Beginning the second month of Summer Reading, the Bluffton Library offers the following special programs to encourage readers.

All programs will be held at the library, 120 Palmetto Way in Bluffton Village.

July 7

Celebrate World Chocolate Day with Mary Kull of Craft Kitchen. Her presentation, “I Speak Chocolate,” will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the library. Enjoy jewel-size dark, milk and white chocolate samples and learn how to create your own chocolate charcuterie board.

July 14

Don’t miss Erin Levesque, biologist and manager of the Waddell Mariculture Center for her discussion from 2 to 3 p.m. on “Stewards of the Sound and Beyond.” Attendees will enjoy hearing of the vital work being done right here in the Bluffton area and beyond.

July 28

“A Home for Everyone!” Join wildlife specialist Abby Florez of the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge from 2 to 3 p.m. as she tells us about all the wildlife on Pinckney Island and ways visitors can explore their home.

For more information about additional library events and programs, including Summer Reading, visit