Issue 4 Orangeburg County Library Magazine September - November 2013 Children Teens Adults www.orangeburgcounty.org/ocl Be Social! Check us out on: CHILDREN “Color My World” Saturday, September 7th 1:00pm Did you know that you can make any color in the world by mixing red, blue and yellow? Did you know that you can use color to find out more about the foods we eat? Do you know how heat affects color? Come learn about the science of color with cool experiments, and bring home your own color wheel and invisible ink! Wednesdays September 4th – November 27th, at 10:30 a.m. This storytime is an early literacy experience for children ages 0-2. The “Every Child Ready to Read” skills of talking, singing, reading, finger plays, and writing are introduced to children and their parents. These serve to help parents educate their children as they increase their socialization skills through music, activities, and fun. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Thursdays September 5th – November 21st , at 10:30 a.m Autumn is here and the leaves are falling. Come learn about the life-cycle of trees with the OCL. We’ll explore a variety of trees, discover how they grow, and learn how to read rings. We will also learn about how and why leaves differ. You’ll read the rings of your very own tree disc and then turn it into a unique piece of jewelry. We’ll also make some beautiful leaf rubbings to take home. Now that the cold weather is upon us, many of our feathered friends will be flying south. Join OCL in exploring the many ways birds are important to us and also how we can help to protect them. Learn a cool use for feathers, and create some special treats to take home to your own backyard birds! This storytime is an early literacy experience for children ages 2-5. Come enjoy a fun learning time with your child listening to stories, participating in action rhymes, singing songs, choosing books and learning group socialization skills. All children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. This storytime is a family literacy experience for children of all ages with special needs/developmental challenges and their families. The Orangeburg County Library welcomes your family to come and experience some extra sensory storytime with activities, music therapy, and technology to engage your child with a fun place to learn. Limitless Learning is open to Orangeburg and Calhoun County residents. Please let us know how we can best accommodate your child. For questions, call Anna Zacherl at 533-5854. September 14th, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. October 12th, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. November 9th, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for all Science Saturday programs. Classes are limited to 20 participants, so sign-up early to reserve your place. For registration, sign-up at the Children’s Desk, or e-mail Jennifer at [email protected] orangeburgcounty.org. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. FAMILY It’s time to get the family together for a night of games and laughter! Come take a break from homework with a game or two. All games are provided, but feel free to bring your own. We also have a Wii if you want a “video game” challenge. All ages are welcomed to this activity; children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Monday, September 16th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, September 30th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 14th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 28th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 4th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, November 18th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 21st 1:00 p.m. Bring the whole family to the OCL to enjoy our screening of the movie, Big Miracle. This film is based upon an amazing true story of a small-town newspaper reporter and an animal loving volunteer, who join forces in gathering a most unlikely group of supporters to rescue a family of majestic grey whales. This inspiring movie shows the power of teamwork and what can be achieved when people act together. Big Miracle is rated PG. Doors open at 12:45, and the film starts at 1:00 p.m. Come early for a good seat and a whale of a time at the OCL! Refreshments will be served. Saturday, October 26th 1:00 p.m. Calling ghouls, ghosts, and goblins of all ages! Come to the OCL and enjoy a special screening of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Will Linus finally get to see the Great Pumpkin? Will Charlie Brown score some tricks or treats? What kind of mischief will Snoopy get into? Join us and enjoy some sweet Halloween treats as the story unfolds. After the movie, stay and create your very own scary black cat and a creepy spider. All craft supplies are provided. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. and the movie begins at 1:00 p.m. Come early for good seats and yummy treats! Saturday November 23rd 1:00 p.m. Join us at the OCL for our first annual showing of A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. Bring the family and enjoy some holiday laughs and lessons, as Charlie Brown shows us the true meaning of friendship. After the movie, stay and create some traditional corn husk flowers to take home for your Thanksgiving centerpiece. All craft materials are provided and refreshments will be served. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. The movie begins at 1:00 p.m., so come early to get a good seat! Join us for an evening of stories, games and a costume parade! Orangeburg County Department of Public Safety will also be on hand to teach us about staying safe while trick-or-treating. All families are welcome to this spook-tacular evening! ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE MAIN LIBRARY TEENS Teens, do you want to get creative after school? Come join our new program, and take an adventure through time into the world of art. You’ll learn about important people and movements in art history, and then learn how to use different materials to create your own masterpiece based on works by a famous artist! All materials will be provided. Class size is limited to 20 and registration is required. To register, please call Jennifer Chatto-McCoskey at (803) 533-5868, or sign up in person at the Information Services Desk. Children 10 and under may participate if accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. All classes begin at 2:30 p.m. Please arrive by this time to hold your spot! Tuesday, September 17th Vincent Van Gogh and Starry Night Tuesday, September 24th Henri Rousseau and Jungle Prints Tuesday, October 1st Paul Gauguin and Surprising Colors Tuesday, October 15th Georges Seurat and Dots Tuesday, October 22nd Henri Matisse and Color Collage Tuesday, November 5th Wassily Kandinsky and Painting Music Tuesday, November 12th Piet Mondrian and Straight Lines Tuesday, November 19th Paul Klee and One-Line Designs Tuesday, November 26th Pablo Picasso and One-Color Painting THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMERICAN LEGEND Saturday, September 14th 1:00 p.m. If you liked The Blind Side, Invincible, or Ali, come to the OCL for a free screening of the new movie, 42. This film portrays the true life story of the Brooklyn Dodger’s Jackie Robinson and his incredible journey to become one of the greatest legends in baseball history. Starring Chadwick Boseman as Jackie Robinson and Harrison Ford as team executive Branch Rickey, this film is rated PG-13. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. and the show begins at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Saturday, November 9th 1:00 p.m. Did you read Kami Garcia’s Beautiful Creatures series? Then you won’t want to miss the OCL’s showing of this movie! Come relive the story of Ethan and Lena, as they search for the dark secrets hidden by their families and their town. Doors open at 12:45pm, and the film begins at 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. After the screening, stop by the Teen Section and check out the rest of Kami Garcia’s titles! TEENS WWE AT THE O CL It’s back! Write a letter to your favorite wrestler convincing him or her to read your favorite book. If you are persuasive enough, you may win a free trip to Wrestlemania XXX, on April 6, 2014, in New Orleans! Three winners will be chosen from OCL entries, and their letters will advance to the regional competition. Grand prize winners will be selected from regional winners. Drop off your letter at the Information Services Desk, or send it via e-mail it to Jennifer at [email protected] . Winners will be selected from the three categories of 5th-6th grade, 7th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade, so be sure and include your grade level and the school you attend on your letter. The deadline for entries is November 15th. Good Luck! Kick off Teen Read Week 2013, October 13th-October 19th, by promising to read at least 5 books. Turn in your reading list at the Information Services Desk, or e-mail it to Jennifer at [email protected] by November 22nd. If you fulfill your pledge, you will be entered into our prize drawings for some cool WWE swag! Join us on Saturday, October 12th,for the screening of the documentary, The John Cena Experience. This inspirational movie chronicles the WWE Superstar’s long journey to the top and how he’s using his fame to better the world. Come learn all about Hustle, Loyalty, and Respect! Doors open at 12:45 p.m. Showtime is 1:00 p.m. Come early to get your seat! Refreshments will be served. ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE MAIN LIBRARY ADULTS Spend the afternoon with us, and watch Cary Grant and Myrna Loy set out to build a dream house in the country. The costs and the laughs mount as they face a flood of problems in this classic comedy. “Fall Plantings -Mums and More” Tuesday, September 3rd 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. “ Planting Trees and Shrubs” Tuesday, October 1st 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Christmas Plants – Poinsettias and Bulbs” Tuesday, November 5th 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. MOVIES AT THE MAIN 803.531.4636 NOW SHOWING September 14th 42- The Jackie Robinson Story Showtime [1:00pm] September 21st Big Miracle September 28th Mr. Blanding Builds His Dream House Showtime [1:00pm] Showtime [1:00pm] October 12th The John Cena Experience October 19th The Help (2011) September Showtime [1:00pm] 14 October 26th Main Branch 510 Louis Street It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! Showtime [1:00pm] November 9th Beautiful Creatures November 16th PT-109 (1963) November 23rd A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Showtime [1:00pm] Showtime [1:00pm] Showtime [1:00pm] Refreshments Provided! Showtime [1:00pm] FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY The Friends of the Library are in need of new members. This non-profit group of volunteers works to promote and assist the library. Each month the Friends of the Orangeburg County Library host a book sale. These sales generate funds that support the library in numerous ways. To become a Friend of the Orangeburg County Library, log on to the OCL webpage and click on the Friends of OCL tab. Your generous donations and time make a difference. Adult and Young Adult Hardback Books $1.50 Paperback Books 75¢ Tuesday, September 10 Tuesday, October 8 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Children’s Hardback Books 75¢ Paperback Books 50¢ Book donations can be made to the Friends on days they have volunteers at the Library working in the book sale rooms. ALL PROGRAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE MAIN LIBRARY Locations: Main Branch: Orangeburg County Library 510 Louis Street Orangeburg, SC 29115 (803) 531-4636 Holly Hill Branch Library 8441 Old State Road Holly Hill, SC 29059 (803) 496-7177 Mentor Branch Library 2621 Cleveland Street Elloree, SC 29047 (803) 897-2162 Santee Branch Library 9316 Dazzy Circle Santee, SC 29112 (803) 854-5300 Springfield Branch Library 210 Brodie Street Springfield, SC 29146 (803) 258-1100 North Branch Library 9316 North Road North, SC 29112 (803) 247-5880 Ken Coleman, our invaluable Reference Librarian, has been with the Orangeburg County Library since 1998. Ken’s favorite part of his job is helping customers find books that the OCL does not currently have in its collection. He also enjoys hosting Ken’s Movie Madness each month. Mr. Coleman is an aficionado of classic movies and is filled with information about the backstories of these films. Mr. Coleman was born in Greenville, SC and grew up in Salisbury, NC. Before working as a librarian, he taught high school for five years. If Ken were not a librarian, he would spend his time listening to music, watching movies, learning more about computer education, and getting some well earned shut-eye! Currently Mr. Coleman is reading a collection of articles about vaudeville and the fourth volume of Robert Caro’s biography of Lyndon B. Johnson. Come visit Ken at the Information Services Desk for all your reference needs or just to talk Wake Forest sports!
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