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Traveling Seed Library @ Iva Branch

All Day 5/20 - 5/24
Lander Memorial Library
Library Branch: Lander Memorial Library
Room: Lander Passive Programming
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Friendly, Gardening and Environmental Sustainability
Event Details:

In partnership with Anderson County Soil and Water Conservation Distrist, we are excited to introduce the new Traveling Seed Library which will roll out for the Spring in April and May!

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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 "All Ages" group.

Traveling Seed Library @ Piedmont Branch

All Day 5/28 - 5/31
Piedmont Library
Library Branch: Piedmont Library
Room: Piedmont Passive Programming
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Friendly, Gardening and Environmental Sustainability
Event Details:

In partnership with Anderson County Soil and Water Conservation Distrist, we are excited to introduce the new Traveling Seed Library which will roll out for the Spring in April and May!

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 "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Belton Library

10:00am - 1:45pm
Belton Library
Library Branch: Belton Library
Room: Friends of the Library Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Come join us for our Summer Reading Kickoff with lots of fun games, crafts, and snacks. You will also be able to register for the Summer Reading Adventure Challenge and pick up your adventure tracker!

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.

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Main Library

10:30am - 12:30pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Children's Area
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Special Events, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your Library! Kick off our brand-new summer adventure program at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party!

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 "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Pendleton Library

10:30am - 12:30pm
Pendleton Library
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Children’s Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Tweens, Teens, Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly, Health & Fitness, Special Events, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Summer’s here and we’re going on a beach adventure! Pendleton Library is kicking the summer off with a beach themed day of activities that’s sure to bring a smile to your face. The event will feature a drop-in format.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Summer Reading Kickoff at the Powdersville Library

11:00am - 1:00pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly, Movies, Games & Anime, Music, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 61
Event Details:

Kickoff this year's Adventure at the Library theme with a fun filled day at the library! We will have a live DJ, rock painting, games, bubbles and more!

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.

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

Pirate & Mermaid Adventures

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Pendleton Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Children’s Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 75
Event Details:

Join us for ocean adventures with a pirate and a mermaid. There will be plank-walking, sea shanties, and adventurous/interactive stories.

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

Pirate/ Mermaid Adventures

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Powdersville Library
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 80
Event Details:

Join us for ocean adventures with a pirate and a mermaid. There will be plank-walking, sea shanties, and adventurous/interactive stories.

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

Rhythm Reads with GAMAC

10:30am - 11:30am
Westside Community Center Library
Library Branch: Westside Community Center Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Music, Special Events
Event Details:

Listen to a musical performance alongside a book courtesy of Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium (GAMAC). Children will get the chance to engage in various activities after the performance is over.

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

Art & Audiobooks for Kids

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lander Memorial Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Lander Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Family Friendly, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Do you like to paint? Do you like to read? How about doing both?

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

The Critter Keeper!

10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Come meet Julius Squeezer, the 12-foot, 40-pound boa constrictor, and have a blast with the Critter Keeper and his many exotic animals! A jungle adventure for all ages!

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

The Critter Keeper!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Off Site
Registration
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Come meet Julius Squeezer, the 12-foot, 40-pound boa constrictor, and have a blast with the Critter Keeper and his many exotic animals! A jungle adventure for all ages!

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

Picasso Art Camp

10:30am - 11:30am
Pendleton Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Pendleton Library
Room: Children’s Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:

Join the Pendleton Library staff for an outrageously fun hour of Picasso inspired art. Each participant will work on three projects. The first will be bubble wand making, then bubble art, and finally a water pistol art project.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

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

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.

Ocean Adventures

10:30am - 11:30am
Belton Library
Library Branch: Belton Library
Room: Friends of the Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly, Summer Reading
Event Details:

Take a deep dive and go on an ocean adventure at the Library! Join us for a fun afternoon of ocean-themed stories, music, and crafts.

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.

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.

Bubblepalooza at the Library!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Details:

Join us for Bubblepalooza at the library! 

Learn about bubbles, create your own bubble wand and have a blast! 

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

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

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.

The Great Roller Coaster Challenge

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Multipurpose Room AB
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:

Do you have what it takes to build the best roller coaster? 

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

Beyond Books: Hot Air Balloon Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Belton Library
Library Branch: Belton Library
Room: Friends of the Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly
Event Details:

Enjoy exploring and creating a hot air balloon in this fun summer reading adventure program!

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.

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.

Tween Art Club

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Ronder Thomas Young Children’s Room
Age Group: Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Family Friendly
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:

Are you interested in art of any kind? The third Wednesday of each month, we will look at different art styles and learn how to imitate them with some instruction. 

 

 

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

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Anderson Main Library
Library Branch: Anderson Main Library
Room: Ronder Thomas Young Children’s Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, STEM
Event Details:

We provide the LEGO®, you provide the fun! Playing with LEGOs is great for problem solving, spatial awareness, focus, concentration, communication, and not to mention fun and creative!

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

Under the Stars Family Storytime

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Belton Library
Library Branch: Belton Library
Room: Friends of the Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Birth to Preschool, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Family Friendly, Storytime
Event Details:

Come join us for a Storytime Under the Stars, songs, and fun activities.

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.

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.

The Magic Man

10:30am - 11:30am
Westside Community Center Library
Registration
Library Branch: Westside Community Center Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Details:

Join us for a magical summer adventure program! Enjoy an unforgettable magic performance filled with tricks, fun visuals, and laughter with The Magic Man, Paul Dilella.

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

The Magic Man

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Lander Memorial Library
Registration
Library Branch: Lander Memorial Library
Room: Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:

Join us for a magical summer adventure program! Enjoy an unforgettable magic performance filled with tricks, fun visuals, and laughter with The Magic Man, Paul Dilella.

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

Jungle Adventures

10:30am - 11:30am
Belton Library
Library Branch: Belton Library
Room: Friends of the Library Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Arts, Crafts, & DIY, Educational, Family Friendly, Summer Reading
Event Details:

If you're BRAVE ENOUGH and not scared of creepy crawling creatures come see us for our Jungle Adventure as the Critter Keeper brings his creepy crawling creatures to the library!

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.

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.

The Critter Keeper!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Powdersville Library
Registration Open
Registration
Library Branch: Powdersville Library
Room: Cely Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens
Program Type: Educational, Family Friendly, Special Events, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 59
Event Details:

Come meet Julius Squeezer, the 12 foot, 40 pound boa constrictor, and have a blast with the Critter Keeper and his many exotic animals! A jungle adventure comes to the library!

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.