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.

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Books & Community: Columbia 63 Our Story Matters 6:00 pm
Books & Community: Columbia 63 Our Story Matters @ Main Library
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Books & Community: Columbia 63 Our Story Matters @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Dr. Bobby Donaldson, Director of the Civil Rights Center at USC, shares stories, documents, and photos from the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina. This event is part of our Books & Community discussion of Between[...]
Books & Community: Powdersville Discussion 6:00 pm
Books & Community: Powdersville Discussion @ Powdersville Branch
Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Books & Community: Powdersville Discussion @ Powdersville Branch | Powdersville | South Carolina | United States
Join us for a discussion of the Books & Community Celebration pick, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  The National Book Award-winning title is a series of essays, written as a letter to his son,[...]
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Feb 3 @ 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.
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Feb 5 @ 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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Books & Community: Belton Discussion 10:00 am
Books & Community: Belton Discussion @ Belton Branch
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Books & Community: Belton Discussion @ Belton Branch | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Join us for a discussion of the Books & Community Celebration pick, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  The National Book Award-winning title is a series of essays, written as a letter to his son,[...]
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Tai Chi 10:00 am
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Feb 12 @ 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.
Books & Community: Community Leaders on Coates 6:30 pm
Books & Community: Community Leaders on Coates @ Main Library
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Books & Community: Community Leaders on Coates @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Books & Community’s celebration of Black History Month continues with a panel discussion of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Hear from Beverly McAdams and Tyrome Philson from Anderson University and join the[...]
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Pop-up Coloring Club 5:00 pm
Pop-up Coloring Club @ Main Library
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Pop-up Coloring Club @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Join in on the fun with other patrons for a pop-up coloring club! This club meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month from 5-6:30. Materials will be provided, bring your own if you[...]
Coloring With Classics 6:00 pm
Coloring With Classics @ Lander Memorial Branch
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Coloring With Classics @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
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Books & Community: Black Men in America Past, Present, and Future 6:00 pm
Books & Community: Black Men in America Past, Present, and Future @ Westside Community Center
Feb 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Books & Community: Black Men in America Past, Present, and Future @ Westside Community Center | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Dr. Beatrice Thompson, executive director of the Westside Community Center, will be moderating a discussion on some themes of Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.   Speakers include: Prof. Ron Talley Minister Marian[...]
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Handcrafts @ the Library 10:00 am
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Feb 17 @ 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.
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Books & Community: Three Generations Talk About Between the World and Me 3:30 pm
Books & Community: Three Generations Talk About Between the World and Me @ Main Library
Feb 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Books & Community: Three Generations Talk About Between the World and Me @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Community leaders representing different generations discuss the themes of Between the World and Me and their experiences within the Anderson community. Speakers include:   Justus Cox, New Prospect Elementary Mayor Terence Roberts Tyrome Philson, Anderson[...]
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Books & Community: Carolina Bauernhaus Discussion 7:30 pm
Books & Community: Carolina Bauernhaus Discussion @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Feb 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Books & Community: Carolina Bauernhaus Discussion @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Join us for a discussion of the Books & Community Celebration pick, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  The National Book Award-winning title is a series of essays, written as a letter to his son,[...]
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Intermediate Genealogy Research: Military Records 2:30 pm
Intermediate Genealogy Research: Military Records @ Main Library
Feb 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Intermediate Genealogy Research: Military Records @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Unlock the secrets of your ancestor’s service! Learn about the different types of military records that are available.
Books & Community: Pendleton Discussion 6:00 pm
Books & Community: Pendleton Discussion @ Pendleton Branch
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Books & Community: Pendleton Discussion @ Pendleton Branch | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States
Join us for a discussion of the Books & Community Celebration pick, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  The National Book Award-winning title is a series of essays, written as a letter to his son,[...]
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Finding Common Ground: 200 Years of Vision: A Film and Discussion about the Baha’i Faith 2:30 pm
Finding Common Ground: 200 Years of Vision: A Film and Discussion about the Baha’i Faith @ Main Library
Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Finding Common Ground: 200 Years of Vision: A Film and Discussion about the Baha’i Faith @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Join us for the presentation of Light to the World, a film commissioned by the Baha’i World Center for its bicentenary commemoration of the Baha’i Faith. The film tells the story of Baha’u’llah’s remarkable life[...]
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Books & Community: Author Nic Stone 6:00 pm
Books & Community: Author Nic Stone @ Main Library
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Books & Community: Author Nic Stone @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Author Nic Stone will be speaking on her debut novel Dear Martin, which follows Justyce, a young African-American teen as he navigates life at his prep school, family, and the police. Part of our Books & Community Celebration[...]
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Books & Community: Anderson Discussion 12:00 pm
Books & Community: Anderson Discussion @ Main Library
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Books & Community: Anderson Discussion @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States
Join us for a discussion of the Books & Community Celebration pick, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  The National Book Award-winning title is a series of essays, written as a letter to his son,[...]