The Charleston County Public Library offers free programs:
McClellanville Branch Library, 222 Baker St.: 887-3699
PLAY: Movie: “Winnie the Pooh” (2011): 11 a.m. April 28. Rated G; 63 minutes.
Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road: 849-6161
Teen Poetry Contest (ages 11-17): Through April 30. Write your best original poem and enter to win an awesome prize. The entry box is located on the teen display. Only one entry per per- son.
Homeschoolers Unite: (All ages): 2 p.m. April 26. This year marks a century since the Titanic sank. Join Mr. Zack for interesting facts and activities about this tragic event in American history.
Aerobics Dance Class (adults): 10 a.m. April 28. Sasha Vargas-Fimiani of the Charleston County Consolidated Dispatch Center will teach a fun dance aerobic class featuring music from around the world. Bring a water bottle and towel and wear comfortable shoes.
PLAY with Dad: Lego Extravaganza (all ages) 2 p.m. April 28. Create the structure of your dreams using Legos.
Great Decisions: (Adults) 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 30. Attend the fifth meeting of the Great Decisions program and discuss the topic “Exit from Afghanistan and Iraq.” For more information, call the Reference Desk at 849-6161.
Poe/Sullivan’s Island Branch Library, 1921 I’On Ave.: 883-3914
Popcorn Theater at Poe: “J. Edgar” (adults): 5:30 p.m. April 26. Rated R; 137 minutes.
Planting Flowers and Trees in the Magic Garden: (All ages): 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 28. Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by helping to plant flowers and trees in the library’s magic garden. Bring perennials, annual plants, wild flower seeds or a tree you would like to watch grow. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided.
Village Branch Library, 430 Whilden St.: 884-9741
Family Movie Night: “The Lion King.” 6 p.m. April 26. Rated G; 88 minutes.
PLAY: Masks: 10:30 p.m. April 28. Come make and decorate your own super hero or ballroom mask.
Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, downtown: 805-6930
Early Literacy Station (all ages): Through April 30. Visit the Early Literacy Station for a fun activity based on the South Carolina Day-by-Day Family Literacy Activity Calendar. The theme for April is “reading.” Enter for a chance to win an S.C. Day-by-Day Calendar. A winner will be drawn on April 30.
Saul Alexander Gallery Exhibit: Through April 30. Melissa Gravano has titled her pen, pencil and watercolor exhibit “Low Country Faces/Low Country Livin.”
Mystery Mondays (all ages): April 30, all day. Solve the mystery and win a prize.
Fact Finder Fridays: April 27, all day. How well do you know the library? Test your knowledge and win a prize.
Scrambled Saturdays (all ages): April 28, all day. Find the missing letters hidden in the Children’s Room.
The Artsy Smartsy Club: Earth Tales (ages 6-11): 3:30 p.m. April 26. Listen to the exciting tale of the Grumpy Gecko and then plant your own tomato plant as you embark on a Balinese cultural adventure.
Met Opera: “Manon”: 12:30 p.m. April 28. Runtime: 4 hours. Auditorium will open 90 minutes early, at which point seats may be reserved.
West Ashley Branch Library, 45 Windermere Blvd.: 766-6635
Knit and Stitch: (Adults/young adults): 6:30 p.m. April 30. Bring your knitting supplies and knit with friends. All skill levels.
Movie Madness: “Hop” (all ages): 4 p.m. April 26. Rated PG; 95 minutes.