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Summer Reading Storytime: Surprising Tales

10:30am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Children’s Courtyard
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Celebrate the summer with Family Storytime.  Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Storytime will be held in the Children's Courtyard, weather permitting. Please bring a folding c...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and participate with your child for this program.

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

STEM Summer: Marble Roller Coaster

10:30am - 3:00pm
Lander Memorial Library
Library Branch: Lander Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:
Build a marble roller coaster with Quercetti Sky Rails. It'll take reasoning and creativity to make sure your roller coaster can go the distance!  Register your family for a 1-hour session by calling 864-847-5238. Twelve sessions are ava...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

STEM Summer: Keva Planks

10:30am - 5:00pm
Pendleton Library
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Children’s Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, STEM, Summer Reading
Event Details:
Keva Planks are a fun way to stack and build with a little bit of ingenuity! Every piece is exactly the same size and shape - no glue or connectors, just simple stacking. Toddlers to teens can build together and design their own Rube Goldberg-styl...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Scrapbooking the Digital Way with Canva

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Have you always wanted to scrapbook, but don't have the supplies? Try digital scrapbooking! Get the basics of digital scrapbooking with Canva and create your own scrapbook page online. Canva.com is free to use. Make an account on Canva...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anime Club

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Anime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Anime Club is back! Hang out, eat snacks, watch new or classic anime. Each month we'll have a bonus game or activity as well! All teens welcome (ages 12-18). Masks and social distancing strongly encouraged. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Chuck Fleming Memorial Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pendleton Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Leigh Ann Carter Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
The Chuck Fleming Memorial Book Club, Pendleton's Thursday night book group, meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. Join us to discuss this month's selection: Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin. ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

BARK: Read to Therapy Dogs

9:45am - 12:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:
Children ages 6-12 can practice building reading skills and confidence by reading a book of their choice to a registered therapy dog from SC Dog Therapy Group. Register for a 15 minute session by calling (864) 260-4500 x158, emailing childrens@anders...

Disclaimer(s)

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Story Time

10:30am - 11:30am
Lander Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Lander Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Fun stories, songs, and rhymes! Enjoy new and classic stories perfect for children ages 2-5 and their parents or caregivers.  Registration is required. Masks are strongly encouraged while in the library. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Care and Handling of Photographs

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Educational, History & Genealogy, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Details:
Wedding photos, family vacations, or photos handed down the generations: your photographs are treasured memories, so learn to keep and preserve them. In this hour class, learn the best and worst techniques in handling and storing photographs. Mask...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Summer Stock Exchange Opening Day

10:00am - 12:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Quiet Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Educational, Special Events, STEM, Summer Reading, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Trade and buy stocks and cryptocurrency in our simulated Summer Stock Exchange! Tweens and teens will have "currency" to trade with to learn more about these financial systems.  The stock market will be open every Tuesday from 10am-12pm and F...
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Summer Reading Storytime: In the Jungle

10:30am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Children’s Courtyard
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Celebrate the summer with Family Storytime.  Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Storytime will be held in the Children's Courtyard, weather permitting. Please bring a folding c...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and participate with your child for this program.

This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Pendleton Library
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Leigh Ann Carter Room
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Family storytime is back! Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Due to social distancing, registration is limited. Registration is open one week before the event. Please register each adult and child...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and participate with your child for this program.

This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:30am
Powdersville Library
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Details:
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Registration is limited. Registration is open one week before the event. Please register each adult and child who will attend to ensure adequate space. Masks and...
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Summer Reading Storytime: In the Jungle

10:30am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Children’s Courtyard
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Celebrate the summer with Family Storytime.  Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Storytime will be held in the Children's Courtyard, weather permitting. Please bring a folding c...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and participate with your child for this program.

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

Welcome to the ZINE Zone!

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Health & Fitness, STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Say it with zines! Create your own fanzine with help from local artist Consie and tween programmer Ahuvyah.  Allow your voice to be heard through a combination of words and art in your very own zine. Registration is required. Masks and soc...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Scrappy Hour: Scrapbooking 101

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Electric City Creative
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Join the first meeting of a brand new, drop-in craft community program! We'll be giving a quick scrapbooking tutorial including an adorable pet themed spread. Learn about about scrapbooking and the paper crafting offerings of the Electric City C...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, STEM
Event Details:
Pick up a Grab and Go activity kit inspired by Project Learning Tree. In the kit, you'll find a mason jar, tri-colored rotini, and the crafts to make a Lorax mustache. Check out the attachments for fun outdoor activities, such as learning about co...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Take 'n Make: Paper Terrarium

9:00am - 8:00pm
Virtual
Library Branch: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY
Event Details:
Create a paper terrarium in this month's Take 'n Make kit for adults Kits will be available beginning July 1 while supplies last. Pick up a kit at the Anderson Main Library or call or email to have a kit sent to your local library branch. We'll al...
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Summer Reading Storytime: In the Jungle

10:30am - 11:30am
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Children’s Courtyard
Age Group: Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Celebrate the summer with Family Storytime.  Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays perfect for children ages birth to 5 years old. Storytime will be held in the Children's Courtyard, weather permitting. Please bring a folding c...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and participate with your child for this program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Rec Room Games

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Gambrell Teen Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Anime, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
It's open play in the Gambrell Teen Room! Play rec room games like air hockey, ping pong, pool and foosball.  All teens welcome (ages 12 -18). Masks and social distancing strongly encouraged while in the library. ...

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 "Adults" group.

Cover to Cover Book Club

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Powdersville Library
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Details:
Join Powdersville Library's monthly book club and discuss this month's pick, An Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan.  Copies of the book are available at the library's service desk.  ...
This event is in the "Children" group.

BARK: Read to Therapy Dogs

9:45am - 12:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room ABC
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Event Details:
Children ages 6-12 can practice building reading skills and confidence by reading a book of their choice to a registered therapy dog from SC Dog Therapy Group. Register for a 15 minute session by calling (864) 260-4500 x158, emailing childrens@anders...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Closed for Independence Day

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Anderson Main Library, Belton Library, Iva Library, Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library, Lander Memorial Library, Pendleton Library, Piedmont Library, Powdersville Library, Westside Community Center Library
Description:
All libraries are closed in observance of Independence Day. ...
Branches:
Anderson Main Library, Belton Library, Iva Library, Jennie Erwin (Honea Path) Library, Lander Memorial Library, Pendleton Library, Piedmont Library, Powdersville Library, Westside Community Center Library
Description:
All libraries are closed in observance of Independence Day. ...