Children


Come join us for many exciting and fun programs at the Anderson County Library Children’s Department including story time, performances, tours, after school programs, and special guests! Want to find out more about what the Library has for kids? Check out our Children’s Services page!

Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lander Memorial Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Westside Branch
Special stories, crafts, and games!
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Powdersville Branch
We’re flying off to the moon in Capture the Flag, rated PG.
Jul 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Iva Branch
Fourteen years ago, Iva resident Brenda Earle found a baby beaver after a landowner cleared some land. Her grandson rescued it, they bottle fed it, and now Charlene the Beaver attends school at Iva Elementary,[...]
Jul 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:15 pm Belton Branch
This is the story behind the Rebel Alliance squad that risked everything to steal the plans for the Death Star. Rated PG-13
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Main Library
We are created from minerals, so let’s learn about them by creating a very cool, tasty Mineral Water Soda!
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Powdersville Branch
Aliens may not make good spending choices but you can! Join Park Sterling Bank for a star-studded program about wise financial choices for kids. Learn how to save, spend, and share for a solar-powered future.
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Iva Branch
Ages 1-5
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Pendleton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Jul 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Pendleton Branch
Can you build a building that will stay standing? Is it only about solid foundations and strong walls? Join us for Construction 101 and find out for yourself! Using Keva Planks and your imagination, you[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 0-18 months We read stories, sing songs and perform fingerplays. We implement play, to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between parent and child. Play also builds early literacy skills that[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
Fourteen years ago, Iva resident Brenda Earle found a baby beaver after a landowner cleared some land. Her grandson rescued it, they bottle fed it, and now Charlene the Beaver attends school at Iva Elementary,[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Powdersville Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jul 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
Learn something new in a portable planetarium! Join us for a fun-filled presentation on eclipses in preparation for the August 2017 eclipse! Ages 6- 12 Registration is currently full. Children under 8 years must be[...]
Jul 26 @ 4:15 pm – 4:45 pm Main Library
Learn something new in a portable planetarium! Join us for a fun-filled presentation on eclipses in preparation for the August 2017 eclipse! Ages 6- 12 Registration is now full. Children under 8 years must be[...]
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 3-5 At this interactive story time, children and their caregivers will listen to some great books, practice their singing skills, and create unique crafts each week. This story time will help prepare preschoolers for[...]
Jul 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Lander Memorial Branch
Sail away with Pirate Kids of the Kings’ Harbor!  Head pirate Eric Swillig and his pirate friends are here to entertain and help kids reach for the stars!
Jul 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Main Library
Can you build a building that will stay standing? Is it only about solid foundations and strong walls? Join us for Construction 101 and find out for yourself! Using Keva Planks and your imagination, you[...]
Jul 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Jennie Erwin Branch
Sail away with Pirate Kids of the Kings’ Harbor!  Head pirate Eric Swillig and his pirate friends are here to entertain and help kids reach for the stars!
Jul 28 @ 9:45 am – 11:55 am Main Library
BARK! BARK! BARK! Children can cuddle up and read with a dog buddy courtesy of SC Dogs Therapy, Inc. For ages 6-12 only. Registration is required.  Registration begins June 1 – Call 864-260-4500  x158.        [...]
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lander Memorial Branch
For ages 1-5.
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Main Library
The Adventures of Tintin, Secrets of the Unicorn in 3D! Join Tintin on this epic journey of mystery and adventure!
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Pendleton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs This storytime emphasizes the fun of shared language activities between toddlers and their caregivers. The program features simple stories, musical activities, puppets, finger plays, flannel board stories and more.[...]
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 0-18 months We read stories, sing songs and perform fingerplays. We implement play, to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between parent and child. Play also builds early literacy skills that[...]
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Belton Branch
For ages 1-5.
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Main Library
Ages 3-5 At this interactive story time, children and their caregivers will listen to some great books, practice their singing skills, and create unique crafts each week. This story time will help prepare preschoolers for[...]
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Lander Memorial Branch
For ages 1-5.