Children


Come join us for many exciting and fun programs at the Anderson County Library Children’s Department including story time, performances, tours, after school programs, and special guests! Want to find out more about what the Library has for kids? Check out our Children’s Services page!

May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
For ages 1-5.
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 3-5 At this interactive story time, children and their caregivers will listen to some great books, practice their singing skills, and create unique crafts each week. This story time will help prepare preschoolers for[...]
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Pendleton Branch
For ages 1-5.
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
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.[...]
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 0-18 months We read stories, sing songs and perform fingerplays. We implement play, to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between parent and child. Play also builds early literacy skills that[...]
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 3-5 At this interactive story time, children and their caregivers will listen to some great books, practice their singing skills, and create unique crafts each week. This story time will help prepare preschoolers for[...]
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lander Memorial Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Main Library
I want to live on the water! I want to live in a tree house! Youvillage Design! Create cool models of out of this world communities, and learn about green living and more awesome stuff to[...]
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Pendleton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
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.[...]
Jun 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Drop in for this coloring program in the Children’s Department where the whole family can color together. Relax, enjoy, and be creative! No skill needed! We supply everything you need but feel free to bring[...]
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 0-18 months We read stories, sing songs and perform fingerplays. We implement play, to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between parent and child. Play also builds early literacy skills that[...]
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Powdersville Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 3-5 At this interactive story time, children and their caregivers will listen to some great books, practice their singing skills, and create unique crafts each week. This story time will help prepare preschoolers for[...]
Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Main Library
Kick off Summer Reading with magician and storyteller Tim Sonefelt! Combining a unique sense of humor with award-winning magic, Tim makes books and reading fun for children and their families. Before and after the performance,[...]
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Kick off Summer Reading with magician and storyteller Tim Sonefelt! Combining a unique sense of humor with award-winning magic, Tim makes books and reading fun for children and their families. Before and after the performance,[...]
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Powdersville Branch
Kick off Summer Reading with magician and storyteller Tim Sonefelt! Combining a unique sense of humor with award-winning magic, Tim makes books and reading fun for children and their families. Before and after the performance,[...]
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Pendleton Branch
Kick off Summer Reading with magician and storyteller Tim Sonefelt! Combining a unique sense of humor with award-winning magic, Tim makes books and reading fun for children and their families. Before and after the performance,[...]
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lander Memorial Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Westside Branch
Chuck Alberding has an array of wild animals that have been rescued, and he brings them to schools and libraries to teach children to grow up to protect the animals around them. He will bring[...]
Jun 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Iva Branch
Chuck Alberding has an array of wild animals that have been rescued, and he brings them to schools and libraries to teach children to grow up to protect the animals around them. He will bring[...]
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Powdersville Branch
We’ll read a story in English and read it again in Spanish.  Afterwards, we’ll show you how to make a terrific craft!
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Main Library
I want to use berries for money! I want to create a language! Create Your “Youvillage” Rules and Guidelines! Explore the lifestyle that you want followed in your “Youvillage” and create a hanging wall plaque.
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Powdersville Branch
Chuck Alberding has an array of wild animals that have been rescued, and he brings them to schools and libraries to teach children to grow up to protect the animals around them. He will bring[...]
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Iva Branch
Ages 1-5
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Pendleton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
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.[...]
Jun 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Pendleton Branch
Chuck Alberding has an array of wild animals that have been rescued, and he brings them to schools and libraries to teach children to grow up to protect the animals around them. He will bring[...]