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

-- Donuts with the Director, 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, Rotary Room B.

Library Director, Chris Houchens will be serving up donuts and will be chatting with anyone who wants to talk with him. Do you have suggestions on books or program ideas? Do you want to know what is coming up at the library? Do you want to just tell him about your morning? Do you want to know his favorite color? (Spoilers: it’s green.) Stop in, have a donut, and chat with Chris!

-- March of the Stuffed Animals, 10:30 a.m., 1:15 a.m., or 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15, Craft Room, Ages 2-7

Join us in your jammies for our stuffed animal parade. Bring your favorite plushie to show off. One program but three times to join the fun!

-- Teens, Button It!, 4-5 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, In the Zone, for Middle & High Schoolers

Make your own custom buttons for free! Limit of two buttons per student.

-- Craftivity. 5-6 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, in the Zone, Ages 14-22.

Celebrating Sci-Fi this month with Ready Player One and A Wrinkle in Time by making Galaxy Gak. Slime-o-rama, make it here and take it home!

-- Card Crafting, 6 p.m., Monday, March 5, Rotary Room A

Need to catch up on your card making? Come join Library staff member, Daniel for an hour of card crafting. We will supply scrapbooking paper, card stock, stickers, scissors, and glue sticks. Feel free to bring your own supplies. Examples of different types of crafted cards will be available for viewing.

-- Sarah Bush Mobile Mammography Bus, 10 a.m., Monday March 12, Library parking lot

Call 217-258-2588 or 1-800-639-5929 to make an appointment.

For women who have not been regularly receiving mammograms and health screens, the mobile mammography unit travels to area county health departments, businesses and SBL’s outlying clinics to provide access to women living in those communities. Available to all women regardless of income or insurance. For all women age 35 and over.

-- Senior Social Group: Musical Morning, 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 21, Rotary Room A

Please join Erin Hussey for an hour of music. Erin sings and plays mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, and ukulele and her selections pull from Folk, Old-time, Celtic, and Gospel traditions.

-- Paper Fan Flower Wreath, 6 p.m., Rotary Room B, Adult Age 18+

Need a new Spring wreath? Make a new one in your choice of papers. Add a paper bird and button flower centers for a finishing touch.

-- How To Spot Fake News, 6 pm., Rotary Room A 

Join library staff member, Matt as he covers key terms, helps you practice identifying lies, bias and quality news, and explore the value of accurate and diverse media sources -- all while helping you make informed choices.

Also, don’t forget our regular programs:

  • Movie Wednesday – Darkest Hour, Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m.
  • Astronomy Night, Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m.
  • Lego My Library, Wednesday, March 21, 4-5:15 p.m.
  • Make & Take, Saturday, March 3, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Books and Babies, Thursdays, Feb. 8-April 12, 10:30 a.m.
  • Preschool Story Time, Mondays, Feb. 26-April 30, 10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m.

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