Event Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Several upcoming events have been canceled or postponed due to concerns about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Events listed on this page may be outdated, so please visit the event website or contact the event organizer for the latest information.
Event organizers can contact us to update their event’s information.

Explore family friendly events, theatres, galleries, concerts, nightlife, things to do, and more in the Greenville, SC and Upstate areas.

Sunday, May 24, 2020
Earthskills & Permaculture Immersion
May 24 – Nov 8 all-day
Wild Abundance

Earn your Permaculture Design Certificate and transform your life! This class meets one 3-day weekend a month, from April-November 2020, at our campus based near Asheville, NC.

Are you ready to…

– Move toward the lifestyle that you yearn for in your bones?
– Dive deep into the world of permaculture and sustainable living?
– Meet like-minded people who share your passion for living close to the Earth?
– Become initiated into the world of Earthskills?
– Learn how to create a food forest?
– Take time out of your life to feed your connection with the Earth?
– Learn to become more self-sufficient?

Then head on over to our website to learn more about our Earthskills & Permaculture Immersion: https://www.wildabundance.net/classes/earthskills-and-permaculture/

Greenville Library Online for Kids
May 24 all-day
Greenville Library Online

Learn with Kids at Home

With schools closed and many students learning from home, we have resources for homework help for all ages, including fun learning activities for caregivers with preschoolers:

  • BookFlix – Video storybooks paired with related nonfiction ebooks
  • BrainPop, Jr – Video and fun learning activities for students in grades K-3
  • Muzzy Online – Language learning for kids
  • TumbleBooks – Animated and talking story and chapter books
  • TumbleMath – Math picture books for students in grades K-6
    • Note: This resource has been made available temporarily through August 31, 2020.

All these and more can be found under the Kids & Teens menu at Kids Homework & Learning and Teens Homework & Learning. Our Kindergarten Readiness resources and Little Learners Club have hundreds of ideas for activities with young children. The State Library has also provided temporary access to Tutor.com, a great homework help resource including access to live tutoring for students in grades K-12.

You can also find beginning reader and picture books on OverDrive, as well as books for older children, by browsing by subject under Juvenile Fiction and Juvenile Nonfiction.

Greenville Library Online Stay Entertained
May 24 all-day
Greenville Library Online

Read an ebook, a comic, or a magazine. Listen to music or an audiobook. Watch a TV show or a movie.

In addition to our existing platforms (OverDriveRBdigitalFreegal, and Hoopla), the following resources have been made available through the end of August:

Freegal is now offering unlimited music streaming through the end of September (normally limited to 3 hours per day), and Hoopla has created a Bonus Borrows collection of items that won’t count against your monthly checkout limit.

If you need some ideas, here are a few lists of titles that can be found on one or more of our download/streaming platforms. More to come!

Learn a Skill or Find a New Hobby

Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!


Keep Up with the News

Stay informed with free access to the Greenville News, the New York Times Digital EditionNewsBank, and US Southeast Newsstream.

Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!

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Original Broadway Cast Recordings
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Science Fiction
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Light-Hearted Romances
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Women in History (Nonfiction)
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Women in History (Fiction)

Learn a Skill or Find a New Hobby

Check out CreativeBug for all kinds of arts and crafts tutorials, learn how to code with fun projects in Vidcode, brush up on your language skills with Mango, or even learn how to service your car with Chilton Library. Browse the Hobbies & DIY Resources page for more ideas!


Keep Up with the News

Stay informed with free access to the Greenville News, the New York Times Digital EditionNewsBank, and US Southeast Newsstream.


Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!

Helpful Resources: Parents Educating kids at home
May 24 all-day
online
Youth Education Video – Our Mountains
May 24 all-day
online

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains

Click Here to View Our Mountains Video
Have you ever wondered how the southern Appalachian mountains were formed, or how the underlying geology affects the biodiversity we work to protect? Check out this short 5-minute lesson, followed by a fun craft for all ages.
View More SAHC Videos on YouTube
Monday, May 25, 2020
Greenville Library Online Stay Entertained
May 25 all-day
Greenville Library Online

Read an ebook, a comic, or a magazine. Listen to music or an audiobook. Watch a TV show or a movie.

In addition to our existing platforms (OverDriveRBdigitalFreegal, and Hoopla), the following resources have been made available through the end of August:

Freegal is now offering unlimited music streaming through the end of September (normally limited to 3 hours per day), and Hoopla has created a Bonus Borrows collection of items that won’t count against your monthly checkout limit.

If you need some ideas, here are a few lists of titles that can be found on one or more of our download/streaming platforms. More to come!

Learn a Skill or Find a New Hobby

Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!


Keep Up with the News

Stay informed with free access to the Greenville News, the New York Times Digital EditionNewsBank, and US Southeast Newsstream.

Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!

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Original Broadway Cast Recordings
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Science Fiction
placeholder image
Light-Hearted Romances
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Women in History (Nonfiction)
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Women in History (Fiction)

Learn a Skill or Find a New Hobby

Check out CreativeBug for all kinds of arts and crafts tutorials, learn how to code with fun projects in Vidcode, brush up on your language skills with Mango, or even learn how to service your car with Chilton Library. Browse the Hobbies & DIY Resources page for more ideas!


Keep Up with the News

Stay informed with free access to the Greenville News, the New York Times Digital EditionNewsBank, and US Southeast Newsstream.


Research Your Family Tree

Do you finally have extra time to devote to genealogy research? While we’re closed, you can access Ancestry from home with your library card (usually only available in library buildings). Other online genealogy resources include FamilySearchFold3, and HeritageQuest. Check under the Learning & Research menu for more!

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains
May 25 all-day
online

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains

Click Here to View Our Mountains Video
Have you ever wondered how the southern Appalachian mountains were formed, or how the underlying geology affects the biodiversity we work to protect? Check out this short 5-minute lesson, followed by a fun craft for all ages.
View More SAHC Videos on YouTube
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Youth Education Video – Our Mountains
May 26 all-day
online

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains

Click Here to View Our Mountains Video
Have you ever wondered how the southern Appalachian mountains were formed, or how the underlying geology affects the biodiversity we work to protect? Check out this short 5-minute lesson, followed by a fun craft for all ages.
View More SAHC Videos on YouTube
Greenville Zoo: Facebook Live: Educational Encounter
May 26 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Facebook

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Join us Tuesday-Thursday, at 10:30am, for our an educational encounter. Tuesday: Tell Me About it Tuesdays Wednesday: Wild for Reading Wednesdays Thursday: Learning Safari Thursdays
Spanish Conversation Club
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Upstate International
Join our friendly Spanish language facilitators for our Spanish Conversation Club each Tuesday evening. This is a great way to practice your Spanish in a warm and welcoming environment and to share ideas and cultures through conversation.
SCC is free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Just show up…and we’ll talk.
Writing Your Life: 4-week Zoom Series
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
zoom

Now more than ever, you want to do something creative with the story you’re living, but you’re not sure how to start. For beginning to intermediate writers, this introduction to the art of creative nonfiction will give you the inspiration and confidence to tell your own story.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Youth Education Video – Our Mountains
May 27 all-day
online

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains

Click Here to View Our Mountains Video
Have you ever wondered how the southern Appalachian mountains were formed, or how the underlying geology affects the biodiversity we work to protect? Check out this short 5-minute lesson, followed by a fun craft for all ages.
View More SAHC Videos on YouTube
English Conversation Club
May 27 @ 9:45 am – 11:15 am
Upstate International
Join our friendly English language facilitators for our English Conversation Club each Wednesday morning. This is a great way to practice your English in a warm and welcoming environment and to share ideas and cultures through conversation.
ECC is free to members and no RSVP is necessary.  Just show up…and we’ll talk.
Greenville Zoo: Facebook Live: Educational Encounter
May 27 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Facebook

Image may contain: outdoor, possible text that says 'A greenvillezoo SOUTHCAROLINA faceboo live TUES-THURS AT 10:30 AM (EST): LIVE EDUCATIONAL ENCOUNTERS MON-FRI AT 2:30 PM (EST): LIVE KEEPER CHECK IN'

Join us Tuesday-Thursday, at 10:30am, for our an educational encounter. Tuesday: Tell Me About it Tuesdays Wednesday: Wild for Reading Wednesdays Thursday: Learning Safari Thursdays
Diabetes and PCOS Educational Support Groups
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Nutritious Thoughts is offering two new educational support groups.  The Diabetes Education and Support Group is open to members of the community who have diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational) and would benefit from extra education and support around this disease. The group will meet for an hour on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 pm at the Nutritious Thoughts office and will include a short education provided by Registered Dietitian, Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN. The gatherings will also include plenty of time for peer support for members to help each other deal with the daily demands of life with diabetes.

 “I’m excited to be able to offer this group as there’s a real need for education and support around this issue that is so common in our community,” stated Margaret Ruch, MS, RD, LDN.

The second group is open to all those dealing with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and looking for more comradery and assistance in navigating their relationship with food and PCOS.  This group will be led by Registered Dietitian, Katie Rhodes, RD, LDN, and will be held the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7 pm at Nutritious Thoughts.

New Adult Studio Class: Asheville Art Museum  Cultivating Digital Photography Skills: Light
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online with Asheville Art Museum 

This four-part class led by Learning & Engagement Assistant Paige Taylor explores natural and artificial lighting approaches using digital photography. Through a series of weekly assignments, hone your observation skills, and capture landscapes, portraits, and more in a variety of lighting situations. Use images from the Museum’s Collection and other sources for inspiration. Class time includes instruction, group shares, and discussions; individual preparation between classes includes responding to weekly photo prompts, short readings, and journaling. This virtual class is designed with beginners, hobbyists, and those with some photography experience in mind.

MAY 6, 13, 20, & 27—Wednesdays, 6–8pm
Registration deadline: May 5

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Greenville Library Online for Kids
May 28 all-day
Greenville Library Online

Learn with Kids at Home

With schools closed and many students learning from home, we have resources for homework help for all ages, including fun learning activities for caregivers with preschoolers:

  • BookFlix – Video storybooks paired with related nonfiction ebooks
  • BrainPop, Jr – Video and fun learning activities for students in grades K-3
  • Muzzy Online – Language learning for kids
  • TumbleBooks – Animated and talking story and chapter books
  • TumbleMath – Math picture books for students in grades K-6
    • Note: This resource has been made available temporarily through August 31, 2020.

All these and more can be found under the Kids & Teens menu at Kids Homework & Learning and Teens Homework & Learning. Our Kindergarten Readiness resources and Little Learners Club have hundreds of ideas for activities with young children. The State Library has also provided temporary access to Tutor.com, a great homework help resource including access to live tutoring for students in grades K-12.

You can also find beginning reader and picture books on OverDrive, as well as books for older children, by browsing by subject under Juvenile Fiction and Juvenile Nonfiction.

Helpful Resources: Parents Educating kids at home
May 28 all-day
online
Youth Education Video – Our Mountains
May 28 all-day
online

Youth Education Video – Our Mountains

Click Here to View Our Mountains Video
Have you ever wondered how the southern Appalachian mountains were formed, or how the underlying geology affects the biodiversity we work to protect? Check out this short 5-minute lesson, followed by a fun craft for all ages.
View More SAHC Videos on YouTube
Greenville Zoo: Facebook Live: Educational Encounter
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Facebook

Image may contain: outdoor, possible text that says 'A greenvillezoo SOUTHCAROLINA faceboo live TUES-THURS AT 10:30 AM (EST): LIVE EDUCATIONAL ENCOUNTERS MON-FRI AT 2:30 PM (EST): LIVE KEEPER CHECK IN'

Join us Tuesday-Thursday, at 10:30am, for our an educational encounter. Tuesday: Tell Me About it Tuesdays Wednesday: Wild for Reading Wednesdays Thursday: Learning Safari Thursdays