What's happening at the Daniel Island Library?
The following activities will take place during the months of June and July at the Berkeley County Library on Daniel Island, located at 2301 Daniel Island Drive. For additional information, call (843) 471-2952 or visit www.berkeleylibrarysc.org/locations-and-hours/daniel-island-library.
CHILDREN’S STORY TIME
Mondays at 10:30 and 11 a.m.
Open to all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 9 a.m. Join Gwen Bihun for free Tai Chi at the library. This ancient form of exercise for all ages uses slow, smooth body movements.
Second and fourth Tuesdays (July 9 and 23), from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. From experts to beginners, join in on the fun on alternate Tuesday mornings. Bring your quilt, appliqué, embroidery, or any portable needle project and stay for a while to sew, make new friends and chat.
DI BOOK CLUB
Third Tuesday (July 16), 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Be a part of a lively discussion about some popular and chat-worthy books. July’s book is “Washington Black” by Esi Edugyan.
Tuesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. Professor Hillyer Rudisill leads “Captain Daniell’s Pipers,” a recorder group for beginners. Find out about Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque recorders.
MASTER GARDNER Q&A
First Monday of the month (July 1) from 4 to 6 p.m. The Tri-County Master Gardners will be at the library to answer your gardening questions! Bring a soil sample and have it sent to the Clemson Extension office for analysis (cost - $6).
FORUM ON FRENCH FOREIGN POLICY
Second and fourth Saturdays at noon (June 22, July 13, July 27). “Le Forum de la politique étrangère américaine et française” is modeled after the very successful “Great Decisions” program of the U.S. Foreign Policy Association. Conducted in French. No previous knowledge of foreign policy is necessary.
ISLAND ENRICHMENT SERIES
Thursday, June 21, 10:30 to 11:30 am. Join construction defect attorney Amanda Blundy as she shares annual home maintenance items for homeowners and tricks of the trade she has gleaned from her work.
First Wednesday (July 3), 4:30 to 6 p.m. Connect and share with other local and aspiring writers. All are welcome.
HILLYER RUDISILL’S UNTIMELY TOPICS
Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join Professor Hillyer Rudisill for lectures on a synoptic view of early civilizations. The arts, ideas, and literature in the context of history will be explored.
SOCIAL BRIDGE GROUP
Second Friday and fourth Monday (July 12 and 22), 1 to 4 p.m. Are you a current or former bridge player? Are you a beginner but have no partner? Want to play for fun, mental exercise and meet interesting people? Come join the group! Email Lcarmain@icloud.com for details.
COSMIC CRAFT SOLAR SYSTEM BRACELET MAKING!
Thursday, June 27, 2 to 4 p.m. Make a beautiful solar system bracelet with gemstones and other materials. For ages 10-16. Contact Shannon Duffy at (843) 719-4278 or at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
GUINnESS BOOK ROCKET LAUNCH
Tuesday, July 16, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Help make the world record for rocket launches on the anniversary of the Apollo 11 liftoff! Participants will discuss rocketry and then go outside to launch a scale-model solid fuel SATURN V ROCKET hundreds of feet into the air! Ages 10 and up.
APOLLO 11 SPACE PARTY
Saturday, July 20, 1 to 3 p.m. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing while enjoying astronaut ice cream, crafts, activities and more!