Saturday, July 22, 2017

MTP August Calendar of Events


































If you'd like a copy of our calendar emailed to you, please email MtpReference@ccpl.org with your name and email address.  Please indicate either in the subject line or the body of the email that you would like to be signed up for our eNewsletter.

If you have any questions about signing up for the eNewsletter or any of the programs on our calendar you can leave a comment below, call us at (843) 849-6161 and press 2 for Adult and Teen programs, press 3 for Children's programs including storytimes, or you can come by the library at 1133 Mathis Ferry Rd in Mt. Pleasant.

Friday, July 7, 2017

CCPL offers eclipse programs and glasses

At Mt. Pleasant we are very excited about the total eclipse of the sun that will be visible on August 21 in the Continental United States for the first time in almost 40 years.  We are offering four fantastic programs for children, young adults, and adults to join in on the fun.

*Safety glasses will be distributed during eclipse-related programs.*

Eclipse Science Ambassador Program (ages 6-11)
Friday, August 4 at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Learn about eclipse science, build a safe solar viewer, and earn an Eclipse Science Ambassador badge. Limited space. Please call 843-849-6161 to register. *glasses provided to participants

Solar Eclipse Party
Tuesday, August 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Receive a pair of solar eclipse glasses, learn eye safety tips, and enjoy snacks, crafts and games.

Eclipse Science Ambassador Program (ages 6-11)
Tuesday, August 15 at 11:30 a.m. 
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Learn about eclipse science, build a safe solar viewer, and earn an Eclipse Science Ambassador badge. Limited space. Please call 843-849-6161 to register. *glasses provided to participants


Eclipse Livestream Party
Monday, August 21 from 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant Regional Library
Join a simulcast viewing of the NASA Eclipse Megacast. Snacks will be provided.

Safety glasses will be available for pick up at Mt. Pleasant through these programs, excluding the Livestream Party.  Starting August 15, after the eclipse programs, safety glasses will be available for pickup while supplies last.  One pair of glasses per household member.

A list of other eclipse themed programs being offered by CCPL libraries can be found here.

Some other great resources are:
National Eclipse
This is a listing of events going on throughout the whole state of South Carolina (as well as a handful of other states).


Charleston Visitor Bureau-Eclipse Events
This is a listing of events going on throughout Charleston, SC.


SCETV 
Information about the eclipse and events going on throughout the state of South Carolina.

StarNet
A production of the Space Science Institute's National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) and in collaboration with the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the Afterschool Alliance.  This website has information about events going on nationally at over 4800 libraries as well as an app that will help track the eclipse across the continental United States.



Wednesday, June 28, 2017

MTP July Calendar of Events



































If you'd like a copy of our calendar emailed to you, please email MtpReference@ccpl.org with your name and email address.  Please indicate either in the subject line or the body of the email that you would like to be signed up for our eNewsletter.

If you have any questions about signing up for the eNewsletter or any of the programs on our calendar you can leave a comment below, call us at (843) 849-6161 and press 2 for Adult and Teen programs, press 3 for Children's programs including storytimes, or you can come by the library at 1133 Mathis Ferry Rd in Mt. Pleasant.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mary Gordon - There Your Heart Lies - Book Review

Available as a physical book, and downloadable audiobook.  Go to our catalog to put on hold or call (843)849-6161 to put on hold or find out more about our downloadable collections.

Click on the title below to read the full review from BookPage.

Mary Gordon - There Your Heart Lies - Book Review: Mary Gordon has been writing compelling books about faith, love and family for four decades. In There Your Heart Lies, her eighth novel, she examines the ways political idealism and religious fanaticism shape the choices of a privileged but naive Catholic woman in the mid-20th century.