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Feb/Mar 2017 News & Events

March is

Upstate International Month Celebrate the rich cultural diversity and heritage of the Upstate!

English Chat and Craft/Hablemos InglĂŠs con Manualidades

What’s Culture Got to Do with It?

Carolina and Palmetto Handbells

International Spring Concert

See p. 11 for more information

Locations Hughes Main Library 25 Heritage Green Place, Greenville 29601 864-242-5000

Anderson Road • West Branch 2625 Anderson Road, Greenville 29611 864-269-5210

Augusta Road • Ramsey Family Branch 100 Lydia Street, Greenville 29605 864-277-0161

Berea • Sarah Dobey Jones Branch 111 N Highway 25 Bypass, Greenville 29617 864-246-1695

Fountain Inn • Kerry Ann Younts Culp Branch 311 N Main Street, Fountain Inn 29644 864-862-2576

Greer • Jean M. Smith Branch 505 Pennsylvania Avenue, Greer 29650 864-877-8722

Mauldin • W. Jack Greer Branch 800 W Butler Road, Greenville 29607 864-277-7397

Pelham Road • F.W. Symmes Branch 1508 Pelham Road, Greenville 29615 864-288-6688


Feb/Mar 2017

Branches Mon-Thu • 9a-9p Fri-Sat • 9a-6p

Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos Bilingües p. 6

Hughes Main Library Mon-Fri • 9a-9p Sat • 9a-6p Sun • 2p-6p There are no scheduled closings during February and March. Mission To champion literacy, inspire learning and foster community connection.

Board of Trustees Mr. Brian Aufmuth Ms. Laura Baker Dr. Grady Butler, Vice-Chair Mr. Chace Campbell, Chair Mr. S. Allan Hill Mr. Tommy Hughes Mr. Dick Jensen Mrs. Glenda Julian Dr. Fritz Moise Mrs. Deryl Paradis, Secretary Mr. Joe Poore, Treasurer

Simpsonville • Hendricks Branch 626 NE Main Street, Simpsonville 29681 864-963-9031

Executive Director

Taylors • Burdette Branch

About this newsletter

316 W Main Street, Taylors 29687 864-268-5955

This bi-monthly publication is made possible in part by a generous contribution from the Friends of the Greenville County Library System. With a Friends membership, you can have this newsletter mailed to your home. Call 527-9291 for more information.

Travelers Rest • Sargent Branch 17 Center Street, Travelers Rest 29690 864-834-3650

Bookmobile Visit for schedule of stops. 864-527-9252 2 |

Beverly James

International Ballet p. 7 Teen Tech Week p. 9 Upstate International Month p. 11

Notice of Intent to Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act Reasonable efforts will be made to provide adaptations or accommodations for individuals with disabilities interested in taking advantage of any program or service offered by the library system. Please submit requests at least three business days in advance to ADA Coordinator, at 527-9240 or

Ayuda En Su Idioma/Spanish Speaker Availability Para ayudar con sus preguntas sobre la biblioteca, habrá un ayudante bilingüe a su disposición cada viernes en el Hughes Library. Búscalo en el departamento de niños. Llame al 242-5000 ext. 2634 para más información.

All programs are free unless otherwise noted. Park free at Hughes Main Library on Heritage Green in downtown Greenville evenings and weekends.

Questions or comments about our newsletter? Email us at

First Thursdays** Feb 2 & Mar 2 • 9a-12p

Save the Date!

Spring Fri, Apr 28 • 3p-7p** OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Sat, Apr 29 • 10a-5p Sun, Apr 30 • 1p-5p • 50% off

**Friends members only. Memberships begin at $5 and are available at the door or online at Friends-of-the-Library.

How We Got to Now, a program series based on Steven Johnson’s bestselling book and accompanying PBS documentary, explores the history of innovation over the centuries, tracing facets of modern life from their creation by amateurs and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. A limited number of copies of the book How We Got to Now will be available in advance of the discussions, and can be picked up at the Reference Desk on the upper level of Hughes Main Library. The PBS documentary can be viewed on Hoopla through for free with your library card. Call 527-9258 to register and for more information on obtaining copies of the books or watching the videos. This program is sponsored by the SC Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage.

Sound* Dr. David Coombs, Assistant Professor of Literature and the History of Technology at Clemson University, shares how we learned to measure and manage sound.

Thu, Feb 2, 7p-8p, Main, Meeting Rooms B & C Merovan Center, Suite E-2 1200 Woodruff Road (across from Kohl's)

Proceeds from book sales help fund Greenville County Library System programs.

Clean* Deb Sofield, Greenville Water Commissioner and visiting professor at Harvard University, discusses how modern society was able to kill harmful bacteria on a vast scale, and in the process, dramatically improve public health by providing clean drinking water.

Thu, Feb 9, 7p-8p, Main, Meeting Rooms B & C *Registration required

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Story Time • Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 & Mar 2, 9, 23, 30 10a-10:30a Mini-Makers • Feb 15 & Mar 15 • 10a-10:30a My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 16 • 10a-11a

& Mar 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 10a-10:30a Bouncing Babies • Feb 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 & Mar 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 • 11a-11:30a Harry Potter Book Night • Feb 2 • 6p-7:30p Bilingual Story Time • Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Apr 7• 6p-6:45p Lollipops Concert • Feb 4 & Mar 11 • 11:30a-12p Toddler Tales • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 • 11a-11:30a Twilight Tales • Feb 6 & Mar 6 • 7p-7:30p Saturday Stories • Feb 11, 25 & Mar 11, 25 10a-10:30a Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off • Feb 13 9a-9p Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time & Pickup Feb 14 • 3p-3:30p International Ballet • Feb 18 • 11:30a-12p Creation Station • Feb 21 • 3:30p-4:30p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 17 • 10a-11a Craftime • Mar 21 • 3:30p-4:15p International Ballet • Apr 1 • 11:30a-12p

Berea • 246-1695

Mauldin • 277-7397

Information and Registration Programs that require registration may be canceled if minimum registration is not met two days prior to the program. See full program listing for registration information. *Registration required

Anderson Road • 269-5210 Make It! • Feb 2, Mar 2 & Apr 6 • 3:30p-4:30p Homework Help • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 • 4p-5p Snow Day Celebration • Feb 24 • 3:30p-4:15p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 24 • 3:30p-4:30p

Augusta Road • 277-0161

Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off • Feb 6 9a-5p Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time & Pickup Feb 7 • 10:30a-11a Story Time • Feb 14, 21, 28 & Mar 14, 21, 28 10:30a-11a My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 7 • 10:30a-11:30a

Fountain Inn • 862-2576 Story Time • Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar 8, 15, 22, 29 10:30a-11a Mini-Makers • Feb 22 & Mar 22 • 3:30p-4p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 1 • 10a-11a Be Our Guest • Mar 20 • 3:30p-4:30p

Greer • 877-8722 Lollipops Concert • Feb 4 • 10a-10:30a Bouncing Babies • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 13, 20, 27 • 10a-10:30a Story Time • Feb 7, 14, 28 & Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a Science Station • Feb 10 & Mar 10 10:30a-11:30a Craftime • Feb 14 & Mar 14 • 3:30p-4:15p Art 101 • Feb 15 & Mar 8 • 10:30a-11:30a Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off • Feb 20 9a-5p Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time & Pickup Feb 21 • 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a Adventures in History • Feb 27 & Mar 27 3:30p-4:30p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 13 • 3:30p-4:30p

Main • 527-9248 Mini-Makers • Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 & Apr 5 • 10:30a-11a Musical Jamboree • Feb 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27

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Story Time • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 20, 27 10a-10:30a My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 13 • 10a-11a

Pelham Road • 288-6688 Story Time • Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a Toddler Tales • Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 & Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • 10a-10:30a Move and Groove • Feb 6 • 10a-10:30a Bouncing Babies • Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10a-10:30a Craftime • Feb 13 & Mar 13 • 3:30p-4:15p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 6 • 10a-11a Spring Has Sprung: A Scavenger Hunt • Mar 20 3:30p-4:15p

Simpsonville • 963-9031 Mother Goose on the Loose • Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 • 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a Story Time • Feb 2, 9, 23 & Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a Bouncing Babies • Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10a-10:30a Toddler Tales • Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 • 11a-11:30a Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off • Feb 15 9a-5p Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time & Pickup Feb 16 • 10a-10:30a Story Time • Feb 16 • 11a-11:30a International Ballet • Feb 18 • 10a-10:30a Mini-Makers • Feb 20 & Mar 20 • 10:30a-11a My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 9 • 3:30p-4:30p Lollipops Concert • Mar 11 • 10a-10:30a International Ballet • Apr 1 • 10a-10:30a

Culturegrams Explore cultural traditions from all over the world including music, dance and art.

Taylors • 268-5955 Bouncing Babies • Feb 2, 9, 16, 23 & Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 • 10:30a-11a Story Time • Feb 3, 10, 17, 24 & Mar 3, 10, 24, 31 10a-10:30a Mother Goose on the Loose • Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar 7, 14, 21, 28 • 10a-10:30a Series Savvy • Feb 21 & Mar 21 • 3:30p-4:15p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 17 • 10a-11a

Travelers Rest • 834-3650 Mother Goose on the Loose • Feb 1, 8, 15, 22 & Mar 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 • 10a-10:30a Science Station • Feb 3, Mar 3 & Apr 7 10:30a-11:30a Story Time • Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 20, 27 10:30a-11a Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-Off • Feb 8 9a-5p Stuffed Animal Sleepover Story Time & Pickup Feb 9 • 10:30a-11a Adventures in History • Feb 20 & Mar 20 3:30p-4:30p My First Drive-In Movie • Mar 13 • 10:30a-11:30a

Mini-Makers ages 2-5

Make It! ages 5-11 NEW!

Listen to a story. Create items using your imagination and provided materials. Adult caregiver required.

Join us for hands-on creating, games and activities. 3:30p-4:30p, Anderson Road



Wed, Feb 1, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room



Wed, Feb 8, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room Wed, Feb 15, 10a-10:30a Augusta Road Mon, Feb 20, 10:30a-11a, Simpsonville Wed, Feb 22, 3:30p-4p, Fountain Inn

Thu, Mar 2

Harry Potter Book Night*


Science Station* ages 6-12


Wed, Mar 1, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room IMAGINATION

Wed, Mar 8, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room Mon, Mar 20, 10:30a-11a, Simpsonville Wed, Mar 22, 3:30p-4p, Fountain Inn TEXTURES

Wed, Mar 15, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room Wed, Mar 15, 10a-10:30a, Augusta Road MICHAELANGELO

Wed, Mar 22, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room WIND

Wed, Mar 29, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room SPRING

Wed, Apr 5, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room

LK • Letter Knowledge NS • Narrative Skills PA • Print Awareness PH • Phonological Awareness PM • Print Motivation V • Vocabulary

Thu, Apr 6

Wed, Feb 22, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room

Wed, Feb 15, 10:30a-11a, Main, Story Room



all ages Join us for the worldwide celebration of the Harry Potter series. Enjoy trivia, crafts and wizarding world activities. Hogwarts attire welcome. Fun for the whole family! Registration opened Jan 3. Call 527-9248 to register. Thu, Feb 2, 6p-7:30p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-B


Talk. Read. Write. Sing. Play.

This program designed for homeschoolers. Adult caregiver required. Registration opens 1 month prior. LET’S GET COZY

Learn about hibernation. Fri, Feb 3, 10:30a-11:30a, Travelers Rest Fri, Feb 10, 10:30a-11:30a, Greer PI DAY

Celebrate Pi Day and learn how irrational numbers can make so much sense! Fri, Mar 3, 10:30a-11:30a, Travelers Rest Fri, Mar 10, 10:30a-11:30a, Greer EARTH DAY

Plant a seed in a planter you make from recycled materials. Fri, Apr 7, 10:30a-11:30a, Travelers Rest Fri, Apr 21, 10:30a-11:30a, Greer

Bouncing Babies PM V Stories, rhymes, music and bouncing games for babies 1 month-18 months. Includes play time for hands-on exploring and social skill development. Mondays, 10a, Greer Tuesdays, 10a, Pelham Road Tuesdays, 10a, Simpsonville Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11a, Main, Story Room Thursdays, 10:30a, Taylors

Mother Goose on the Loose PH PM V Nursery rhymes are used to create nurturing play experiences for babies 1 month-24 months with an adult caregiver. Maximum of 3 children per adult caregiver. Attendance is limited to 40 per program. Get a free admission ticket at the desk. Tuesdays, 10a, Taylors Wednesdays, 10a, Travelers Rest Wednesdays, 10a & 11a, Simpsonville

Due to space limitations, many classes cannot accommodate groups. If you are seeking permission for your group of 3 or more, please call the location where you wish to attend to check availability. Groups that do not have prior library permission will not be admitted.

Musical Jamboree PH PM V Explore children’s literature through music, songs, creative movement and instrument play. Ages 18 months-4 years. Mondays & Thursdays, 10a, Main, Story Room

Story Time NS PA PM V Join us for stories, music and activities that develop social, listening and comprehension skills in preschool children. Mondays, 10a, Mauldin Mondays, 10:30a, Travelers Rest Tuesdays, 10a & 11a, Greer Tuesdays, 10:30a, Berea Wednesdays, 10a & 11a, Pelham Road Wednesdays, 10:30a, Fountain Inn Thursdays, 10a, Augusta Road Thursdays, 10a & 11a, Simpsonville Fridays, 10a, Taylors

Toddler Tales PM V 30 minutes of stories, music and movement designed for toddlers 19+ months. Mondays, 11a, Main, Story Room Tuesdays, 11a, Simpsonville Thursdays, 10a, Pelham Road

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Bilingual Story Time/ Cuentos Bilingües all ages Enjoy an English/Spanish story time. Cuentos bilingües en inglés y español. Llame al 242-5000 ext.2634 para más información. 6p-6:45p, Main, Story Room TELL ME A CUENTO/ CUÉNTAME UN STORY

Lollipops Concert ages 3-8



The Greenville Symphony Orchestra (GSO) presents storybased musical programs.

Mon, Feb 6, 9a-5p, Berea Wed, Feb 8, 9a-5p, Travelers Rest Mon, Feb 13, 9a-9p, Main, Children’s Area desk Wed, Feb 15, 9a-5p, Simpsonville Mon, Feb 20, 9a-5p, Greer

Join us for Dr. Seuss stories, songs, games and activities. Meet a costumed character too! Mon, Mar 6, 7p-7:30p Main, Story Room


featuring the GSO Wind Quintet. Sat, Feb 4, 10a-10:30a, Greer Sat, Feb 4, 11:30a-12p, Main, Meeting Room A










featuring the GSO String Quintet. Sat, Mar 11, 10a-10:30a, Simpsonville Sat, Mar 11, 11:30a-12p, Main, Meeting Room A

Move and Groove ages 3-5 Wear your dancing shoes to this special musical story time! Mon, Feb 6, 10a-10:30a, Pelham Road

Stuffed Animal Sleepover ages 2-5 Fill out a name tag and drop off your stuffed animal with staff at participating locations. Listen to stories and reunite with your furry friend the following day. Adult caregiver required.


Tue, Feb 7, 10:30a-11a, Berea** Thu, Feb 9, 10:30a-11a, Travelers Rest Tue, Feb 14, 3p-3:30p, Main, Story Room Thu, Feb 16, 10a-10:30a, Simpsonville** Tue, Feb 21, 10a-10:30a & 11a-11:30a, Greer** **Replaces regular Story Time at this location.

Homework Help ages 5-13 Library staff will be available to assist students in grades K-8th. Mon, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, 4p-5p, Anderson Road

Twilight Tales all ages Join us for stories, songs and activities. Adults must be accompanied by at least one child.


Art 101 ages 6-13 NEW! This program designed for homeschoolers. Explore a different medium each month. Take home what you make. 10:30a-11:30a, Greer POLYMER CLAY

Wed, Feb 15 PASTELS

Wed, Mar 8

Saturday Stories ages 1-5 Bring your children/grandchildren for singing, dancing and stories. 10a-10:30a, Main, Story Room HUGS AND KISSES

Sat, Feb 11 ZOO BABIES

Sat, Feb 25 COLORS


Sat, Mar 25

Mon, Feb 6, 7p-7:30p, Main, Story Room

Fri, Apr 7

Kids & Family

Nooks and Crannies by Jessica Lawson J Lawson

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The Mouse Who Reached the Sky by Petr Horáček E Horacek

Finding Dory J DVD Finding

Kubo and the Two Strings J DVD Kubo

Nursery Rhyme Parade! by Lisa Loeb J CD/MUS 789.4 Loeb

Color these Valentines, cut out and give to someone special.

Craftime* ages 5-11

International Ballet

Adventures in History*

Series Savvy* ages 6-12

Adult caregiver required. Registration opens 1 month prior. 3:30p-4:15p

best for ages 3 and up Dancers from the International Ballet present story-based performances designed to introduce children and families to the art of ballet.

ages 5-11 Learn about these fascinating topics through books, crafts and activities. Registration opens 1 month prior. 3:30p-4:30p

Join us each month for games, crafts or activities celebrating some of the most beloved children’s book series. Registration opens one month prior. 3:30p-4:15p



Sat, Feb 18, 10a-10:30a, Simpsonville Sat, Feb 18, 11:30a-12p, Main, Meeting Room A

Mon, Feb 20, Travelers Rest Mon, Feb 27, Greer

Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan Tue, Feb 21, Taylors


Create heart-shaped animals inspired by Michael Hall’s book My Heart is a Zoo. Mon, Feb 13, Pelham Road Tue, Feb 14, Greer FIRE-BREATHING DRAGON

Listen to a story about dragons and then make one that breathes fire! Adult caregiver required. Mon, Mar 13, Pelham Road Tue, Mar 14, Greer Tue, Mar 21, Main, Story Room


Sat, Apr 1, 10a-10:30a, Simpsonville Sat, Apr 1, 11:30a-12p, Main, Meeting Room A


Mon, Mar 20, Travelers Rest Mon, Mar 27, Greer

Geronimo Stilton by Geronimo Stilton Tue, Mar 21, Taylors

Snow Day Celebration Creation Station ages 6-12 Create a comic book using an app and an iPad. Ages 6-10 with an adult caregiver. Registration opens Feb 1. Technology provided. Tue, Feb 21, 3:30p-4:30p, Main, Story Room

ages 10 & under Celebrate winter with snowy activities, crafts, games and ice cream. Adult caregiver required. Fri, Feb 24, 3:30p-4:15p, Anderson Road

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My First Drive-In Movie* ages 2-6 Transform a cardboard box into a pretend car and watch a short movie. Bring a box from home. All other materials provided. Registration opens Feb 1. Wed, Mar 1, 10a-11a, Fountain Inn** Mon, Mar 6, 10a-11a Pelham Road Tue, Mar 7, 10:30a-11:30a, Berea** Thu, Mar 9, 3:30p-4:30p, Simpsonville Mon, Mar 13, 10a-11a, Mauldin** Mon, Mar 13, 10:30a-11:30a, Travelers Rest** Mon, Mar 13, 3:30p-4:30p, Greer Thu, Mar 16, 10a-11a, Augusta Road** Fri, Mar 17, 10a-11a, Main, Story Room Fri, Mar 17, 10a-11a, Taylors** Fri, Mar 24, 3:30-4:30p, Anderson Road **Replaces regular Story Time at this location. 8 |

Spring Has Spring: A Scavenger Hunt ages 6-11 Celebrate the arrival of spring with a themed scavenger hunt! Adult caregiver required. Mon, Mar 20, 3:30p-4:15p, Pelham Road

Be Our Guest* ages 6-11 Celebrate the beloved story Beauty and the Beast with games, crafts and activities. Registration opens one month prior. Mon, Mar 20, 3:30p-4:30p, Fountain Inn

Check it out: Teens Game Informer magazine YA P Game Described as the world’s #1 video game magazine, Game Informer is more than a collection of the latest video game reviews; it features a wide range of content including hardware reviews, a gallery for fan created art and articles on the future of various games. Game Informer also showcases in-depth interviews with some of the biggest names in gaming. Of course, there are plenty of excellent reviews of the latest video games that include an easy-to-use rating scale. This magazine is a great read for everyone from gaming beginners to gaming fanatics.


Registration opens Feb 14. Tue, Mar 14, 4p-5p, Taylors Wed, Mar 22, 4p-5p, Pelham Road

Bookmarked* ages 10-13 Information and Registration Programs that require registration may be canceled if minimum registration is not met two days prior to the program. See full program listing for registration information.

Programs at Main: Call 527-9248 or email

Teen Service Day* ages 13-18

Fandom Friday ages 11-17

Game On* ages 9-13 RETRO BOARD GAMES

Use molds and melted chocolate to make your own tasty creations. Registration opened Jan 13. Sat, Feb 11, 2p-3:15p, Main, Story Room

The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Sat, Mar 18

Bring your best creative writing or come to be inspired. Sat, Feb 25 & Mar 25, 12p-1:30p, Simpsonville

All About Anime ages 11-17

Chocolate Delights* ages 11-17

Hoodoo by Ronald L. Smith. Sat, Feb 18

Teen Scribblers* ages 11-17

Earn volunteer hours. Registration opens one month prior. Sat, Feb 4, Mar 11 & Apr 1, 1p-4p, Main, Meeting Room A

Discuss all things anime. Make a craft and meet other anime enthusiasts. Cosplay welcome. Fri, Feb 10 & Mar 10, 4:30p-5:30p, Greer

Read the book and join us for a discussion and fun activity. 12p-1p, Simpsonville

Celebrate your favorite fandoms with games, crafts, activities and snacks. Fri, Mar 3, 4:30p-5:30p, Main, Story Room

Come play classic board games like Operation and Sorry. Registration opened Jan 17. Tue, Feb 14, 4p-5p, Taylors Wed, Feb 22, 4p-5p, Pelham Road

Free ACT Practice Test* 9th-12th grade students Want to know your individual strengths and weaknesses when taking the ACT? Take a free practice test provided by Sylvan Learning. Registration opened Jan 11. Call 527-9248 to register. Sat, Feb 11, 9:30a-1p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-B

Free ACT Practice Test Results & Parent Meeting Participants in the Feb 11 practice test will receive a detailed analysis of their individual test results. Refreshments provided. Call 527-9248 with questions. Thu, Feb 23, 6:30p-7:30p, Main, Meeting Room B

Teen Tech Week Teen Tech Week™ is March 5-11—the library system is celebrating by showcasing free digital offerings designed to support teens in our community as they work to succeed in school and prepare for college.

Want to learn to code? Need help with Photoshop, Excel, financial literacy, writing or overcoming procrastination? There is a topic for everyone! Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet.

Free with your library card Visit and select

Tech Club* ages 11-17 MAKEY MAKEY MUSIC

Use MaKey MaKey kits and play dough to produce music. Registration opened Jan 17. Wed, Feb 15, 4p-5p, Pelham Road Fri, Feb 17, 2p-3p, Main, Story Room LEGO® MOVIE MAKER

Use LEGO bricks and an iPad to create your own stop motion video. Participants must have an email address and are encouraged to bring their own LEGO® Minifigures. Registration opens Feb 15. Wed, Mar 15, 4p-5p, Pelham Road Fri, Mar 17, 2p-3p, Main, Story Room ®

Teen Tech Week: Upcycled Craft ages 11-17 Celebrate Teen Tech Week by taking parts from old electronics and transforming them into creations to take home. Fri, Mar 8, 3:30p-4:30p, Pelham Road

Teen Tech Week: Scavenger Hunt Beginning March 1, get a Scavenger Hunt log at any library location or go and print one. Bring in your completed log by Friday, Mar 31 to receive a small prize.

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ADULT PROGRAMS FEB/MAR 2017 Information and Registration Programs that require registration may be canceled if minimum registration is not met two days prior to the program. See full program listing for registration information.

Anderson Road • 269-5210 Introduction to SC Works • Feb 7 • 11a-12p Coloring Café • Feb 9 & Mar 9 • 4p-5p Family Fun Bingo • Feb 16 • 4p-5p Gospel Concert • Feb 18 • 3p-4p Computer Basics • Feb 22 • 12:30p-2p Computer Basics • Feb 23 & Mar 16 • 10a-11:30a Microsoft Word Basics • Feb 23 • 1p-2p English Chat and Craft • Feb 23 & Mar 23 • 4p-5p Introduction to SC Works • Mar 8 • 4p-5p Zinio Digital Newsstand • Mar 9 • 11a-12p Computación Básica • Mar 15 • 10a-11:30a Computer Basics • Mar 15 • 4p-5:30p Cloud Storage • Mar 16 • 1p-2p Digitize Greenville • Mar 16 • 3p-6p Senior Bingo • Mar 21 • 11a-12p Education Clinic • Mar 30 • 6:30p-7:30p

Augusta Road • 277-0161 Microsoft Word Basics • Feb 6 • 11a-12:30p Make a Valentine • Feb 11 • 10a-11a Microsoft PowerPoint • Feb 13 • 11a-12:30p Freddie Mac CreditSmart® • Feb 18 & 25 9:30a-1p Mouse and Keyboard Basics • Feb 20 11a-12:30p Yoga for Beginners • Feb 21 & 28 • 10a-11a Google Tools • Mar 6 • 11a-12:30p Resume Basics • Mar 13 • 11a-12:30p Beginners Watercolors • Mar 16 • 6:30p-8p How to “I Do” • Mar 18 • 10a-12p Downloadable Music & Movies • Mar 20 11a-12p

Berea • 246-1695 Upcycled Craft • Feb 8 & Mar 15 • 4p-5p Computer Basics • Feb 16 • 10a-11:30a History Book Club • Feb 21 & Mar 21 • 7p-8p AARP Smart Driver • Feb 23 • 9:30a-1:30p Book Club • Feb 28 & Mar 28 • 10a-11a Internet Basics • Mar 9 • 10a-11:30a

Fountain Inn • 862-2576 Calligraphy for Beginners • Feb 1 • 6p-8p Intermediate Microsoft Word • Feb 9 • 3p-4:30p Goodreads: Finding Your Next Great Book Feb 16 • 3p-4p Book Bingo • Feb 20 • 10:30a-11:30a Introduction to Windows 10 • Feb 23 • 3p-4:30p Online Job Searching • Mar 2 • 3p-4p Coloring Café • Mar 7 • 3p-4:30p Catalog Help: Using Encore • Mar 9 • 3p-4p Google Tools • Mar 16 • 3p-4:30p Master Gardener Class • Mar 13 • 6p-7p

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Create a Website with WordPress • Mar 23 3p-4:30p Master Gardener Class • Mar 27 • 10a-11a

Greer • 877-8722 Unraveled • Feb 2, 16 & Mar 2, 16 • 10a-12p AARP Smart Driver • Feb 8 • 9a-2:30p Digitize Greenville • Feb 9 • 3p-6p Bring a Craft, Learn a Craft • Feb 21 & Mar 7 6:30p-8p Microsoft Word Basics • Mar 15 • 4p-5p Microsoft Word Para Principiantes • Mar 28 6:30p-7:30p

Main • 527-9293 Introduction to Microsoft Office • Feb 1 3:30p-5p Computer Basics • Feb 8 • 3:30p-5p Practicing Meditation • Feb 8, 22 & Mar 8, 22 5:45p-6:30p iOS Basics • Feb 15 • 3:30p-5p Microsoft Excel Basics • Feb 16 • 3:30p-5p Intermediate Microsoft Excel • Feb 21 • 3:30p-5p Google Tools • Feb 23 • 3:30p-5p Scribblers Writing Group • Feb 23 & Mar 23 7p-8p Chautauqua Discussion • Feb 28 & Mar 21 7p-8:30p Introduction to Microsoft Office • Mar 2 3:30p-5p Carolina and Palmetto Handbells • Mar 4 3p-4p Internet Basics • Mar 7 • 3:30p-5p Android Basics • Mar 15 • 3:30p-5p Introduction to Finding Grants • Mar 16 3:30p-5p Chautauqua Discussion • Mar 18 • 2p-3p Microsoft Word Basics • Mar 23 • 3:30p-5p International Spring Concert • Mar 25 • 3p-4p Intermediate Microsoft Word • Mar 29 3:30p-5p Cloud Storage • Mar 30 • 3:30p-5p Southern Textile Basketball Tournament Mar 30 • 7p-8p

Mauldin • 277-7397 Unraveled • Feb 2 & Mar 2 • 6p-8p Digital Camera Workshop • Feb 7 & Mar 7 6:30p-8p Master Gardener Class • Feb 8 • 10a-11a Master Gardener Class • Feb 9 • 7p-8p Open Art Studios • Feb 11 & Mar 4 • 10a-11:30a Coloring Café • Feb 13 & Mar 13 • 7p-8p What’s All the Hoopla About? • Feb 15 • 3p-4p • Feb 16 • 6:30p-8p Perspective Drawing • Feb 25 • 10a-11:30a Figure Drawing • Mar 11 • 10a-11:30a Freddie Mac CreditSmart® • Mar 18 & 25 9:30a-1p Greenville: Life in the 1960s • Mar 20 • 7p-8p Gmail Basics • Mar 22 • 3p-4p

Visit and select Mango Languages

Microsoft Word Basics • Mar 23 • 6:30p-8p

Pelham Road • 288-6688 Scribblers • Feb 9 & Mar 9 • 7p-8p Stories from the Clemson Tigers • Mar 14 7p-8p Coloring Café • Feb 20 • 3p-4p Introduction to Windows 10 • Feb 25 10a-11:30a Microsoft PowerPoint • Feb 27 • 10a-11:30a Book Club • Feb 28 & Mar 28 • 7p-8p Cross Cultural Workshop • Mar 23 • 6:30p-7:30p Get Control of Your Email • Mar 25 • 10a-11:30a Microsoft PowerPoint • Feb 27 • 10a-11:30a Microsoft Excel Basics • Mar 27 • 10a-11:30a

Simpsonville • 963-9031 Resumé Workshop • Feb 21 • 6p-7:30p Unraveled • Feb 4, 18 & Mar 4, 18 • 2p-4p Dream Home Workshop • Feb 11 • 11a-12:30p Creating in Miniature • Feb 11 & Mar 11 • 2p-4p Scribblers • Feb 14, 28 & Mar 14 • 7p-8:30p Family History Club • Feb 15 & Mar 15 • 2:30p-4p Book Club • Feb 23 & Mar 23 • 1p-2p Coffee and Crafts • Mar 4 • 11a-12p Self-Publishing Fair • Mar 28 • 6:30p-8p

Taylors • 268-5955 Coloring Café • Feb 7 & Mar 7 • 7p-8:30p Book Club • Feb 13 & Mar 13 • 2p-3p

Travelers Rest • 834-3650 Unraveled • Feb 4, 18 & Mar 4, 18 • 10a-12p Book Club • Feb 13 & Mar 13 • 1p-2:30p Coloring Café • Feb 23 & Mar 23 • 6:30p-8p Upcycled Craft • Feb 25 & Mar 25 • 2p-3p Storytelling Night • Mar 9 • 7p-8p Raising Backyard Poultry • Mar 25 • 10a-11a

AARP Smart Driver* Drivers 55 and over may be eligible for a discount on their auto insurance after taking this class. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for non-members. Lunch not provided. Wed, Feb 8, 9a-2:30p, Greer Thu, Feb 23, 9:30a-1:30p, Berea

Dream Home Workshop* Former contractor Gary Schweickert shares the tools and resources you need to build a dream home. Learn how to read house plans, pick a contractor, and get information on financing, insurance and the building process. Sat, Feb 11, 11a-12:30p, Simpsonville

Family Fun Bingo* Join us for an evening of family fun. Small prizes awarded for every game. Thu, Feb 16, 4p-5p, Anderson Road

How to “I Do”* Local wedding professionals lead an informal, informative and intimate bridal workshop on organizing and planning a wedding. Sat, Mar 18, 10a-12p, Augusta Road

Educational Clinic* A South Carolina Legal Services lawyer shares how to qualify for special education or an accommodation plan to help your child with special needs get the most out of school. Thu, Mar 30, 6:30p-7:30p, Anderson Road

Senior Bingo Socialize with friends and win fun prizes. Light refreshments served. Tue, Mar 21, 11a-12p, Anderson Road

Arts & Crafts Calligraphy for Beginners* Local artist Lisa Marlo teaches the basics of calligraphy including Italic font, tools to use and other tips. All materials provided or bring your own. Wed, Feb 1, 6p-8p, Fountain Inn

Unraveled: Knit and Crochet Group Improve your skills in the company of fellow enthusiasts. Bring your own yarn and needles/hooks. Thu, Feb 2, 16 & Mar 2, 16, 10a-12p, Greer Thu, Feb 2 & Mar 2, 6p-8p, Mauldin Sat, Feb 4, 18 & Mar 4, 18, 10a-12p, Travelers Rest Sat, Feb 4, 18 & Mar 4, 18, 2p-4p, Simpsonville

Digital Camera Workshop* Photographer with Upstate Wildlife Action, Steven Anschel, teaches how to use your digital camera to take quality photos. Each class participant will take photos of a subject with help from the instructor. Bring a digital camera and your best photo from the previous month to share with the group. CAMERA DIAL MODE

Tue, Feb 7, 6:30p-8p, Mauldin COMPOSITION PHOTOGRAPHY


International Month

Upstate International Month is a regional initiative that celebrates diversity in the Upstate. Join us for internationalthemed programming throughout March.

English Chat and Craft/Hablemos Inglés con Manualidades* Practice English in an informal and friendly group while doing a fun craft. Practica Inglés en un ambiente informal y amigable mientras hace manualidades. Thu, Feb 23 & Mar 23, 4p-5p, Anderson Road

Carolina and Palmetto Handbells Carolina Bronze Handbell Ensemble and Charleston’s Palmetto Bronze play internationally themed music. Sat, Mar 4, 3p-4p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-C

Tue, Mar 7, 6:30p-8p, Mauldin

What’s Culture Got to Do with It?* Coloring Café* Adults join us for the fun and calming practice of coloring while enjoying beverages. Coloring materials provided or bring your own. Tue, Feb 7 & Mar 7, 7p-8:30p, Taylors Thu, Feb 9 & Mar 9, 4p-5p, Anderson Road Mon, Feb 20, 3p-4p, Pelham Road Thu, Feb 23 & Mar 23, 6:30p-8p, Travelers Rest Tue, Mar 7, 3p-4:30p, Fountain Inn Mon, Feb 13 & Mar 13, 7p-8p, Mauldin

Kim Carroll of Catalyst International discusses communication differences and shares tips on communicating well with other cultures. Thu, Mar 23, 6:30p-7:30p, Pelham Road

International Spring Concert The Greenville Concert Band performs original and transcribed works such as excerpts from Man of La Mancha, Slava!, Fiddler on the Roof , Old Comrades, A Japanese Rhapsody, Juba Dance, and Toccata Marziale. Email explore@ or call 527-9293 for more information. Sat, Mar 25, 3p-4p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-C

Upcycled Craft: Mason Jar Valentines* Bring a mason jar and decorate it to fill with candy or flowers for your sweetheart! All other materials provided. Wed, Feb 8, 4p-5p, Berea

Make A Valentine Make a Valentine for someone special. Sat, Feb 11, 10a-11a, Augusta Road

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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS These workshops are designed to enhance your personal or job-related skills. Call 527-9258 for sessions at Main. See p. 2 for branch contact information.

Microsoft Office Basics*

iOS Basics*

Internet Basics*

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Wed, Feb 1, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Thu, Mar 2, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Learn the basics of Apple's mobile operating system. Bring your own Apple device(s). Wed, Feb 15, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Stay safe online and surf the web using an internet browser. Tue, Mar 7, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Thu, Mar 9, 10a-11:30a, Berea

Microsoft Excel Basics*

Computación Básica*

Create a spreadsheet. Thu, Feb 16, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Mon, Mar 27, 10a-11:30a, Pelham Road

Aprenda a utilizar el mouse (el ratón) y a navegar la computadora. Wed, Mar 15, 10a-11:30a, Anderson Road

Microsoft Word Basics* Create, edit and save documents. Mon, Feb 6, 11a-12:30p, Augusta Road Thu, Feb 23, 1p-2p, Anderson Road Wed, Mar 15, 4p-5p, Greer Thu, Mar 23, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Thu, Mar 23, 6:30p-8p, Mauldin

Computer Basics* Use a mouse and navigate a computer. Wed, Feb 8, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Thu, Feb 16, 10a-11:30a, Berea Wed, Feb 22, 12:30p-2p, Anderson Road Wed, Mar 15, 4p-5:30p, Anderson Road Thu, Feb 23 & Mar 16, 10a-11:30a, Anderson Road

Android Basics** Use this free online resource to learn the basics of computer progamming and learn about other free resources available through including SC Codes, a software development training program. Thu, Feb 16, 6:30p-8p, Mauldin

Mouse and Keyboard Basics* Learn the basics of using a mouse and keyboard including shortcuts and other tips and tricks. Mon, Feb 20, 11a-12:30p, Augusta Road

Intermediate Microsoft Word*

Intermediate Microsoft Excel*

Incorporate borders, clip art, text boxes, word art and more to add flare to basic Word documents. Participants must be familiar with basic Microsoft Word editing features. Thu, Feb 9, 3p-4:30p, Fountain Inn Wed, Mar 29, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Use advanced features such as formatting, filtering and formulas. Tue, Feb 21, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Microsoft PowerPoint* Create an eye-catching presentation. Mon, Feb 13, 11a-12:30p, Augusta Road Mon, Feb 27, 10a-11:30a, Pelham Road

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Introduction to Windows 10* Learn the basics of Windows 10. Bring your own laptop or listen in. Thu, Feb 23, 3p-4:30p, Fountain Inn Sat, Feb 25, 10a-11:30a, Pelham Rd

Learn the basics of this operating system. Bring your own Android device(s). Wed, Mar 15, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Cloud Storage* Store, edit and share your documents and photos within an online platform. Thu, Mar 16, 1p-2p, Anderson Road Thu, Mar 30, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab

Gmail Basics* Learn the basic features of a free email account. Wed, Mar 22, 3p-4p, Mauldin

Create a Website with WordPress* Create a simple website using this free software. Thu, Mar 23, 3p-4:30p, Fountain Inn

Get Control of Your Email* Manage an overflowing inbox. Bring your email login information. Sat, Mar 25, 10a-11:30a, Pelham Road

Google Tools* Explore the many free tools included with a Google account. Thu, Feb 23, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab Mon, Mar 6, 11a-12:30p, Augusta Road Thu, Mar 16, 3p-4:30p, Fountain Inn

Microsoft Word Para Principiantes/Beginner Microsoft Word in Spanish* Aprenda a crear y editar documentos. Los participantes deben tener habilidades básicas en el teclado y el ratón. Tue, Mar 28, 6:30p-7:30p, Greer

Your Digital Library When you visit, you can put items on hold, renew your checkouts, stream movies and music, download ebooks and audiobooks, research your family tree and so much more— all free with your library card. With all of these great library resources at your fingertips, maybe it’s time to find out more.

What’s All the Hoopla About?* With Hoopla, you can borrow digital books, comics, video, music, and audiobooks free with your library card. Wed, Feb 15, 3p-4p, Mauldin

Zinio Digital Newsstand* Discover hundreds of magazines compatible with any device. Thu, Mar 9, 11a-12p, Anderson Road

Catalog Help: Using Encore* Search the library system’s online catalog, place items on hold, renew your checkouts and track your personal reading history. Thu, Mar 9, 3p-4p, Fountain Inn

Downloadable Music & Movies* Browse and download free music, movies and audiobooks with your library card via Mon, Mar 20, 11a-12p,

Scribblers Writing Group

Bring a Craft, Learn a Craft

Upcycled: T-shirt Tote Bags*

Adult creative writers at any level or genre are invited to bring their best work or come be inspired. Thu, Feb 9 & Mar 9, 7p-8p, Pelham Road Tue, Feb 14, 28 & Mar 14, 7p-8:30p, Simpsonville Thu, Feb 23 & Mar 23, 7p-8p, Main, Meeting Room A

Want to share your hobby and learn about a new one? Bring your crafty project to work on or share with others. Tue, Feb 21 & Mar 7, 6:30p-8p, Greer

Bring old t-shirts to cut, tie and turn into tote bags! Any size and design will do. Wed, Mar 15, 4p-5p, Berea

Open Art Studios Improve your skills in the company of fellow artists in a self-directed setting. Bring your own materials. Sat, Feb 11 & Mar 4, 10a-11:30a, Mauldin

Creating in Miniature* Meet with other miniature enthusiasts for support, tips and help with new techniques. Bring along any mini projects you are working on, or work on the featured mini project. Materials for featured project provided. Sat, Feb 11 & Mar 11, 2p-4p, Simpsonville

Perspective Drawing* Use beginner pencil drawing techniques to accurately depict perspective. Materials provided or bring your own. Sat, Feb 25, 10a-11:30a, Mauldin

Beginners Watercolors* Use beginner watercolor techniques to accurately depict landscape photographs. Materials provided or bring your own. Thu, Mar 16, 6:30p-8p, Augusta Road

Upcycled: Mason Jar Madness* Upcycled: No-Sew Bookmarks* Bring scraps of fabric or ribbon to make a beautiful bookmark. Sat, Feb 25, 2p-3p, Travelers Rest

Bring your own clear jar (any size) to repurpose, paint and decorate. Sat, Mar 25, 2p-3p, Travelers Rest

Use washi tape and vinyl to create colorful statement earrings. Materials provided. Tea and coffee served. Sat, Mar 4, 11a-12p, Simpsonville

Get the answers to your selfpublishing questions from local authors who have been through the process. Sat, Mar 28, 6:30p-8p, Simpsonville

Enjoy a free gospel music concert performed by the White Plains Baptist Church Praise Team. Sat, Feb 18, 3p-4p, Anderson Road

Use beginner pencil drawing techniques to accurately depict a clothed model. Materials provided or bring your own. Sat, Mar 11, 10a-11:30a, Mauldin

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson. Tue, Mar 21, 7p-8p When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards. Tue, Mar 28, 10a-11a


Use the app and website for Goodreads to track your reading and find new authors and series. Thu, Feb 16, 3p-4p

Play Bingo and win books! Bring a gently used book to donate as a prize. Mon, Feb 20, 10:30a-11:30a

PELHAM ROAD The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Tue, Feb 28, 7p-8p

Book Clubs

Figure Drawing* Gospel Concert



Self-Publishing Fair Coffee and Crafts: Fringe Earrings*

A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierly. Tue, Feb 28, 10a-11a


Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson. Tue, Feb 21, 7p-8p

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein. Tue, Mar 28, 7p-8p


China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan Fic Kwan

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George Fic George

Sing Street DVD SIng

Eddie the Eagle DVD Eddie

Nujeen: One Girl's Incredible Journey from War-Torn Syria in a Wheelchair B Mustafa

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Health & Wellness

The Color of Water by James McBride. Thu, Feb 23, 1p-2p

Chautauqua Talk Series: Abraham Lincoln

Southern Textile Basketball Tournament*

Practicing Meditation

Dr. Vernon Burton, eminent Lincoln scholar and author of The Age of Lincoln and The Essential Lincoln, Speeches and Correspondence discusses the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. Tue, Feb 28, 7-8:30p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-C

South Carolina Room staff member Steve Gailey shares the history of “March Madness,” a basketball tournament Greenville hosted among manufacturing teams throughout the South for over 70 years. Also, hear stories from locals who participated in this tournament. Call 242-5000 x2169 to register. Thu, Mar 30, 7p-8p, Main, Meeting Room A

Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns. Thu, Mar 23, 1p-2p

TAYLORS The Cantaloupe Thief by Deb Richardson-Moore. Mon, Feb 13, 2p-3p A House for Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi. Mon, Mar 13, 2p-3p

Certified 200-Hour Yoga Instructor Sarah Rhodes teaches an introductory series to mindfulness, guided imagery, gratitude and compassion mediations. No experience necessary. Dress comfortably in non-restrictive clothing. Wed, Feb 8, 22 & Mar 8, 22, 5:45p-6:30p, Main, Meeting Room B

Yoga for Beginners* TRAVELERS REST When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi. Mon, Feb 13, 1p-2:30p, Travelers Rest We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler. Mon, Mar 13, 1p-2:30p, Travelers Rest

Gardening & Sustainability

Registered Yoga Instructor Nancy Erwin teaches a gentle and basic sequence of yoga poses that focuses on awareness of the breath and body as you strengthen and tone. Ages 12 and up. Dress comfortably and bring your own yoga mat. Tue, Feb 21 & Feb 28, 10a-11a, Augusta Road

History & Genealogy Digitize Greenville

Master Gardener Series A Master Gardener shares information on a topic to aid you in improving your garden. THE SCIENCE OF COMPOSTING*

Wed, Feb 8, 10a-11a, Mauldin TERRARIUMS*

Thu, Feb 9, 7p-8p, Mauldin GROW THE BEST TOMATOES EVER*


Mon, Mar 27, 10a-11a, Fountain Inn

Raising Backyard Poultry* Create your own flock of ducks, chickens or geese using these tips. Topics covered include choosing breeds, providing proper shelter and general poultry health and wellness. Sat, Mar 25, 10a-11a, Travelers Rest

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We continue to build a digital photo collection to help preserve Greenville County’s history. Your family’s cherished photographs of schools, churches, businesses, neighborhoods and organizations are historic treasures that can tell part of the story. Photos that you bring for submission to this collection will be scanned and returned to you during your visit with us. Call 2425000 x2169 for more information or to schedule an appointment. Thu, Feb 9, 3p-6p, Greer Thu, Mar 16, 3p-6p, Anderson Road

Family History Club* Explore and document your family history. Share tips and learn about available genealogy resources at the library. Wed, Feb 15 & Mar 15, 2:30p-4p, Simpsonville

Storytelling Night: Stories of Easter, Spring and New Beginnings The Travelers Rest Historical Society shares stories and memories of the upper Greenville County area and beyond. Come and listen or share your own story about new beginnings. Thu, Mar 9, 7p-8p, Travelers Rest

Stories from the Clemson Tigers* Local historian Sam Blackman discusses the history of the Clemson University football team and his latest book, If These Walls Could Talk: Clemson Tigers: Stories from the Clemson Tigers Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box. Tue, Mar 14, 7p-8p, Pelham Road

Chautauqua Talk Series: Walter Cronkite Assistant Artistic Director of Chautauqua, Larry Bounds, discusses Walter Cronkite, “the most trusted man in America.” How did Cronkite become an icon of journalistic integrity? How has journalism changed since Cronkite covered World War II, Vietnam, JFK’s assassination and the Space Race? How does the way we report our news affect the making of our history? Sat, Mar 18, 2p-3:3p, Main, Meeting Rooms A-C Tue, Mar 21, 7p-8:30p Main, Meeting Rooms A-C

Greenville: Life in the 1960s* South Carolina Room staff member Durham Hunt brings the 1960s back to life using historic photographs and the Greenville County Driving Tour of Historic Sites. Mon, Mar 20, 7p-8p, Mauldin

Job Skills Resumé Workshop* New to the workforce? Frank Floyd of SC Works shows how to put together a strong resumé that will make a positive impression on employers. Tue, Feb 21, 6p-7:30p, Simpsonville

Introduction to SC Works Learn how the SC Works website can help you find employment. Tue, Feb 7, 11a-12p, Anderson Road Wed, Mar 8, 4p-5p, Anderson Road

Online Job Searching Learn essential tools and strategies for finding work in the digital age. Get acquainted with popular online job search sites and resources, and leave with practical strategies for submitting applications on the web. Thu, Mar 2, 3p-4p, Fountain Inn

Resumé Basics* Design a resumé using templates available online as well as those provided by Microsoft Word. Mon, Mar 13, 11a-12:30p, Augusta Road

Money Smarts Freddie Mac CreditSmart®* A representative of Greenville County Human Relations Commission teaches how to build and maintain better credit using the Freddie Mac CreditSmart® curriculum. Call 467-7095 to register. Sat, Feb 18 & 25, 9:30a-1p, Augusta Road Sat, Mar 18 & 25, 9:30a-1p, Mauldin

Blind Date With a Book

Meet a book with a mysterious identity. Take a chance. You could find a new love! Augusta Road, Berea, Fountain Inn, Hughes Main Library, Mauldin, Pelham Road, Simpsonville, Taylors

Upcycled Craft: Mason Jar Valentines p.11

Learn the 10 most important things to know about finding grants including how to identify potential funders, what funders really want to know about your organization, and how to make the first approach. Call 527-9258 for more information and to register. Thu, Mar 16, 3:30p-5p, Main, Training Lab For more ways to research grant opportunities visit and select Foundation Directory Online.

VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance @ Your Library United Way of Greenville County provides tax preparation assistance for eligible individuals. Call 211 for more information or to make an appointment. Otherwise, services are available on a first-come, firstserved basis.

Romeo & Juliet • DVD 822.33 Rom Pride & Prejudice • DVD Pride The Princess Bride • DVD Princess West Side Story • DVD West

Literary Couples Matching Game 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Heathcliff & Catherine Peeta & Katniss Janie & Tea Cake Tonks & Remus Beatrice & Benedick Daisy & Jay Tristan & Yvaine Lancelot & Guinevere Santiago & Fatima Han Solo & Princess Leia

Answers: 1-I, 2-J, 3-D, 4-F, 5-E, 6-B, 7-C, 8-G, 9-H, 10-A

Introduction to Finding Grants*

Get weepy with these great love stories!


Star Wars saga The Great Gatsby Stardust Their Eyes Were Watching God Much Ado About Nothing F Harry Potter series G King Arthur legends H The Alchemist I Wuthering Heights J The Hunger Games Feb/Mar 2017  |  15

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Save the Date! Fri, Apr 28 • 3p-7p* OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:

Sat, Apr 29 • 10a-5p Sun, Apr 30 • 1p-5p • 50% off *Friends members only. Memberships begin at $5 and are available at the door.

Merovan Center, Suite E-2 1200 Woodruff Road (across from Kohl's) Proceeds from book sales help to fund Greenville County Library System programs.

The United States Constitution requires schools to respect the right of all external organizations to distribute flyers to students at school if the school permits any such organization to distribute flyers. Accordingly, the school cannot discriminate among groups wishing to distribute flyers at school and does not endorse the content of any flyer distributed at school. The school encourages parents to assist their children in making choices appropriate for them. Greenville County Schools

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