Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library

Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library


Library Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Thursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Town Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 7 – 6:30 PM
Come hear your mayor and council members discuss the latest news, challenges, developments, and plans relating to your town and local government. There is always time allotted at the end of each meeting for public comments to express your opinions, concerns, etc.


Board Game Nights
Thursdays, April 9 and 23 – 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Children and teens ages 8-17 are invited. Board games are a great way to meet new friends and learn valuable educational skills. On top of all that, they’re just darn fun! These Fun and Free sessions last about 90 minutes.


Bird Feeder Craft
Sunday, April 12 – 2:00 PM
The return of warm weather has brought birds back to South Carolina and all that flying has made them hungry. Help make sure they have a spot for a good meal by building a birdfeeder at the library! Making a birdfeeder from Popsicle sticks is a cinch and super fun to boot. Please call 843-396-4287 to register! This free program, which is open to children of all ages and their parents or caretakers, will last about 60 minutes. All materials will be provided by the library.


Knitting Circle
Tuesday, April 21 – 6:30 PM
Would you like to learn how to knit? Do you already know how but want to socialize while working on your project? Join us! Our new knitting circle welcomes all ages and skill levels. Participants will need to bring their own supplies. For more information, please visit or call the library at 843-396-4287.


Family Movie Event
Sunday, April 26 – 2:00 PM
Baseball season has begun, and the library would like to invite you to celebrate America’s national pastime with us! Grilled hotdogs and other tasty refreshments will be served. This free program, which is open to children of all ages and their parents or caretakers, will last about two hours. Sponsored by Friends of the Olanta Public Library.


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Check out our numerous pictures in the Image Gallery, especially those pertaining to the Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library such as:
Check Donation Groundbreaking Construction Ribbon Cutting & Dedication