Adults


The Library offers a wide array of programs for adults: knitting and crochet, a variety of book clubs, and author and special events. All programs are free and open to the public.
Contact the Adult Programming Librarian at 864-260-4500 ext 121 or by email.

Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm Main Library
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[...]
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Main Library
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[...]
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Main Library
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,[...]
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
March’s discussion will be of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Lander Memorial Branch
March’s meeting will be on Treachery at Lancaster Gate by Anne Perry.
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Mar 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
March’s book discussion will be on Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain.
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Anderson Main Library
Local author Emily B. Martin is launching Creatures of Light, which is the final book in her Creatures of Light trilogy. Come out and celebrate with a fun evening of giveaways, activities, and refreshments! The event will[...]
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Main Library
Have you ever wanted to find where old businesses, railways and your ancestors were? Join us for an overview of online city directories, online maps and digital newspapers for South Carolina. Class Requirements: Have a[...]
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
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[...]
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Mar 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
Join the Page Turners’ Book Club for lively conversation, meeting every third Sunday at 3pm at the Main Library. Join us this month for a discussion of One Good Mama Bone by Bren McClain.
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Mar 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Mystery author Christopher Swann will be here to discuss his title Shadow of the Lions, writing tips and tricks, and what inspires him to write. Christopher Swann is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School in[...]
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pendleton Branch
March’s book discussion will be on One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni.
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Main Library
Want to join a book club, but can’t make it in the evening? The Brown Bag Book Club meets every 4th Wednesday at noon to discuss new and popular books. Bring your lunch and chat[...]
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, cross-stitch, and other crafts.
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
April’s book discussion will be in “Fruit Basket” style where every brings some of their favorite reads from the year so far so we can all get new recommendations.
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
April’s discussion will be of Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton.
Apr 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Lander Memorial Branch
April’s meeting will be on Mississippi Writings by Mark Twain.
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Powdersville Branch
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.
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Learn about rarely used records in genealogy research. Topics include equity court records, court of magistrates and freeholders records, land patents and how to locate federal and state documents.
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Main Library
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[...]
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Main Library
It’s the 4th annual How-To Fair– a day devoted to learning new hobbies and skills at the Anderson Main Library. Join community members, local businesses, and non-profits for demonstrations of various hobbies, crafts, and D-I-Y projects.[...]