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


HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
The Florence County Library System will be closed from Saturday, August 30 – Monday, Sept. 1.


OLANTA TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Tuesday, Sept. 2 – 6:30 p.m.
Come hear the latest news and issues. Express your opinions and concerns.


BOARD GAME NIGHTS
Tuesdays, September 9 & 23 – 6:00 p.m.
Travel by train across Asia! Battle for gold in the Wild West! Work together to make the best fireworks display! Stomp through a city as a giant monster! Board games let you do all that and more. Children and teens ages 8-17 are invited to join us for an evening of fun and good food. Board game nights will be held on the second and fourth Tuesday every month during the summer. This free event will last about 90 minutes. Please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library for more information. Dinner provided by the Friends of the Olanta Public Library.


LEARN TO DRAW ANIMALS
Thursday, September 18 – 6:00 p.m.
The library’s drawing class returns! By popular request, this month’s topic will be drawing animals. Learn the basic shapes and simple techniques to draw all your favorites, including cats, dogs, birds, & more! All drawing materials are provided by the library. This program, which is open to children ages 8-17 and their parents or caretakers, will last about one hour. The class is free, but you MUST register. Call 843-396-4287 or visit the library for more information.


LOCAL HISTORY PROGRAM
Sunday, September 21 – 2:00 p.m.
Local history returns with a special presentation: Revolutionary War Events and Francis Marion’s Men. Kent Daniels, Director of the Lynches Lake Historical Society, will discuss battles and other important events in the “Ring of Fire” area. He will also talk about some of the men who fought under Francis Marion’s command. The program is free. For more information, please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library.


ART CLASS
Thursday, September 25 – 6:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free art class! We will be learning simple techniques to make painting with acrylics fun and easy. This class is filling up fast so please call to register as soon as possible: 843-396-4287.


FAMILY MOVIE EVENT
Sunday, Sept 28 – 2:00 p.m.
Ahoy, landlubbers! Join the crew at the library for a piratical motion picture event in celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Feats of derring-do, swashbuckling, and delicious refreshments will abound! This free program, which is open to children of all ages and their parents or caretakers, will last about 90 minutes. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Olanta Public Library. For more information, please call 843-396-4287.


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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