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Bookmobile Schedule

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Escape Room 9:00 am
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Test your puzzle solving skills against the clock in this escape room. Teams of four work together to solve the mysteries and unlock the solution to the room before the hour expires. Good luck! Reservations required: call 864-260-4500 ext. 126, or email reference@andersonlibrary.org. (The Escape Room is a game, and at no point will the participants be physically locked inside of a room. Participants will be supervised at all times.)
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 2 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.
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Escape Room 9:00 am
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Test your puzzle solving skills against the clock in this escape room. Teams of four work together to solve the mysteries and unlock the solution to the room before the hour expires. Good luck! Reservations required: call 864-260-4500 ext. 126, or email reference@andersonlibrary.org. (The Escape Room is a game, and at no point will the participants be physically locked inside of a room. Participants will be supervised at all times.)
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Escape Room 9:00 am
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Escape Room @ Anderson Main Library
Test your puzzle solving skills against the clock in this escape room. Teams of four work together to solve the mysteries and unlock the solution to the room before the hour expires. Good luck! Reservations required: call 864-260-4500 ext. 126, or email reference@andersonlibrary.org. (The Escape Room is a game, and at no point will the participants be physically locked inside of a room. Participants will be supervised at all times.)
Open CREATE 10:00 am
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x.114.
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
Recording Studio Training 5:30 pm
Recording Studio Training @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Recording Studio Training @ Anderson Main Library
Learn the basics of audio recording and sound editing with with the pro-level equipment and software in the Electric City Creative. Explore what’s available and possible with access to this free recording space. Due to space, classes are limited to 3-4 participants. Ages 12+. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org.
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Chapters & Chatter Book Club 2:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
This month’s pick is Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell.
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3D Shadow Boxes 2:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Powdersville Branch Library
Jan 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Powdersville Branch Library
Create a decorative 3D Shadow Box featuring a cat observing a wintry scene. All materials provided. Registration required: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-2604500 x126.
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Mousing & Keyboarding Basics 3:00 pm
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Learn how to click, double-click, click-and-drag, and scroll with the mouse. Practice typing and editing text, numbers, and symbols with the keyboard. This class is limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite – No previous computer experience needed. One session / 2 hour class.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Herbology: Make a Mandrake 2:30 pm
Herbology: Make a Mandrake @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Herbology: Make a Mandrake @ Anderson Main Library
Create a mandrake out of clay. This event is part of the Magical Month inspired by the world of Harry Potter. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x 126 or email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
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Finding Common Ground: Rev. Alex Romanov 2:30 pm
Finding Common Ground: Rev. Alex Romanov @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Finding Common Ground: Rev. Alex Romanov @ Anderson Main Library
The Greater Anderson Interfaith Network (GAIN), as part of its Finding Common Ground series, will offer in conjunction with the Anderson County Library, a presentation on the Seventh-Day Adventist Church by the Rev. Alex Romanov, a native of Russia. He will also speak about his experiences as a Christian in Russia. GAIN seeks to promote understanding, respect, education and cooperation between all religions and cultures through meaningful discourse and shared experiences. Programs are free to the public.
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
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Creative Crafters 5:00 pm
Creative Crafters @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Creative Crafters @ Anderson Main Library
Free crafting classes for adults on the second Tuesday of each month. Make a paper heart garland just in time for Valentine’s Day. Registration required 2 weeks prior to event: 864-260-4500 x126 or adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
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Hogwarts Ornaments 2:30 pm
Hogwarts Ornaments @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Hogwarts Ornaments @ Anderson Main Library
Create a variety of Harry Potter-themed ornaments, including a golden snitch. All materials provided. Registration required: 864-2604500 ext. 126 or email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club 7:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join librarian Annie and brewer’s wife Sisi for a monthly discussion on some of the most popular books around. January’s pick is The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris.
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In Stitches 10:00 am
In Stitches @ Powdersville Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
In Stitches @ Powdersville Branch Library
Every third Thursday, bring your crochet or knitting project and enjoy conversation while crafting. An expert will be available for assistance and all skill-levels welcome. Beginners should bring a size H or I crochet hook or size 8 knitting needles. Call 864-295-1190 or email powdersville@andersonlibrary.org for more info.
Curious Crafters 2:00 pm
Curious Crafters @ Belton Branch Library
Jan 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Curious Crafters @ Belton Branch Library
Crafters unite once a month for a range of projects, including crochet, paper crafts and card making, book folding, and jewelry making. Refreshments served. This month: create a decorative 3D Shadow Box featuring a cat observing a wintry scene. All materials provided. Registration required: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-260-4500 x126.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.
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Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines 2:00 pm
Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library
Make a one-of-a-kind gift for your one-and-only. Jolanda Johnstone, greeting card maker extraordinare, will host a workshop teaching you how to design a lovely card for your true love. Materials will be provided. Registration required: call 864-295-1190 or email powdersville@andersonlibrary.org
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CANCELLED: All daily bookmobile stops 9:00 am
CANCELLED: All daily bookmobile stops @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELLED: All daily bookmobile stops @ Anderson Main Library
All regular bookmobile stops for today, Tuesday, January 21, are cancelled.
Links to the Past – Probate Records 10:00 am
Links to the Past – Probate Records @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Links to the Past - Probate Records @ Anderson Main Library
Search for valuable links to your family’s history in wills, probate records, and estate papers with Ancestry Library Edition. Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 x130 or email scroom@andersonlibrary.org.
Escape the Chamber of Secrets! 5:00 pm
Escape the Chamber of Secrets! @ Pendleton Library
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Escape the Chamber of Secrets! @ Pendleton Library
Test your puzzle solving skills and race against the clock to unlock this Harry Potter-themed escape room. Reservations required: call 864-646-3045, or email pendleton@andersonlibrary.org. (The Escape Room is a game, and at no point will the participants be physically locked inside of a room. Participants will be supervised at all times.)
CANCELLED: Dig In: Gardening How-Tos 6:00 pm
CANCELLED: Dig In: Gardening How-Tos @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELLED: Dig In: Gardening How-Tos @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Help your garden grow on the third Tuesday of each month. January: Weed control using pre-emergents. Presenter Susan Temple is a member of Anderson Master Gardeners, Greater Greenville Master Gardeners, Anderson Garden Club, and is gardening editor for The Electric City News. Registration required: call 864-847-5238 or email Lander@andersonlibrary.org to sign up.
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Brown Bag Book Club 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Join a lively lunch time book discussion. This month’s pick is The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. Club meets in the second floor Board Room.
3D Shadow Boxes 2:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library
Create a decorative 3D Shadow Box featuring a cat observing a wintry scene. All materials provided. Registration required: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-2604500 x126.
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Computer & Internet Basics 10:00 am
Computer & Internet Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Computer & Internet Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Unravel the mystery of computers as you learn about the parts, the difference between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how to create and store files. Dive into the internet using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to perform simple searches and find websites. Learn how to navigate the web and evaluate site content. Get basic online etiquette and Internet safety tips. (Computer Basics now taught with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016) This class is limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite – basic mouse and keyboarding skills required. One session / 2 hour class.
Strings & Things 10:00 am
Strings & Things @ Belton Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Strings & Things @ Belton Library
Bring your current project to work on during a monthly drop-in for handcrafters: relax, share ideas, and learn from each other. All experience levels welcome!
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.
Thursday Night Book Club 6:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Library
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Library
This month’s pick is Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
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CANCELLED : 3Doodler Pen Basics 4:30 pm
CANCELLED : 3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
CANCELLED : 3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Learn to use a 3Doodler pen with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative. Class limited to 6 participants. Ages 12+. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics 3:00 pm
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mousing & Keyboarding Basics @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Learn how to click, double-click, click-and-drag, and scroll with the mouse. Practice typing and editing text, numbers, and symbols with the keyboard. This class is limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite – No previous computer experience needed. One session / 2 hour class.
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Tai Chi is led by a trained instructor every Monday morning at the Powdersville Library for adults ages 18+. First time attendees will need to sign a waiver. Free, no supplies needed.
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Exploring Family History through DNA 2:30 pm
Exploring Family History through DNA @ Anderson County Library
Jan 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Exploring Family History through DNA @ Anderson County Library
DNA matches can offer clues to your family history research. Learn about different types of DNA testing and how to use the results to supplement your genealogical research. Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 x130 or email SCRoom@AndersonLibrary.org.
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Open Lab 10:00 am
Open Lab @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Lab @ Anderson Main Library
Come to class prepared to ask computer or other related electronic device questions. Get help with other electronic devices as well! This class is limited to 12 participants. Prerequisite – Computer Basics and Microsoft Office Applications One session / 2 hour class.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served. See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details. Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.
Flying Cars and Floo Powder: Real World Magic from the Harry Potter Universe 6:30 pm
Flying Cars and Floo Powder: Real World Magic from the Harry Potter Universe @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Flying Cars and Floo Powder: Real World Magic from the Harry Potter Universe @ Anderson Main Library
In many ways the magical world of Harry Potter isn’t so different from our own… Get below the surface of the Harry Potter universe as Dr. Margaret Oakes, Professor of English at Furman University, discusses how it helps us reflect on the “magic” of our own technology. Light refreshments provided. This program is supported by the South Carolina Humanities’ Speakers Bureau.
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