What's happening at the Daniel Island Library in January?
The following activities will take place during the month of January 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. Come listen to stories and dance with your friends! Storytime is open for all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 to 10 a.m. Join Gwen Bihun for this ancient form of exercise for all ages using slow, smooth body movements. Tai Chi is particularly effective in healing, strengthening the cardiovascular systems, and disease prevention. It can also boost energy, balance, sharpen reflexes, and improve one’s overall sense of well-being.
Second and fourth Tuesdays (Jan. 8 and 22), from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. From experts to beginners, join in 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
Every third Tuesday (Jan. 15), 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. This month’s book is “The Storyteller’s Secret” by Sejal Badani.
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.
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Safe haven for writers of all skill levels and disciplines to share work and practice their craft: fiction writers, bloggers, journalists, poets, songwriters, screenwriters and any other persuasion you can imagine.
LET’S GET OILY!
Monday, Jan. 14, 1 p.m. Did you know Essential Oils have wellness benefits? Are you curious about oils and what they can do for you? Join Niki Krauss and get a first-hand look at (and sniff of) the best oils on the planet!
YOUR RETIRE-MENT TO BE
Every third Tuesday at noon. Topic on Jan. 15 will be “Understanding market corrections and how they affect your retirement.” This session will break down what defines a market correction, while providing tips and resources for better understanding the stock market.
MASTER GARDNER Q&A
First Mondays, 4 to 6 p.m. Next one will be held on Feb. 4. The Tri-County Master Gardeners will answer your gardening questions. Bring a soil sample and have it sent to the Clemson Extension office for analysis. Cost is $6.
FORUM ON FOREIGN POLICY
Second and fourth Saturdays at noon (Jan. 12 and 26). Modeled after the very successful “Great Decisions” program of the U.S. Foreign Policy Association and conducted in French. Absolutely no previous knowledge of foreign policy is necessary. Topic this month is “Au nom de la France.”
ISLAND ENRICHMENT SERIES
Third Fridays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Series presented by Kim Blank. With a variety of dynamic guest speakers presenting a wide range of topics, come ready to learn and leave inspired to stretch your mind, pursue your passion, discover your gifts or update your skills. Topic for Jan. 18 session is “Telling Your Story.”