Join us on Zoom as we discuss "The Girl from Widow Hills" by Megan Miranda! Email email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Join us for a monthly discussion of tv shows and movies based on popular books or book series. For the month of April we will be discussing the new Netflix limited series Behind Her Eyes. The book version of Behind Her Eyes is available for checkout from SCPL. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link.
In the late 19th century, three brilliant inventors, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse, battled over which electricity system – direct current (DC) or alternating current – would power the world’s entry into the 20th century. The stakes were monumental. The battle epic. The “dirty tricks” downright dirty. And Eric Vedeler will take the […]
Join us for this Among Us program! You'll play either as a Crewmate and try to finish tasks, keep the ship running, and discover the identities of the Impostors OR as an Impostor and attempt to sabotage the mission, eliminate everyone, and cause chaos! To play, download the free app on your phone or tablet […]
"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. To receive the Zoom link for the meeting, please email email@example.com
Take a virtual SAT Practice Test provided by the Princeton Review. After the test, you’ll receive a comprehensive score report detailing your strengths and weaknesses! This test is self-proctored. Registrants will be emailed instructions regarding how to launch the virtual test. Teens will have access to the test for 6 months. Sign up here: https://www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/480472?ceid=fd&z=29306 […]
The Friends of the Pacolet Library invite you to attend our Big Book Sale from April 26 to May 28th. Fill a bag of books for $5. Stock up your personal library with contemporary, mystery and science fiction titles. Shoppers will be asked to practice social distancing and masks are also encouraged.
Want to learn insider secrets designed to improve your SAT score? This strategy session from the Princeton Review is packed with tips and tricks to help you crack the SAT! Sign up here for this live program: https://www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/480473?ceid=fd&z=29306 You can also sign up for a self-proctored, virtual SAT Practice Test on April 24th here: https://www.princetonreview.com/product/offerings/480472?ceid=fd&z=29306 […]
Join an audience that loves talking back to history to discuss Rosa Parks with Teresa Cosby, Furman University Associate Professor of Politics & International Affairs. Sometimes when the status quo needs to be shaken up, it is necessary to take a stand. Other times, one must courageously take a seat. Rosa Parks is best known […]
Dive into the history of America’s favorite candies with historian Leslie Goddard. From early treats like licorice roots and maple sugar candy through modern Baby Ruths and Hershey bars, explore the companies and brands that have become American icons. Leslie has performed for Greenville Chautauqua as Jackie Kennedy, the Hamilton Women, Clara Barton, Alice Paul […]
Performed by Judith Kalaora from History At Play ™ as Christa McAuliffe Journey through Christa McAuliffe’s life in this multi-media Immersive Living Experience, performed by Judith Kalaora of History At Play. CHALLENGER: Soaring With Christa McAuliffe ™ pays homage to the United States’ Teacher in Space program and the crew of the NASA space shuttle. Discover […]
Presented by Leslie Goddard, Ph.D. Remember Jell-O salads and cheese sprayed out of a cab? When every pantry held Velveeta and all the kids wanted to drink Tang like the astronauts? Join historian and author Leslie Goddard for a nostalgic look at the food innovations and marketing approaches that transformed how we ate at midcentury. […]
Living Historian Jon F. Rice performs as French Canadian fur trader and voyageur, Francois Le Mai, as he and his friend Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable arrive by canoe to early Chicago. Although nothing more than a little swamp filled with wild garlic and a muddy river running through it, businessman DuSable grasps the importance of […]
Join award-winning actress Leslie Goddard as she performs as Lizzie Borden, accused of the brutal hatchet murder of her father and stepmother in 1892. Hear Lizzie’s story come alive as she talks about her life growing up in Fall River, Massachusetts, her estrangement from her stepmother, and her troubled relationship with her father. Was Lizzie […]
Glow up your space by using electroluminescent wire to turn a blank canvas into a custom neon sign! Pick Me Up kits will be available while supplies last starting Wednesday, October 20th at 4:30pm, and you can request one here: forms.gle… To watch the video, visit www.youtube.com/spartanburglibraries or follow @SCPLteens on Instagram or Facebook.
Experience an historic recreation of a medicine show pitchman’s act selling Dr. Tom B. Stone’s Miracle Elixir – “Good for all that ails you!” And with Larry Bounds, you know it’s going to be magical! Discover the story of America’s early commercialization of pharmaceuticals and the repercussions it had on the American people. Touring medicine […]
Love a good spy story? How about an American slave that volunteers to spy for the Continental Army, does such a credible job of it, he gets recruited to be a double agent for the British gaining the confidence of both General Cornwallis and traitor, Benedict Arnold? It’s an exciting story of a bogus “runaway […]
The Cyrill-Westside Library is thrilled to welcome bestselling award-winning author Ron Rash for an evening of conversation, reading and book signing. Rash is the author of the 2009 Pen/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena in addition to six other prizewinning novels. He has also published several books of poetry and short story collections, […]
Hub City Bookshop, in partnership with The Johnson Collection, presents a discussion of Delia Owens's "Where the Crawdads Sing." About this event In partnership with the Johnson Collection, Hub City Bookshop welcomes Dr. Erin Templeton to Spartanburg County Library Headquarters for a discussion of Delia Owens's novel Where the Crawdads Sing. Just in time for the July 15th release of […]
The Boiling Springs Library goes back in time to bring you a taste of the Renaissance Faire experience! This all-ages event features a costume contest, arts and crafts, and a sword-fighting demonstration from special guests, Sword Carolina. Smokin' Thangz Barbecue will also be on site, so grab a turkey leg and party like it's the […]