Adults


The Library offers a wide array of programs for adults: knitting and crochet, a variety of book clubs, and author and special events. All programs are free and open to the public.
Contact the Adult Programming Librarian at 864-260-4500 ext 121 or by email.

Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Main Library
Want to join a book club, but can’t make it in the evening? The Brown Bag Book Club meets every 4th Wednesday at noon to discuss new and popular books. Bring your lunch and chat[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pendleton Branch
Join us for our refreshing and animated monthly book discussion series. This month we will be discussing Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
The Powdersville Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss a range of fiction and nonfiction titles. This month’s focus is on Border Child by Michel Stone.
Nov 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Pat Conroy Literary Center executive director Jonathan Haupt will discuss best-selling author Pat Conroy’s lifelong love of books and libraries—focusing on the roles public libraries, school libraries, and Pat’s own personal library played in his[...]
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us the first Tuesday of every month at the Belton Branch as we discuss popular fiction titles. This month’s book pick is In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff.
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Main Library
Learn about common preservation problems and some tips and tricks to safeguard your treasures. Preservation topics will include books, photographs, videos and film, and important documents.
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
Join in on the fun with other patrons for a pop-up coloring club! This club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month from 5-6:30. Materials will be provided, bring your own if you[...]
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Nov 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Main Library
Want to join a book club, but can’t make it in the evening? The Brown Bag Book Club meets every 4th Wednesday at noon to discuss new and popular books. Bring your lunch and chat[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join Anderson County Librarian Annie Sutton and Brewers wife Shane Sisi for another great book club discussion! This month’s book is When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.
Nov 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Main Library
Did you know you could use HeritageQuest Online from home to do genealogy research? Join us for an overview of HeritageQuest Online. HeritageQuest Online has census records, maps, city directories and much more. Class is[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Main Library
It’s an in-depth exploration of the writings of Anderson native Guy Davenport (1927-2005). Each meeting focuses on essays and writings from The Guy Davenport Reader. This meeting, we’re talking about “A Letter to the Masterbuilder.”
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
Join the Page Turners’ Book Club for lively conversation, meeting every third Sunday at 3pm at the Main Library. Join us this month for a  discussion of The Gatekeeper with special guest, author Kathryn Smith
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us the first Tuesday of every month at the Belton Branch as we discuss popular fiction titles. This month’s book pick is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
The Powdersville Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss a range of fiction and nonfiction titles. This month’s focus is on Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Join this lively book discussion that meets at the Lander Memorial Branch in Williamston on the first Thursday of each month, 6:30pm. This month we will be discussing Skipping Christmas by John Grisham.
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Powdersville Branch
In anticipation of the December 15 release of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, we’re showing Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Catch up on the intergalactic saga while drinking Yoda Soda and eating Light[...]
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
Join in on the fun with other patrons for a pop-up coloring club! This club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month from 5-6:30. Materials will be provided, bring your own if you[...]
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
Join the Page Turners’ Book Club for lively conversation, meeting every third Sunday at 3pm at the Main Library. This month we will have our traditional reading selection, sharing and exchange. Come Join Us!
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Main Library
Want to join a book club, but can’t make it in the evening? The Brown Bag Book Club meets every 4th Wednesday at noon to discuss new and popular books. Bring your lunch and chat[...]
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join Anderson County Librarian Annie Sutton and Brewers wife Shane Sisi for another great book club discussion! This month’s book is Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris.
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
Join in on the fun with other patrons for a pop-up coloring club! This club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month from 5-6:30. Materials will be provided, bring your own if you[...]
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.