Board Game Nights
Tuesdays, September 9 & 23
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Travel by train across Asia! Battle for gold in the Wild West! Work together to make the best fireworks display! Stomp through a city as a giant monster! Board games let you do all that and more. Children and teens ages 8-17 are invited to join us for an evening of fun and good food. This free event will last about 90 minutes. Please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library for more information. Dinner provided by the Friends of the Olanta Public Library.
Learn to Draw Animals
Thursday, Sept. 18
The library’s drawing class returns! By popular request, this month’s topic will be drawing animals. Learn the basic shapes and simple techniques to draw all your favorites, including cats, dogs, birds, & more! All drawing materials are provided by the library. This program, which is open to children ages 8-17 and their parents or caretakers, will last about one hour. The class is free, but you MUST register. Call 843-396-4287 or visit the library for more information.
Local History: Revolutionary War Events and Francis Marion's Men
Sunday, September 21 2:00 p.m.
This is sure to be a fascinating presentation! Kent Daniels, Director of the Lynches Lake Historical Society, will discuss battles and other important events and talk about some of the men who fought under Francis Marion's command in the "Ring of Fire" area. The program is free. For more information, please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library.
Thursday, Sept. 25 6:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free art class! We will be learning simple techniques to make painting with acrylics fun and easy. This class is filling up fast so please call to register as soon as possible: 843-396-4287.
Family Movie Event
Sunday, Sept 28
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Ahoy, landlubbers! Join the crew at the library for a piratical motion picture event in celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Feats of derring-do, swashbuckling, and delicious refreshments will abound! This free program, which is open to children of all ages and their parents or caretakers, will last about 90 minutes. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Olanta Public Library. For more information, please call 843-396-4287.
The Family Fun Fest Will Soon Be Here!
Olanta will be hosting a Fall Festival the first weekend of October. The Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library is a part of this celebration - so welcome back the Family Fun Fest! Come join us on Saturday, October 4, from 2:00 - 4:00 P.M.
We'll have lots of fun with all of the FREE things to do and see. Come join us for:
- Board Games
- Face Painting
- Story Time
- Balloon Scuplting
- Cornhole Toss
- Bocce Ball
- Parachute Games
- Kiddie Fishing Pool.
We can't wait to see you! All activities are sponsored by the Friends of the Olanta Public Library.
For more information, please call 843-396-4287.