Programs & Classes


The Anderson County Library hosts a wide array of free programs for children, teens, and adults, as well as system-wide special programs.

Read our newsletter The Navigator online, or pick up a copy at your local branch, for library events and happenings this month.

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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 1 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
Between the Covers Book Club 6:00 pm
Between the Covers Book Club @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Between the Covers Book Club @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
This month’s book is The Target by Catherine Coulter.
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Open CREATE 10:00 am
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
Trivia Night: Library After Hours 7:00 pm
Trivia Night: Library After Hours @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Trivia Night: Library After Hours @ Anderson Main Library
Think you can take home the prize? Gather your team (up to 5) and play trivia at this special after-hours fundraiser for the Friends of the Library. Tickets are just $25 per person, and include[...]
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Children can follow their creativity or take inspiration from provided model cards. Larger bricks are provided for younger children. Recommended ages 1-12
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and[...]
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past – Vital Records 10:00 am
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past – Vital Records @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past - Vital Records @ Anderson Main Library
Search for valuable links to your family’s history with Ancestry Library Edition’s birth, death, and marriage records. Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 x130 or email scroom@andersonlibrary.org.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Chapters & Chatter Book Club 2:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
This month’s pick is The Summer That Made Us by Robin Carr.
Make n’ Take: Teen Terrariums 3:30 pm
Make n’ Take: Teen Terrariums @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Make n' Take: Teen Terrariums @ Anderson Main Library
Create your own terrarium and learn about these tiny gardens with City Seed @ the Station’s Donna LeBrun! Materials provided. Ages 12-18 Registration required: call (864)260-4500 ext. 126 or stop by the Main Library Reference Desk.
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 7 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also[...]
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
Sewing Machine Basics 3:00 pm
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Learn to use a Brother sewing machine with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative. Ages 12+, class limited to 4. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Microsoft Word Basics 3:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Microsoft Word Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Learn the basic functions in the Microsoft Word program. Practice the basic skills of the program including editing templates, selecting and formatting text, cutting/copying/pasting text, and saving documents. This class is limited to 12 participants.[...]
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
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Open CREATE 10:00 am
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Use equipment, crafting supplies, and more in the Electric City Creative. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology. Learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric[...]
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Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
Open Lab 2:00 pm
Open Lab @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Lab @ Anderson Main Library
Come to class prepared to ask computer or other related electronic device questions. Get help with other electronic devices as well! This class is limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite – Computer Basics and Microsoft Office[...]
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch | Iva | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Creative Crafters 5:00 pm
Creative Crafters @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Creative Crafters @ Anderson Main Library
Free crafting classes for adults every second Tuesday. Make a wall hanging out of yarn. All supplies are provided. Registration required 2 weeks prior to event: 864-260-4500 x126 or adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
Teen Test Prep 101 5:00 pm
Teen Test Prep 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Test Prep 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Discover how to access free tutorials and practice tests for the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP Exams. Learn about resources available at the library to help you study and do your best! Space is limited,[...]
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 14 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also[...]
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
Create with Canva 2:30 pm
Create with Canva @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Create with Canva @ Anderson Main Library
Learn how to create flyers, business cards, and more with Canva.com, a free graphic design website. Sign up for an account before class. Registration required: 864-260-4500 x126 or email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Introduction to Facebook 10:00 am
Introduction to Facebook @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introduction to Facebook @ Anderson Main Library
You’ve heard about Facebook, now get started learning how to use Facebook. Learn how to set up your profile, find people, and understand privacy. Class limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite: Email and Computer/Internet Basics. One[...]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Curious Crafters 2:00 pm
Curious Crafters @ Belton Branch Library
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Curious Crafters @ Belton Branch Library
Crafters unite once a month for a range of projects, including crochet, paper crafts and card making, book folding, and jewelry making. Refreshments and some materials provided. Contact for the project on each date.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
Brush Tips 4:00 pm
Brush Tips @ Pendleton Branch Library
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brush Tips @ Pendleton Branch Library | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
Artists and art hobbyists! Bring your supplies and work on your art projects in this free artists’ meetup and collaborative time at the Pendleton Library. Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month.
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
Intermediate Microsoft Word 2:00 pm
Intermediate Microsoft Word @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Intermediate Microsoft Word @ Anderson Main Library
Review the basic skills of Microsoft Word and learn more about how to format text and clip art. Learn how to use the more advanced Word functions. Create numbered and bulleted lists, use tab stops,[...]
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Children can follow their creativity or take inspiration from provided model cards. Larger bricks are provided for younger children. Recommended ages 1-12
LEGO® Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Lander Memorial Branch
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
Build with our LEGO® and your imagination! Ages 5-12.
3Doodler Pen Basics 5:00 pm
3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Learn to use a 3Doodler pen with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative. Class limited to 6 participants. Ages 12+. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Blogging for Tweens 4:00 pm
Blogging for Tweens @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blogging for Tweens @ Anderson Main Library
In this 6-week workshop learn how to create a blog, develop powerful content, and publish your voice to the world! Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158  Ages 8-14.
Advanced Genealogy: Court & Government Documents 6:00 pm
Advanced Genealogy: Court & Government Documents @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Genealogy: Court & Government Documents @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Rarely used records can reveal a lot of genealogical information. Topics include equity court records, court of magistrates and freeholders records, land patents, and how to locate federal and state documents. Registration required: call 864-260-4500,[...]
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 21 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also[...]
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds[...]
Family Story Time – CANCELLED 10:30 am
Family Story Time – CANCELLED @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Story Time - CANCELLED @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Family Storytime will not take place on Wednesday, August 21. It will resume on Wednesday, August 28. Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills[...]
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club 7:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join librarian Annie and brewer’s wife Sisi for a monthly discussion on some of the most popular books around. August’s pick is Watchmen by Alan Moore.
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 22 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
Explorers Club 4:00 pm
Explorers Club @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Explorers Club @ Anderson Main Library
Let books be the springboard for exploration and enrichment with fun STEAM activities for young Explorers. This month discover  Peter & Ernesto by Graham Annable, then go on a scavenger hunt. Recommended ages: 6-9.
Thursday Night Book Club 6:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library
This month’s pick is The Art of Breathing by Janie DeVos.
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BARK! Read to Therapy Dogs 10:00 am
BARK! Read to Therapy Dogs @ Belton Branch Library
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
BARK! Read to Therapy Dogs @ Belton Branch Library
Children read a book with a therapy dog as a fun and non-judgmental way to increase reading skills and create a lifelong love for reading. Each reading session is 15 minutes. Therapy dogs from SC[...]
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch | Iva | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Blogging for Tweens 4:00 pm
Blogging for Tweens @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blogging for Tweens @ Anderson Main Library
In this 6-week workshop learn how to create a blog, develop powerful content, and publish your voice to the world! Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158  Ages 8-14.
Teen Anime and Manga Academy 5:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Vote for the anime/manga you want to watch, enjoy snacks and conversation with fellow fans, and more! Anime will be rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens 12-18 years old or 7th-12th graders.
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 28 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also[...]
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds[...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Aug 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
Brown Bag Book Club 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Join a lively lunch time book discussion. This month’s pick is Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty. Club meets in the second floor Board Room.
Using Digital Collections: Directories, Maps, and Newspapers 6:00 pm
Using Digital Collections: Directories, Maps, and Newspapers @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Using Digital Collections: Directories, Maps, and Newspapers @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Find where old businesses, railways and your ancestors once were: join us to learn how to use online city directories, online maps and digital newspapers for South Carolina. Class Requirements: Have a valid e-mail address[...]
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 29 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.[...]
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Aug 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.