Adult Programs
January February March April May  

The Greenwood County Library offers different types of programs for adults that include Book Discussions, Speakers, Crafts, and other enrichment opportunities. All adults, 18 and over, are invited. Some programs require registration and may have a limited capacity as materials need to be purchased and the Library is still practicing social distancing. View our programs below for full details. 

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  January Programs


 

Book Discussion: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore

Thursday, January 12: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty and wonder drug of the medical community. Written with a sparkling voice and breakneck pace, The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the “wonder” substance of radium and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form 

Registration begins 12/15/2022 

Book Discussion: Mournable Body by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Thursday, January 19: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Anxious about her prospects after leaving a job, Tambudzai finds herself living in a youth hostel in Harare. Because of her grim financial prospects and her age, she moves to a widow’s boarding house and eventually finds work as a biology teacher. Every attempt to make a life for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking point.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 12/20/2022

  February Programs

Book Discussion: American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century American Predator by Maureen Callahan

Thursday, February 16: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium
 
American Predator: The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century American Predator is the culmination of years of interviews with key figures in law enforcement and Keyes's life and research uncovered from classified FBI files. Callahan takes us on a journey into a relentless killer's chilling, nightmarish mind.
 
Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:
 
 
Registration begins 1/19/2023
  March Programs
 
Special Guest: Stephanie Turner
 
Wednesday, March 9: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium
 
Horticultural Agent with the Clemson Cooperative Extension, will present a talk on garden-sown seeds.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 2/16/2023 

Special Guest: Maggie Worsdale

Wednesday, March 13: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Award-winning jazz singer, Maggie Worsdale, pays tribute to Patsy Cline's life and music with singing and storytelling.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 2/13/2023

Book Discussion: The Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar

Thursday, March 16: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Audrey joins the Women Airforce Service Pilots program. The bonds she forms with her fellow pilots reignite a spark of hope in the face of war and—when James goes missing in action—give Audrey the strength to cross the front lines and fight for her country and the love she holds so dear.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 2/16/2023

Game: Inestigate a Murder in Napa Valley

Thursday, March 23: 12:00 - 2:30 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Solve a murder mystery with friends. Open the Underwood Cellars Case File to start the crime scene investigation. It has been 20 years since famed Napa winemaker Cary Underwood disappeared. After the Napa earthquake, Underwood’s murder was uncovered. The hunt is on to find a killer, and it’s up to you to solve this wine country murder. This Case File includes all the evidence you need to solve the murder. Review every clue and piece of evidence in this unsolved mystery case file.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 2/23/2023

  April Programs

Craft: Diamond Painting Bookmarks

Thursday, April 13: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

A selection of bookmarks with tassels will be supplied, and you will decorate one. This hands-on craft will be a great way to take a break and wind down.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 3/16/2023

Book Discussion: Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Monday, April 20: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

A mesmerizing new historical novel about female friendship and devastating family secrets on a small Korean island

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 3/23/2023

Special Guest: Stephanie Turner

Thursday, April 27: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Stephanie Turner, Horticultural Agent with the Clemson Cooperative Extension, will present the basics of growing a vegetable garden.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 3/30/2023
  May Programs

Book Discussion: The Darkest Night by Ron Franscell

Thursday, May 18: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

The chilling true tale of two innocent sisters who are abducted, terrorized for hours, and finally thrown from an isolated bridge into a dark canyon in the middle of nowhere on a night in 1973. One miraculously survived. The other did not.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk.

Registration Form

Registration begins 4/20/2023

Special Guest: Stephanie Turner

Thursday, May 25: 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Greenwood County Library, American Veterans Auditorium

Avoiding Invasive Plants Stephanie Turner, Horticultural Agent with the Clemson Cooperative Extension, will present information on how to avoid invasive plants in your yard and garden.

Space is limited. Please register at the circulation desk or online below:

Registration Form

Registration begins 4/27/2023