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calendar jun/jul services 2009 information We’re going green!

The Greenville County Library System is proud to launch our first adult summer reading program, beginning in June, 2009. This year’s theme, Green Reads, will focus on the environment.

This summer

, Upstate Forever has joined the library in coordinating an exciting schedule of events to complement our adult summer reading program. From bike rides on the Swamp Rabbit Trail to guided tours of local parks and rivers, the scheduled events will allow participants to appreciate and explore the natural resources of the area and increase their knowledge of local and regional environmental issues.

Find our reading list and learn more about Green Reads events on our website.

Events are available for all budgets, including some at no cost! Individuals ages 18 and over are invited to read books and join in activities focused on recycling, nature and the environment. Participants are encouraged to record books read and to return reading logs for a free gift! Recommended Green Reads and a full list of events are available on our website. Pick up a reading log at any Greenville County Library System location and join in! Greenville County Library System and community partners are involved in making this a meaningful experience for all who participate. Join your neighbors and friends in reading, learning and enjoying the summer with Green Reads! Participation is free and open to the public. Call 527-9293 for more information or visit www.greenvillelibrary.org.


CHILDREN

The Greenville County Library System would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of Summer Reading: Chick-fil-A at Cherrydale Point Chick-fil-A of Pelham Road Chick-fil-A at Dill Creek Commons Chick-fil-A of Woodruff Road Chick-fil-A at Fairview Market Greenville County Recreation District featuring The Pavilion Recreation Complex Chick-fil-A at Hampton Village AT&T The Real Yellow Pages Chick-fil-A at Haywood Mall Friends of the Greenville County Chick-fil-A of Haywood Road Library System Chick-fil-A of Laurens Road

featuring The

Pavilion Recreation Complex

Children’s Programs Library closed Saturday, July 4. NO PROGRAMS June 29-July3. Story Time: 30 minutes of stories, music and games for preschool children. Bouncing Babies: For babies 1 month-18 months with an adult caregiver. Mother Goose on the Loose: Rhymes, rhythm and fun. For babies 1 month-24 months with an adult caregiver. Limit 40 people. Registration is not required. Musical Jamboree: Explore children’s literature using music, song and dance. For 18 months-4 years. Twilight Tales: 30-minute evening story time for all ages. Kids may dress in their pajamas. All ages welcome. Adults must be accompanied by children. Grandbaby Books: Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome. Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25 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.

Programs

Story Time

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Mauldin 10:00a 11:00a

Greer 10:00a 11:00a

Pelham Road 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 Road 10:30a

Anderson Road 10:30a

Simpsonville 10:00a 11:00a

Mother Goose Main 10:30a

Bouncing Babies

Musical Jamboree

Main 10:00a

Twilight Tales

Main 7:00p

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

Main 10:00a (every other week)

Grandbaby Books Ever After Stories

Saturday

Main 7:00p June 4/July 9

For more information, visit www.greenvillelibrary.org or call 242-5000 x2248.


CHILDREN 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 10 or more, please call the location you wish to attend to check availability for a reservation. Groups that do not have prior 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 Game Days at the Greer Library

Thursdays, June 4-25 l 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to bring their friends to play board games and Nintendo® Wii at the library. Call 877-8722 for more information. (The Nintendo® Wii will not be available on June 25.)

The library will offer an evening performance of the summer specials. The evening performance is listed under Twilight Tales.

Miss Trish Presents: Crafty Kids

Thursdays l 3:30p-4:15p Hughes Main Library, Story Room School age children hear a story and enjoy a creative activity. Ages 5-11; ages 8 and under with an adult caregiver. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register. June 4 Play Day! Plan to jump rope, shoot marbles, hopscotch or play dominoes. Jump in and have a blast! Registration in progress. June 11 Felt Bracelet Bring a 20 oz. plastic bottle and turn it into a bracelet. Sew and bead it as you like! Registration begins June 5. June 18 Painting Special * Local artist Samantha Bell will teach us how to paint with acrylics. Warning: This may get messy! Registration begins June 12. *Meeting Rooms B-C. June 25 Kitty Pillow You’ll be sewing and stuffing and purrr-fecting your craft! Registration begins June 19.

Twilight Tales: Be Creative

Mondays l 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room or *Meeting Rooms A-B All ages welcome. Adults must be accompanied by children. Call 242-5000 x2248 for details. June 1 Let’s Get Creative Join us for stories that will boost your child’s creative thinking. We’re kicking off summer’s Twilight Tales by reading, dancing and creating something special. June 8 Mad Science: Up, Up and Away* Enjoy this fast-paced, high-energy program about air pressure. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in. June 15 Porkchop Productions: Little Red Riding Hood* Humor and audience participation make this play fun for everyone. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in. June 22 Fun with Crayons! We’ll have fun as we explore stories about crayons and dance to the Crayon song. June 29 No program.

Comic Kids: Graphic Novel Discussion

Thursday, June 4 l 3:00p-4:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Join us for the first ever kid’s graphic novel discussion group. We’ll be discussing The Dodgeball Chronicles (Knights of the Lunch Table series) by Frank Cammuso. There will also be a special activity based on the legends of King Arthur. Ages 8-12 welcome. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Ever After Stories: England

Thursday, June 4 l 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us as we travel to England with The Kitchen Knight: Tales of King Arthur. Other activities include music and a special crossword puzzle. For ages 7 and up.


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Dog Days of Summer

Friday, June 5 l 10:00a-11:00a Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch, Outside Enter your dog in one (or more!) of many contests: best costume, best pet trick, largest dog, smallest dog, longest tail and shortest tail. Prizes and certificates! Presentations and demonstrations, including a therapy dog, will be offered courtesy of the Greenville Humane Society. Limit of 30 participants. Parent or legal guardian must sign a release and provide proof of current dog immunizations. Release is available on our website. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show – spectators welcome! Event is cancelled in case of rain. Call 277-7397 to register. ¡OJO! Si usted habla español y tiene preguntas sobre el uso de la biblioteca, habrá un asistente bilingüe presente el primer sábado de cada mes en el Children’s Area del Hughes Main Library. New! Do you speak Spanish and have questions about the library? 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.

Bilingual Story Time/Cuentos Bilingües

Fridays l 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. June 5 June 12 June 19 June 26

Imagínese . . ./Imagine . . . Cuentos de Animales/Animal Tales ¡Salta, Ranita, Salta!/Jump, Frog, Jump! Mi Vecindad/My Neighborhood

Create a Twin

Always wanted a twin brother or sister? Trace, color and stuff to make one of your own! Ages 5 and up; ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Monday, June 8 l 3:30p-4:15p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Call 834-3650 to register. Friday, June 19 l 3:30p-4:15p Anderson Road (West) Branch Call 269-5210 to register.

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Home School Time at the Library: Home School Time at the Library: Shakespeare Thursday, June 11 l 9:30a-11:00a Shakespeare

11:00a (Twilight Mauldin Tales) (Twilight 11:00a Greer Tales) 11:00a 11:00a Greer Pelham 11:00a 11:00a Pelham Simpsonville 11:00a 11:00a Simpsonville Taylors 11:00a Taylors

Greer (Jean M.11 Smith) Branch Thursday, June l 9:30a-11:00a Learn the basics of performing Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch a play, then perform a scene fromthe Shakespeare. For students in grades 3 and up. a scene Learn basics of performing a play, and then perform CallShakespeare. 877-8722 or email greer@greenvillelibrary.org to register. from For students in grades 3 and up. Call 8778722 or email greer@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Pretty Planters Friday, 12 PrettyJune Planters

11:00a-11:45a Friday, June 12 l Travelers Rest 11:00a-11:45a (Sargent) Branch Travelers Rest Join us for Branch earth (Sargent) friendly gardening Join us for earth as we recycle yogurt cups friendly gardening into plant holders.  as we recycle yogurt We’ll and paint, cups glue into plant then plant flower.  materials are provided. to ages holders.  We’lla glue andAll paint, then plant a flower.  Open All materials Registration progress. Call 834-3650. are8-14. provided.  Open is toinages 8-14. Registration is in progress. Call 834-3650.

Grandbaby Books Saturdays (every other) Grandbaby Books

l 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Room Saturdays (everyLibrary, other) Story 10:00a-10:30a l Bring your children) for stories, singing and Hughes Maingrandchildren Library, Story(or Room dancing. All ages welcome. Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome. June 13 Animal Folly  Visit13 theAnimal zoo through June Folly music and books. Bring your favorite stuffed animal. Visit the zoo through music and books. Bring your favorite stuffed animal. June 27 Beach Bags Pack27your bag with June Beach Bagsyour favorite beach towel and beach toy andyour joinbag us atwith the your library! Spread out your and enjoy Pack favorite beach toweltowel and beach toy and beach and music. join us atstories the library! Spread out your towel and enjoy beach


CHILDREN READ to a Therapy Dog

Saturday, June 13 l 11:00a-12:00p (See Therapy Dog Section for locations and details.) Is your child having trouble reading? Reading aloud to a therapy dog may provide the motivation and self-esteem boost that will make your child want to read. Open to children 6-11 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins 1 month in advance.

Porkchop Productions Presents: Little Red Riding Hood

Join us for a rollicking adaptation of this classic fairy tale as Porkchop Productions brings all of your favorite characters (plus a few new ones) to life! Big laughs, audience participation and a lesson in following the rules highlight this fanciful performance. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Children’s Writing Workshop (continued) Saturday, June 20 l 10:30a-12:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Call 277-0161 to register. Saturday, June 20 l 2:00p-4:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Call 277-0161 to register.

Let’s Pretend: Art Studio

Friday, June 19 10:30a and 3:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A We begin with stories and songs that lead to pretend play. Let’s see how creative your little ones can be. We’ll color, paint, sculpt and create masterpieces for the fridge! Ages 2-5. Space is limited. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Mad Science: Up, Up and Away

Enjoy this fast-paced, high-energy program about air pressure. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Summer Reader Event Monday, June 15 Monday, June 15 Tuesday, June 16 Wednes., June 17 Thursday, June 18 Friday, June 19

10:00a Mauldin 7:00p Hughes Main 10:00a Greer 10:00a Pelham 10:00a Simpsonville 10:00a Taylors

11:00a Mauldin (Twilight Tales) 11:00a Greer 11:00a Pelham 11:00a Simpsonville 11:00a Taylors

Summer Reader Event Monday, June 22 Tuesday, June 23 Wednes., June 24 Thursday, June 25 Friday, June 26

10:30a Travelers Rest 10:30a Berea 10:30a Fountain Inn 10:30a Augusta Road 10:30a Anderson Road

Let’s Build a Kite!          

Monday, June 22 l 3:00p-3:45p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us as we build kites out of paper, ribbon and string.  Open to ages 8-14. Registration is in progress. Call 834-3650.

July The library will offer an evening performance of most of the summer specials. The evening performance is listed under Twilight Tales.

Game Day at the Greer Library Children’s Writing Workshop

Join award winning author Vonda Skinner Skelton for a highenergy writing workshop. Her books for middle readers will be available for purchase. For ages 8-12. Tuesday, June 16 l 2:30p-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-B Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Thursdays (July 9-30) l 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 4th-6th graders are invited to bring their friends to play board games and Nintendo® Wii at the library. Call 877-8722 for more information.

Would you like to help with Summer Reading? Volunteers are needed! Call 242-5000 x2286 for more information.


CHILDREN

Twilight Tales

Mondays l 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room or *Meeting Rooms A-B All ages welcome. Adults must be accompanied by children. Call 242-5000 x2248 for details. July 6 Story Time in a Box What kinds of things can you make with a box? Hear stories that encourage creative thinking skills. July 13 Eric Litwin* Mr. Eric is a guitar-strumming, banjo-picking, story-telling, five-time-national-award-winning, song writing, fun, folksy guy! He’ll perform his new book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, which will be available for purchase and signing. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in. July 20 The Happy Circus by Becky’s Box of Puppets* Enjoy this unusual puppet show that is entertaining for even very young children. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in. July 27 Guess Who? Guess who is behind the mask. Children will also make a mask of their own to take home.

Tie Dye Party!

3:30p-4:15p Outdoors Spray a beautiful creation on your own t-shirt! Bring an allcotton t-shirt washed without fabric softener. Ages 5 and up; ages 5-8 with an adult caregiver. Dress for mess! Registration begins June 16. Program is cancelled in case of rain.

Tie Dye Party

Tuesday, July 7 Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Call 246-1695 to register. Friday, July 17 Anderson Road (West) Branch Call 269-5210 to register.

Square Dance!

Wednesday, July 8 3:30p-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C Howdy partners! Get ready for a library hoedown with a square dance and fun western-themed games. Wear your

cowboy hats and other western wear. For ages 1-12; ages 8 and under with adult caregiver.

Miss Trish Presents: Crafty Kids

Thursdays l 3:30p-4:15p Hughes Main Library, Story Room School age children hear a story and enjoy a creative activity. Ages 5-11; ages 8 and under with an adult caregiver. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register. July 9 Paper Bag Puppets! From dragons to cavemen to puppies, create your own design. It’s all up to you! Registration begins July 3. July 16 Stick Doll Use fabric and markers to dress a craft stick. Registration begins July 10. July 23 Door Knob Decorations Use felt to make a cute animal to hang on your door. Registration begins July 17. July 30 Quilling Twist paper into coils and make a stunning creation. Registration begins July 24.

Program underwritten by the Friends of GCLS.

Designates family friendly program.

Monday, July 20 Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Call 834-3650 to register.

Express Yourself! Part I: Journal It

Wednesday, July 8 l 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Use the papier-mâché technique to transform a composition notebook into a personal journal. Learn about the history of journaling and get writing ideas. Bring safety scissors – all other supplies provided. Ages 11-14. Registration begins June 1. Call 277-0161.

12:00p - 8:00p Monday 1:00p - 8:00p Tuesday Wednesday 12:00p - 8:00p 5:00p - 8:00p Thursday 12:00p - 8:00p Friday 9:00a - 5:00p Saturday 2:00p - 5:00p Sunday


CHILDREN Home School Time at the Library: Shakespeare

Thursday, July 9 l 9:30a-11:00a Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Learn the basics of performing a play, then perform a scene from Shakespeare. For students in grades 3 and up. Call 877-8722 or email greer@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Create a Collage Bookmark                Thursday, July 9 l 11:00a- 11:45a Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Express yourself in color as we create beautiful bookmarks with scraps of paper. All materials are provided. Open to ages 8-14. Registration begins June 8. Call 834-3650.

Comic Kids: Graphic Novel Discussion

Thursday, July 9 3:00p-4:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Are you hiding a superhero costume under your clothes? Are you secretly a member of the nerdiest group at school? Are you secretly a—gasp—normal kid?! Then join us for a craft and discussion of the graphic novel, The Whole World’s Crazy (Amelia Rules! series) by Jimmy Gownley. Don’t forget to wear your superhero disguise! Open to all kids ages 8-12. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Let’s Pretend: Pirates and Mermaids

Friday, July 10 l 10:30a and 3:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A We begin with stories and songs that lead to pretend play. Sail the seas on our pirate ship, try some deep-sea fishing and go underwater with the mermaids! Ages 2-5. Space is limited. Registration begins June 12. Call 242-5000 x2248.

Grandbaby Books

Saturdays (every other) l 10:00a-10:30a Hughes Main Library, Story Room Bring your grandchildren (or children) for stories, singing and dancing. All ages welcome. July 11 Night Night Nana Hear stories and songs about sleeping over at Nana’s house. Bring your blankie. July 25 Around the Campfire Enjoy camping stories and music as we sit around the campfire. Bring a flashlight for extra fun.

READ to a Therapy Dog

Saturday, July 11 l 11:00a-12:00p (See Therapy Dog section for locations and details.) Is your child having trouble reading? Reading aloud to a therapy dog may provide the motivation and self-esteem boost that will make your child want to read. Open to children 6-11 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins 1 month in advance.

Eric Litwin: Special Event

Mr. Eric is a guitarstrumming, banjo-picking, storytelling, five-timenational-award-winning, song writing, fun, folksy guy! He’ll perform his new book Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, which will be available for purchase and signing. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Ever After Stories: Cuba

Thursday, July 9 l 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Travel to Cuba with us! We’ll learn about the country, enjoy Cuban music and read Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach and Mediopollito=Half Chicken. For ages 7 and up. Call 242-5000 x2248 for more information.

Bilingual Story Time/Cuentos Bilingües

Fridays l 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. Call 242-5000 x2248 for more information. July 10 July 17 July 24 July 31

Diversión en las Vacaciones/Summertime Fun Las Fábulas de Esopo/Aesop’s Fables Vamos al Mercado/To Market, To Market ¡Se Venden Gorras!/Caps for Sale!

Summer Reader Event

Monday, July 13 Monday, July 13 Tuesday, July 14 Wednes., July 15 Thursday, July 16 Friday, July 17

10:30a Travelers Rest 7:00p Hughes Main 10:00a Greer 10:00a Pelham 10:00a Simpsonville 10:00a Taylors

(Twilight Tales) 11:00a Greer 11:00a Pelham 11:00a Simpsonville 11:00a Taylors


Parachute Play!

Tuesday, July 14 3:30p-4:15p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch, Outdoors Lift and hold on! See what fun you can have lifting and rolling a ball on a parachute. Ages 3 and up; ages 3-8 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins June 15. Call 246-1695. Program is cancelled in case of rain.

Express Yourself! Part II: Rhyme It

Wednesday, July 15 l 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch You may not know it, but you are a poet! New and experienced writers will explore what makes a poem a poem and learn easy techniques for writing formulaic poetry. You’ll have the option to share newly created poems with the group. Ages 11-14. Registration begins June 1. Call 277-0161.

Mosaic Bubble Paper             

CHILDREN

Tuesday, July 21 l 3:00p-3:45p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Create beautiful mosaic paper with soap and food coloring. Use it for note cards, scrap booking or decorating. Open to ages 8-14. Registration begins June 22.  Call 834-3650.

The Happy Circus by Becky’s Box of Puppets

Run away to the circus with Becky’s Box of Puppets. All sorts of magic and mischief will occur under this “little Big Top.” Even young children will enjoy this unusual puppet show. Monday, July 27 Tuesday, July 28 Wednes., July 29 Thursday, July 30 Friday, July 31

10:30a Travelers Rest 10:30a Berea 10:30a Fountain Inn 10:30a Augusta Road 10:30a Anderson Road

Upcoming Twilight Tales: Bedtime Stories

Monday, August 3 l 7:00p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Join us for an evening of bedtime stories. We’ll have fun as we explore stories, songs and lullabies about going to bed. All ages welcome. Children may wear their pajamas.

The Happy Circus by Becky’s Box of Puppets

Run away to the circus with Becky’s Box of Puppets. All sorts of magic and mischief will occur under this “little Big Top.” Even young children will enjoy this unusual puppet show. Must be a registered Summer Reader to attend. Your reading log is your ticket in.

Summer Reader Event Monday, July 20 Monday, July 20 Tuesday, July 21 Wednes., July 22 Thursday, July 23 Friday, July 24

10:00a Mauldin 7:00p Hughes Main 10:00a Greer 10:00a Pelham 10:00a Simpsonville 10:00a Taylors

11:00a Mauldin (Twilight Tales) 11:00a Greer 11:00a Pelham 11:00a Simpsonville 11:00a Taylors

Would you like to help with Summer Reading? Volunteers are needed! Call 242-5000 x2286 for more information.

Comic Kids: Graphic Novel Discussion

Thursday, August 6 l 3:00p-4:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Ever dream of making your very own robot friend? Join us for a craft and discussion of the graphic novel, Robot Dreams by Sara Varon, and you may get your chance! Open to all kids ages 8-12. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email elammy@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

READ to a Therapy Dog

Saturday, August 8 l 11:00a-12:00p (See Therapy Dog section for locations and details.) Is your child having trouble reading? Reading aloud to a therapy dog may provide the motivation and self-esteem boost that will make your child want to read. Open to children 6-11 with an adult caregiver. Registration begins 1 month in advance.


Reading Therapy Dog

Th e d o g t h a t lo v e s to b e re a d t o !

Space is limited. Registration begins 1 month in advance. June 13 11:00a-12:00p

July 11 11:00a-12:00p

August 8 11:00a-12:00p

Main Augusta Rd Berea Fountain Inn Greer Mauldin Pelham Road Travelers Rest

Main Augusta Rd Berea Fountain Inn Greer Mauldin Pelham Road Travelers Rest

Main Augusta Rd Berea Fountain Inn Greer Mauldin Pelham Road Travelers Rest

527-9248 277-0161 246-1695 862-2576 877-8722 277-7397 288-6688 834-3650

527-9248 277-0161 246-1695 862-2576 877-8722 277-7397 288-6688 834-3650

527-9248 277-0161 246-1695 862-2576 877-8722 277-7397 288-6688 834-3650

Is your child having trouble reading? Reading aloud to a therapy dog may provide the motivation and selfesteem boost that will make your child want to read. Open to children 6-11 with an adult caregiver.

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Play Step Up to the Plate @ your library – the baseball trivia contest that could win you a trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame! All ages are encouraged to use the print and electronic resources available at their library to answer a series of trivia questions designed for their age group and inspired by the history and diversity of our national pastime. One grand-prize winner will receive a trip for two in October to the Hall of Fame’s World Series Gala event in Cooperstown, NY! Visit our website for more on Step Up to the Plate. This is a trivia contest for categories: ages 10 and under, 11-13, 14-17 and 18 and up. Contest ends September 1.


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June Game Days at the Greer Library

Wednesdays (June 3-24) l 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 7th-12th graders are invited to bring their friends to play board games and Nintendo® Wii at the library. (The Nintendo® Wii will not be available on June 24.)

After School Spa Delights

Saturday, June 6 l 1:00p-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, lip gloss and soap. Take what you make home with you! Open to ages 11-18. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Craft It

All Craft It programs are open to rising 6th-12th graders.

Duct Tape mp3 Player & Cell Phone Protectors

Monday, June 22 l 3:30p-4:30p Pelham Road (F.W. Symmes) Branch Make covers and holders for your mp3 player or cell phone from duct tape. Please bring your mp3 player or cell phone with you. Call 288-6688 to register.

Soda Tab Bracelets

Wednesday, June 24 l 3:00p-4:30p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Recycle it! Learn how to make stretchy bracelets from soda tabs. Call 246-1695 to register.

Beginning Knitting

Thursday, June 25 l 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

Duct Tape Sandals

Tuesday, June 9 l 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room C Make your own custom sandals from duct tape and cardboard. Materials will be provided. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Friendship Wire and Bead Bracelets

Saturday, June 13 l 2:00p-3:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Create a bracelet for yourself or a friend. Call 877-8722 to register.

CD Sun Catchers

Monday, June 15 l 3:30p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Make sparkly sun catchers out of CDs. Call 963-9031 to register.

Beginning Knitting

Wednesday, June 17 l 3:00p-4:30p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Call 246-1695 to register.

Origami

Wednesday, June 17 l 3:00p-4:30p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Learn the ancient art of paper folding. Call 277-7397 to register.

Marble Magnets

Thursday, June 18 l 11:00a-12:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Make a set of marble magnets to decorate your fridge or locker. Call 834-3650 to register.

In Between: Crafts for Tweens Still Life Watercolor Painting

Wednesday, June 10 l 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Try your hand at watercolor painting. Open to all 4th-7th graders. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

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 South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross at 864-271-8222 x600. Saturday, June 13 l 9:30a-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Bring a bagged lunch. Monday and Tuesday, June 15-16 Taylors (Burdette) Branch

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Yoga @ the Library

Friday, June 19 l 2:00p-3:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room C Join Victoria Chance, a nationally registered Yoga teacher, for an introduction to Hatha Yoga. No experience necessary – classes are appropriate for all levels. Wear comfortable clothes. Mat optional. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org to register.

All Craft It programs are open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration begins June 2.

CD Sun Catchers

Basic Sewing

Saturday, June 20 l 2:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Learn the techniques of basic hand sewing by sewing buttons and stitching. Design and sew your own sock puppet. Receive a sewing kit to take home. Participants must bring one pair of long tube socks. Program open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration begins June 1. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org ot register.

Bookends: Mother-Daughter Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 23 l 6:30p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room During a summer’s visit to her grandmother’s cottage by the sea, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, her relationship with her grandmother, her feelings for a boy and her plans to be a writer. Come discuss Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes and make a seashell craft. For girls in grades 6-8 with an adult female caregiver. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Game Day at the Augusta Road Library

Wednesday, June 24 l 2:00p-4:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Join us for board games and games on the Nintendo® Wii. If you own a Nintendo®DS bring it and play against others. Open to all teens 13-18.

July Game Days at the Greer Library

Wednesdays (July 8-29) l 3:00p-5:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Rising 7th-12th graders are invited to bring their friends and play board games and Nintendo® Wii at the library. 

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 South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross at 864-271-8222 x600. Monday and Tuesday, July 13-14 Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch

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Monday and Tuesday, July 20-21 l 9:30a-1:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch

Monday, July 6 l 3:30p-4:30p Pelham Road (F. W. Symmes) Branch Make sparkly sun catchers out of CDs. Call 288-6688 to register.

Placemat Purses

Thursday, July 9 l 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Bring your own fabric placemat or use one of ours. No sewing experience necessary. Sewing equipment will be provided. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Beginning Knitting

Tuesday, July 14 l 4:00p-5:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

CD Sun Catchers

Wednesday, July 15 l 3:00p-4:30p Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Make sparkly sun catchers out of CDs. Call 246-1695 to register.

Marble Magnets

Wednesday, July 15 l 3:00p-4:00p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Make a set of marble magnets to decorate your fridge or locker. Call 277-7397 to register.

Decorate a Frisbee

Thursday, July 16 l 11:00a-12:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Design your own Frisbee. Call 834-3650 to register.

Duct Tape mp3 Player & Cell Phone Protectors

Monday, July 20 l 3:30p-4:30p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Make covers and holders for your mp3 player or cell phone from duct tape. Please bring your mp3 player or cell phone with you. Call 963-9031 to register.

CD Sun Catchers

Wednesday, July 22 l 2:00p-4:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Make sparkly sun catchers out of CDs. Call 277-0161 to register.

Beginning Knitting

Thursday, July 23 l 3:00p-4:30p Mauldin (W. Jack Greer) Branch Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Call 277-7397 to register.


TEENS Duct Tape Purses and Wallets

Friday, July 24 l 3:00p-4:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A Make a purse or wallet from duct tape. Call 242-5000 x2248 to register.

Marble Magnets

Wednesday, July 29 l 2:00p-4:00p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Make a set of marble magnets to decorate your fridge or locker. Call 277-0161 to register.

Beginning Knitting

Tuesday, July 28 l 3:00p-4:30p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Learn basic knitting, then use your skills to create a bookmark. Call 268-5955 to register.

Express Yourself! Part I: Journal It Wednesday, July 8 l 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Use the papier-mâché technique to transform a composition notebook into a personal journal. Learn about the history of journaling and get writing ideas. Bring safety scissors – all other supplies provided. Ages 11-14. Registration begins June 1. Call 277-0161.

In Between: Crafts for Tweens Mosaic Self-Portraits Wednesday, July 8 l 3:45p-4:45p Hughes Main Library, Story Room Create a self-portrait using paper tiles. Open to all 4th-7th graders. Registration begins June 15. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Yoga @ the Library Friday, July 10 l 10:00a-11:30a or 2:00p-3:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room C Join Victoria Chance, nationally registered Yoga teacher, for an introduction to Hatha Yoga. No experience necessary – classes are appropriate for all levels. Wear comfortable clothes. Mat optional. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration begins June 8. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org.

Express Yourself! Part II: Rhyme It Wednesday, July 15 l 2:00p-3:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch You may not know it, but you are a poet! New and experienced writers will explore what makes a poem a poem and learn easy techniques for writing formulaic poetry.

Express Yourself (continued) You’ll have the option to share newly created poems with the group. Ages 11-14. Registration begins June 1. Call 277-0161.

An Afternoon with Jane

Saturday, July 18 l 1:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C Join us for our second annual celebration of Jane Austen. Come enjoy tea and refreshments, chat with fellow Austenites and listen to Furman English professor, Dr. Stanley Crowe, as he discusses Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The 1940 film adaptation featuring Greer Garson as Elizabeth Bennet will be shown immediately following the talk. Registration is required and begins June 1. Call 242-5000 x2247.

Bookends: Mother-Daughter Book Discussion Tuesday, July 28 l 6:30p-7:30p Hughes Main Library, Story Room We’ll discuss Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan, a tale of a girl who travels to Mexico with her great-grandmother and brother, in search of her father. Learn how to make soap carvings. For girls in grades 6-8 with an adult female caregiver. Registration begins June 23. Call 242-5000 x2248.

Upcoming Bleach T-Shirts Saturday, August 1 l 2:00p-3:00p Hughes Main Library, Outdoors Make your own unique t-shirt using bleach and stencils. Bring your own dark colored t-shirt; other supplies will be provided. Open to rising 6th-12th graders. Registration begins July 1. Call 242-5000 x2248 or email jbabb@greenvillelibrary.org. Cancelled in case of rain.

Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party! Friday, August 7 l 7:00p-8:30p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Celebrate your successful completion of all 3 levels of the Express Yourself @ Your Library summer reading program by having the whole library to yourself! Surf the net, play Nintendo® Wii, learn a craft or just hang out with your friends. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 877-8722 by August 3 to register. Your summer reading log is your ticket in so bring it with you.

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A D U LT S

June Young Hearts

Wednesdays in June l 10:00a-12:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Who are you calling senior citizen? Come join other young-atheart retirees for a morning of board games, card games – and even Wii games! Ages 55 and over welcome. Call 877-8722 for more information.

Young Hearts

Wednesdays in June 11:00a-12:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Who are you calling senior citizen? Come join other young-at-heart retirees for a morning of board games, card games – and even Wii games! Ages 55 and over welcome. Call 277-0161 for more information.

Fountain Inn Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 2 l 7:00p-8:30p Fountain Inn (Kerry Ann Younts Culp) Branch The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen will be discussed. Call 862-2576 for more information.

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Seed & Seedling Swap

Saturday, June 6 • 10:00a-12:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Bring your surplus seeds or young plants and share with other gardeners. Call 268-5955 for more information.

Community Appreciation Day

Saturday, June 6 l 11:00a-2:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join the fun at Community Appreciation Day! There will be hot dogs and other refreshments available, as well as door prizes, including gift certificates to local restaurants. A Spanishspeaking library employee will be available for questions. Free and open to the public. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Coupon Exchange

Tuesday, June 9 l 10:00a-11:00p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch If you are a penny-pincher, a coupon-clipper or a super-saver come share your tips! Bring some coupons and learn how to categorize, organize and swap them. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Would you like to help with Summer Reading? Volunteers are needed! Call 242-5000 x2286 for more information.

Real Life Internet: The Basics

Tuesday, June 9 l 2:30p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab What is the internet and how do I use it? Learn how to “surf” the World Wide Web using an internet browser. Discover what information and services you can find on the internet. Learn how to set up and use an email account. Minimum skill requirements: basic typing/keyboarding ability; know what a computer mouse is and how to use it. Space is limited and registration in advance is required. Call Lee Ehlers at 242-5000 x2219.

Reading in Color: Exploring the Works of African American Authors

Tuesday, June 9 l 6:30p-8:30p Augusta Road (Ramsey Family) Branch Discover some new favorites in this three-part book discussion series that explores a variety of African American authors. For this third meeting, read and discuss 72 Hour Hold by Bebe Moore Campbell. Books will be available to the first 10 registrants. Call 277-0161 for more information.

Taylors Mystery Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 9 l 7:00p-8:30p Taylors (Burdette) Branch The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith will be discussed. Call 268-5955 for more information.

Real Life Internet: The Basics

Thursday, June 11 l 10:30a-12:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab What is the internet and how do I use it? Learn how to “surf” the World Wide Web using an internet browser. Discover what information and services you can find on the internet. Learn how to set up and use an email account. Minimum skill requirements: basic typing/keyboarding ability; know what a computer mouse is and how to use it. Space is limited and registration in advance is required. Call Lee Ehlers at 242-5000 x2219.

Classic Sci-Fi Summer Film Series: Fahrenheit 451

Sunday, June 14 l 3:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C This film series features some of the most important classic science fiction films of the 20th century. This month we’ll be screening the 1966 classic Fahrenheit 451 with Julie Christie and Oskar Werner. Call 527-9293 for more information.

Knit Lits:Greer Knitting and Book Discussion Group Thursday, June 18 l 11:00a-12:30p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Bring your WIPs and UFOs and discuss the book Emma by Jane Austen for the first half hour. Afterwards, learn how to make a scarf or a more challenging project. Registration is required. Call 877-8722 for more information.


A D U LT S Eeek! It’s a Mouse! Basic Computer Class Monday, June 22 l 9:30a-12:30p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab This three-hour course is designed for the “technologically terrified.” Learn the basics of Windows, how to operate a mouse, use toolbars, size windows and play cards. Class is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Call Lifelong Learning of the Greenville County Schools at 355-6059 for registration and more information.

Windows XP Class

Tuesday-Friday, June 23-26 l 9:30a-12:30p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab This 12-hour course is for those with little experience. It includes an introduction to the Desktop and Windows Explorer. You will also learn how to manage folders, plus how to find, save and sort documents.Cost: $70 for library card holders and seniors, $90 for the general public. Call Lifelong Learning of the Greenville County Schools at 355-6059 for registration and more information.

Simpsonville Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 23 l 10:30a-12:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Books about Wade Hampton will be discussed in conjunction with the 2009 Chautauqua theme. Call 963-9031 for more information.

Microsoft Word Class

Tuesday-Friday, June 23-26 l 2:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab Learn to create, save and format documents in this 12-hour course. Learn how to create tabs, bullet items, copy and paste text, and more! Cost: $70 for library card holders and seniors, $90 for the general public. Call Lifelong Learning of the Greenville County Schools at 355-6059 for registration and more information.

Berea Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, June 30 l 10:00a-11:30a Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan will be discussed. Call 246-1695 for more information.

An Introduction to Birding

Tuesday, June 30 l 7:00p-8:30p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Room A A representative from the Greenville County Bird Club will discuss the fascinating hobby of bird-watching. Learn about local varieties of birds, getting started birding, dos and don’ts and local birding opportunities. Call 527-9293 for more information.

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July Young Hearts

Wednesdays in July l 10:00a-12:00p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Who are you calling senior citizen? Come join other young-atheart retirees for a morning of board games, card games – and even Wii games! Ages 55 and over welcome. Call 877-8722 for more information.

Travelers Rest Classic Movie Night

Thursday, July 2 l 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1952 classic Jack and the Beanstalk starring Abbott and Costello. Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Real Life Internet: The Basics

Tuesday, July 7 l 2:30p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab What is the internet and how do I use it? Learn how to “surf” the World Wide Web using an internet browser. Discover what information and services you can find on the internet. Learn how to set up and use an email account. Minimum skill requirements: basic typing/keyboarding ability; know what a computer mouse is and how to use it. Space is limited and registration in advance is required. Call Lee Ehlers at 242-5000 x 2219.

Fountain Inn Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 7 l 7:00p-8:30p Fountain Inn (Kerry Ann Younts Culp) Branch Mudbound by Hillary Jordan will be discussed. Call 862-2576 for more information.

Real Life Internet: The Basics

Thursday, July 9 l 10:30a-12:00p Hughes Main Library, Computer Training Lab What is the internet and how do I use it? Learn how to “surf” the World Wide Web using an internet browser. Discover what information and services you can find on the internet. Learn how to set up and use an email account. Minimum skill requirements: basic typing/keyboarding ability; know what a computer mouse is and how to use it. Space is limited and registration in advance is required. Call Lee Ehlers at 242-5000 x 2219.

Travelers Rest Classic Movie Night

Thursday, July 9 l 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1940 classic Santa Fe Trail starring Errol Flynn. Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 834-3650 for more information.


A D U LT S Classic Sci-Fi Summer Film Series: Forbidden Planet

Sunday, July 12 l 3:00p-5:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C This film series features some of the most important classic science fiction films of the 20th century. This month we’ll be screening the 1956 classic Forbidden Planet with Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis and Leslie Nielson. Call 527-9293 for more information.

Coupon Exchange

Tuesday, July 14 l 10:00a-11:00a Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch If you are a penny-pincher, a coupon-clipper or a super-saver come share your tips! Bring some coupons and learn how to categorize, organize and swap them. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Taylors Mystery Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 14 l 7:00p-8:00p Taylors (Burdette) Branch Murder Carries a Torch by Anne George will be discussed. Call 268-5955 for more information.

Knitting for Christmas in July

Thursday, July 16 l 11:00a-12:30p Saturday, July 18 l 2:00p-3:30p Greer (Jean M. Smith) Branch Join us as we knit ornaments and gifts. Several patterns will be available to try. Feel free to bring your favorite pattern to share! Participants must already know how to cast on and be comfortable with the knit and purl stitches. Registration is required. Call 877-8722 for more information.

Travelers Rest Classic Movie Night

Thursday, July 16 l 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1942 classic The Jungle Book starring Alexander Korda. Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Decorative Napkin Folding

Saturday, July 18 10:00a-11:00a Taylors (Burdette) Branch Want to dress up your table setting by making fancy napkin/serviette folds? Learn how! Bring a few cloth napkins, different colors if possible, and join us for some folding fun! Call 268-5955 for more information.

An Afternoon with Jane

Saturday, July 18 l 1:00p-4:00p Hughes Main Library, Meeting Rooms A-C Join us for our second annual celebration of Jane Austen. Come enjoy tea and refreshments, chat with fellow Austenites and listen to Furman English professor, Dr. Stanley Crowe, as he discusses Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The 1940 film adaptation featuring Greer Garson as Elizabeth Bennet will be shown immediately following the talk. Registration is required and begins June 1. Call 242-5000 x2247 for more information.

Going Green with Brandy Long

Tuesday, July 21 l 10:00a-11:00a Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join Brandy Long as she demonstrates how to save money by using what you have around the house. It’s good for the environment and your wallet! Call 834-3650 for more information.

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SC Room Orientation and Tour

Tuesday, July 21 l 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. Personalized genealogical and historical research help will be available. Space is limited and registration is required. Call 242-5000 x2261 for more information.

Travelers Rest Classic Movie Night

Thursday, July 23 l 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1942 classic Planet Outlaws starring Buck Rogers. Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 834-3650 for more information.

Berea Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 28 l 10:00a-11:30a Berea (Sarah Dobey Jones) Branch The Giver by Lois Lowry will be discussed. Call 246-1695 for more information.

Simpsonville Book Discussion Group

Tuesday, July 28 l 10:30a-12:00p Simpsonville (Hendricks) Branch Loving Frank: A Novel by Nancy Horan will be discussed. Call 963-9031 for more information.

Travelers Rest Classic Movie Night

Thursday, July 30 l 6:30p-8:30p Travelers Rest (Sargent) Branch Join us for a screening of the 1952 classic The Curious Adventures of Mr. Wonderbird based on a Hans Christian Anderson story. Popcorn and soda will be provided. Call 834-3650 for more information.


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