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March Kershaw County Library events
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Camden

Friday, March 1, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Homeschooler’s Club: Our subject this month is Women in Space. Our project will be to make Sally Ride’s helmet. Ages 6-11.

Saturday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. - noon

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.

Tuesday, March 5, 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Medicare 101: Approximately 59 million Americans depend on Medicare as their primary insurance provider. This workshop is an overview of Medicare. Participants will learn the basics about Medicare and how and what Medicare covers for the beneficiary. Class led by Tanieka M. Ward-Akabane of Medical Services of America (MSA) Hospice.

Wednesday, March 6, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

LEGOmania! Bring your master builder for LEGO play with friends. For kids of all ages.

Thursday, March 7, 2:30 - 4 p.m.

MS Office PowerPoint: Learn how to create a text and graphic slide show. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word is preferred 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.

Friday, March 8, noon - 1 p.m.

Brown Bag, Business Book: Join other area professionals for a book club just for you! Bring your lunch to the library for conversation about terrific books on topics that will help you grow in work and life. Professional development couldn’t be any easier or more fun! This month’s read is Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy.

Friday, March 8, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

Breakout! Robot Apocalypse! S.I.R.E. (Super Intelligent Robotic Entity) is set to take over the world! Can you stop him? Join us for this escape room adventure! Ages 10-13.

Saturday, March 9, 10:30 - 11 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!

Tuesday, March 12, 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, March 13, 2 - 3 p.m.

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

Wednesday, March 13, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

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

Wednesday, March 13, 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, March 15, 10:30 - noon

MS Office Publisher: Greeting Cards: This class is for those who want to design personalized greeting cards to give to their friends. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Word is preferred 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, March 19, 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.

Wednesday, March 20, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

LEGOmania: Bring your master builder for LEGO play with friends. For kids of all ages.

Wednesday, March 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Camden Book Club: Join us for a great read and a book discussion! This month we are reading Educated by Tara Westover. New members are always welcomed!

Thursday, March 21, 6 - 7 p.m.

Dementia Dialogues: This series is designed to educate individuals who care for loved ones/patients who exhibit signs and symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease (or related dementias). Presented by Julie Trott through the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. It will be presented four parts over four weeks.

Monday, March 25, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Medicare 101: Approximately 59 million Americans depend on Medicare as their primary insurance provider. This workshop is an overview of Medicare. Participants will learn the basics about Medicare and how and what Medicare covers for the beneficiary. Class led by Tanieka M. Ward-Akabane of Medical Services of America (MSA) Hospice.

Wednesday, March 27, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

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

Thursday, March 28, 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.

Thursday, March 28, 6 - 7 p.m.

Dementia Dialogues: This series is designed to educate individuals who care for loved ones/patients who exhibit signs and symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease (or related dementias). Presented by Julie Trott through the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina. It will be presented four parts over four weeks.

Bethune

Tuesday, March 5, 7 - 8 p.m.

Bethune Book Club: Our book this month will be Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. New members always welcome.

Thursday, March 7, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

LEGOmania! Bring your master builder for LEGO play with friends. For kids of all ages.

Thursday, March 14, 7 - 7:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, March 19, 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.

Elgin

Saturday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. - noon

LEGOmania! Bring your master builder for LEGO play with friends. For kids of all ages.

Friday, March 8, 4 - 5 p.m.

Furry Tails with Sneezy: Come read to Sneezy the kitty! Sneezy is a one-eyed, laid back kitty who loves to listen to stories, so come read to her.

Saturday, March 16, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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

Friday, March 22, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Internet Basics: Learn about a browser, search engines, and basic online safety. Class limited to first five individuals, however, additional students may sit in on the class without hands-on use of the computer or you may bring your own laptop.

Tuesday, March 26, 6 - 7 p.m.

Astronomy Club: Would you like to share your interest in astronomy with others in the community? Ken Bailey, a member of the Elgin community and a Solar System Ambassador, is forming an astronomy club in collaboration with the Kershaw County Library. The inaugural meeting will discuss club name, meeting dates and times, outreach and upcoming events at the library. If weather permits, plan on a short, outdoor observing session with provided telescopes, or you can bring your own. Be a part of something new and big. Join the Kershaw County Area Astronomers Enthusiasts Club!

Thursday, March 28, 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.

Saturday, March 30, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Nature Safari: Join us for a morning of nature activities for all ages, ending in a guided nature walk!