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!

Oct
16
Tue
Do It Tuesday @ Powdersville Branch
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Do It Tuesday @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States

Make something wonderful and find out what makes it so great.

Youth Coding Club: Game Design @ Anderson Main Library
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Youth Coding Club: Game Design @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

In Game Design, students learn basic video game coding concepts by making different types of games. These include racing games, platform games, launching games, and more! No previous coding experience is necessary to participate.  This coding club runs for 8 consecutive weeks at Anderson Main Library. Youth Coding Club is designed for ages 9-14.

Registration is required. To sign up, come by the Youth Services Desk or call (864) 260-4500 x158.

Storyteller Natalie Daise @ Anderson Main Library
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Storyteller Natalie Daise @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Storyteller Natalie Daise will be performing “Comeyah Tales” for a special Family Night! This performance is free and open to all ages.

Well known to television audiences via Nick Jr. and Noggin TV’s “Gullah Gullah Island,” Natalie Daise is master storyteller and visual artist. Her Comeyah Tales highlight the rich culture and history of coastal South Carolina. Along with numerous other awards and honors, Natalie Daise has received the South Carolina’s Order of the Palmetto and the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award.

The Starburst Storytellers’ Festival is presented by the Friends of the Anderson County Library.

Oct
17
Wed
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Oct 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

For ages 0-18 months.

Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.

Books and Babies @ Main Library
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Books and Babies @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Ages 0-18 months

Join us as we read stories, sing songs, and perform fingerplays. We use play to help develop cognitive, physical, and emotional skills building a healthy relationship between you and your baby. Play also builds early literacy skills that is an important part of your child’s growth and learning.

Family Story Time @ Powdersville Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Story Time @ Powdersville Branch | Easley | South Carolina | United States

Stories, songs, and simple crafts are featured in this weekly story time, encouraging early literacy and cognitive skills in children ages 1-5 years.

Oct
18
Thu
Mini-Makers Story Time @ Main Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mini-Makers Story Time @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

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 kindergarten by honing their social skills, increasing their vocabulary and print awareness, and overall preparing them for going to school. If your child enjoys arts and crafts, this story time is the one to attend!

Youth Yoga @ Anderson County Library
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth Yoga @ Anderson County Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Ages 8 to 18 can take it to the mat this summer with Youth Yoga.  Enjoy this mindful experience and open yourself to this exciting exploration. No experience needed, bring your own mat or use one of ours. Parents welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor. Space is limited to 25 participants. First-time attendees will need to sign a waiver.

Oct
20
Sat
Saturday Family Story Time @ Main Library
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Story Time @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Each Saturday we will have an unique story program that will incorporate books, songs, simple crafts, and interactive play.

Oct
22
Mon
Family Story Time @ Lander Memorial Branch
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Lander Memorial Branch | Williamston | South Carolina | United States

We’ll read a favorite picture book or two, along with song, play, or a craft for practicing early literacy skills. Perfect for ages 1-5 and their caregivers.