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Upcoming Events

Events are listed chronologically and, unless otherwise noted, are free and open to the public. 

Moonrise Astronomy 

Astronomy Link     Andrews Library 

    Thursday, May 30 at 4:30 pm 

    "Yes, We Really DID Put Men on the Moon!"

 

Ron Revere, NASA Solar System Ambassador, will debunk the Internet sites that claim the Apollo mission was a hoax and that no human has ever landed on the moon. In the fiftieth anniversary year of the Apollo 11 mission, Revere’s presentation will provide scientific proof that humans have indeed walked on the lunar surface.


Freedmen's Bureau Records

Genealogy Workshop    Andrews Library 

    Tuesday, June 4 at 10 am 

 

 

Reference Librarian Patti Burns will show you how to use the Freedmen's Bureau Records to find your ancestors. The Freedmen's Bureau, organized under a 1865 Congressional order at the conclusion of the Civil War, offered assistance to freed slaves. Handwritten records of these transactions include records such as marriage registers, hospital or patient registers, educational efforts, census lists, labor contracts, indenture or apprenticeship papers and more. 


Bibleway Learning Center: A New Path for Early Childhood Education

Early Education link    Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, June 6 at 10 am 

 

 

Roundtable participants will discuss how individual donors and the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation worked together to create substantial, long-term improvements to the learning environment at a child development center in Georgetown, which could serve as a model for our area. 


Poetry and Memory: A Celebration of Susan Laughter Meyers 

Poetry Reading    Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 pm 

    Celebrate the life and work of a beloved Lowcountry writer and teacher 

 

Author of three poetry books, Susan earned numerous prizes, awards, and fellowships, and her poems appeared in major journals including The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and Crazyhorse. Among her many contributions to arts and letters in our region, Susan co-founded the longstanding Litchfield Tea & Poetry Series and served as President of the Poetry Society of South Carolina and the Poetry Society of North Carolina. Friends and fellow poets will share selected poems by Susan as well as memories of her sustaining love of life and of literature.


Maker Mondays

Maker Monday    Andrews Library 

    Monday, June 10 at 3:30 pm 

    For kids ages 7 and up 

 

Come make Father's Day rocket cards, in honor of our summer space theme - and your favorite dad! 


Subzero Ice Cream! 

summer science     Andrews Library 

    Wednesday, June 12 at 2:30 pm

    Georgetown Library

    Thursday, June 13 at 10 am   

    All ages! 

Science in a scoop and a cool kick-off to our summer of space events! Join us for ice cream and learn about nitrogen - one of the building blocks of life! 


Art Classes for Kids and Teens

Art Classes    Waccamaw Library

    June 17 - 20, 11 am - 1 pm 

    Ages 9 and up 

 

Come find your inner artist with these FREE classes! 


Maker Monday

Maker Monday     Andrews Library 

     Monday, June 17 at 3:30 pm 

     For kids ages 7 and up

 

Make some alien name art with us - it's out of this world! 


South Carolina Aquarium 

summer science     Georgetown Library 

    Monday, June 17 at 10 am 

    All ages

 

Come see, touch and learn about some of the wonderful things you'll find under the sea! 


Backyard Astronomy 

summer science     Georgetown Library 

    Wednesday, June 19 at 10 am 

    Andrews Library 

    Wednesday, June 19 at 2:30 pm 

    All ages! 

Learn how to find stars, comets, planets and more in the night sky! Dr. Jeannette Myers, director of the Dooley Planetarium at Francis Marion University, will show you how to use the new library telescope to observe space in your own backyard. 


Space Songs!

astronomy    Waccamaw Library 

    Thursday, June 20 at 3:00 pm 

    Free and open to all ages 

 

The Pawleys Island Concert Band performs your favorite space tunes in honor of the library's summer of space exploration!


Finding Your Roots 

Genealogy Workshop    Andrews Library 

    Saturday, June 22 at 11 am 

 

 

In this genealogy workshop for beginners, Reference Librarian Patti Burns will show you how to use library resources to trace your family tree. 


Maker Monday

Maker Monday     Andrews Library 

     Monday, June 24 at 3:30 pm 

     For kids ages 7 and up

 

Today, our artistic side is blasting off with straw rockets! 


Use the Force! 

summer science    Andrews Library 

    Wednesday, June 26 at 2:30 pm 

    All ages! 

 

Roper Mountain Science Center is coming to Andrews! Challenge the laws of physics, and explore gravity, air pressure, inertia and friction in this high energy and interactive presentation. All these concepts will be tied together at the end as we launch a small rocket across the stage. 


Cookies and Canvas 

Art Class    Andrews Library 

    Wednesday, July 3 at 2 pm 

    Ages 5 and up - REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

 

Kids, come paint along with us as we create beautiful artwork! Limit to 20 kids, so please call to sign up. (843) 545-3621


Teen Tech: Arduino Classes

TeenTEch    Waccamaw Library 

    July 22 - 25, 11 am - 1 pm 

    For ages 9 and up 

 

Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs - light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into an output - activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. 


Summer Crafternoons 

arts and crafts    Waccamaw Library 

    Tuesday, July 23 at 3:00 pm 

    All ages - children under 10 accompanied by adult 

 

Give old books new life by making them into new holiday decorations like angels, trees, candles, and pumpkins! 


Summer Crafternoons 

arts and crafts    Waccamaw Library 

    Tuesday, August 20 at 3:00 pm 

    All ages - children under 10 accompanied by adult 

 

Repurpose old used books into fresh home decor like banners, flower pots and critters!