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
17
Sun
Buddhism: The Middle Way @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Buddhism: The Middle Way @ Anderson Main Library

The Greater Anderson Interfaith Network presents Buddhism: The Middle Way. Jeanne Malmgren will be presenting an overview of Buddhist teaching, including the Four Noble Truths, and a brief practice of meditation.

Feb
18
Mon
President’s Day: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
Feb 18 all-day
Feb
20
Wed
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales
Feb 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bauernhaus Brews & Books Club @ Carolina Bauernhaus Ales | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Join librarian Annie and brewer’s wife Sisi for a monthly discussion on some of the most popular books around.

February’s selection is The Martian by Andy Weir.

Feb
21
Thu
Brush Tips @ Pendleton Branch Library
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brush Tips @ Pendleton Branch Library | Pendleton | South Carolina | United States

Artists and art hobbyists! Bring your supplies and work on your art projects in this free artists’ meetup and collaborative time at the Pendleton Library. Meeting the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Feb
25
Mon
Tai Chi @ Powdersville Branch
Feb 25 @ 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.

Feb
27
Wed
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library

Join a lively lunch time book discussion.

February’s pick is The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah.

Club meets in the second floor Board Room.

Using Digital Collections: Online Research via SC Department of Archives and History @ Main Library
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Using Digital Collections: Online Research via SC Department of Archives and History @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Search the Online Records Index and SC.Gov for historical and genealogical information, plus learn more about the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

Seating is limited. Registration is required.  To register e-mail scroom@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-260-4500, ext 130.

Feb
28
Thu
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday Night Book Club @ Pendleton Branch Library

This month’s pick is The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni.

Mar
2
Sat
Handcrafts @ the Library @ Main Library
Mar 2 @ 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.

Mar
3
Sun
Women’s Suffrage Movement in South Carolina @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Women's Suffrage Movement in South Carolina @ Anderson Main Library

As we approach the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, learn more about the South Carolina women who led that struggle with this presentation by Dr. Melissa Walker, Professor of History at Converse College.

This event is part of our Books & Community discussion of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

This program is sponsored by South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.