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The library system will Be closed on Sunday, July 4 and Monday, July 5 for Independence Day.

Library Board of Trustees Joseph L. Allen Susan Barry (Secretary) Grady Butler Douglas Churdar (Chairman) Robert Clark (Vice-Chairman) Brady Gilbert S. Allan Hill (Treasurer) Wanda Latham Deryl Paradis Mary Ellen Puls Alice Ramos

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Library Director Beverly James bjames@greenvillelibrary.org Creative Direction Trinity Behrends tbehrends@greenvillelibrary.org

Editor Shelley Polatty spolatty@greenvillelibrary.org Para ayudar con sus preguntas sobre la biblioteca, habrá un ayudante bilingüe a su disposición cada primer sabado del mes en el Hughes Library. Búscalo en el departamento de niños. To help with your library questions, a Spanish/ English speaker will be available on the first Saturday of every month in the Children’s Area of the Hughes Main Library.

Design Michelle Hannon mhannon@greenvillelibrary.org

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May 28-July 31

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Readers ages 18 and up are invited to join in this year's Water Your Mind summer reading program for adults. Explore the theme of water by browsing our recommended reading list or joining in our related special events - including a weekly, watery film series, creative gardening programs, water safety tips and more! For program instructions, see page 3. Look for the Water Your Mind symbol for event details. Call 527-9293 or email dmesaris@greenvillelibrary.org for more information about the summer reading series or any other adult events.

Hang ten! Make Waves at your library when you sign up for teen summer reading. Teens ages 13 to 18 are invited to read great books and join in fun events throughout the summer. Learn great crafts - like how to make jewelry and sandals. Don't go to the pool or beach this summer without bringing along your DIY beach ball or decorated Frisbee. Cool off with board games and Nintendo Wii at one of the library's many indoor game days! For program instructions, see page 8. Look for the Make Waves for related events. Call 527-9248 for more information about the summer reading series or any other teen events.

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Kids ages 0 to 12 are invited to Make a Splash by joining in reading, fun story times, crafts and other special events! Be sure to sign up early some of our children's summer reading events require registration and a reading log to enter. For program instructions, see page 13. Look for the Make A Splash symbol for event details. Call 527-9248 for more information about the program or any other children's events. Due to high attendance during summer months, in many locations scheduled story times and special programs cannot accommodate groups. If you are seeking permission for your group of 5 or more, please call the location you wish to attend to check availability for a reservation. Groups that do not have prior library permission to attend a program will be denied admission.

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Summer Reading 2010


Adult Summer Reading Sponsor: Starbucks of Augusta Road Starbucks at Cherrydale Starbucks of East North Street Starbucks of Fairview Road Starbucks at Haywood Mall

Starbucks of Haywood Road Starbucks of Pelham Road Starbucks at Riverplace Starbucks of Wade Hampton Boulevard Starbucks of Woodruff Road

Teen Summer Reading Sponsors: Chick-fil-A at Cherrydale Point Chick-fil-A at Dill Creek Commons Chick-fil-A at Fairview Market Chick-fil-A at Hampton Village Chick-fil-A at Haywood Mall Chick-fil-A of Haywood Road Chick-fil-A of Laurens Road Chick-fil-A of Pelham Road Chick-fil-A of Woodruff Road Greenville Drive Greenville County Recreation District featuring the Pavilion Recreation Complex

featuring the Pavilion Recreation Complex

Michelin North America, Inc. Rita's of Greenville

Children's Summer Reading Sponsors: AT&T The Real Yellow Pages Chick-fil-A at Cherrydale Point Chick-fil-A at Dill Creek Commons Chick-fil-A at Fairview Market Chick-fil-A at Hampton Village Chick-fil-A at Haywood Mall Chick-fil-A of Haywood Road Chick-fil-A of Laurens Road Chick-fil-A of Pelham Road Chick-fil-A of Woodruff Road Friends of the Greenville County Library System Greenville Drive Greenville County Recreation District featuring the Pavilion Recreation Complex Rita's of Greenville

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Summer Reading for adults

Explore the theme of water by browsing our recommended reading list and joining in our related special events - including a weekly, watery film series, creative gardening programs, water safety tips and more! Look for the Water Your Mind symbol for event details.

Readers ages 18 and up are invited to join in this year's summer reading program for adults. For registration and more information visit any library location or call 527-9293. Read or listen to three books of your choice. Fill out your reading log. Turn in your completed log to receive a certificate for a free Starbucks beverage! All Adult Summer Readers who turn in their completed log will be entered into a drawing to win an iPod Nano!

Don’t know where to start? Want books related to this year’s “Water Your Mind” theme? Visit www.greenvillelibrary.org to view a list of suggested summer reading books for adults.


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Augusta Road Reading in Color Book Discussion Tuesday, June 8 • 6:30p-7:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch The Sisterhood of Blackberry Corner by Andrea Smith. Call 277-0161.

Childcare Training Tuesday, June 1 • 6:00p-8:30p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Participant fee is $15 per class. Call Lifelong Learning of Greenville County Schools at 355-6088 to register. Registration form at www.greenvillelibrary.org.

Taylors Mystery Book Discussion Tuesday, June 8 • 7:00p-8:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Storm Track by Margaret Maron. Call 268-5955.

Fountain Inn Book Discussion

Scribblers Writing Group

Tuesday, June 1 • 7:00p-8:30p Fountain Inn (Kerry Ann Younts Culp) Branch Saving Cicadas by Nicole Seitz. Call 862-2576.

Tuesday, June 8 • 7:00p-8:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join our creative writing group for adults! Bring your best work or come to get inspired – scribblers at every level are welcome. Email bmorrison@greenvillelibrary.org or call 963-9031 for more information.

Bali: The Paradise Island Thursday, June 3 • 6:30p-8:00p Hughes Main Library Meeting Room C Experience the riches, natural beauty and culture of the island nation of Bali, featured in the bestselling novel Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. Call 527-9293.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series Thursday, June 10 • 6:30p-8:30p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1952 classic Road to Bali starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope. Call 527-9293.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

Rain Barrels

Thursday, June 3 • 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1916 classic 20,000 Leagues under the Sea starring Curtis Benton and Howard Crampton. Call 527-9293.

Thursday, June 10 • 7:00p-8:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms B-C Learn how to conserve water at home by collecting rain water and storing it in a rain barrel. Call 527-9293.

Embroidery Circle

There will be no Travelers Rest Book Discussion in June.

Friday, June 4 • 10:00a-12:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch A social gathering for local embroidery lovers! Compare stitches, learn new tips and catch up with friends. Bring current projects or start a new one.

Rain Gardens Tuesday, June 15 • 7:00p-8:00p Pelham Road (F.W. Symmes) Branch Master Gardener Jean Lindsey will discuss how to create a rain garden in your own backyard. Call 527-9293.

Container Gardening

Scribblers Writing Group Monday, June 7 • 7:00p-8:00p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Join our creative writing group for adults! Bring your best work or come to get inspired – scribblers at every level are welcome. Email jnewton@greenvillelibrary.org or call 246-1695 for more information.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

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Saturday, June 5 • 10:00a-12:00p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch A member of the Mauldin Garden Club will demonstrate how to put together three different container gardens – flower, herb and vegetable. Call 277-7397 to register.

Thursday, June 17 • 6:30p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room C Join us for a screening of the 1984 comedy Splash starring Daryl Hannah and Tom Hanks. Call 527-9293. Come hungry! Palmetto Bean will stay open until 6:45p for this event.


Taylors Knitting Group

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Saturday, June 19 10:00a-12:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Learn to knit or improve your knitting skills with new or ongoing projects. Patterns available for all skill levels! Experienced knitters will be available for instruction and questions. Bring your own yarn and needles. Call 268-6053.

Tuesday-Friday, June 22-25 • 2:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library Computer Training Lab Learn how to create professional looking spreadsheets. Also learn to create and format various charts. Cost is $70 for library card holders and seniors, $90 for others. Call 355-6059 to register. Registration form at www.greenvillelibrary.org.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

Eeek! It’s a Mouse Monday, June 21 • 9:30a-12:30p and 2:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab Learn the basics of Windows, how to operate a mouse, use toolbars, size windows and play cards. This class is free, but registration is required. Call 355-6059 to register. Registration form at www.greenvillelibrary.org.

Thursday, June 24 • 6:30p-8:30p Fountain Inn (Kerry Ann Younts Culp) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1932 classic Bird of Paradise starring Dolores del Rio and Lon Chaney, Jr. Call 527-9293.

Simpsonville Book Discussion

Berea Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 22 • 10:30a-11:30a Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. Call 963-9031.

Tuesday, June 29 • 10:00a-11:00a Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson. Call 246-1695.

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YMCA Water Safety Tuesday, June 22 • 6:30p-7:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Learn tips to prepare your family to safely enjoy water activities. Basic life saving, pool, waterfront and boating, plus more active sports such as tubing and water skiing safety will be covered. Presented by the Aquatics Director of the Caine Halter YMCA.

Language Learning Demo Tuesday, June 22 • 7:00p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab Learn Dutch, ESL English, French, German, Italian and Spanish from the comfort of your own home! This workshop will demonstrate how to use our new TELL ME MORE online language learning database, available at no cost to library cardholders. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 527-9219 to register.

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Microsoft Word I Tuesday-Friday, June 22-25 • 9:30a-12:30p Hughes Main Library Computer Training Lab Learn to create, save and format documents - and more! Cost is $70 for library card holders and seniors, $90 for others. Call 355-6059 to register. Registration form at www.greenvillelibrary.org.

Waterfalls of the Carolinas Photography Exhibit July 1-July 31 Hughes Main Library Enjoy the visual beauty of the waterfalls of Upstate South Carolina and North Carolina through the photographs of Steve Faucette.


Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

Fountain Inn Book Discussion

Thursday, July 1 • 6:30p-8:30p Pelham Road (F.W. Symmes) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1937 classic The Affairs of Cappy Ricks starring Walter Brennan and Mary Brian. Call 527-9293.

Tuesday, July 6 • 7:00p-8:30p Fountain Inn (Kerry Ann Younts Culp) Branch Bring your own favorite beach read. Call 862-2576.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series Thursday, July 8 • 6:30p-8:30p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1953 classic Beneath the 12 Mile Reef starring Robert Wagner and Peter Graves. Call 527-9293.

Embroidery Circle Friday, July 2 • 10:00a-12:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch A social gathering for local embroidery lovers! Compare stitches, learn new tips and catch up with friends. Bring current projects or start a new one.

Fun, Friendly Knitting Saturday, July 10 Friends 10:00a-12:00p Hughes Main Library Friends Shop Join a group of fellow knitters of all ages and skill levels for some crafty mingling and a good cause! Free yarn and needles provided by the Friends of the Library to create and sell scarves in their shop.

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Fantastic Summer Photos!

Weather Underground

Tuesday, July 13 • 6:30p-7:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Banish fuzzy, poorly lit photographs forever! Join a professional freelance photographer as she shares information on composition and using natural lighting to expertly capture summer memories to last a lifetime. Call 277-0161.

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So much more than a local weather forecast! Find information on all aspects of weather - including "on this date" fun facts, an interactive star chart, blogs and an enormous photo gallery. Going on a trip or to an outdoor event? The new and improved Trip Planner helps you plan ahead!

Taylors Mystery Book Discussion Tuesday, July 13 • 7:00p-8:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Still Life by Louise Penny. Call 268-5955.

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Scribblers Writing Group

Scribblers Writing Group

Tuesday, July 13 • 7:00p-8:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join our creative writing group for adults! Bring your best work or come to get inspired – scribblers at every level are welcome. Email bmorrison@greenvillelibrary.org or call 963-9031 for more information.

Monday, July 12 • 7:00p-8:00p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Join our creative writing group for adults! Bring your best work or come to get inspired – scribblers at every level are welcome. Email jnewton@greenvillelibrary.org or call 246-1695 for more information.

There will be no Travelers Rest Book Discussion in July. There will be no Augusta Road Reading in Color Book Discussion in July.

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Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series Thursday, July 15 • 6:30p-8:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1952 classic comedy Utopia starring Laurel and Hardy. Call 527-9293.


Taylors Knitting Group

South Carolina Room Orientation and Tour

Saturday, July 17 • 10:00a-12:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Learn to knit or improve your knitting skills with new or ongoing projects. Patterns available for all skill levels! Experienced knitters will be available for instruction and questions. Bring your own yarn and needles. Call 268-5955.

Tuesday, July 27 • 6:00p-9:00p Hughes Main Library, South Carolina Room Join us for an in-depth tour and learn how to locate family information in the South Carolina Room. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 527-9261.

Lasagna Gardening Tuesday, July 20 • 6:30p-8:00p Hughes Main Library Meeting Rooms B-C Join master gardener Betty Harms for a demonstration on lasagna gardening, a no-dig, no-till, organic method of gardening. Call 527-9293.

Language Learning Demo Tuesday, July 20 • 7:00p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab Learn Dutch, ESL English, French, German, Italian and Spanish from the comfort of your own home! This workshop will demonstrate how to use our new TELL ME MORE online language learning database, available for no cost to all library cardholders. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 527-9219 to register.

Waterfalls of the Upstate Tuesday, July 27 • 7:00p-8:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms B-C A speaker from the Southern Blue Ridge Nature Conservancy will discuss hiking opportunities in and around the many waterfalls of South Carolina. Call 527-9293.

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

Shipwreck & the High Seas Movie Series

Thursday, July 22 • 6:30p-8:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1936 classic Captain Calamity starring George Houston and Marian Nixon. Call 527-9293.

Thursday, July 29 • 6:30p-8:30p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1997 box-office hit Titanic starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Call 527-9293.

An Afternoon with Jane Saturday, July 24 • 2:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library Meeting Rooms A-C Join us for afternoon tea to celebrate the life and books of Jane Austen. Win prizes in our trivia contest. This program is open to Jane Austen fans of all ages. Call 527-9248 to register.

Tuesday, July 27 • 10:00a-11:00a Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Call 246-1695.

Simpsonville Book Discussion Tuesday, July 27 • 10:30a-11:30a Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri. Call 963-9031.

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Berea Book Discussion

Navigating Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness Thursday, July 29 • 7:00p-8:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A The horror! Sail up the Congo River in 19th century Africa, in search of the rogue ivory trader, Mr. Kurtz. Uncover the truths about the wild rumors of this legendary man and share your own discoveries about the Heart of Darkness.

upcoming Summer Shag Dancing Thursday, August 5 • 6:30p-8:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C Join us for a summer reading wrap-up with this classic southern recreation. Lesson and refreshments provided. Call 527-9293.


Summer Reading for teens Make Waves

at Your Library

Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Register for the program and pick up your reading log at the library location you visit the most. The last day to enter titles in your log and collect prizes is Saturday, July 31. Participants may register at one Greenville County Library System location only. Each block on the reading log indicates 1 hour of reading or listening.

Read or Listen 10 Hours 1. Record hours read. 2. Go to the library where you registered. 3. Show a staff member your reading log. 4. Get a Chick-fil-A milkshake coupon and a mood pencil.

Read or Listen 5 More Hours (15 total) 1. Record hours read. 2. Go to the library where you registered. 3. Show a staff member your reading log. 4. Get a dolphin necklace and a Greenville Rec ice skating/waterpark pass.

*Ticket vouchers may be redeemed for a ticket to any remaining SundayWednesday 2010 season Greenville Drive game. A summer reading recognition game will be held Monday, August 23, 2010 where you can see your name displayed on DriveVision.

Read or Listen 10 More Hours (25 total) 1. Record hours read. 2. Go to the library where you registered. 3. Show a staff member your reading log. 4. Get a prize from Michelin North America, Inc. 5. Get a ticket voucher to a Greenville Drive baseball game.*

MAY 28-JULY 31, 2010 OPEN TO RISING 6TH-12TH GRADERS


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Craft It: Bead Creatures Monday, June 14 • 3:00p-4:30p Pelham Rd (F.W. Symmes) Branch Make your own sea creature sculptures from beads and wire. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 288-6688.

After School Spa Delights Saturday, June 5 • 2:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Start your summer off with a relaxing day at the spa. Learn how to make your own bath salts, scrubs and soap. Take what you make home with you! Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins May 10. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Craft It: Duct Tape Sandals Tuesday, June 15 • 3:00p-4:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Make your own custom sandals from duct tape and cardboard. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 834-3650.

In BeTween Craft: Crochet Wednesday, June 9 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Learn basic crochet techniques and make a bracelet. Bring your own size H hook. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration is limited and begins May 11. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Craft It: Duct Tape Sandals Wednesday, June 16 • 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Make your own custom sandals from duct tape and cardboard. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 277-0161.

Gaming at Greer Thursdays, June 10-24 • 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 6th-12th graders are invited to bring their friends to play board games at the library. A Nintendo Wii will be available June 17.

Craft It: Sea Shell Sculptures Thursday, June 17 • 5:00p-6:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Make people and animals out of sea shells. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Red Cross Babysitter Training Students must be 11 by the day of the class. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Fee: $45. For registration and information call the Upstate Chapter of the American Red Cross at 864-271-8222 x600. 

Craft It: Button Bracelets Tuesday, June 22 • 3:00p-4:30p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Create wearable art using buttons and wire on a leather bracelet base. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 268-5955.

Saturday, June 12 • 9:30a-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Bring a bagged lunch.

Craft It: Decorate a Frisbee Wednesday, June 23 • 2:00p-3:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Design your own glow-in-the-dark Frisbee. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 277-0161.

Monday-Tuesday, June 14-15 • 9:30a-1:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch     Tuesday-Wednesday, June 22-23 • 9:30a-1:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch

Monday-Tuesday, July 19-20 • 9:30a-1:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch

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Monday-Tuesday, July 12-13 • 9:30a-1:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch

In BeTween Craft: Friendship Bracelets Wednesday, June 23 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Learn some new braiding techniques and create a bracelet for yourself or a friend. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.


Craft It: Origami

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Thursday, June 24 • 2:00p-3:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Learn the ancient art of paper folding. Registration begins June 7. Open to ages 11-18. Call 834-3650.

Gaming at Greer Thursdays, July 1-29 • 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 6th-12th graders are invited to bring their friends to play board games at the library. A Nintendo Wii will be available July 22.

Craft It: DIY Beach Balls Thursday, June 24 • 3:00p-4:00p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Design your own inflatable beach ball. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 277-7397.

Craft It: DIY Beach Balls Thursday, July 1 • 4:00p-5:00p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Design your own inflatable beach ball. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 246-1695.

Basic Sewing Saturday, June 26 • 2:00p-3:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Learn the techniques of basic hand sewing by sewing buttons and stitching. Design and sew a cell phone holder or belt loop bag from felt. Receive a sewing kit to take home. Open to all rising 4th-12th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Craft It: Marble Magnets Thursday, July 8 • 2:00p-3:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Make a set of marble magnets to decorate your fridge or locker. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 834-3650.

Teen Advisory Board

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Monday, June 28 • 4:30p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join our teen advisory board! Come share your ideas. Open to all teens. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

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Craft It: Bead Creatures

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Tuesday, June 29 • 3:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Make your own sea creature sculptures from beads and wire. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 963-9031.

Visit our Homework Help for Teens info online for this comprehensive McGraw-Hill database for a variety of science topics. Interested in learning more about making waves? Visit the Oceanography section to view articles on wave patterns, tides and tsunamis. Start your next research paper by browsing interesting, articles and illustrative charts and graphs.

Bookends: Mother-Daughter Book Group Special Movie Night

Beginning Knitting Wednesday, June 30 • 3:00p-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Bring your own size 8 knitting needles. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

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Craft It: Custom Hula Hoops

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Tuesday, June 29 • 6:00p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C This month’s selection is The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern’s Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure by William Goldman. Play our trivia game for a chance to win prizes, then watch the classic movie version on our big screen. Popcorn will be provided or bring your own snack. For all rising 6th-8th grade girls with an adult female caregiver. Call 527-9248 to register.

Thursday, July 8 • 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Make and decorate your own hula hoop. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.


Balloon Animal Workshop

Craft It: DIY Beach Balls

Tuesday, July 13 • 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Ever wanted to join the circus? Learn the twists of balloon animals. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Wednesday, July 21 • 4:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Design your own inflatable beach ball. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Afternoon Games

An Afternoon with Jane

Wednesday, July 14 • 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for board games and games on the Nintendo Wii. Open to ages 12-18. Space is limited. Registration begins June 14. Call 277-0161.

Saturday, July 24 • 2:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library Meeting Rooms A-C Join us for afternoon tea to celebrate the life and books of Jane Austen. Win prizes in our trivia contest. This program is open to Jane Austen fans of all ages. Call 527-9248 to register.

In BeTween Craft: Solar Powered Prints Wednesday, July 14 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Make a cyanotype image using photographic principles. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board Monday, July 26 • 4:30p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Interested in having a say in what goes on for teens at the library? Join our teen advisory board! Come share your ideas. Open to all teens. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

Craft It: Cowry Shell Necklaces Friday, July 16 • 3:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Make a necklace or a choker out of cowry shells and cord. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 963-9031.

Craft It: Bead Creatures Tuesday, July 27 • 3:00p-4:30p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Make your own sea creature sculptures from beads and wire. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 268-5955.

Craft It: Dream Catcher Key Chains Monday, July 19 • 3:00p-4:30p Pelham Road (F.W. Symmes) Branch Make your own dream catcher. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 288-6688.

Bookends: Mother-Daughter Book Group Tuesday, July 27 • 7:00p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room “When you don’t talk, there’s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.” Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock follows a young girl who learns to stand up for herself and pursue her dreams. We’ll discuss the book and make journals to take home. For all rising 6th8th grade girls with an adult female caregiver. Call 527-9248 to register.

Craft It: Button Bracelets Tuesday, July 20 • 3:00p-4:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Create wearable art using buttons and wire on a leather bracelet base. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 834-3650.

Craft It: Marble Magnets

Craft It: Origami Wednesday, July 21 • 3:00p-4:00p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Learn the ancient art of paper folding. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 277-7397.

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Wednesday, July 21 • 2:00p-3:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Make a set of marble magnets to decorate your fridge or locker. Open to ages 11-18. Registration begins June 7. Call 277-0161.

Afternoon Games Wednesday, July 28 • 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for board games and games on the Nintendo Wii. Open to ages 12-18. Space is limited. Registration begins June 28. Call 277-0161 to register.


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Read or Listen 10 more hours

Read or Listen 5 more hours

Read or Listen

Summer Reading for children You're a Reader!

Record hours read. Go to the library where you registered. Show your reading log. Get a Chick-fil-A IcedreamÂŽ coupon.* Get a Greenville Rec Ice Skating/Waterpark pass.*

You're a Great Reader!

Record hours read. Go to the library where you registered. Show your reading log. Get a Chick-fil-A Kids Meal coupon.* Get a stretchy noodle yo-yo.*

May 28-July 31, 2010

Each space on your reading log equals 30 minutes of reading. Fill them in as you read.

You're a Super Reader!

Record hours read. Go to the library where you registered. Show your reading log. Get a reading medal.* Get a ticket voucher to a Greenville Drive baseball game. Ticket vouchers may be redeemed for any remaining Sunday-Wednesday 2010 season game.

*While supplies last. The library may also substitute other incentives. Prizes are not recommended for children under 5 years of age.

Join our Summer Reading Program

Earn Great Prizes!

A Greenville Drive summer reading recognition game will be held Monday, August 23, 2010, where children accompanied by an adult caregiver will be allowed to walk in the pre-game parade on Fluor Field and see their names displayed on DriveVision. Ending Date! Don’t Be Late! Saturday, July 31 is the last day to enter hours in the log, collect prizes and receive school notification stamps.

Make a Splash - Read! Join today

For children 12 and younger. Register at the Greenville County Library System (GCLS) location you visit most. Register at one GCLS location only. Get a reading log. Get a bookmark.


Daycares, Summer Recreation Classes and Other Groups – Please Note!

Due to high attendance during summer months, in many locations scheduled story times and special programs cannot accommodate groups. If you are seeking permission for your group of 5 or more, please call the location you wish to attend to check availability for a reservation. Groups that do not have prior library permission to attend a program will be denied admission.

Morning summer specials replace all regularly scheduled morning story times. Seating is limited due to fire code regulations.

june Twilight Tales Mondays • 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C All ages welcome. Adults must be accompanied by children. June 7 • WHALE Tales (Meeting Room C) Join us for WHALE (Water Habits Are Learned Early) Tales, a water safety program created by the American Red Cross. Children will get into the swim of summer with whale stories, songs and easy-to-follow information about safe behavior in, on and around water.

CrafTime: Rubber Ducks Thursday, June 3 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Hear a story, then decorate a rubber duck to take home. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration beings May 12. Call 527-9248.

June 14 ��� Eric Litwin Mr. Eric is a guitar strumming, banjo picking, song singing, storytelling, five time national award winning, two hundred performances a year giving, song writing, CD producing, fun, folksy type of guy. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in. Come hungry! Palmetto Bean will be open until 7:15p for this event.

Ever After Stories: Japan Thursday, June 3 • 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us as we travel to Japan through stories and a craft. Ages 7 and up.

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June 21 • Mad Science: Fire & Ice Be dazzled and entertained as you interact with our Mad Scientists! See foggy dry ice storms and learn how giant beach balls can float in the air. Be amazed by sizzling scissors, shivering coins and a special bubbly shower! Volunteers can taste a special “burp” potion. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Laugh 'n' Learn for Reading Readiness! Friday, June 4 • 10:00a-12:00p Drop-in Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-B Interact with your child at each of our early literacy play spaces (music, crafts, puzzles, etc.). Take ideas home with you. Practice them for a future payoff in school readiness and reading success for your child. Ages 4 and under with an adult caregiver. English/Spanish materials available. No groups; maximum of three children allowed per adult.

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June 28 • The Drovers Old Time Medicine Show Are you ready for a hoedown? Get set for a rollicking good time with the bluegrass music of The Drovers.

KinderCraft: Cereal Starfish

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Wednesday, June 2 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then create a starfish out of paper and cereal. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins May 20. Call 527-9248.

Bilingual Story Time: World Environment Day Cuentos Bilingües: Día mundial del medio ambiente Friday, June 4 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Come explore ideas of how we, as global citizens, can help our planet be a healthier place. Vengan a explorar como nosotros, siendo ciudadanos del mundo, podemos ayudar a sanar a nuestra planeta.


Mad Science: Fire & Ice

Grandbaby Books: Travel Saturday, June 12 • 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome.

Be dazzled and entertained as you interact with our Mad Scientists! See foggy dry ice storms and learn how giant beach balls can float in the air. Be amazed by sizzling scissors, shivering coins and a special bubbly shower! Volunteers can taste a special “burp” potion. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Eric Litwin – Special Event Back by popular demand! Mr. Eric is a guitar strumming, banjo picking, song singing, storytelling, five time national award winning, two hundred performances a year giving, song writing, CD producing, fun, folksy type of guy. He’ll perform his book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and share some new Pete stories! Book sale/signing following the program. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Mon, June 7 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Mauldin Tue, June 8 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Greer Wed, June 9 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Pelham Road Thu, June 10 •10:00a & 11:00a • Simpsonville Fri, June 11 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Taylors

KinderCraft: Racing Rainbow Wednesday, June 9 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then use toy cars to paint a rainbow. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 3. Call 527-9248.

Mon, June 14 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Mauldin        Mon, June 14 • 7:00p • Main Library (Twilight Tales) Tue, June 15 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Greer Wed, June 16 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Pelham Road

In BeTween Craft: Crochet Wednesday, June 9 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Learn basic crochet techniques and make a bracelet. Bring your own size H hook. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration is limited and begins May 11. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Thu, June 17 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Simpsonville Fri, June 18 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Taylors

Story and a Craft: Beaded Fish Key Chains Join us for an afternoon craft time featuring a story and related craft for children ages 5-10 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins May 14. Call the branch you wish to attend to register.

Stories and Games for Kids Wednesday, June 9 • 4:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for fun games, stories, dancing and more for ages 6 and up. No registration required. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

Monday, June 14 • 3:00p-3:45p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch • 834-3650

CrafTime: Tissue Paper Art Thursday, June 10 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Hear a story and then use tissue paper and glue to create something fabulous. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 4. Call 527-9248.

Bilingual Story Time: Beach Reading Cuentos Bilingües: Lectura para la playa Friday, June 11 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Tuesday, June 15 • 3:00p-3:45p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch • 246-1695

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Friday, June 18 • 3:00p-3:45p Anderson Road (West) Branch • 269-5210

KinderCraft: Tissue Paper Fish Wednesday, June 16 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then make fish from recycled materials. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 10. Call 527-9248.


CrafTime: Beaded Fish Key Chain

Mad Science: Fire & Ice

Thursday, June 17 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Hear a story, then lace beads to create your very own beaded fish key chain. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration beings June 11. Call 527-9248.

Friends

Be dazzled and entertained as you interact with our Mad Scientists! See foggy dry ice storms and learn how giant beach balls can float in the air. Be amazed by sizzling scissors, shivering coins and a special bubbly shower! Volunteers can taste a special “burp” potion.

Let’s Pretend: Octopus’s Garden

Mon, June 21 • 10:30a • Travelers Rest Mon, June 21 • 7:00p • Main Library (Twilight Tales)

Friday, June 18 10:30a-11:15a or 3:30p-4:15p Hughes Main Library Meeting Room A Dive below the depths of the deep blue sea to discover what it’s like to be a sea creature. We begin with stories and songs that lead to pretend play. Ages 2-5. Registration begins May 21. Call 527-9248. Space is limited.

Tue June 22 • 10:30a • Berea Wed, June 23 • 10:30a • Fountain Inn Thu, June 24 • 10:30a • Augusta Road Fri, June 25 • 10:30a • Anderson Road

The Great Fettucini aka Steve Langley

Bilingual Story Time: P is for Pets Cuentos Bilingües: M es de mascota

Enjoy an energetic morning of comedy, juggling and cool tricks with this nationally acclaimed entertainer. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Friday, June 18 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Mon, June 21 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Mauldin       Tue, June 22 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Greer Wed, June 23 • 10:00 & 11:00 • Pelham Road Thu, June 24 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Simpsonville Fri, June 25 • 10:00 & 11:00 • Taylors

Children’s Writing Workshop Tuesday, June 22 • 2:30p-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Join award winning author Vonda Skinner Skelton for a high energy writing workshop. Her books for middle readers will be available for purchase. Ages 8-12. Call 527-9248 to register.

Children’s Writing Workshop

Lollipops Concert for Kids: Sherwood Mobley, Percussion Saturday, June 19 • 11:00a-11:30a Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C The Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the Greenville County Library System present a musical series for young children and their families.

Splash and Dash

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Saturday, June 19 • 10:30a-12:30p or 2:00p-4:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join award winning author Vonda Skinner Skelton for a high energy writing workshop. Her books for middle readers will be available for purchase. Ages 8-12. Call 277-0161 to register.

Wednesday, June 23 • 10:00a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Front Lawn Meet us outside in front of the library for summertime songs, stories and water games! Bring a towel and come prepared to get wet! Ages 6-11. Registration begins May 26. Call 527-9248. Rain or shine.


KinderCraft: Crabby Crab

Grandbaby Books: Swimming

Wednesday, June 23 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then use paper plates, egg cartons and paper to create a crab. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 17. Call 527-9248.

Saturday, June 26 • 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome.

In BeTween Craft: Friendship Bracelets

KinderCraft: Patriotic Pom-Pom

Wednesday, June 23 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Learn some new braiding techniques and create a bracelet for yourself or a friend. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Wednesday, June 30 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then use grocery bags to make red, white and blue pom-poms. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 24. Call 527-9248.

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Stories and Games for Kids Wednesday, June 23 • 4:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for fun games, stories, dancing and more for ages 6 and up. No registration required. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

CrafTime: Octopus Dolls Thursday, July 1 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us for a story, then create an outrageous octopus doll using yarn, glue and rubber bands. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 25. Call 527-9248.

CrafTime: Guest Artist Ron Gillen Thursday, June 24 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library Story Room Join watercolor artist Ron Gillen for an afternoon experience with “Blast Art” to celebrate the Fourth of July. Create your own piece of a mural to take home. Visit www.rongillenfinearts.com to learn more about the artist. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration beings June 18. Call 527-9248.

Ever After Stories: America Thursday, July 1 • 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us for patriotic stories, games and a craft. Ages 7 and up.

Bilingual Story Time: Music Is for Celebrating Cuentos Bilingües: La música es para celebrar Friday, July 2 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Comic Kids: Graphic Novel Group

Bilingual Story Time: Use Your Imagination Cuentos Bilingües: Imagínese Friday, June 25 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Also open mornings if programming schedule allows.

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Thursday, June 24 • 4:00p-5:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us as we discuss the mystery surrounding Jellaby by Kean Soo. Ages 9-12. Registration begins June 1. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org.

Monday 12:00p-8:00p Tuesday 1:00p-8:00p Wednesday 12:00p-8:00p

For ages 4 and under with an adult caregiver. Hughes Main Library Children's Area 864-527-9248

Thursday 5:00p-8:00p Friday 12:00p-8:00p Saturday 9:00a-5:00p Sunday 2:00p-5:00p


Snakes Alive!

Twilight Tales

Snake expert Ron Cromer gives fascinating information about these important reptiles. Children will have the opportunity to see and touch many species including a giant Burmese python. Ages 4-12. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Mondays • 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C All ages welcome. Adults must be accompanied by children. July 5 • No program Friends

July 12 • Snakes Alive! Snake expert Ron Cromer gives fascinating information about these important reptiles. Children will have the opportunity to see and touch many species including a giant Burmese python. Ages 4-12. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Mon, July 12 • 10:30a • Travelers Rest Mon, July 12 • 3:30p • Mauldin       Mon, July 12 • 7:00p • Main Library (Twilight Tales) Tue, July 13 • 10:30a • Berea Tue, July 13 • 3:30p • Greer

July 19 • The Great Fettucini aka Steve Langley Enjoy an entertaining evening of comedy, juggling and cool tricks with this nationally acclaimed entertainer.

Wed, July 14 • 10:30a • Fountain Inn Wed, July 14 • 3:30p • Pelham Road Thu, July 15 • 10:30a • Augusta Road

July 26 • John Thomas Fowler You’ll be captivated by stories, old-time music and instruments.

Thu, July 15 • 3:30p • Simpsonville Fri, July 16 • 10:30a • Anderson Road Fri, July 16 • 3:30p • Taylors

KinderCraft: Jiggly Jellyfish Wednesday, July 14 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library Story Room Enjoy a story, then create a jellyfish to take home. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 8. Call 527-9248.

In BeTween Craft: Solar Powered Prints Wednesday, July 14 • 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Make a cyanotype image using photographic principles. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Grandbaby Books: Ocean Animals Saturday, July 10 • 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome.

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Stories and Games for Kids Wednesday, July 14 • 4:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for fun games, stories, dancing and more for ages 6 and up. No registration required. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

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Family Games!

Lollipops Concert for Kids: The GSO Wind Quintet

Thursday, July 15 • 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for board games and games on the Nintendo Wii. Open to ages 9 and up with an adult. Space is limited. Registration begins June 15. Call 277-0161 to register.

Saturday, July 17 • 11:00a-11:30a Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C The Greenville Symphony Orchestra and the Greenville County Library System present a musical series for young children and their families.

CrafTime: Banks Thursday, July 15 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us for a story, then turn a potato chip can into a cool bank. Bring one potato chip can. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 9. Call 527-9248.

The Great Fettucini aka Steve Langley Enjoy an energetic morning of comedy, juggling and cool tricks with this nationally acclaimed entertainer. Mon, July 19 • 10:30a • Travelers Rest Mon, July 19 • 7:00p • Main Library (Twilight Tales)

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Tue, July 20 • 10:30a • Berea Wed, July 21 • 10:30a • Fountain Inn Thu, July 22 • 10:30a • Augusta Road

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Fri, July 23 • 10:30a • Anderson Road

Science Resource Center

KinderCraft: Alphabet Fish Wednesday, July 21 • 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Enjoy a story, then use letters of the alphabet to make colorful fish. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 15. Call 527-9248.

Jump in and Make a Splash by exploring a number of topics on waves, water and the ocean. Ever wonder what types of fish live in the hidden depths of the ocean? View amazing – and bizarre – photos of little-known marine life. This is the perfect place to start your research for your next school project!

CrafTime: Worry Dolls Thursday, July 22 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us for a story, then learn about worry dolls and make your very own. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 16. Call 527-9248.

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Let’s Pretend: Down by the Pond Friday, July 16 • 10:30a-11:15a or 3:30p-4:15p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Take an imaginary trip to the pond to swim like ducks, hop like frogs, crawl like turtles and fly like insects. We begin with stories and songs that lead to pretend play. Ages 2-5. Space is limited. Registration begins June 25. Call 527-9248.

Friday, July 16 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Comic Kids: Graphic Novel Group

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Bilingual Story Time: Beautiful Butterflies Cuentos Bilingües: Mariposas maravillosas

           

Thursday, July 22 • 4:00p-5:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us as we discuss the nonstop action and drama in Crogan’s Vengeance by Chris Schweizer. Ages 9-12. Registration begins July 1. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org.

Bilingual Story Time: Laugh It Up! Cuentos Bilingües: ¡Vamos a reir un poco! Friday, July 23 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.


In BeTween Craft: Hula Party Wednesday, July 28 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library Story Room Learn the unique movements and stories of hula dancing. Grass skirts optional. Open to all rising 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 7. Call 527-9248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Grandbaby Books: Boats Saturday, July 24 • 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome.

Stories and Games for Kids Wednesday, July 28 • 4:00p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for fun games, stories, dancing and more for ages 6 and up. No registration required. Call 963-9031 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org for more information.

Folk Musician Extraordinaire: John Thomas Fowler John will perform Beans in My Ears, a collection of fun sing-along songs and audience participation stories. It’s sure to be a real crowd pleaser!

Family Games! Thursday, July 29 • 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for board games and games on the Nintendo Wii. Open to ages 9 and up with an adult. Space is limited. Registration begins June 29. Call 277-0161 to register.

Mon, July 26 • 10:30a • Travelers Rest Mon, July 26 • 7:00p • Main Library (Twilight Tales)        Tue, July 27 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Greer Wed, July 28 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Pelham Road

CrafTime: Underwater Portholes

Thu, July 29 • 10:00a & 11:00a • Simpsonville

Thursday, July 29 • 3:00p-3:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Ahoy mates! Join us for a story, then create your very own underwater scene as we go under the sea. Ages 5 and up, ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 23. Call 527-9248.

Story and a Craft: Tissue Paper Art Join us for an afternoon craft time featuring a story and related craft for school age children. Ages 5-10 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 6. Call the branch you wish to attend to register.

Bilingual Story Time: Paint by Numbers Cuentos Bilingües: Colores y números

Monday, July 26 • 3:00p-3:45p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch • 834-3650

Friday, July 30 • 7:00p-7:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room A 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Cuentos bilingües que durarán 45 minutos en español e inglés para todas las edades.

Tuesday, July 27 • 3:00p-3:45p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch • 246-1695 Friday, July 30 • 3:00p-3:45p Anderson Road (West) Branch • 269-5210

Wednesday, July 28 10:30a-11:00a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Children will enjoy a story, then create a cute puppy fan. Ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins July 22. Call 527-9248.

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upcoming Twilight Tales: Marching Band Monday, August 2 • 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room March on in and join the parade. Enjoy an evening of music and stories and join our marching band as we celebrate the joy of summer. All ages welcome. Children may wear their pajamas.


Ongoing Children’s Programs Dedicated to socialization and skill building

Daycares, Summer Recreation Classes and Other Groups – Please Note!

Due to high attendance during summer months, in many locations scheduled story times and special programs cannot accommodate groups. If you are seeking permission for your group of 5 or more, please call the location you wish to attend to check availability for a reservation. Groups that do not have prior library permission to attend a program will be denied admission.

Morning summer specials replace all regularly scheduled morning story times. Seating is limited due to fire code regulations. the library will be closed sunday, july 4 and monday, july 5. No regularly occurring children's programs July 5-10.

Standard Programs

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Story Time: 30 minutes of stories, music and games for preschool children.

Vocabulary, Print Motivation, School Readiness, Coordination

Mauldin 10:00a 11:00a

Greer 10:00a 11:00a

Pelham Rd. 10:00a 11:00a

Simpsonville 10:00a 11:00a

Taylors 10:00a 11:00a

Travelers Rest 10:30a

Berea 10:30a

Fountain Inn 10:30a

Augusta Rd. 10:30a

Anderson Rd. 10:30a

Pelham Rd. 9:30a 11:00a

Simpsonville 10:00a 11:00a

Mother Goose on the Loose: Rhymes, rhythm and fun for babies 1 month-24 months with an adult caregiver. Limit 40 people. No groups. Three children per adult caregiver maximum.

Coordination, Print Motivation, Phonemic Awareness, Vocabulary, Socialization

Bouncing Babies: Stories, rhymes, music and bouncing games for babies 1 month-18 months with an adult caregiver.

Coordination, Print Motivation, Socialization, Vocabulary

Musical Jamboree: Explore children’s literature using music, song and dance. For 18 months-4 years.

Coordination, Rhythm, Following Instruction

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Main 10:00a

Themed Programs at the Hughes Main Library:

Bilingual Story Time: 45-minute Spanish/English story time for all ages. Weekly on Fridays. Ever After Stories: 30-minute evening story time for ages 7 and up. Travel with us as we explore folk and fairy tales from around the world through stories, songs and games. Monthly on Thursdays. Grandbaby Books: Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. 30 minutes. All ages welcome. Alternate Saturdays. CrafTime: A craft and story time for ages 5 & up, 5-8 with an adult caregiver. 45 minutes. See program listing for registration dates. Call 527-9248 to register. Weekly on Thursdays.

Main 11:00a Taylors 10:30a Main 10:00a

KinderCraft: Children will enjoy a story, then explore it by engaging in a related art activity. 30 minutes. For ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver. See program listing for registration dates. Call 527-9248 to register. Weekly on Wednesdays. Twilight Tales: 30-minute evening story time for all ages. Kids may dress in their pajamas. Weekly on Mondays.


jun/jul 2010 News from the Greenville County Library System Non-Profit Organization US Postage PAID Permit No. 656 Greenville, SC

Main • Hughes Library • 864-242-5000 Anderson Road • West Branch • 864-269-5210 Augusta Road • Ramsey Family Branch • 864-277-0161 Berea • Sarah Dobey Jones Branch • 864-246-1695 Fountain Inn • Kerry Ann Younts Culp Branch • 864-862-2576 Greer • Jean M. Smith Branch • 864-877-8722 Mauldin • W. Jack Greer Branch • 864-277-7397 Pelham Road • F.W. Symmes Branch • 864-288-6688 Simpsonville • Hendricks Branch • 864-963-9031 Taylors • Burdette Branch • 864-268-5955 Travelers Rest • Sargent Branch • 864-834-3650 www.greenvillelibrary.org

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Hours Monday-Thursday All Locations • 9:00a-9:00p Friday Branches • 9:00a-6:00p Main • 9:00a-9:00p Saturday All Locations • 9:00a-6:00p Sunday Main • 2:00p-6:00p

Mission: To serve Greenville County as the best provider of guided access to quality resources for information, education and leisure.

25 Heritage Green Place Greenville, SC 29601-2034 864-242-5000

for supporting the Friends used book sale! with your help, we were able to raise money to help fund library programs.


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