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.

Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Main Library
Have you ever wanted to check on current legislation before The South Carolina State Senate?  Join us for an overview of The State Senate and House of Representatives’ websites. We will also view city, county[...]
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee and munchies while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and other crafts.
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pendleton Branch
Join us for our refreshing and animated monthly book discussion series. This month we will be discussing Illumination Night by Alice Hoffman.
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
In our latest Story Lines program, we continue to focus on writer and reader engagement. Michel Stone will be discussing her most recent book Border Child, with a special focus on ‘writing with empathy’. Books will[...]
Oct 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us the first Tuesday of every month at the Belton Branch as we discuss popular fiction titles. This month’s book pick is Fallen Land by Taylor Brown.
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Have you ever wondered about your family’s history? Join us for a free overview of basic resources, tips and search skills to begin your journey.
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
The Powdersville Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss a range of fiction and nonfiction titles. This month’s focus is on The Snowman by Jo Nesbo.
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Join this lively book discussion that meets at the Lander Memorial Branch in Williamston on the first Thursday of each month, 6:30pm. This month we will be discussing Brotherhood in Death by JD Robb.
Oct 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[...]
Oct 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.
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee and munchies while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and other crafts.
Oct 15 @ 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. October’s book discussion will be on Gil McNeil’s The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club.
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
A first person presentation of Bessie Coleman, the first African-American woman to earn a pilot’s license in the U.S.
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Powerful true stories of courage and adversity and personal lessons learned by the comedic storyteller, Chetter Galloway.
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Kerry Grombacher’s travels across the West are documented in stories and song.
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
An interactive poetry recitation contest between staff and customers with the audience as judge.  Moderated by storyteller Josie Bailey.
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join Anderson County Librarian Annie Sutton and Brewers wife Shane Sisi for another great book club discussion! This month’s book is Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie.
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Four local storytellers from the Clemson Area Story Tellers Guild cast a spell and close out the festival.
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee and munchies while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and other crafts.
Oct 25 @ 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[...]
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pendleton Branch
Join us for our refreshing and animated monthly book discussion series. This month we will be discussing Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
The Powdersville Book Club meets on the first Thursday of each month to discuss a range of fiction and nonfiction titles. This month’s focus is on Border Child by Michel Stone.
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us the first Tuesday of every month at the Belton Branch as we discuss popular fiction titles. This month’s book pick is In the Shadow of Gotham by Stefanie Pintoff.
Nov 14 @ 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[...]
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm Lander Memorial Branch
Enjoy adult coloring with classical music, because busy adults need to unwind. Supplies are provided.
Nov 15 @ 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[...]
Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Join Anderson County Librarian Annie Sutton and Brewers wife Shane Sisi for another great book club discussion! This month’s book is When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.
Nov 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Main Library
Did you know you could use HeritageQuest Online from home to do genealogy research? Join us for an overview of HeritageQuest Online. HeritageQuest Online has census records, maps, city directories and much more. Class is[...]
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Main Library
Relax, work on your project, and enjoy coffee and munchies while chatting and getting ideas and books for knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and other crafts.