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Upcoming Events

Events are listed chronologically and, unless otherwise noted, are free and open to the public. 

Basic Microsoft Word

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library: Tuesday, October 15 at 10 am 

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, October 15 at 4 pm 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, October 16 at 10 am

 

 Learn how to format text with fonts and colors, use bullets and indents, insert pictures and tables, set up margins, page and paragraph layout and much more!


Pawleys Island: Images of America 

Tuesdays With     Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, October 15 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Historian Lee Brockington talks about her project with co-author Steve Roberts, the book featuring over 100 photographs and history of the island much loved by so many people. Lee shares by Steve Roberts and his wife, Cokie, felt joining the Pawleys community was the "second-best decision" they ever made. 


Lunch Money Workshop

Lunch Money Workshop     Carvers Bay Library 

    Tuesday, October 15 at noon 

 

 

Come get a jump start on your fall financial fitness, and get a free lunch from Groucho's Deli! We'll be talking about how to improve your credit score and how to use your credit score reading to find red flags for dangers like identity theft. 


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Georgetown Library 

    October 15 at 3:30 pm 

    Mad-Lib Medley: Inspired by the medley paintings of Georgetown artist Betsy Havens, students will create            colorful visual stories using Mad-Libs 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Shelia Sullivan at (843) 545-3310 or ssullivan@gtcounty.org. 


Georgetown Book Club Discussion 

Book Club    Georgetown Library 

    Thursday, October 17 at 10 am 

 

 

Come join the Book Club as they discuss "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn. All books for the club are available each month for checkout at the front desk of the Georgetown Library. 


Elder Law Clinic 

Legal Help    Andrews Library 

    Thursday, October 17 at 5:30 pm 

    Guidance on Medicare, Medicaid, Long Term Care, Insurance, Guardianship and Conservatorship, Power of        Attorney, and more.

 

This free clinic is presented by the SC Bar Public Services Division. The clinic consists of a 30-40 minute lecture followed by an open question and answer session. Clinics are designed to provide general legal information, not to provide guidance on a specific situation. 


Lunch Money Workshop

Lunch Money Workshop     Georgetown Library 

    Friday, October 18 at noon 

 

 

Come get a jump start on your fall financial fitness, and get a free lunch from Groucho's Deli! We'll be talking about how to improve your credit score and how to use your credit score reading to find red flags for dangers like identity theft. 


"Stop the Presses!" Film Series 

Golden Age Movies     Waccamaw Library 

    Friday, October 18 at 2:30 pm 

    FEATURED FILM: Ace in the Hole (1951)

 

All films included focus on the depiction of the press on the screen and all hail from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood: the 1930s and the 1940s. The films were selected by Charles Swenson, Editor of the Coastal Observer, who will provide engaging introductions to the movies before each screening. Among other topics, Swenson will discuss how the role of the newspaper has shifted since the periods portrayed in these classic films and why some of these movies seem eerily prescient of current media trends, including scandal-mongering and the debate over “fake news.” Swenson put together a lineup that reflects an excellent balance of comedy and drama, thrilling film noir and heartwarming romance, iconic masterpieces and fascinating under-the-radar picks.


College Scholarship and Application Workshop 

scholarship workshop     Georgetown Library: Monday, October 21 at 3:30 pm 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, October 23 at 3:30 pm

    Andrews Library: Monday, October 28 at 3:30 pm 

 

 

Our workshop will provide guidance on filling out college applications, help you answer specific essays you are struggling with and show you how to outline your topics.


Basic Powerpoint 

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library: Tuesday, October 22 at 10 am 

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, October 22 at 4 pm 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, October 23 at 10 am


 Practice creating and editing a basic presentation in PowerPoint, using all the fancy features and animations with just a few clicks!


"Stop the Presses!" Film Series 

Golden Age Movies     Waccamaw Library 

    Friday, October 25 at 2:30 pm 

    FEATURED FILM: Keeper of the Flame (1942) 

 

All films included focus on the depiction of the press on the screen and all hail from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood: the 1930s and the 1940s. The films were selected by Charles Swenson, Editor of the Coastal Observer, who will provide engaging introductions to the movies before each screening. Among other topics, Swenson will discuss how the role of the newspaper has shifted since the periods portrayed in these classic films and why some of these movies seem eerily prescient of current media trends, including scandal-mongering and the debate over “fake news.” Swenson put together a lineup that reflects an excellent balance of comedy and drama, thrilling film noir and heartwarming romance, iconic masterpieces and fascinating under-the-radar picks.


Basic Microsoft Excel 

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library: Tuesday, October 29 at 10 am 

    Andrews Library: Tuesday, October 29 at 4 pm 

    Carvers Bay Library: Wednesday, October 30 at 10 am

 

 Understand the basics of Excel and how it is an incredibly powerful tool for organizing data!


Lunch Money Workshop

Lunch Money Workshop     Andrews Library 

    Tuesday, October 29 at noon 

 

 

Come get a jump start on your fall financial fitness, and get a free lunch from Groucho's Deli! We'll be talking about how to improve your credit score and how to use your credit score reading to find red flags for dangers like identity theft. 


"Stop the Presses!" Film Series 

Golden Age Movies     Waccamaw Library 

    Friday, November 1 at 2:30 pm 

    FEATURED FILM: His Girl Friday (1940) 

 

All films included focus on the depiction of the press on the screen and all hail from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood: the 1930s and the 1940s. The films were selected by Charles Swenson, Editor of the Coastal Observer, who will provide engaging introductions to the movies before each screening. Among other topics, Swenson will discuss how the role of the newspaper has shifted since the periods portrayed in these classic films and why some of these movies seem eerily prescient of current media trends, including scandal-mongering and the debate over “fake news.” Swenson put together a lineup that reflects an excellent balance of comedy and drama, thrilling film noir and heartwarming romance, iconic masterpieces and fascinating under-the-radar picks.


Basic Microsoft Word

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library

    Friday, November 1 at 5:30 pm 

  

    

 

 Understand the basics of Excel and how it is an incredibly powerful tool for organizing data!


Fall Festival! 

Fall Festival     Andrews Library 

    Saturday, November 2 from 10 am - 2 pm

 

 

Come enjoy the crisper weather with Andrews Library! We'll have a book sale, bake sale, rummage sale, raffles, storytime, games, and more! 


Soul Food: Mepkin Abbey's Recipe for Healthful, Spiritual Meals 

First Thursday     Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, November 7 at 10 am 

    First Thursday Series created by the Waccamaw Friends of the Library 

 

Father Joe Tedesco, Superior at Mepkin Abbey for Trappist monks in Moncks Corner, SC, will share how he successfully creates meals that entwine physical and spiritual health. Father Joe believes a meal should be a prayerful, communal experience, and describes the benefits - in body and in spirit - of Mepkin Abbey cooking, which consists of a healthful whole food, plant-based diet. He has collected several of his recipes into a delightful cookbook, Food for Thought: Mepkin Abbey Fare, which will be on sale at the event, as well as the savory mushrooms the monks grow on the Abbey grounds! 


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Waccamaw Library 

    November 6 at 3 pm 

    Prime Slime: Using Georgetown artist James Calk's exhibition Rhythm and Hues as inspiration, students will        learn about color theory by making and mixing slime of primary colors. 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Amy King at (843) 545-3349 or aking@gtcounty.org. 


Basic Powerpoint 

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library

    Friday, November 8 at 5:30 pm 

     

    


 Practice creating and editing a basic presentation in PowerPoint, using all the fancy features and animations with just a few clicks!


Hampton History 

Hampton History     Georgetown Library 

    Thursday, November 14 at 10 am 

    Archibald Rutledge: His Life and Legacy 

    Presented by Christopher Reid, Park Ranger 

Join the Friends of the Georgetown Library and Hampton Plantation State Historic Site as they explore the people and events of this storied plantation on the Santee. An event each month all fall and winter - all events are FREE! 


Basic Microsoft Excel 

Computer Basics    Georgetown Library

    Friday, November 15 at 5:30 pm 

   

 

 

 Understand the basics of Excel and how it is an incredibly powerful tool for organizing data!


Under a Viral Siege: The 1918 Influenza Pandemic in SC

Tuesdays with     Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, November 19 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Local historian Barry Price explores the virulent turn of the century illness, which affected one-fourth of the population of the United States, with 50,000 cases right here in South Carolina. The pandemic, despite its horrific consequences, helped guide South Carolina toward a future of improved sanitation, increased public health care, and social awareness.


Fall Book Sale 

Fall Book Sale     Georgetown Library 

    Thursday, November 21, 8:30 am - 7 pm 

    Friday, November 22, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm 

    Saturday, November 23, 8:30 am - 2 pm 

The Friends of the Georgetown Library invite you to come get some great reads at pennies on the dollar, while supporting library programming! Hardcovers just $1, and paperbacks just 50 cents. 


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Georgetown Library 

    November 19 at 3 pm 

    Prime Slime: Using Georgetown artist James Calk's exhibition Rhythm and Hues as inspiration, students will        learn about color theory by making and mixing slime of primary colors. 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Shelia Sullivan at (843) 545-3310 or ssullivan@gtcounty.org. 


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Waccamaw Library 

    December 4 at 3 pm 

    Sounds Like Purple: After learning about synethesia and artist Wassily Kandinsky, students will listen to                various musical compositions and paint visual interpretations of them. 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Amy King at (843) 545-3349 or aking@gtcounty.org. 


Bulls, Lemons, and Sandbars: An Overview of the Coastal Carolina University Shark Project

Tuesdays With    Georgetown Library 

    Tuesday, December 17 at 10 am 

    Part of the "Tuesdays With... series created by the Friends of the Georgetown Library

 

Dan Abel, Professor of Marine Science at Coastal Carolina University, will talk about the Shark Project, which tags and measures local sharks, tracking their health, numbers, and physical reactions to local conditions. 


Christmas Concert 

Christmas Concert     Waccamaw Library 

    Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm 

 

The Waccamaw Library will resound with glad tidings of the Christmas season, thanks to the beautiful vocals and lovely strains of a variety of acoustic instruments—including Appalachian dulcimer, Autoharp™, guitar, and piano—played masterfully by Dr. Jill Trinka. Trinka will perform a free concert, with a special focus on traditional carols from the Southeastern United States and the Deep South, as well as Christmas music from Appalachia and the British Isles, with a classic holiday song or two for all to sing!


Classes with the Art Museum!

Art Museum classes    Georgetown Library 

    December 17 at 3 pm 

    Sounds Like Purple: After learning about synethesia and artist Wassily Kandinsky, students will listen to                various musical compositions and paint visual interpretations of them. 

 

 The Burroughs and Chapin Art Museum is coming to the Library to show kids fun and unusual techniques for making beautiful artwork! Kids aged 6 - 12 will learn about compelling artists and try styles inspired by their art. FREE but preregistration is required, so we can have enough supplies on hand. Contact Shelia Sullivan at (843) 545-3310 or ssullivan@gtcounty.org. 


Hampton History 

Hampton History     Hampton Plantation State Historic Site  

    Thursday, January 9 at 10 am 

    Hampton's Female Planters: Eliza Pinckney and Harriott Horry, with an Indigo Demonstration

    Presented by Hampton Park Staff  

Join the Friends of the Georgetown Library and Hampton Plantation State Historic Site as they explore the people and events of this storied plantation on the Santee. An event each month all fall and winter - all events are FREE!