesday, October 25

3:30-4:30 PM

Club LEGO: LEGO play with friends.

 

Thursday, October 26

5:30-6:30 PM

Nutrition 101: Basics to Healthy Eating: Participants will learn the building blocks of good nutrition and simple tips to help achieve a more balanced diet. Presented by Julie Trott of MSA Home Health and Hospice.

 

Friday, October 27

9:30-11:30 AM

Goodwill Job Help: Come by to visit with Beth Woodham, Employment Specialist from Goodwill Industries of Camden, to learn about Goodwill’s free services and training programs available for area residents. Beth also provides expertise to assist you with your job-hunting and career questions. No appointment necessary.

 

 Saturday, October 28

10:30 AM-Noon

Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Business Use: This class is for those who use Excel at home at least once a week or at work on a daily basis and will cover using a Profit and Loss Statement. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel 2010 is required before this class. Please call 803-425-1508 to register. 

 

Bethune Branch

206 S. Main Street

803-310-6006

 

 Tuesday, October 17

7-8:30 PM

Casual Yarn: Inviting local yarn enthusiasts, knitters and crocheters to bring their current projects to meet and socialize with like-minded crafters. All levels are welcome from beginners to experts. This is not a class; however, some basic help may be available from other group members in attendance.

 

Thursday, October 19

7-7:30 PM

PJ Stories: Put on your PJs, bring your favorite teddy or doll and join us for bedtime stories and fun. For all ages.

 

Friday, October 20

7-9 PM

Movie Night: Join us for a fun family movie. The movie is rated PG. Call 310-6006 for more information.

 

Elgin Branch

2652 Main Street

803-438-7881

 

Weekly Programs

Mondays

10:30-11 AM

 

Get Set to Read! (Ages 3-4) Stories, music and movement to introduce your child to books.

 

Mondays 

11:15 AM-12 Noon

Mother Goose on the Loose! (Ages 0-2) Join us for rhymes, books, music, movement & playtime.

 

Tuesday, October 10

6-7 PM

Book Club Kids! This month’s selection is The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

 

Wednesday, October 11

2:30-5 PM

Based on the Book! Join us for a monthly showing of a movie based on a popular book. This month’s movie is rated PG. Please call 803-438-7881 for more information.

 

Tuesday, October 17

6-7 PM

Paint Night! Bring out your inner artist – Join us for a fun night of painting and socializing, then take your masterpiece home! No experience necessary. Light refreshments and supplies will be provided. Be sure to wear something that can get messy in case of accidents! Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and limited. Call the Elgin Branch to sign up! 803-438-7881.

 

Thursday, October 19

6-7 PM

Banned! Join us for a book club featuring books that have been banned or challenged. This month’s selection is The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. New members are always welcome. 

 

Thursday, October 26

6:30-7 PM

PJ Stories: Put on your PJs, bring your favorite teddy or doll and join us for bedtime stories and fun. For all ages.

 

Friday, October 27

6-10 PM

 Craft Night!

Calling all crafters! Even those that enjoy coloring! (Knitting, crochet, scrap-booking, jewelry making, sewing, needlepoint, felting, cross-stitch, etc.) Gather up your projects & supplies and join us at the Elgin library branch for a fun evening. Ages 18+ Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 803-438-7881.

 

Thursday, November 16

6-7 PM

Banned! Join us for a book club featuring books that have been banned or challenged. This month’s selection is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. New members are always welcome.

 

Friday, November 17

6-10 PM

Craft Night!

Calling all crafters! Even those that enjoy coloring! (Knitting, crochet, scrap-booking, jewelry making, sewing, needlepoint, felting, cross-stitch, etc.) Gather up your projects & supplies and join us at the Elgin library branch for a fun evening. Ages 18+ Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling 803-438-7881.

 

Tuesday, November 28

6-7 PM

Paint Night! Bring out your inner artist – Join us for a fun night of painting and socializing, then take your masterpiece home! No experience necessary. Light refreshments and supplies will be provided. Be sure to wear something that can get messy in case of accidents! Ages 18 and up. Registration is required and limited. Call the Elgin Branch to sign up! 803-438-7881.

 

Thursday, November 30

6:30-7 PM

PJ Stories: Put on your PJs, bring your favorite teddy or doll and join us for bedtime stories and fun. For all ages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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