Electric City Creative


Electric City Creative

What: A reimagined and expanded Jonathan Gambrell Teen Room gives access to create, collaborate, and learn with design, technology, and artistic resources at Anderson Main Library.

Features: 3Doodler pens, 4k Ultra HD TV, Adobe Creative Cloud, Apple iMac, button maker, color printer and scanner, crochet needles, Google Cardboard, laminator, magnet maker, Perler beads, Playstation VR, Pyle Pro microphones, sewing and quilting machine, sticker maker, video game consoles, vinyl cutter, and more!

NEW! Large format color printer and scanner

Training is available with our staff by appointment or at designated sessions. Some software tutorials available via Universal Class.

Hours:
Monday: 10 am-12 pm by appointment
Tuesday: Teen programs only
Wednesday: 3-6 pm by appointment
Thursday: 3-6 pm

See the calendar below or Weekly Meetings page for an updated schedule.

Before You Create: Free to use for individuals ages 12+ with signed ECC User Agreement (for some features). There is no cost to use tools or features, however some require purchase of consumable materials (e.g., printing, vinyl, filament, beads, yarn). Users may supply their own material only with staff approval. Contact for specifics.

For questions, reservations, or tours, please email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or call (864) 260-4500 x.114

Jan
24
Fri
CANCELLED : 3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
CANCELLED : 3Doodler Pen Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Learn to use a 3Doodler pen with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative.

Class limited to 6 participants. Ages 12+.

Registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org

Jan
30
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library

Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.

See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details.

Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.

Feb
1
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library

Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.

See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details.

Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x.114.

Feb
3
Mon
Virtual Reality Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Virtual Reality Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Learn to use Google Cardboard or a PlayStation 4 to experience virtual reality with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative.

Class size limited, registration required: call 864-260-4500 x126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org.

Ages 12+.

Feb
6
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library

Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.

See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details.

Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.

Feb
11
Tue
Teen Volunteer Day @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Volunteer Day @ Anderson Main Library

Calling all teen volunteers! Choose from a variety of activities to assist with, including brain storming ideas for a Charlotte’s Web-themed Escape Room, and earn volunteer credit at the same time!

Snacks provided.

Ages 12-18. Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 ext. 126 or come by the Reference Desk.

Feb
13
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library

Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.

See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details.

Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.

Feb
14
Fri
Un-Valentine’s Day Drop-in @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Un-Valentine's Day Drop-in @ Anderson Main Library

Drop by to eat fun treats, create unique crafts and treat yourself to some self love at this Un-Valentine’s Day program with other like-minded teens. Ages 12-18.

No registration required.

Feb
17
Mon
President’s Day: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
Feb 17 all-day
Feb
20
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library

Drop into the Electric City Creative to use equipment, crafting supplies, and more. Looking for help? Get training on new tools and technology, learn what’s available, and explore the possibilities! All resources available first-come, first-served.

See the Electric City Creative website for equipment list and details.

Questions? Contact: makerspace@andersonlibrary.org, or (864) 260-4500 x114.