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

July 17, 2019
  • Children: Lunar Lullabies Storytime (Ages 0-4)

    July 17, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Moonwalk down to the library to experience a universe of stories. We’ll be traveling through the galaxy storytime room and reading interactive stories, hearing alien noises, and creating out of this world crafts. Prepare to have your senses tickled as we orbit through space.

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

    July 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Find out why the sun and the moon live in the sky, learn how far each planet is from the sun, and create a starry night bag to take home!

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

    July 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Learn about the dog star, Sirius, and read to therapy dogs. Perfect for beginning to advanced readers. Books, flashcards, and reading props will be supplied by the librarian, but feel free to bring a favorite book to share with one of our dog stars.

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July 18, 2019
  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Galaxy Paintings: Artists of all levels welcome! Shimmer into the library to create a shiny galaxy of your own.

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July 23, 2019
  • Children: Space Station Play Day (All Ages)

    July 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Space Station Play Day: Drop in for a sensory Space Station play day at the library. Build an edible star constellation.

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  • Children: BLX Tween & Teen Event (Ages 8-18)

    July 23, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Stunning Shooting Stars: Learn about shooting stars, and create a shooting star painting with chalk pastels!

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July 24, 2019
  • Children: Blastoff Storytime (All Ages)

    July 24, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Reading Astronauts will be bumping along through our storytime galaxy. Parents there will be plenty of banging, clanging, buzzing, and zooming as we experiment with sound. Readers will get to design their own sound making devices at each session.

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

    July 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Learn about the life cycle of a star, and star constellations. Also, we will read a Wasco legend, and create crayon resist art!

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  • Children: Blastoff Storytime (All Ages)

    July 24, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Reading Astronauts will be bumping along through our storytime galaxy. Parents there will be plenty of banging, clanging, buzzing, and zooming as we experiment with sound. Readers will get to design their own sound making devices at each session.

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July 25, 2019
  • Children: Blacksburg Family Movie (All Ages)

    July 25, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Space Buddies: Bring your family to the Blacksburg Library to watch Space Buddies. Three dogs are headed into space, but they accidentally get stranded on their shuttle. Watch as they embark on an intergalactic adventure like no other. G 1h24m

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  • Children: Tween Time (Ages 8 - 12)

    July 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Gaffney Library - large conference room

    Alien Invasion Escape Room: You’ve been captured on an alien spaceship. Tweens must utilize their senses to find clues and unlock puzzles to gain their freedom. Will you be able to escape? Winners will be awarded a prize.

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July 26, 2019
  • Children: Astronaut Training Finale Party (All Ages)

    July 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Astronaut Training Summer Reading 2019 Finale Party: This year’s Summer Reading participants are invited to our end of the summer celebration! Head to the library for music, games, crafts, prizes, and more!

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July 30, 2019
  • Children: Family Movie (All Ages)

    July 30, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Zathura: Bring your family to the library to watch Zathura. Snacks will be served. When their parents are at work, two brothers discover a space themed board game. When their house is surprisingly sent into outer space, they must figure out a way to get home. PG 1h54m

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July 31, 2019
  • Children: Lunar Lullabies Storytime (Ages 0-4)

    July 31, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    Moonwalk down to the library to experience a universe of stories. We’ll be traveling through the galaxy storytime room and reading interactive stories, hearing alien noises, and creating out of this world crafts. Prepare to have your senses tickled as we orbit through space.

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

    July 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

    Come and learn what asteroids are, play asteroid related games, and create a burning asteroid craft!

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  • Children: Shoot for the Stars Storytime (Ages 4-11)

    July 31, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
    Cherokee County Public Library, 300 East Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340, United States

    The storytime room has transformed into an intergalactic destination and you’re about to go on a rocket ride. Experience stories like never before. Watch out for floating space junk & prepare for an interactive experience. Participants will create different space themed crafts after each storytime.

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August 7, 2019
  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    August 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

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August 14, 2019
  • Children: Blacksburg Story and Activity Time (Ages Birth - 11)

    August 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Blacksburg Library, 201 South Rutherford Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702, United States

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