Programs & Classes


The Anderson County Library hosts a wide array of free programs for children, teens, and adults, as well as system-wide special programs.

Read our newsletter The Navigator online, or pick up a copy at your local branch, for library events and happenings this month.

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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 2 @ 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.
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past – Vital Records 3:00 pm
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past – Vital Records @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Using Digital Collections: Links to the Past - Vital Records @ Anderson Main Library
Search for valuable links to your family’s history with Ancestry – Library Edition’s birth, death, and marriage records. Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 x130 or email scroom@andersonlibrary.org.
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Children can follow their creativity or take inspiration from provided model cards. Larger bricks are provided for younger children. Recommended ages 1-12
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 3 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Chapters & Chatter Book Club 2:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapters & Chatter Book Club @ Belton Branch Library
This month’s pick is Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz.
Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! 4:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Junie B. Jones is up to her usual antics. Join us for fun activities and crafts. Ages 5-12 (grades K-5) welcome.
Podcasting 101 4:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Have a story to tell? Or an opinion to voice? In this 6-week workshop, learn how to create your own podcast from start to finish using professional quality recording equipment and software. For ages 8-14. Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158.
Tween Book Club 4:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Powdersville Branch Library
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Book Club @ Powdersville Branch Library
The Powdersville Library has great afterschool fun for tweens in grades 4-7. Read a chapter book and talk about it with some other readers. December’s book is Impyrium by Henry H. Neff.
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 4 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 5 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 5 @ 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.
Between the Covers Book Club 6:00 pm
Between the Covers Book Club @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Between the Covers Book Club @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
This month’s book is Home in Time for Christmas by Heather Graham.
Thursday Night Book Club 6:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library
This month’s pick is Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman.
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Dec 7 @ 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.
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
Story Lines Author and Small Press Fair 1:00 pm
Story Lines Author and Small Press Fair @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Story Lines Author and Small Press Fair @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
2nd Annual Story Lines Author and Small Press Fair featuring authors, book-related crafters/artists, and small presses. Meet local authors, book crafters, and representatives from small presses and purchase books and other items. Event is free and open to the public. Authors and other vendors must apply to be part of this annual event. Deadline: November 1, 2019.
Email Essentials 3:00 pm
Email Essentials @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Email Essentials @ Anderson Main Library
Learn how to send, receive, reply and forward email messages with a Yahoo training account. Learn how to set up your own free email account. Practice opening and saving attachments, organizing messages, placing them in folders and creating a contact list. In addition, learn basic email etiquette. This class is limited to 12 students. Prerequisite – completion of Mousing Basics and Computer/Internet basics. One session / 2 hour class.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 9 @ 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.
Open Lab 2:00 pm
Open Lab @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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.
Bilingual Storytime 4:00 pm
Bilingual Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bilingual Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a story in English and read it again in Spanish.  Afterwards, we’ll show you how to make a terrific craft!
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 10 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch | Iva | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Budding Bookworms 4:00 pm
Budding Bookworms @ Belton Branch Library
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Budding Bookworms @ Belton Branch Library
Discover how fun reading can be! Find your next favorite read with recommendations from our librarians. Just finish a great book? Share it with others. Each month will also feature a craft based on a theme from one of the recommended books. To register: belton@andersonlibrary.org, or call 864-338-8330. Recommended: Grades 1 – 5.
LEGO® Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
We bring the bricks, you bring your imagination. And if you can imagine a lot, no telling what you will build! Bring a friend and meet new ones.
Podcasting 101 4:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Have a story to tell? Or an opinion to voice? In this 6-week workshop, learn how to create your own podcast from start to finish using professional quality recording equipment and software. For ages 8-14. Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158.
Create-A-Gift 5:00 pm
Create-A-Gift @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Create-A-Gift @ Anderson Main Library
Need ideas this holiday season? DIY the perfect gift at the library: make a marble mug, ink to wood transfer project, and more! Materials provided. Ages 12-18. Registration required: call (864)260-4500 ext. 126 or e-mail teens@andersonlibrary.org.
Creative Crafters 5:00 pm
Creative Crafters @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 10 @ 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 pop-up holiday card. All supplies are provided. Registration required 2 weeks prior to event: 864-260-4500 x126 or adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
Junie B. Jones Goes to the Library 5:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Goes to the Library @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Junie B. Jones Goes to the Library @ Anderson Main Library
Junie B. Jones is up to her usual antics. Join Market Theater Company for a preview of their production Junie B. Jones, stay for games and crafts, and maybe get your picture taken with Junie B. and friends. Recommended ages: 5-12 (grades K-5).
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 11 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Windows 10 Basics 10:00 am
Windows 10 Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Windows 10 Basics @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Become familiar with the new Windows 10 operating system. Learn to navigate and use programs and apps, access new features, and adjust settings. Prerequisite: Computer Basics. Class limited to 12 participants. One class session / 2 hours
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 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.
Explorers Club 4:00 pm
Explorers Club @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Explorers Club @ Anderson Main Library
Let books be the springboard for exploration and enrichment with fun STEAM activities for young Explorers. Recommended ages: 6-9.
Cover to Cover 6:00 pm
Cover to Cover @ Powdersville Branch Library
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cover to Cover @ Powdersville Branch Library | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Join lively discussion with fellow reading enthusiasts at Cover to Cover, a monthly book club meeting at the Powdersville Library on the 1st Thursday and Friday of each month. This month’s selection: “Steve Jobs” by Walter Isaacson.
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Sewing Machine Basics 3:00 pm
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Learn to use a Brother sewing machine with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative. Class limited to 4 participants, ages 12+. Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org
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Paper Sleigh Crafting 10:00 am
Paper Sleigh Crafting @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Paper Sleigh Crafting @ Anderson Main Library
Take a brief break from the December mayhem and construct a “dashing through the snow” sleigh for your holiday decor! Materials provided.
For Teens Only: Star Wars Hacks 10:30 am
For Teens Only: Star Wars Hacks @ Powdersville Branch Library
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
For Teens Only: Star Wars Hacks @ Powdersville Branch Library
A monthly creative program for teens at Powdersville Library. This month: make your own out-of-this-world crafts.
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Dec 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
Downton Abbey Tea Party: Winter Edition 2:30 pm
Downton Abbey Tea Party: Winter Edition @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Downton Abbey Tea Party: Winter Edition @ Anderson Main Library
You are cordially invited… Enjoy afternoon tea, baked delicacies, and a game. Bring your own teacup and saucer for a more authentic experience. Dressing up is encouraged. Seating is limited, RSVP required: call 864-260-4500 ext. 126 or write to us at adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 16 @ 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.
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® and Keva Planks Club @ Anderson Main Library
Children can follow their creativity or take inspiration from provided model cards. Larger bricks are provided for younger children. Recommended ages 1-12
LEGO® Club 4:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
LEGO® Club @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
Build with our LEGO® and your imagination! Ages 5-12.
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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch Library
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Iva Branch Library
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Cancelled: Do It Tuesday 4:00 pm
Cancelled: Do It Tuesday @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cancelled: Do It Tuesday @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Make something wonderful and find out what makes it so great.
Junie B. Jones Holiday Party 4:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Holiday Party @ Iva Branch Library
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Junie B. Jones Holiday Party @ Iva Branch Library
Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! Junie B. Jones is up to her usual antics.  Join us at the Iva Library for activities and crafts. Ages 5-12 (grades K-5) welcome.
Podcasting 101 4:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Have a story to tell? Or an opinion to voice? In this 6-week workshop, learn how to create your own podcast from start to finish using professional quality recording equipment and software. For ages 8-14. Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158.
Teen Anime and Manga Academy 5:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Vote for the anime/manga you want to watch, enjoy snacks and conversation with fellow fans! Anime will be rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens 12-18 years old (7th-12th grades).
Family Night @ the Library: Stories with Santa 6:30 pm
Family Night @ the Library: Stories with Santa @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Night @ the Library: Stories with Santa @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will visit for fun, seasonal stories, and pictures – bring a camera for a FREE photo-op with Santa! Due to time constraints, not all attendees are guaranteed a photo with Santa.
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Books and Babies 9:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 18 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
For ages 0-18 months. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Books and Babies 10:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 0-18 months Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States
Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.
Brown Bag Book Club 12:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 18 @ 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 There, There by Tommy Orange. Club meets in the second floor Board Room.
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club 7:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Dec 18 @ 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. December’s pick is One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey.
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Preschool Storytime 9:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 19 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
In Stitches 10:00 am
In Stitches @ Powdersville Branch Library
Dec 19 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Ages: 3-5 yrs Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.
Curious Crafters 2:00 pm
Curious Crafters @ Belton Branch Library
Dec 19 @ 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 provided. This month: create Holiday ornaments from paper. All materials provided. Register: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-338-8330.
Open CREATE 3:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 19 @ 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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Friday Field Trip 10:30 am
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Main Library
Homeschooling parents and groups can work together with hands-on enrichment activities. Each month’s activities will feature a different focus for ages 5-12, while teens (ages 13-18) will have related projects in the Electric City Creative & Gambrell Teen Room. Registration required. For more info and to register: call 864-260-2500 ext. 158 or email childrens@andersonlibrary.org
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Dec 21 @ 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.
Open CREATE 10:00 am
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 21 @ 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.
Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Dec 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 23 @ 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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Christmas: All libraries closed
Christmas: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
Christmas: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
 
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Saturday Family Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.
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Family Storytime 10:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Dec 30 @ 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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Toddler Tales and Tunes 9:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 31 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This story time emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.
Toddler Tales and Tunes 10:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.
Noon Year’s Celebration 10:30 pm
Noon Year’s Celebration @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 31 @ 10:30 pm – 12:00 pm
Noon Year's Celebration @ Anderson Main Library
Ring in the New Year with paper hats, snacks, games, and a bubble wrap dance floor! Celebrate with a countdown to Noon Year complete with balloon drop at noon. Recommended ages: 0-12 Registration required by December 23: email childrens@andersonlibrary.org or 864-260-4500 ext. 158.