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Drive-in Movie

Kids Visit the drive in at Landrum Library! Decorate your own vehicle, have a snack and enjoy a movie. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 3-8 age group. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Underwater Movie Adventure

Kids Join us for a showing of the movie “The Pirate Fairy” rated G for 1 ½ hours of breath-taking adventure! A movie just isn’t a movie without popcorn, so bring a hungry tummy and a drink of your choice. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Pacolet Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs - Monday, July 18 at 3 pm Chesnee - Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens - Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside - Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters - Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Landrum - Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. Pacolet Monday - July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff - Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Christmas in July Ornament

Kids Kids will craft a July 4th ornament for their Christmas tree. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Mindy Needs. Contact Phone: 8644612423. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Chesnee Library.

Cowpens Movie Day

Kids Come beat the heat with a movie, drinks, and popcorn at the Cowpens Library. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: amanda grigg. Contact Phone: 8644630430. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Lego Fun Day

Kids Dive into an afternoon of Lego building challenges and more! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Tiny Art

Kids Join us to make your own tiny art masterpiece! Creations will be put on display at the library for the remainder of the month. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Underwater Movie Adventure

Kids Join us for a showing of the movie “Bernie the Dolphin” rated G and their breath-taking adventure! A movie just isn’t a movie without popcorn, so bring a hungry tummy and a drink of your choice. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Geek Out: Korean Dramas

Teens Vote for the K-Drama (TV-14) you want to watch, play K-Drama trivia and enjoy Korean snacks! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 8645783665. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Escape Room: Search for Atlantis

Adults A missing librarian, a hidden map, and a locked room await you in the "Search for Atlantis." Sign up by calling the Boiling Springs Library starting June 21st. There are a maximum of eight people per program so reserve your spot early. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Catie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Puppet Show: The Pout-Pout Fish

Kids Enjoy Storytime featuring the famous frowny fish tale by Deborah Diesen. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 0-5 age group. Space is limited. Ask for tickets at the Children's Room entrance starting at 6:30 pm. Space is limited. Ask for tickets at the Children's Room entrance starting at 9:30 am. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: (864) 596-3504. Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Sewing for Beginners

Adults This sewing class is a two part series and participants will complete a reusable grocery bag. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 10:00 AM. Headquarters Library.

Readers Cafe

Adults Join us for fun and refreshments as we discuss engaging novels. Pick up your copy of this month's selection, The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion at the Cowpens Circulation Desk. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Charles Sinclair. Contact Phone: 864-406-8003. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Novel Tea Book Club

Adults Are you looking for a good book club? Come join our Novel Tea Book Club! This month we want you to choose a book in a genre you've never read before and then share it with us. No spoilers, please! Please call if you need more information. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Holly. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Woodruff Readers Book Discussion

Adults This month we will discuss “To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf as well as "The Little Stranger" by Sarah Waters. All adult patrons are invited to join us for a lively discussion. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teens Make: Boho Wall Hangings

Teens Learn a simple macrame knot to create a versatile piece of art! Open to the first 15 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Sophia. Contact Phone: 8645963506. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Summer LEGO Club

Kids In our special summer edition of LEGO Club, participants can build every Wednesday in July! Free build and special themed challenges will be offered. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Video Game: Mario Kart Tournament

Kids Join us for a Nintendo Switch play day and put your Mario Kart skills to the test! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Loteria

All Ages Juega Lotería y podrias ganar premios! Play Lotería (similar to Bingo) for a chance to win prizes! Para edades 6-18 y los padres. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Anna Smith. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Wednesday, July 6, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Mindful Movement

Adults Join the staff of Yogalicious for a 45 minute session that will help you become more mindful in your daily life. These sessions will include meditation, mindful walking, journaling, reading and art. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Vanessa. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit catalog.infodepot.org.

Cookie Wars

Kids Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Landrum Library.

Positively Good Reads

Adults Join us for an hour of book discussion and play a game of Bunco. July’s book title is "A Hundred Summers" by Beatriz Williams. To register, call the Pacolet Library at 864-474-0421. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Tina Hammonds. Contact Phone: 8644740421. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Pacolet Library.

Pastries & Paint

Kids Join us for sweet treats and a fun painting class led by us! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Adult Bingo

Adults Join us for fun at Woodruff Library! Play bingo and win prizes! Limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

BINGO for Books

Kids Join us to play BINGO and win books! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Geek Out: Stranger Things

Teens Watch the first episode of Stranger Things season 4, snack on fun 80s candy, and more! Rated TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Sara Iraheta. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Play: Outdoor Games

Teens Play summertime games like Cornhole, giant Jenga, and more! Wear clothes you can ruin or get wet. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Advance registration is required. This program will be cancelled in the event of rain. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Summer Movie Night

Adults Join us for a screening of Spider-Man: No Way Home Refreshments provided by the library. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Lynn T. Goen. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Chesnee Library.

Succulent Planting Class

Adults Want to test out your green thumb? Join us at the Landrum Library to plant your very own succulents. Succulents are low maintenance and will be a great new addition to your home. You will also be able to add your own flair by decorating the pot! Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Meredith Griggs. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Landrum Library.

DIY Fabric Stamping

Adults Design and create your own set of kitchen towels with stamps made from fruit and vegetables. All supplies provided. Adults only. Limited space available, sign up online or by phone. Room: Art Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Leanne. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Riverside Writers

Adults Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, poetry, everyone is welcome to attend the Riverside Writers meetings. We will complete writing activities, writing sprints, work in pairs/groups to discuss each other's writing, and share our work with the group as a whole. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Callum Carr. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Riverside Writers

Adults Whether you write fiction, nonfiction, poetry, everyone is welcome to attend the Riverside Writers meetings. We will complete writing activities, writing sprints, work in pairs/groups to discuss each other's writing, and share our work with the group as a whole. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Callum Carr. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Sewing for Beginners

Adults This sewing class is a two part series and participants will complete a reusable grocery bag. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Thursday, July 7, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Super Terrific Crafty Funtime

Kids Join us every Friday all summer for a quick craft. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Younger children will need parents assistance. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Friday, July 8, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

30/30 Gentle Exercise Class

Adults Stay healthy with 30 minutes of low-impact cardiovascular exercise followed by 30 minutes of gentle yoga taught by registered nurse, DJ Liner. Charge for the class is $2.00 per person and open to adults 18+. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Friday, July 8, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Movie Matinee

All Ages Join us for a movie matinee featuring "One Hundred Foot Journey." This is a mostly upbeat and positive tale of a large family of modest means who have a restaurant in their native Mumbai. (2014; Rated PG; approx. 2 hrs.). Category: Film Showings. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Saturday, July 9, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Monday Morning Yoga

All Ages Center yourself for a busy week! Yoga classes are taught by Ann Minard - all ages and ability levels welcome. Price is $2.00 per person, yoga mats and props are provided. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Sheryl Mann. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

WhoDunIt

Adults An abandoned mural hides an entire story within its illustrations... Jump between past and present in Diane Chamberlain's "Big Lies in a Small Town." Copies will be available at June's book club and afterward behind the desk on a first-come, first-serve basis. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Catie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 11, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Boiling Springs Library.

Music of the West African Kora

Adults Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire. The performance will take place at the Spartanburg Library, 151 S. Church St. in Spartanburg, SC on Monday, July 11th at 1:30 p.m. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Music Programs. Contact Name: Adam Dunn. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Monday, July 11, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit www.seangaskell.com.

Teens Play: Mario Kart Tournament

Teens Compete on the Nintendo Switch to see if you're the fastest racer in town. Open to the first 10 teens. For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, July 11, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teen Spy Academy

Teens Find out if you have what it takes to become a top-ranked secret agent! For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Monday, July 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

LEGO Block Party

Kids Join us for a Lego block party! Free build or take on a Lego challenge. There will be a section with large blocks for younger children. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 11, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

College Advisement with Spartanburg Community College

All Ages Spartanburg Community College staff will be set up in the Atrium and help community members to explore program options at SCC, apply to the college, fill out enrollment paperwork, get assistance with FAFSA, and high school students can sign up for dual enrollment classes. Room: Atrium. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: John Fowler. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Monday, July 11, 2022, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Make: Custom Sketchbooks

Teens Show your artistic flair by personalizing your own sketchbook! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Open to the first 20 teens. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Mo Hatchell. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 11, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Movie Review Crew

Adults Join us for our Movie Review Crew film discussion! This month we will discuss "The Little Stranger" (2018) and "The Hours" (2001). This program is open to all adult patrons and no registration is required. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Monday, July 11, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Woodruff Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs - Monday, July 18 at 3 pm Chesnee - Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens - Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside - Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters - Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Landrum - Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. Pacolet Monday - July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff - Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Amanda Grigg. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Play: D&D

Teens Ready for an adventure? Delve into the world of swords and sorcery that is Dungeons & Dragons! This one-shot adventure is beginner-friendly and all skill levels are welcome. Open to the first 12 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Music on Main: Sean Gaskell

All Ages Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa. He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire. Category: Music Programs. Contact Name: Leverne McBeth. Contact Phone: 18644740421. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Pacolet Library. For more info visit www.seangaskell.com.

Picture Perfect

Adults There is nothing more gripping than a mystery novel, and that is only strengthened when visuals are introduced. This month we will be focused on mysteries/thrillers, so if you need any suggestions there will be lists available at the desk. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Annie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 11, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Garden Goodness

Adults Garden Goodness is a monthly program hosted by the Clemson Extension Master Gardeners. In this one hour workshop, you will learn essentials for growing your dream garden. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Koen Paszkiewicz. Contact Phone: 8642859026. Monday, July 11, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Canvas & Cookies – Footprints in the Sand

Kids The Pacolet Library will be hosting a Family Paint Party! Library staff will guide you and the family step-by-step to create a beautiful painting you'd want to take home. This event is perfect for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. All children should be accompanied by an adult. Canvas and paint supplies are provided by the library. Space is limited, please call the Pacolet Library to reserve a space 864-474-0421. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Pacolet Library.

Canvas & Cookies – Footprints in the Sand

Kids The Pacolet Library will be hosting a Family Paint Party! Library staff will guide you and the family step-by-step to create a beautiful painting you'd want to take home. This event is perfect for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. All children should be accompanied by an adult. Canvas and paint supplies are provided by the library. Space is limited, please call the Pacolet Library to reserve a space 864-474-0421. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Roper Mountain Science Center Presents Coastal Critters

Kids Meet and learn about some of the animals that populate our shorelines. Discover how these critters are an important part of marine life. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Cyrill-Westside Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Headquarters Wednesday. June 22 at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 12 at 11 a.m.  Woodruff Tuesday, June 21 at 2 p.m. Ages 6-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Movie: Luca

Kids Visit us as we have a screening of Luca. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Mindy Needs. Contact Phone: 8644612423. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Chesnee Library.

Soap Bubble Circus

Kids Few things in the world so perfectly combine art, science, math and joy in the way that soap bubbles do. Watch as we combine education with the entertainment in this fascinating display of bubbles! Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Cyrill-Westside Tuesday, June 12 at 2 p.m. Headquarters Tuesday, July 12 at 7 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Spartanburg Humane Society

Kids Learn how to care for your four-legged friends and respect their needs. The Woodruff Library will be holding a donation drive to help support our furry friends through the summer. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Harry Potter Escape for Teens

Teens A dark wizard has stolen the Marauder’s Map! Work together to solve puzzles, find the map and escape the wizard’s lair. Open to the first 12 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. A dark wizard has stolen the Marauder’s Map! Work together to solve puzzles, find the map and escape the wizard’s lair. Open to the first 12 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 8645783665. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: D&D

Teens Start a brand-new Dungeons & Dragons adventure! New players welcome. Feel free to bring a Level 3 character or create one at the beginning of the program! Open to the first 7 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. All attendees will be entered for a prize pack which includes a $20 Die Hard Dice gift card, and other fun goodies! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Finley. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Dandelion Wine and the Green Town Trilogy by Ray Bradbury

Adults A book club-style event focusing on Bradbury's fantastical novels about youth and the seasons. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Food to Fertilizer: Beginning Compost for Your Garden

Adults Beth with USC Upstate will be here to discuss beginning compost for your garden. There will also be a collections of houseplant cuttings to take home. Information about the seed library will be available as well as a few things to take home for starting your seeds. There will be snacks, all compostable and a chance to win a kitchen compost bucket. Please sign up at the link or contact Vanessa for more information. Room: Harley Room. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Vanessa Ames. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit secure.touchnet.net.

Soap Bubble Circus

Kids Watch as we combine education with entertainment in this fascinating display of bubbles! Room: Barrett Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Booklovers

Adults Join us for a discussion of The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz. Copies of the book are available the month before the discussion at the Multimedia & Fiction desk at the Headquarters Library. Room: BMW Board Room. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Jess & Joseph. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Crucial Conversations Book Club

Adults Come talk about Yaa Gyasi’s first novel “Homegoing” a tale of two half-sisters from Ghana, and their descendants, as one side stays in Africa, and the other is taken to America, as the two threads work together to describe how the memory of captivity lasts far longer than the actual bonds. The book club will be virtual over Zoom, please email wescirc@infodepot.org to receive the link! Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Jim Schwartz. Contact Phone: 8645746815. Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. ONLINE.

Sewing for Beginners

Adults This sewing class is a two part series and participants will complete a reusable grocery bag. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Headquarters Library.

Drum4Work

Kids Fill the library with sound as we rock to the beat of drums from around the world! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs - Monday, June 27 at 3 p.m. Cyrill-Westside - Tuesday, June 28 at 2 p.m. Headquarters - Wednesday, June 1 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Castle Creators

Kids Join us to make your own kinetic and fizz sand. Then, put your engineering skills to the test in a sandcastle contest. This program is limited to the first 40 participants. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-9 age group. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM. Headquarters Library.

Volunteens: Toys for Pups

Teens Make toys for the animals at the Spartanburg Humane Society, earn volunteer hours, and prepare to meet furry friends at an adoption event that immediately follows! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Movie Review Crew: Virtual Meeting

Adults Join us for our virtual Movie Review Crew film discussion. This month we will discuss "The Little Stranger" (2018) and "The Hours" (2001). For an invitation to the Zoom meeting, email us at wdfcirc@infodepot.org. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. ONLINE.

Teens Write On: Build a Book

Teens Learn the entire process of writing and publishing a book from YA author MK England on Zoom! The first 50 teens to sign up and attend will receive a Write On Pick Me Up that includes writing supplies, prompts, and other bookish goodies. To register to attend this virtual event, click the “sign up” button. For teens ages 12-18 or in entering grades 7-12. This program was made possible by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the South Carolina State Library. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Susan Myers. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. ONLINE.

Book Swap

All Ages Tired of your old books? Trade them in for some new ones. Bring your gently used books to the Library and swap them with other readers. Take one book home for each book you bring to trade. Room: Atrium. Category: Book Sales. Contact Name: John Fowler. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Spartanburg Humane Society Adoption Event

All Ages Looking for a new furry friend or want to learn about fostering? Join us during National Adoption Week to meet adoptable pets from the Spartanburg Humane Society! Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Loose Part Art: Sharks & Mermaids

Kids Explore STEAM concepts while learning all about recycling and art. We will use or creative abilities to make Sharks & Mermaids. For all ages but the program is suited for ages 6-12. Sign up is required at the Landrum Library. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Landrum Library. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Landrum Library.

Summer LEGO Club

Kids In our special summer edition of LEGO Club, participants can build EVERY Wednesday in July! Free build and special themed challenges will be offered. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

STEAM: Egg Drop

Kids Don’t break the egg! Put on your inventor’s hat and see what kind of device you can make to save the egg from cracking! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 13, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Mindful Movement

Adults Join the staff of Yogalicious for a 45 minute session that will help you become more mindful in your daily life. These sessions will include meditation, mindful walking, journaling, reading and art. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Vanessa. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit catalog.infodepot.org.

Walk the Plank!

Kids Learn how to be a pirate and walk the plank if you dare! Ages 3-6. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Landrum Library.

Adult DIY: Tie-Dye Canvas Bags

Adults It's the perfect time to create your own tie dye canvas bag! The program is limited to the first 12 participants. Come dressed to get messy and have lots of fun! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Catie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Boiling Springs Library.

DIY 4 Adults: Ceramic Coaster

Adults Join us for a craft class where we will learn how to create personalized tile coasters. Materials will be supplied. Registration is required for this class. Please register by calling 864-474-0421. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Tina Hammonds. Contact Phone: 8644740421. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Pacolet Library.

About Human Trafficking

Adults Join us as we learn about human trafficking in South Carolina from SwitchSC. We will learn statistics, characteristics, and ways we can combat it in our state. Room: Hoechst-Celanese Classroom. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Andy Flynt. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen DIY: Neon Signs

Teens Create neon signs with canvas and LED wire. Ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Adult Bingo

Adults Join us for fun at Woodruff Library! Play bingo and win prizes! Limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Nailed It: Kids Edition

Kids Test your decorating skills in a 3-part battle by trying to recreate a delicious piece of ocean themed art. Ingredients will be provided to the first 30 participants. Children of all ages are welcome to participate but this activity is most suitable for the 8-12 age group. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 8645963504. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Talewise

Kids Join us for an interactive tale of awesome special effects created through the power of science! Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs Monday, July 25 at 3 p.m. Cyrill-Westside Thursday, July 14 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Riverside Readers Book Discussion

Adults Join us to discuss "The Pull of the Stars" by Emma Donohue. Dublin 1918, a time of war and disease, three woman change each others lives in the midst of working at an understaffed hospital in the city center. (2020; 295 pages). Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:15 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Crunk Cardio

Kids Space is limited. Please visit the circulation desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket for entry into the Cudd Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Theresa P. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen DIY: Jewelry Making

Teens Explore our vast bead collection to design a wearable masterpiece! Open to the first 15 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Sara Iraheta. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Make: Lava Crafts

Teens Calling all craft and lava lovers! Learn how to make a retro lava lamp and molten lava slime! Open to the first 20 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Seth Edwards. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Make: Macrame Keychains

Teens Learn the art of macrame to create your own keychain! Open to 15 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Advance registration is required. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Sewing for Beginners

Adults This sewing class is a two part series and participants will complete a reusable grocery bag. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Summer Photography

Adults Take and share photographs with other photography enthusiasts. Help arrange and contribute to the Chesnee Photography wall. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Lynn T. Goen. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM. Chesnee Library.

What Do You Mean "Retro"?

All Ages Calling all sneakerheads! Grab your favorite pair of sneakers and join us for an educational session covering Retro Jordan's, retail vs resale value, and more! Room: Jeanne Smith Harley Meeting Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Akia. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 14, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Super Terrific Crafty Funtime

Kids Join us every Friday all summer for a quick craft. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Younger children will need parents assistance. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Friday, July 15, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

30/30 Gentle Exercise Class

Adults Stay healthy with 30 minutes of low-impact cardiovascular exercise followed by 30 minutes of gentle yoga taught by registered nurse, DJ Liner. Charge for the class is $2.00 per person, and open to adults 18+. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Friday, July 15, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Make: Clay Creations

Teens Learn to use air dry clay to make wizard wands, miniatures, and more! Pick Me Up kits with project supplies will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at the date and time of the program. You can request one here: https://forms.gle/R7bmfCrWczaNMK2G7 For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Friday, July 15, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. ONLINE. For more info visit forms.gle.

New Adult Book Club

Adults July’s book is “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed. Told with suspense and style, “Wild” powerfully captures the terrors and pleasure of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her. Sign up is available at the front desk. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Callum. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Friday, July 15, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Saturday Storytime

Kids Join us to share stories, songs, and wiggles while building early literacy skills in a fun way. This storytime is for children ages birth to 5. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Bingo

Adults Play different variations of Bingo for a chance to win prizes! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Leverne McBeth. Contact Phone: 8644740421. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Family Movie Day: Luca

Kids Join us for Family Movie Day! We will be showing Luca. Snacks and water will be provided. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Saturday, July 16, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids Professor Whizzpop A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs, Monday, July 18 at 3 p.m. Chesnee Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters, Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. Middle Tyger Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. Pacolet Monday, July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, July 18, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Professor Whizpop

Kids Space is limited. Please visit the circulation desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket for entry into the Cudd Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Theresa P. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 18, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: M.A.D. Music

Teens Try out different instruments and have a chance to play with a live band! For ages 12-18 or entering 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, July 18, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Make: Mini-Comics

Teens Learn the secrets and techniques of storytelling to create a mini-comic book! Open to the first 10 teens. For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Monday, July 18, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Perler Beads

Kids Join us to make your own perler bead creations! Follow a template or make your own unique design! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 18, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen Murder Mystery: Death in Antarctica

Teens Sort through the clues and solve a mysterious death at a far-off Arctic station. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Mo Hatchell. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 18, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Woodruff Readers Evening Edition

Adults Join us on Zoom for our Woodruff Readers: Evening Edition book discussion of "To the Lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf and "The Little Stranger" by Sarah Waters. For a link to the meeting, email us at wdfcirc@infodepot.org. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Monday, July 18, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. ONLINE.

Scenes from Spartanburg

Adults Brad Steinecke is going to be joining us to share a history of Spartanburg County through the use of 30 images. This event will be informative and fun, so be sure to join us. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Annie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs, Monday, July 18th at 3 pm Chesnee Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters, Wednesday, July 27th at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m.  Middle Tyger Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. Pacolet Monday, July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Perler Bead Creations

Kids Test your creativity by using Perler beads to make fun creations. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Mindy Needs. Contact Phone: 8644612423. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Coastal Critters with Roper Mountain Science Center

Kids Coastal Critters - Meet and learn about some of the animals that populate our shorelines. Discover how these critters are an important part of marine life. Room capacity is limited. Scales and Tales - Meet three reptiles and learn about the adaptations that help them survive. Discover old tales and folklore about the visiting animals and create a new story for one of them. Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Coastal Critters Cyrill-Westside Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 12 at 11 a.m. Woodruff Tuesday, June 21 at 2 p.m. Scales and Tales Headquarters Wednesday. June 22 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs, Monday, July 18th at 3 pm Chesnee Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters, Wednesday, July 27th at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. Middle Tyger Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. Pacolet Monday, July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Technology Petting Zoo

Kids Join us with our friends from the Spark Space to learn about the world of robotics and coding! This program is limited to the first 30 participants. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Zumba for Kids

Kids Join us at Cowpens Library for a fun-filled Zumba class for kids! Please wear exercise clothes and tennis shoes. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: amanda grigg. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teen Stop-Motion Studio

Teens Learn how to film a stop motion animation with a variety of materials! Open to the first 20 teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Paige. Contact Phone: (864)578-3665. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Make an Ocean Creature

Kids Join us as we create ocean creatures out of Perler beads! Registration is required. Open to the first 15 participants. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

2022 World Cup Pre-Game

Adults Get ready for the 2022 World Cup by learning its history, including the great teams, iconic players, intense rivalries, dramatic victories and shocking controversies. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Rock Painting

Adults Paint your favorite design or make your own pet rock! Sign up is required, limit 10. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Mental Health with NAMI

Adults NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Please join us for a wide-ranging presentation on mental health and its many aspects. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Jon Davis. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Equine Ancestry and Breed Research

Adults Have you ever wondered how there came to be so many horse breeds? Do you have a horse or know someone with a horse who doesn't know their background? Are you curious about horse tattoos? If you've answered yes to any of these questions, come to SCPL's Equine Ancestry class, hosted by librarian and horse lover Jess from the Multimedia & Fiction department. She'll discuss breed characteristics, tracing breedlines, and equine genotyping, as well as some of the big names to look out for in a horse's bloodline. Room: Jeanne Smith Harley Meeting Room. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Jess. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Socrates Cafe

Adults "The unexamined life is not worth living."- Socrates. It's not about finding answers; it's about asking questions to help each of us explore the meaning of our lives. Meet with Dr. Christine Dinkins, Wofford Socrates scholar and others to discuss things that matter to us. Call 864-574-6815 more information. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Holly. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 19, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Next Step Sewing: Burrito Pillowcase

Adults Participants will learn to do a French seam while making a pillowcase with the burrito method. Class is limited to 4 people. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Headquarters Library.

Pirate Ship Challenge

Kids Ahoy mateys! Join us to build and sail your very own pirate ship and make some cool pirate accessories. Design your boat to float or you may have to walk the plank! This program is limited to the first 30 participants. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-9 age group. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teen Theatre 101

Teens Brush up on your acting skills and learn some helpful tips from the instructors of the Spartanburg Youth Theater! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Summer LEGO Club

Kids In our special summer edition of LEGO Club, participants can build EVERY Wednesday in July! Free build and special themed challenges will be offered. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Game Night

Kids Join us for an evening of family fun with board games! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Mindful Movement

Adults Join the staff of Yogalicious for a 45 minute session that will help you become more mindful in your daily life. These sessions will include meditation, mindful walking, journaling, reading and art. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Vanessa. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit catalog.infodepot.org.

Christmas in July

Kids Celebrate Christmas in July at the Library! Ages 3-6. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Landrum Library.

Basic Internet Searching

All Ages This workshop covers basic internet terminology, using web browsers and web addresses, visiting and navigating websites and internet safety tips. Category: Technology Classes. Contact Name: Leverne McBeth. Contact Phone: 18644740421. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Pacolet Library.

Flix for Teens: Ghostbusters Double Feature

Teens Binge the original Ghostbusters followed by Ghostbusters: Afterlife! Rated PG and PG-13. Pizza and Slimer sundaes provided. Ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Under the Sea Bingo

Kids Join us for an ocean-themed day of Bingo and prizes! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Adult Bingo

Adults Join us for fun at Woodruff Library! Play bingo and win prizes! Limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Chesnee History Group

Adults The Chesnee History Group meets to discuss local history and the tools those interested in their past can use for research. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Chesnee Library.

Make Your Own Ice Cream!

Kids Use the power of science to make your own ice cream! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Mr. Rocky

Kids Come jam with us at this enriching musical experience perfect for your family! Room: Barrett Room. Category: Music Programs. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Vegetable Printing

Kids Space is limited. Please visit the circulation desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket for entry into the Cudd Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Theresa P. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Anime Society

Teens Watch My Hero Academia and Haikyuu, discuss your favorites, and win prizes! Rated TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Sara Iraheta. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Geek Out: Harry Potter

Teens Play trivia, make buttons, and enjoy snacks from the wizarding world! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sophia. Contact Phone: 8645963506. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Play: D&D

Teens Adventure awaits! Guide your characters through magic and dangers alike to a glorious treasure. Open to 12 teens. Advance registration is required. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Mr. Rocky Music

Kids Come jam with us at this enriching musical experience perfect for your toddler! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Cyrill-Westside Thursday, July 21 at 6 p.m. Headquarters Thursday, July 21 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Nest Step Sewing: Burrito Pillowcase

Adults Participants will learn to do a French seam while making a pillowcase with the burrito method. Class is limited to 4 people. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Welcome to Chesnee Makerspace

Adults Join us for a demonstration and exhibition of Chesnee's new makerspace. Come see the how the new machines work to spark your imagination. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Evelyn Lester. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Chesnee Library.

Armchair Traveler: Visit Japan

Adults Travel to Japan with Kathy McKay. She will provide cultural insights, travel tips, and photos of temples, gardens, food, and bullet trains from her 2017 fall trip. Locations include Hiroshima, Nara, Tokyo, Mt Fuji, and Kyoto. Enjoy provided Japanese snacks during the program. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Kathy McKay. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Thursday, July 21, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM. Landrum Library.

Super Terrific Crafty Funtime

Kids Join us every Friday all summer for a quick craft. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Younger children will need parents assistance. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Friday, July 22, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

30/30 Gentle Exercise Class

Adults Stay healthy with 30 minutes of low-impact cardiovascular exercise followed by 30 minutes of gentle yoga taught by registered nurse, DJ Liner. Charge for the class is $2.00 per person and open to adults 18+. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Friday, July 22, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: Splatoon 2 Tournament

Teens Attention all Inklings and Octolings! Get your virtual paint gun ready to compete to see who is the best splatter in town! Winners of the tournament will get a gift card! Open to the first 32 teens. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Seth Edwards. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Friday, July 22, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Monday Morning Yoga

All Ages Center yourself for a busy week! Yoga classes are taught by Ann Minard - all ages and ability levels welcome. Price is $2.00 per person, yoga mats and props are provided. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Sheryl Mann. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

NovelTea

Adults This month's challenge - read a book set near a body of water. Need some reader's advisory? Talk to a library staff member for a great recommendation! Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Catie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 25, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Boiling Springs Library.

Talewise

Kids Space is limited. Please visit the circulation desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket for entry into the Cudd Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Theresa P. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, July 25, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Watercolor Paint Party

Teens Create a watercolor painting using stencils! For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, July 25, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Taste Test: Pop-Tarts

Teens Put your taste buds to the test and sample limited edition Pop-Tarts, then guess the flavors! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Jessie. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Monday, July 25, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Teens Explore: Maritime Archaeology

Teens Uncover artifacts from Fort Frederick Heritage Preserve with the Department of Natural Resources. For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Monday, July 25, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Book-ish Book Club: When Life give you Mangos

Kids We’re reading "When Life give you Mangos" by Kereen Getten. The first 25 children to sign up will receive a free copy of the book to keep along with some fun book swag. Join us in person in the Tween Zone at the Headquarters Library or on Zoom. Use the SCPL app or call us for assistance with locating a library copy to borrow. Please click the link to register. Open to the first 15 participants visiting the library. Room: The Tween Zone. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Naomi Pickens. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Monday, July 25, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit infodepot-org.zoom.us.

LEGO Block Party

Kids Join us for a Lego block party! Free build or take on a Lego challenge. There will be a section with large blocks for younger children. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 25, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Game Night: Mario Kart

Adults Join us for a night of gaming fun where we play a new game every month! This month we are playing Mario Kart. Everyone who attends will be entered to win a board game. Limited to ages 18 and up and no registration is required. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Monday, July 25, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Teen Anime Society

Teens Vote on which anime to watch and play anime Pictionary for a prize sticker pack! Anime rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12 only. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Mo Hatchell. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Monday, July 25, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Teens Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday with an interactive movie, potion and wand crafts, cosplay, and birthday cake! All supplies provided. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Jayme. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, July 25, 2022, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

An Adventure in SC State Parks

Kids Take an adventure and learn about SC State Parks at the library. You could win a state park pass just for attending! Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Under the Sea Coral Craft

Kids Learn about the colorful coral reef and create your own! This program is best for ages birth-5, but is open to all ages. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Free Style Art

Kids Join us to get creative and make unique art! With so many different supplies the art projects are endless! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Summer Reading Pizza Party Finale

Kids Celebrate your accomplishments this summer with pizza, fun and prizes! Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Technology Petting Zoo

Kids Join us with our friends from the Spark Space to learn about the world of robotics and coding! This program is limited to the first 30 participants. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Room: Inman Mills Activity Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Upcycled Coral Reef Creation

Kids Learn about the colorful coral reef and create your own! This program is best for ages 6-12, but is open to all ages. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Teens Play: Bingo

Teens Play bingo in various fun patterns and win cool prizes, like gift cards, movies and more! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Wing. Contact Phone: 8645783665. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Summer of Soul Film Showing

Adults Flashback to a Summer When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised. Join us at the Landrum Library to watch Summer of Soul directed by Questlove (you may have seen him on TV with Jimmy Fallon serving as member of the in-house band for the Tonight Show and as in-house DJ for the Oscars). This film is about the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which features performances from Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone (Tryon, North Carolina Native), Gladys Knight & the Pips and B.B. King among many other top Soul, Jazz, Gospel and Latin artists of the era. The film has a 99% approval rating and is nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards. Category: Film Showings. Contact Name: Meredith Griggs. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Summer Reading Finale

Kids Join us at Cowpens Library for our Summer Reading Finale Party. There will be games, water fun, and pizza, so dress to get messy! Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: amanda grigg. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Cowpens Library.

1950's Census

Adults Charity Rouse from the Spartanburg Public Library's Kennedy Room will be hosting an informative talk on the roll out of the 1950 census and its benefits and uses when researching your family history. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Lynn T. Goen. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM. Chesnee Library.

Escape Room: Search for Atlantis

Adults A missing librarian, a hidden map, and a locked room await you in the "Search for Atlantis." Sign up by calling the Boiling Springs Library starting July 12th. There are a maximum of eight people per program so reserve your spot early. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Catie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Personal Safety and Awareness with Susan Sutton

Adults Join Susan Sutton at the Cyrill-Westside Library as she teaches us the basics of personal safety and awareness. Susan has 35 years of safety experience, 25 years of police experience and 10 years of security experience here at the library. Topics that will be discussed: Personal safety, Confident body language, Safety at home, Senior Citizen safety, Con artists, Identity theft, Safety in your car, Safety tips. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Holly. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Virtually Reading Book Club

Adults Join our online book club as we discuss "Apples Never Fall" by Liane Morairty. Stop by the Cyrill-Westside Library and check out a copy, then email us at wescirc@infodepot.org to sign up and receive the Zoom link. Adults only, please. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Holly. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. ONLINE.

Doorstoppers Book Club: The Count of Monte Cristo, Meeting 2

Adults This book club is for fans of weighty tomes. This month, we'll continue our reading of Alexandre Dumas's popular classic, "The Count of Monte Cristo," discussing chapters XXI-XL in Robin Buss's English translation. Light snacks will be provided. Patrons are welcome to bring their own lunch. Stop by the Multimedia and Fiction desk at Headquarters to pick up a copy of the book. For more information, please contact Joseph at sptav@infodepot.org or call 864-596-3502. Room: BMW Board Room. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Joseph Henderson. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM. Headquarters Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Room: Barrett Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Let's Learn Computers! Library Streaming Services

Adults The summer sun’s getting strong, and sometimes you want to stay indoors! Join us as we talk about and learn how to access all the different streaming options that the library system offers, including Kanopy, hoopla, and Freegal, so that you can beat the summer heat! Category: Technology Classes. Contact Name: Jim Schwartz. Contact Phone: 8645746815. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teens Geek Out: Anime

Teens Chat about anime and play "Power Moves" trivia for a chance to win cool anime swag! Click "Sign Up" to register for this live virtual program.  For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-596-3506. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. ONLINE.

Loose Part Art: Owls

Kids Explore STEAM concepts while learning all about recycling paper. We will use our creative minds to make a beautiful owl collage. All children are welcome but the program is suited for ages 6-12, sign up is required at the Landrum Library. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Landrum Library. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Landrum Library.

Summer LEGO Club

Kids In our special summer edition of LEGO Club, participants can build EVERY Wednesday in July! Free build and special themed challenges will be offered. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Children's Services. Contact Phone: 864-439-4759. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Middle Tyger Library.

Quick Quote Episode 9: Mark Twain

Adults Quote Me is an SCPL podcast where we talk about the life, legacy, and works of our favorite authors. This month we'll be doing a mini episode (we've dubbed Quick Quote) on a classic American author, Mark Twain. He's known as "the best humorist the United States has produced," but you may know him as the writer of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Tune in to hear more! Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Name: Koen Paszkiewicz. Contact Phone: 864-596-3505. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. ONLINE. For more info visit spartanburglibraries.org.

Build and Watch: The LEGO Movie

Kids Join us where everything is AWESOME and you can build with Legos while watching The LEGO Movie! There will be a section with large blocks for younger children. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Mindful Movement

Adults Join the staff of Yogalicious for a 45 minute session that will help you become more mindful in your daily life. These sessions will include meditation, mindful walking, journaling, reading and art. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Vanessa. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM. Headquarters Library. For more info visit catalog.infodepot.org.

Under the Sea Puppet Show

Kids Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 3-6 age group. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Landrum Library.

eReaders & Other Devices for Beginners

All Ages Have you heard library staff talk about free books and want to know what all the fuss is about? Join us as we work though how to get electronic books and audiobooks on your device, so you can enjoy the library wherever you go. Category: Technology Classes. Contact Name: Leverne McBeth. Contact Phone: 18644740421. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Pacolet Library.

Totally Rad Teen Trivia and Treats

Teens Answer pop culture questions and try candy from the 80s and 90s to win prizes! Ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Amanda. Contact Phone: 864-461-2423. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Adult Bingo

Adults Join us for fun at Woodruff Library! Play bingo and win prizes! Limited to the first 10 people to sign up. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

Professor Whizzpop

Kids A fantastic medley of comic mayhem, this magical professor is sure to entertain! Room capacity is limited. Can’t join us on this day? Check out the other dates and locations below! Boiling Springs, Monday, July 18 at 3 pm Chesnee Thursday, July 28 at 2 p.m. Cowpens Tuesday, Monday, July 11 at 6 p.m. Cyrill-Westside Thursday, June 2 at 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. Headquarters, Wednesday, July 27 at 2 p.m. Landrum Tuesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. Middle Tyger Tuesday, July 5 at 1 p.m. Pacolet Monday, July 18 at 11 a.m. Woodruff Tuesday, July 19 at 2 p.m. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Mindy Needs. Contact Phone: 8644612423. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Chesnee Library.

Summer Reading Finale

Kids Celebrate the completion of Summer Reading with fun crafts and an ice pop! Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Summer Reading Finale

Kids Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with Touch a Truck! See fantastic vehicles up close at the Headquarters Library! Room: Barrett Room. Category: Special Events. Contact Phone: 864-596-3504. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Summer Reading Finale

Kids Space is limited. Please visit the circulation desk 30 minutes before the program to pick up a ticket for entry into the Cudd Room. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Theresa P. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teens Play: Bingo

Teens Wrap up Summer Reading by playing variety of Bingo styles for prizes! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Sara Iraheta. Contact Phone: 864-463-0430. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cowpens Library.

Teens Make: Tiny Terrariums

Teens Create your own terrarium using air plants and decorate with whimsical embellishments! Open to 12 teens. Advance registration is required. For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Woodruff Library.

3D Beadwork Embroidery II

Adults If you're looking to take your embroidery to the next level, sign up for 3D Beadwork Embroidery! You'll learn new techniques that will allow you to incorporate various types of beads, sequins and specialty threads into your work. The first class teaching these techniques is scheduled for June 23rd. This is an advanced embroidery technique and patrons who join the class are expected to know basics of embroidery, including threading a needle, satin stitch and French knots, and finishing threads. This class requires advance sign up using the link below. Room: Art Studio. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Jess. Contact Phone: 864-596-3502. Thursday, July 28, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Super Terrific Crafty Funtime

Kids Join us every Friday all summer for a quick craft. Children of all ages are welcome to participate, but this activity is most suitable for the 6-12 age group. Younger children will need parents assistance. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Friday, July 29, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Landrum Library.

30/30 Gentle Exercise Class

Adults Stay healthy with 30 minutes of low-impact cardiovascular exercise followed by 30 minutes of gentle yoga taught by registered nurse, DJ Liner. Charge for the class is $2.00 per person and open to adults 18+. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Friday, July 29, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Teen Treats: Snow Cone Finale

Teens Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a sweet treat and a chance to win prizes! For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 864-457-2218. Friday, July 29, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Landrum Library.

Teen Cosplay Party

Teens Come dressed in your best cosplay for a costume contest, trivia, games, and prizes! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Room: Vann Studio. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 8645963506. Friday, July 29, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Summer Reading Finale Party

Kids Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading program and spin the wheel for a chance to win MORE prizes!   Ages 0-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Melissa Gephart. Contact Phone: 8644572218. Friday, July 29, 2022, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Landrum Library.

Teens Play: S.T.E.M. Toys

Teens Tinker with programmable robots, electronic building blocks, motion sensors and more! For ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Saturday, July 30, 2022, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Operation Teen Book Drop

Teens Every month we stash teen books in local Little Free Libraries for teens to find and keep. Teens who found one and filled out our finder's report in July so far are entered to win a gift card in today's drawing! Visit https://forms.gle/GwpoN8UhtyUH7PmcA for more info and Little Free Library locations. Good luck! For teens ages 12-18 or entering grades 7-12. Category: Fun & Games. Contact Phone: 8645963506. Sunday, July 31, 2022, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. ONLINE.

Make to Donate

All Ages Let's get together and make lap quilts for local assisted living residents for Christmas. Open to ages 12 and up. No sewing experience needed. All supplies provided. Group Programs and solo appointment times available. Call for more information. Room: The SPARK-Makerspace. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Marlene. Contact Phone: 864-216-7554. Monday, August 1, 2022, 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Headquarters Library.

Subscription Box: The Hobbit

Adults “All good stories deserve embellishment!” — Gandalf. This month, the embellishments are going to be the surprises you can find in our August Subscription Box which includes a copy of the classic story,The Hobbit, to check out. Sign-up between August 1-12 to receive yours. Limited to the first 20 sign-ups. Boxes will be available August 15-31. Category: Craft, DIY & Maker. Contact Name: Annie. Contact Phone: 864-578-3665. Monday, August 1, 2022, 10:00 AM – Friday, August 12, 2022, 8:00 PM. Boiling Springs Library.

Monday Morning Yoga

All Ages Center yourself for a busy week! Yoga classes are taught by Ann Minard - all ages and ability levels welcome. Price is $2.00 per person, yoga mats and props are provided. Category: Health & Fitness. Contact Name: Sheryl Mann. Contact Phone: 864-574-6815. Monday, August 1, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cyrill-Westside Library.

Teen Anime Society

Teens Paint your favorite anime character in watercolor workshop! Roxanne Kingsland will be our instructor for this unique event. For ages 12-18 or grades 7-12. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Alice Pennington. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, August 1, 2022, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Pacolet Library.

Movie Review Crew

Adults Join us for our Movie Review Crew film discussion. This month we will discuss "All About Eve" (1950) and "Love & Mercy" (2014). This program is open to all adult patrons and no registration is required. Category: Book & Film Discussions. Contact Phone: 864-476-8770. Monday, August 1, 2022, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Woodruff Library.

End of the Summer Party at the Pacolet Library

All Ages Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a free outdoor concert at the Pacolet Library. Musical performance will be by local band, M.A.D Music. Bring your folding chair and dancing shoes at 6 p.m. the concert will start at 6:30 p.m. Local food trucks will be selling items and Friends of the Pacolet Library will have door prizes during the concert. In case of rain, the concert will be indoors. Category: Special Events. Contact Name: Pam Inman. Contact Phone: 864-474-0421. Monday, August 1, 2022, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Pacolet Library.

Garden Goodness

Adults Garden Goodness is a lecture series hosted by the Clemson Extension Master Gardeners. Every month, we will have new speakers discussing the best ways to care for your garden. Room: Barrett Room. Category: Educational Workshops. Contact Name: Koen Paszkiewicz. Contact Phone: 864-285-9026. Monday, August 1, 2022, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Headquarters Library.