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.

Jan
17
Fri
Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library

Make a one-of-a-kind gift for your one-and-only.

Jolanda Johnstone, greeting card maker extraordinare, will host a workshop teaching you how to design a lovely card for your true love.

Materials will be provided. Registration required: call 864-295-1190 or email powdersville@andersonlibrary.org

Jan
21
Tue
Links to the Past – Probate Records @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Links to the Past - Probate Records @ Anderson Main Library

Search for valuable links to your family’s history in wills, probate records, and estate papers with Ancestry Library Edition.

Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 x130 or email scroom@andersonlibrary.org.

Escape the Chamber of Secrets! @ Pendleton Library
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Escape the Chamber of Secrets! @ Pendleton Library

Test your puzzle solving skills and race against the clock to unlock this Harry Potter-themed escape room.

Reservations required: call 864-646-3045, or email pendleton@andersonlibrary.org.

(The Escape Room is a game, and at no point will the participants be physically locked inside of a room. Participants will be supervised at all times.)

Dig In: Gardening How-Tos @ Lander Memorial Branch Library
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dig In: Gardening How-Tos @ Lander Memorial Branch Library

Help your garden grow on the third Tuesday of each month.

January: Weed control using pre-emergents.

Presenter Susan Temple is a member of Anderson Master Gardeners, Greater Greenville Master Gardeners, Anderson Garden Club, and is gardening editor for The Electric City News.

Registration required: call 864-847-5238 or email Lander@andersonlibrary.org to sign up.

Jan
22
Wed
Brown Bag Book Club @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 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 The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.

Club meets in the second floor Board Room.

3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library

Create a decorative 3D Shadow Box featuring a cat observing a wintry scene. All materials provided.

Registration required: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-2604500 x126.

Jan
23
Thu
Computer & Internet Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Computer & Internet Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Unravel the mystery of computers as you learn about the parts, the difference between hardware and software, what an operating system is, and how to create and store files. Dive into the internet using Google Chrome or Internet Explorer to perform simple searches and find websites. Learn how to navigate the web and evaluate site content. Get basic online etiquette and Internet safety tips. (Computer Basics now taught with Windows 10 and Microsoft Office 2016)

This class is limited to 12 participants.

Prerequisite – basic mouse and keyboarding skills required.

One session / 2 hour class.

Strings & Things @ Belton Library
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Strings & Things @ Belton Library

Bring your current project to work on during a monthly drop-in for handcrafters: relax, share ideas, and learn from each other.

All experience levels welcome!

Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 23 @ 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.