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Eleventh Annual Poetry Contest

02/05/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/10/2024 @ 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 Eleventh Annual Anderson County Library Poetry Contest. Submissions will be compiled into an anthology that will be available for pre-order for $10.00. Com...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Ultimate Master Builders Challenge

02/20/2024 @ 1:00pm - 03/14/2024 @ 7:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Self-Guided Programs
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, STEM
Event Details:
  CHALLENGE: Build a house with at least one window and one door in 1-hour! Patrons 12 and up are invited to construct their creations using Lego sets and timers provided by the library. Legos will be available for: Teens (Ages 12-18...

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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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Craft Café: Watercolor Postcards

03/02/2024 @ 1:00pm - 03/30/2024 @ 7:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Self-Guided Programs
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
The Electric City Creative Craft Café is a way for creatives to feed their creativity with a new craft every month! Located at the front of the Makerspace, the Craft Café offers a monthly craft for patrons to work on during the Makerspace's Open C...

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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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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Crafty Classics: Pincushions

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
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Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Classroom
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us for a crafty hand sewing lesson and make a simple and classic pincushion that you get to design yourself! These quick and easy pincushions are the perfect piece to begin your sewing kit at home. ...

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

Chess Club @ Anderson

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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: 17
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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Crafters Welcome

11:00am - 1:00pm
Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Library Branch: Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Room: Honea Path Passive Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
Bring your latest project and have fun with other crafters as you knit, crochet, paint, and more. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crafters Welcome

11:00am - 1:00pm
Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Library Branch: Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Room: Honea Path Passive Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
Bring your latest project and have fun with orther crafters as you knit, crochet, paint, and more. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

An Evening with Richard Yeargin: Facing Down Pressure

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Community, Health & Fitness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Details:
Former Clemson football star and motivational speaker Richard Yeargin is back for another inspiring event! Listen to Richard discuss different sources of pressures, whether real or perceived, identify health levels, and discuss ways to advocate for p...

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
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Mental Illness: What the Signs Are and How to Spot Them

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Community, Educational, Health & Fitness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge with this free mental health class from AmeriCorps! Enjoy some free food before diving into the early signs and symptoms of mental illness. Learn about the different types of resources that are available to people with ment...

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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.

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.

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

Board Game Night with Empire Games: Fluxx

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: 7
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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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.

Quilt N' Sew: Tote Bag

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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:
Quilt N' Sew is a beginner level sewing and quilting class. Each class we will sew a simple project on the sewing machine and learn new techniques to take you from beginner level to a skilled stitcher. These classes are intended for people who haven'...

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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.

Morning Fiber

10:00am - 12:00pm
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: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us to get in some early morning fiber art crafting with fellow knitters and crocheting friends. This is a casual drop-in style class where you can work on your personal projects with a cup of coffee and some friendly advice for when a pattern ju...

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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.

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.

Chasing After Perfect: A Discussion

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Details:
Join us for a discussion of this year's Books & Community pick, (Don't) Call Me Crazy by Kelly Jensen, and learn why striving to do your best is better than striving for perfection.  In today's age of social media, teens are mor...

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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.

Ultimate Master Builders Challenge

03/19/2024 @ 1:00pm - 04/11/2024 @ 7:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative Self-Guided Programs
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, STEM
Event Details:
CHALLENGE: Build an underwater world in 1-hour! Patrons 12 and up are invited to construct their creations using LEGO sets and timers provided by the library. Legos will be available for: Children (Ages 6-11) in the Children's Department ...

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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.

Expand Your Skills with SC Works

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Educational, Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:
Join Amber from SC Works for this FREE workshop! Learn how to expand your skills in your current job or learn new skills to help you get a new one, how to be professional in the workplace, how to deal with conflict and more! ...

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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.

Chess Club @ Anderson

5:00pm - 6:00pm
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: 19
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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

(Don't) Call Me Crazy: A Panel Discussion on Mental Health

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room AB
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Details:
Let's talk about mental health! Join experts Jeff Scranton, Erin Maurer, Michelle Ready, and Mike Hedgecock for a panel discussion about our Books and Community title, (Don't) Call Me Crazy. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Zine Scene: Collage

5:30pm - 6:30pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Welcome to the Anderson County Library Zine Scene! Zines are a way of expressing your ideas in an accessible hand made publication. This month we will be focusing on collage zines. Learn how to create a piece of art using chopped up images to make...

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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.

Artist Highlight: Jackson Pollock

5:30pm - 6:15pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
The Artist Highlight is a bimonthly program hosted in the Makerspace where we pick apart an artists style and how they made their work. This time we will be focusing on large abstract mark making in the style of Jackson Pollock! Join us to work on...

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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.

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: 49
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.

Talk Saves Lives! An Introduction to Suicide Prevention

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room BC
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Community, Health & Fitness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
The Talk Saves Lives! An Introduction to Suicide Prevention presentation will provide you with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what you can do in your community t...

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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.

Understanding Mental Health in 2024

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pendleton Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Leigh Ann Carter Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Community
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:
In a world filled with stressors such as job security, social pressures, financial insecurity, and more, America is falling into a mental health crisis. More people than ever are suffering from depression and anxiety, and many people do not know wher...

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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.

FriYAY Teen Drop-In

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Pendleton Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Leigh Ann Carter Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Community, Movies, Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Enjoy a causal afternoon at the library to end the week. Each month we'll have an array of games, activities, and maybe even a craft or movie. Plus snacks.  Featured this month: mental health and relaxation with mandala coloring. Ages 12-1...

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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.

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.

Crafters Welcome

11:00am - 1:00pm
Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Library Branch: Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library
Room: Honea Path Passive Programming
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
Bring your latest project and have fun with orther crafters as you knit, crochet, paint, and more. ...