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July 2019 Kerhaw County Library events
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Wednesday, July 3, 3:30-5 p.m.

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

 

Friday, July 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Science Wonderers: Ice Cream in a Bag - Making this is a science experiment you have to try! All materials supplied. For ages 2-5 and a parent/guardian.

 

Monday, July 8, 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.

 

Tuesday, July 9, 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, July 10, 2-3 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, July 10, 3:30-5 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, July 10, 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, July 12, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Scope of the Universe: Escape the room and save the golden tree frog. Scientists need your help to capture, treat and release the critically endangered golden tree frog, but there is a problem. For ages 6 - 10.

 

Saturday, July 13, 10:30-11 a.m.

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

 

Monday, July 15, 4-5 p.m.

Moon Landing Memories: “To know your future, you must know your past” - so goes the cliché. Join us for a new documentary from NASA on the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in 1969 - the first time that man walked on the moon. You’ll be ready for the next human expedition to the moon that NASA is planning for 2024! All ages welcome.

 

Tuesday, July 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Global Rocket Launch: Let’s celebrate the 1969 Apollo 11 launch that saw man walk on the moon. Make a rocket or make several. We’re going to launch them outside and add our rocket count to the count of all other rockets launched on this day around the world. All materials supplied. For all ages.

 

Wednesday, July 17, 3:30-5 p.m.

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

 

Wednesday, July 17, 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 Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. New members are always welcomed!

 

Thursday, July 18, 2:30-4:30 p.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.

 

Saturday, July 20, 11 a.m.-noon

Remember the Moon Landing: Join us for a discussion of the 1969 Moon Landing with Solar System Ambassador Ken Bailey, and share your memories along with Ken’s show and tell. No memories, no problem. Listen and be inspired!

 

Monday, July 22, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars Camp: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Monday, July 22, 6-7 p.m.

Facebook Marketing for Businesses: The Downtown Camden program is hosting another free workshop where small business owners can learn how to get the most out of Facebook! Your business has a Facebook page, but what can you do to make sure people find you? This hands-on seminar will go over the basics of Facebook pages, events, boosts and paid ads. Make sure you’re doing everything you can to get the most engagement! Bring your laptop.

 

Tuesday, July 23, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars Camp: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars Camp: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 3:30-5 p.m.

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

 

Thursday, July 25, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars Camp: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Friday, July 26, 10:30 a.m.-noon

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

 

Tuesday, July 30, 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, July 31, 3:30-5 p.m.

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

 

Bethune
Tuesday, July 2, 7-8 p.m.

Bethune Book Club: Our book this month will be The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. New members always welcome.

 

Wednesday, July 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Movie Break: Come and enjoy Capture the Flag, a Paramount Pictures animated movie! This fun movie is full of fun, friends, and outer space!

 

Wednesday, July 10, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Thursday, July 11, 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.

 

Tuesday, July 16, All Day

Global Rocket Launch: Join us to build rockets and launch them skyward with the world! We’ll be doing this all day, so come when it is best for you. All materials supplied. For all ages.

 

Tuesday, July 16, 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.

 

Wednesday, July 17, 1-3 p.m.

Mission to Mars: What will it take to get to Mars? Join us for a four-day mission exploring some of the things we’ll need to know and do to make our mission a success. Ages 8-13.

 

Thursday, July 18, 9-10 a.m.

Lunar Explorer’s Club: We’ll learn about the moon landing and create art to commemorate it. For ages 3-7.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Movie Break: Come and join us for a hilarious movie called The Dish, by Warner Bros Entertainment (rated PG-13). Laugh while you learn about Australia’s live broadcast of the moon landing in 1969!

 

Elgin

Friday, July 5, 2-4 p.m.

Movie Break: Come and enjoy Capture the Flag, a Paramount Pictures animated movie! This fun movie is full of fun, friends, and outer space!

 

Saturday, July 6, 10:30 a.m-noon

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

 

Monday, July 8, 4-6 p.m.

Space Rocks: Breakout! “We here at Aerospace Conservation Efforts are frantically searching for clues to prevent the completion of a deadly machine codenamed, “the Petrifier.” Over the past weeks, concern has been mounting about a once harmless rock collecting professor turned deranged supervillain, calling himself Landslide. Our agents have tipped us off that within the next 35 minutes, Landslide will use his interplanetary beam to add the final rock to his Petrifier and turn all of humanity to stone!!!! Can you help us prevent the petrification of all humanity?” Join us for this thrilling escape room activity. For ages 13-18.

 

Friday, July 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Lunar Explorers Club: We’ll learn about the moon landing and create art to commemorate it. For ages 3-7.

 

Tuesday, July 16, All Day

Global Rocket Launch: Join us to build rockets and launch them skyward with the world! We’ll be doing this all day, so come when it is best for you. All materials supplied. For all ages.

 

Friday, July 19, 2-4 p.m.

Movie Break: Come and join us for a hilarious movie called The Dish, by Warner Bros Entertainment (rated PG-13). Laugh while you learn about Australia’s live broadcast of the moon landing in 1969!

 

Saturday, July 20, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Retro Game Day! In honor of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, we will be gaming like it’s 1969! We’ll break out the classic board and card games.

 

Saturday, July 20, 2-4 p.m.

Moon Landing Anniversary: We’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with music and refreshments from 1969. Come in costume if you dare! Join us for a discussion of the 1969 Moon Landing with Solar System Ambassador Ken Bailey at 2 p.m., and share your memories along with Ken’s show and tell. No memories, no problem. Listen and be inspired! We’ll be showing the new Apollo 11 documentary beginning at 3 p.m.

 

Monday, July 22, 1-3 p.m.

Design Squad Global: Explore engineering through 4 fun-packed, high-energy, hands-on activities from building earthquake-resilient structures to helping hand tools and other design projects. Each session builds upon the other - please plan to attend all four days. For ages 11+.

 

Tuesday, July 23, 1-3 p.m.

Design Squad Global: Explore engineering through 4 fun-packed, high-energy, hands-on activities from building earthquake-resilient structures to helping hand tools and other design projects. Each session builds upon the other - please plan to attend all four days. For ages 11+.

 

Tuesday, July 23, 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.

 

Wednesday, July 24, 1-3 p.m.

Design Squad Global: Explore engineering through 4 fun-packed, high-energy, hands-on activities from building earthquake-resilient structures to helping hand tools and other design projects. Each session builds upon the other - please plan to attend all four days. For ages 11+.

 

Thursday, July 25, 1-3 p.m.

Design Squad Global: Explore engineering through 4 fun-packed, high-energy, hands-on activities from building earthquake-resilient structures to helping hand tools and other design projects. Each session builds upon the other - please plan to attend all four days. For ages 11+.

 

Thursday, July 25, 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.