CHARLESTON -- Charleston Carnegie Public Library has announced upcoming events for the month of January.

-- Preschool Indoor Picnic, Thursday, Jan. 18; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Rotary Room A

Bring a sack lunch and join us for a warm indoor picnic. We will have plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the company of other families.

-- Winter Preschool Story Time, Monday, Jan. 22; 10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m.; Craft Room; Ages 3-5

Wake up Mr. Turtle and participate in a winter story time with stories, songs, and crafts. One program, but three different times to come and enjoy the fun. Upcoming programs are:

  • Tooth Time Story Time on Feb. 5
  • Valentine Story Time on Feb. 12
  • Weekly Story time resumes Feb. 26-April 30

-- Teen Craftivity, Tuesday, Jan. 16; 5-6 p.m.; In the Zone; Middle and High Schoolers

Makers gonna make! Join us in the Zone for this month’s DIY “make it” project. Make it here and take it home! Check with Beth at the KidSpace desk for the inside scoop in early January.

-- Résumé and Job Seeking Workshop, Friday, Jan. 12; 2 p.m.; Rotary Room B

Tina Moore, director of career services, and Chris Strohl, director of community outreach, will discuss important concepts related to writing a résumé, conducting a job search, and will provide information about programs and services available at Lake Land College.

-- Heart in a Book Craft Night, Wednesday, Jan. 17; 6 p.m.; Rotary Room B; Adults 18+

Is your house looking bare now that the Christmas decorations are down? We have a simple and fun craft project for Valentine's Day. Join us and make a folded heart in the pages of a book.

-- Let’s Talk Diabetes, Monday, Jan. 22; 6 p.m.; Rotary Room B

Do you or a loved one have Diabetes or Pre-diabetes? Have you heard conflicting information from friends and family about how to manage it? Have you been told you can cure diabetes? Come join Paula Enstrom, MSPH, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator to learn what the real scoop is. Paula will give a short presentation covering some of the basics and frequently asked questions. Then she will open the floor up for your questions.

-- What to READ in the New Year, Monday, Jan. 29; 6 p.m.; Rotary Room B

Join our Adult Services Manager, Kattie, as she guides you through new releases, classics to revisit, Young Adult fiction, series authors, and much more! Bring suggestions of your own favorites to share. Kattie will also be talking about our upcoming Adult Winter Read program starting in February. Bring a friend and find out what’s next on your reading list!

Also, don’t forget our regular programs:

  • Movie Wednesday – Victoria & Abdul, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 1 p.m.
  • Senior Social Group, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m.
  • Astronomy Night, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6 p.m.
  • Lego My Library, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 4-5:15 p.m.
  • Make & Take, Saturday, January 20, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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