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
23
Wed
Books and Babies @ Main Library
Oct 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 Storytime @ Powdersville Branch
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime @ 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
24
Thu
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Oct 24 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library

Ages: 3-5 yrs

Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.

Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Anderson Main Library

Ages: 3-5 yrs

Listen to selected books and practice a craft in an interactive storytime every Thursday. Help prepare kids for kindergarten with this by honing social skills, increasing vocabulary, and enhancing print awareness.

Pilkey-Palooza! @ Belton Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Pilkey-Palooza! @ Belton Branch Library

Play games inspired by your favorite Dav Pilkey characters: build a toilet paper tower, go on a scavenger hunt, and more – plus prizes!

Recommended for grades K-6th.

Registration opens September 30: email childrens@andersonlibrary.org or 864-260-4500 ext. 158.

Oct
26
Sat
BARK! Read to Therapy Dogs @ Belton Branch Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
BARK! Read to Therapy Dogs @ Belton Branch Library

Children read a book with a therapy dog as a fun and non-judgmental way to increase reading skills and create a lifelong love for reading. Each reading session is 15 minutes. Therapy dogs from SC Dogs Therapy Group.

Limited space, registration required: (864) 260-4500 x158, or belton@andersonlibrary.org.

Ages 6-12 welcomed.

Saturday Family Storytime @ Main Library
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Saturday Family Storytime @ 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
28
Mon
Family Storytime @ Lander Memorial Branch
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Storytime @ 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.

Oct
29
Tue
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library
Oct 29 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Toddler Tales and Tunes @ Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Ages 1 ½ – 3 yrs

This story time 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. Each class concludes with a short social playtime.