Serving all of Cherokee County!

Serving all of Cherokee County!

Summer Reading

Programs for Children

Main Library

Early Literacy Storytime
(birth – 3 years)

After School Storytime
(ages 4-11)

Blacksburg Branch

Story & Activity Time
(ages birth – 11 years)

Main Library

Tween Time
(8 – 11 years)

Main Library

Family Storytime
(all ages)

Blacksburg Library

Family Storytime
(all ages)
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Upcoming Events

June 27, 2017
  • Children: Blacksburg Tween Time (Ages 8-12)

    June 27, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Chain Reactions Building Experiments: Can you keep your building experiment standing? Try to assemble a domino run, a marble run, and more. Refreshments provided.

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June 28, 2017
  • Children: Early Literacy Storytime (0 -3)

    June 28, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    June 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    LEARNING TO FISH! We will read colorful fish picture books, play a Fishing Rod game, and make a Paper Koi Windsock.

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  • Children: Afterschool Storytime (4 -11)

    June 28, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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June 29, 2017
  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    June 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Build It: Use your hands to make a paper fidget spinner, bridges, and wind turbines.

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July 5, 2017
  • Children: Early Literacy Storytime (0 -3)

    July 5, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    July 5, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    GARDENING,DIG IN! We will read stories about growing a better world, explore seed identification and make a egg-carton Herb Garden.

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  • Children: Afterschool Storytime (4 -11)

    July 5, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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July 6, 2017
  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 6, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Game On! Play video games on our xbox one.

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July 11, 2017
  • Children: Family Movie Matinee: Sing (All Ages)

    July 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Animals unite and compete to save a theater with their songs. Refreshments provided.

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  • Children: Family Movie: Sing (PG) (All ages)

    July 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:20 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Animals unite and compete to save a theater with their songs. 108 min. Snacks will be served.

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July 12, 2017
  • Children: Early Literacy Storytime (0 -3)

    July 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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  • Children: Tween Art Class (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 12, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Members of CAVA will be teaching us how to create a work of art. Registration limited.

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  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    July 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    BUILDING UP WORDS! We will explore fun with words, go on a Poem Word Hunt and make a cut and paste Poetry Art Bookmark.

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  • Children: Afterschool Storytime (Ages 4-11)

    July 12, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Build a Better world all summer long by attending storytimes at the Gaffney Library. Stop by for interactive stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, crafts, and build-it playtime.

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July 13, 2017
  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 13, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Build It: Use your hands to make seesaws, houses, and towers.

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July 17, 2017
  • Children: Porkchop Productions (All Ages)

    July 17, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    A campfire story turns into a hilarious lesson about building houses and building friendships.

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  • Children: Porkchop Productions (All Ages)

    July 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    A campfire story turns into a hilarious lesson about building houses and building friendships.

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July 18, 2017
  • Children: Countdown to Eclipse Event (All Ages)

    July 18, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    35 days from now on August, 21st, 2017 Americans will be able to view a total solar eclipse. Visit the Cherokee County Public Library to learn about the science behind the eclipse, what to expect during the event, and how to safely observe the eclipse.

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July 19, 2017
  • Children: Eclipse Storytime (All Ages)

    July 19, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Get ready for the 2017 Solar Eclipse by attending an Eclipse themed storytime. We will be reading stories about the moon, the sun, and making a paper eclipse craft.

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  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    July 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    BIRDS BUILD, TOO! We will find out the curious ways birds build nests, dance to ’Rockin Robin’ Motown song and make a Paper Chain Bird Silhouettes.

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  • Children: Read to the Dogs (Ages 5+)

    July 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    You're invited to read to real dog. Perfect for beginning to advanced readers. Attendance is limited.

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July 20, 2017
  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 20, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Monster Creator: Use wood shapes to create a monster.

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