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August 2019 Kershaw County Library events
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Camden

Tuesday, August 6, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Computer Lab: The Computer Lab is time for staff to assist you with the use of research 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.

 

Wednesday, August 7, 3:30-5 p.m.

Legomania! Bring your master builder for Lego play with friends. For kids of all ages.

 

Friday, August 9, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Scope of the Universe: See the Light: Explore light, color and fluorescence in a variety of hands-on activities. This program is supported by NAML and The Lawrence Hall of Science. All materials supplied. For ages 6-10.

 

Saturday, August 10, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

Saturday Stories: Come join our storytime crew for fun storytimes full of laughter, movement, and great times for all members of the family!

 

Monday, August 12, 6-7 p.m.

Let’s Talk About Employee Fraud: Small businesses are highly vulnerable to theft by trusted staff members, and many owners believe it will never happen to them until they learn the hard way. Join us for a program about preventing employee fraud and theft in your small business.

 

Tuesday, August 13, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, August 14, 2-3 p.m.

Growing Seasons: Propagating Plants: Join Jackie Jordan, Kershaw County Master Gardener Coordinator, to learn about gardening from the ground up!

 

Wednesday, August 14, 3:30-5 p.m.

Club Chess: Come to learn and play chess. All ages are welcome.

 

Wednesday, August 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Knit Night: Join knitters and other yarn and fiber artists at Knit Night at the Library. Work on your project while enjoying the company of others. Pearl Nester, avid knitter and art quilter, lends her knowledge to the group. All levels are welcome from beginners to experts.

 

Friday, August 16, 2:30-4 p.m.

MS Office Excel -- 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 is required before this class. Class is limited to first 10 individuals; however, additional students may sit in on the class without hands-on use of the computer.

 

Monday, August 19, 2:30-4 p.m.

MS Office Word: Learn the basics of using a word processing program. Class limited to first 10 individuals, however, additional students may sit in on the class without hands-on use of the computer.

 

Wednesday, August 21, 3:30-5 p.m.

Legomania! Bring your master builder for Lego play with friends. For kids of all ages.

 

Wednesday, August 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Camden Book Club: Join us for a great read and a book discussion! This month we are reading The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. New members are always welcomed!

 

Monday, August 26, 2:30-4 p.m.

Introduction to Computers: Learn the parts of the computer and how to use a mouse. This class is for those who have never used a computer before. Class limited to first 10 individuals; however, additional students may sit in on the class without hands-on use of the computer.


Wednesday, August 28, 3:30-5 p.m.

Club Chess: Come to learn and play chess. All ages are welcome.

 

Bethune

Tuesday, August 6, 7-8 p.m.

Bethune Book Club: This month’s selection is The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal. New members always welcome.

 

Thursday, August 8, 7-7:30 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, August 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Movie Break: Come laugh and cry with us with the dramedy Space Camp from 20th Century Fox (rated PG)! It’s always going to be fun when you mix teens and space!

 

Thursday, August 15, 9-10 a.m.

Lunar Explorer’s Club: This month we’ll be making space slime! It’ll be out of this world! For ages 3-7.

 

Tuesday, August 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

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.

 

ElginFriday, August 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Lunar Explorer’s Club: This month we're going to make space slime! For ages 3-7.

 

Monday, August 12, 4-6 p.m.

Sun Science: Explore light and fluorescence in a variety of hands-on activities, including making a UV detector. This program is supported by NAML and The Lawrence Hall of Science. All materials supplied. Ages 13-18.

 

Friday, August 16, 2-4 p.m.

Movie Break: Come laugh and cry with us with the dramedy Space Camp from 20th Century Fox (rated PG)! It’s always going to be fun when you mix teens and space!

 

Saturday, August 17, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Elgin Game Day: Join us for a day of board and card game fun for all ages. Bring your own or play some of ours.

 

Thursday, August 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

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

Tuesday, August 27, 6-7 p.m.

Astronomy Club: Join the Kershaw County Area Astronomy Enthusiasts as they study the stars! We are joined by Solar System Ambassador Ken Bailey. This club is for stargazers of all ages.