Anderson County Library System


Kanopy is Now Streaming with Your Library Card
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Kanopy is Now Streaming with Your Library Card

Film aficionados rejoice; the Anderson County Library System now provides access to over 30,000 films and TV through Kanopy. With diverse content such as documentaries, international movies, Criterion Collection films, and content just for kids, Kanopy provides thoughtful, enriching entertainment for everyone. Getting started with Kanopy is easy. Library users...
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No library card? Now’s the time!
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No library card? Now’s the time!

September marks the return of some of everyone’s favorite things: pumpkin spice lattes, football season, and of course, Library Card Sign-Up Month. Your library card opens a world of reading, lifelong learning, entertainment, and connection for the low cost of absolutely free. This September, when you sign up for your...
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Explore Oceans of Possibilities This Summer at Your Library
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Explore Oceans of Possibilities This Summer at Your Library

What do Ms. Frizzle, the Critter Keeper, and the South Carolina Aquarium all have in common? They are part of the Anderson County Library System’s lineup of summer events beginning this June as part of Summer at the Library’s “Oceans of Possibilities.” With free, engaging events and the Summer Reading...
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Have You Met Libby?

What is Libby?Libby is a free app you can use to checkout eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from the library. Who’s Libby for?Anyone who has or can get an Anderson County Library card, meaning you live, work, go to school, or own property in Anderson County. If you have a...
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Bonjour, Mango!
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Bonjour, Mango!

Learning a new language just got easier. The Anderson County Library System now offers Mango Languages, an award-winning language education resource, to all library users.
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Check Out A Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot
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Check Out A Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi hotspots are now available to check out with a library card from the Anderson County Library System. The hotspot lending program aims to increase broadband Internet access for Anderson County residents and is made possible by a partnership among the Library, Anderson County, and T-Mobile.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has...
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Be a Citizen Scientist with Project Feederwatch
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Be a Citizen Scientist with Project Feederwatch

Love birds? Want to help scientists better understand their migrations? Be a citizen scientist with Project Feederwatch! Project Feederwatch will begin November 13 at the Anderson Main and Pendleton libraries. To participate, visit the children’s area at either library any time Fridays and Saturdays November 13 through April 30. If...
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Meet Annette, the New Assistant Director
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Meet Annette, the New Assistant Director

In August 2021, the Anderson County Library System welcomed Annette Greenway as the new Assistant Director. Get to know Annette! How did you begin working in libraries?After spending about a decade working in the financial industry, I decided that I wanted to try something different. In 2000 I saw a...
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Libraries Empower: Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month
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Libraries Empower: Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, and this year's theme from the American Library Association is "Libraries Empower." To celebrate how libraries can empower individuals, the Anderson County Library System is giving away two $100 Visa gift cards. To enter, pick up a "Libraries Empower" bookmark from your local library,...
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Introducing Book-A-Librarian
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Introducing Book-A-Librarian

You have questions; the Library has answers! From Shakespeare to stock investments, you can find reliable research information online and in the catalog with your library card. However, if you're not sure where to get started, or need a little extra one-on-one help, the Library now offers a Book-A-Librarian service....
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The Library Is Now Fine Free
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The Library Is Now Fine Free

(July 1, 2021) – The Anderson County Library System is eliminating overdue fines on almost all library materials on July 1. ACLS joins a growing, nationwide movement of libraries going fine-free to reduce financial barriers to library access. The policy was approved by the Anderson County Library Board of Trustees...
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Explore the Children’s Courtyard
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Explore the Children’s Courtyard

Musical butterflies, chalkboard flowers, a StoryWalk®, and a sensory garden are some of the newest features added to the Children’s Courtyard at the Anderson Main Library, thanks to a generous donation from former County Councilmember Craig Wooten as well as local gardening associations. PLAY MUSIC on the colorful musical butterflies....
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Annie Sutton Named New Library Director
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Annie Sutton Named New Library Director

The Anderson County Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Annie Sutton as the new director of the Anderson County Library System, beginning May 1. Annie has worked as the assistant director since January 2020. “I’m very pleased that Ms. Sutton has been named director of the Anderson County...
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Financial Literacy Resources
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Financial Literacy Resources

April is Financial Literacy Month, and whether you're looking to brush up on accounting skills, plan your personal finances, or explore investments, the Anderson County Library has the resources to help - all available free with your library card.
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Faith Line, Library Director, Retiring
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Faith Line, Library Director, Retiring

After 13 years of leading the Anderson County Library System, Faith Line will retire as director at the end of April. Faith began her public library career with the Pickens County Library System. She served as the director of the Sumter County Library for 21 years before becoming the director...
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8th Annual Poetry Contest
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8th Annual Poetry Contest

Update: The submission deadline is extended to March 27. Submissions are now open to those living in Abbeville, Greenville, Oconee, and Pickens counties for inclusion in the anthology book. Only Anderson county residents are eligible for prizes. Poets in Anderson County, professional and amateur, are invited to submit an original...
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New Year’s Resolutions with Help from the Library
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New Year’s Resolutions with Help from the Library

Looking to start 2021 right? See if the Anderson County Library System can help! Read More With eBooks and digital audiobooks from the Library, reading is easier than ever. Download the Libby app and check out up to 8 eBooks or audiobooks at a time. Don’t see what you’re looking...
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Storywalk: The Magic Snowflake
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Storywalk: The Magic Snowflake

Explore downtown magic with the storefront storywalk in Anderson! Visit downtown Anderson this December for a special, self-paced walking tour of the book The Magic Snowflake by local artist and author Scott Foster. The illustrations and text of each page in the book will be featured in store windows along...
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Libraries Support At-Home Learning
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Libraries Support At-Home Learning

Recently, a Facebook group of which I am a member changed its name from “Librarians Serving Homeschool Families” to “Librarians Serving At-Home Learners and Homeschoolers.” Parents are more involved than ever in their children’s education, and it’s imperative that they know all the resources that are available to them, especially...
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