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Scrappy Hour: Paper Strip Hearts

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Join us for our monthly all things paper crafting get together! This February, Jean is teaching a really cool textured heart spread using paper strips! Perfect for a Valentine layout, or other heart themed projects you're into. We for one can see thi...

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

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Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Crafters: Bookpage Roses

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Waitlist Only
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join us in upcycling old books and magazines into a beautiful bouquet of roses that won't fade! ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Diamond Painting

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Iva Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Iva Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
Shine bright like a diamond in this sparkly program! Teens ages 10-18 are welcome to learn all about diamond painting in this bedazzling program. Use paint-by-number techniques to glue tiny beads onto paper and create a beautiful creation! All m...

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Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Details:
Join us as we read Honey Baby Sweetheart by Deb Caletti. Expect a circle-style discussion where you can share as much (or little) as you like. Anna from Safe Harbor will add her unique perspective.  Plan to also attend February 15 &...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Collaging

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn methods and appropriate use of collaging and creating pieces of art from found images! ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Powdersville Knitting Circle

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Powdersville Library
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
The Powdersville Knitting Circle is a great way to have fun with yarn.  The group meets every Monday.  Bring your projects and tricks of the trade to share with people who like knitting as much as you do. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Vex IQ Robotics

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEM, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Under the leadership of Dr. Wanda Staggers, two teams will design, build, and program VEX robots to perform certain tasks in competition.  Please watch the video link https://youtu.be/vF3I8FscrKo   Learn robot design and engineering...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chess Club @ Anderson

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Whether you are new to chess or looking to add more finesse to your chess moves, this is the club for you! Chess expert Vincent will teach various strategies that will up your chess game. Join your friends and get ready for an afternoon of fun! He...

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Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tenth Annual Poetry Contest

02/13/2023 @ 9:00am - 03/11/2023 @ 11:45pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Events
Event Details:
Adults and teens in Anderson County are welcome to submit their original poem to the Tenth Annual Anderson County Library Poetry Contest. Submissions will be compiled into an anthology that will be available for pre-order for $10.00. Complete rules f...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Vex IQ Robotics

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEM, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Under the leadership of Dr. Wanda Staggers, two teams will design, build, and program VEX robots to perform certain tasks in competition.  Please watch the video link https://youtu.be/vF3I8FscrKo   Learn robot design and engineering...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Board Game Night with Empire Games

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Love board games but don't always have someone to play with? Join us for our new board game night, in partnership with Empire Games! Empire staff will be on-site to demo board games, play through games, and talk board gaming. This month, we will b...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

ECC Zine Scene!

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
It's Zine 102! Learn about creating your own zine with art, words, and mixed media. Check out the new Zine Library and how you can add your zines to the library. ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Crafters: Tile Triptychs

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join the Creative Crafters in celebrating National Tile Day a little bit early!  This string art creates flowers that can be a beautiful addition to your home or given as a gift. ...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Details:
Join us as we continue reading Honey Baby Sweetheart by Deb Caletti. Expect a circle-style discussion where you can share as much (or little) as you like. Anna from Safe Harbor will add her unique perspective.  Plan to also attend F...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Homeschool Friday: Critters & More!

10:30am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness
Event Details:
It's getting wild at the Library! Critters and More on the Go will be here with live animals and will speak on the benefits of reptiles and mammals in our ecosystem. Learn about snakes native to South Carolina, if litter harms our animal friends, and...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Movie Hangout: Hidden Figures

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Educational
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for a screening of Hidden Figures, the movie based on the true story of the three Black women mathematicians who made manned spaceflight possible. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art Journaling Playdate: Washi Tape!

10:00am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
New to mixed media? Join our Art Journaling Playdates with a new theme or medium highlighted each month and discover new depths to your creative capabilities! While we generally work within "Art Journals," all the techniques are transferable to all t...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cinema Cliques: Alice

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Love movies and talking about all aspects of them? Join Cinema Cliques our new monthly movie club! For our first movie we'll be discussing Alice starring Keke Palmer and Common. All movies we select are available on our new streaming app Kanopy fo...

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. Please contact the library if you have any concerns about accessibility or need to inquire about specific accommodations.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Chess Club @ Anderson

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Whether you are new to chess or looking to add more finesse to your chess moves, this is the club for you! Chess expert Vincent will teach various strategies that will up your chess game. Join your friends and get ready for an afternoon of fun! He...

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Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anderson Anime Club

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Hang out, eat snacks, watch new or classic anime. Each month we'll have a bonus game or activity as well!  Any questions please email teens@andersonlibrary.org. All teens welcome (ages 12-18).   ...

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Food Allergies

This program includes food that may contain or come into contact with nuts, soy, or other allergens. Please contact the library with any concerns.

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Black Influences in Science Fiction: A Conversation with Dr. Roger Sneed

6:30pm - 7:45pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Authors, Educational, Special Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Roger Sneed, professor of religion at Furman University, will discuss Black influences in science fiction. He will also have copies for sale of his book, The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Black Religious Thought. This event is sponsored ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Powdersville Knitting Circle

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Powdersville Library
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
The Powdersville Knitting Circle is a great way to have fun with yarn. The group meets every Monday.  Bring your projects and tricks of the trade to share with people who like knitting as much as you do. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Vex IQ Robotics

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: STEM, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Under the leadership of Dr. Wanda Staggers, two teams will design, build, and program VEX robots to perform certain tasks in competition.  Please watch the video link https://youtu.be/vF3I8FscrKo   Learn robot design and engineering...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Join us as we conclude Honey Baby Sweetheart by Deb Caletti. Expect a circle-style discussion where you can share as much (or little) as you like. Anna from Safe Harbor will add her unique perspective.  Come with suggestions for the...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography

Pictures may be taken during this program for the library’s publicity purposes in the library’s print, digital, or social media outlets. If you would prefer you or your family member’s picture to not be taken, please speak with library staff at the beginning of the program.