While our in-person events are on hold, we are creating virtual programming to keep you learning and entertained.  We are planning the following activities on Facebook (PickensCountyLibrarySystem) and YouTube. As we continue to plan and schedule, please check back for periodic updates. Click on the thumbnail of our calendar to see all of the fun and informative things we have planned for this month.

Children’s Programming


Weekly Storytime

Tuesday, Dec 1st, 15th & 29th at 11:00 AM

All ages are invited to listen to a story.


Crafts for Kids

Tuesday, Dec 8th & 22nd at 11:00 AM

How to make some fun crafts for kids at home using supplies you should already have on hand.

December 8th is Origami Boxes and December 22nd is a Paper Gingerbread Man.

Teen Programming


Teen Program: Holiday Movie Triva

Thursday, Dec 3rd at 6:00 PM

Tune in on your computer and use your phone or other device to participate, using the Kahoot app for the best experience.

Adult Programming


Carry-Out Craft: Cookie Cutter Ornaments

Thursday, Dec 10th at 4:00 PM

We will show you how to make a craft at home and give you the supplies to do it. Create handmade Christmas ornaments out of cookie cutters and pretty paper or with family photos to make a perfect keepsake to give to a loved one this year. Sign up begins on Thursday, Dec 10th.


Coffee & Crime: Arson with SLED Capt. Craig Collier

Thursday, Dec 17th at 6:00 PM

We discuss investigating and the books written about true crime.  Each month we pair a guest speaker with a true crime book.

It’s getting cold out so warm up with American Fire by Monica Hesse. Checkout your copy now before they are all gone. Then tune in to our FB group or YouTube to hear real life SLED Arson Investigations Unit Officer, Capt. Craig Collier, discuss arson and his take on American Fire.


The Book Watchers: A Christmas Carol

Tuesday, Dec 15th at 4:00 PM

We discuss books that have been made into a movie or series. You can either read the book or watch the movie or both.

Celebrate the holiday season with the classic, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. We will compare it to four adaptations the 1984 version of A Christmas Carol with George C. Scott; Scrooged with Bill Murray (1988);  The 1992 version starring The Muppets and A Diva’s Christmas Carol (2000) starring Vanessa Williams. Copies of the book and all movies available for checkout.

All Ages


Virtual Escape Room

Monday, Dec 21st at 4:00 PM

Escape from Santa’s Workshop


Food for Fines

Dec. 1st through Dec. 15

Donate nonperishable food items at any PCLS location from Dec 1-15 and we will waive your overdue fines. Please note that we CANNOT waive fines for damaged, unreturned items, interlibrary loan items or copies. We also CANNOT accept glass containers, damaged, expired, opened, or partially used products.

All items will be donated to local food banks to help families in need. Organizations benefiting from the food drive are Clemson Community Care, Gleaning House Ministries, and United Christian Ministries.


The Giving Tree

Dec. 1st through Dec. 21st

2020 has been RUFF! Please consider donating to the Library Giving Tree to support the Pickens County Animal Shelter. Stop by your local library and take an ornament for a list of needed items.


PCLS Digital Library

You can access the PCLS Digital Library 24/7 through your home computer or mobile device. The library offers a wide range of digital library materials, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines.


Learn, Create and/or Research

The Library databases provide access to scholarly/peer-reviewed resources across a wide spectrum of topic and subject areas. Including: Ancestry Library Edition, Auto Repair Source, Learning Express Library, Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, Creativebug plus much more.