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

Dec
12
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 12 @ 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.

Dec
13
Fri
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Learn to use a Brother sewing machine with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative.

Class limited to 4 participants, ages 12+.

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

Dec
17
Tue
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Podcasting 101 @ Anderson Main Library

Have a story to tell? Or an opinion to voice?

In this 6-week workshop, learn how to create your own podcast from start to finish using professional quality recording equipment and software.

For ages 8-14.

Registration required: childrens@andersonlibrary.org, or 864-260-4500 x158.

Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library

Vote for the anime/manga you want to watch, enjoy snacks and conversation with fellow fans!

Anime will be rated TV-PG to TV-14.

For teens 12-18 years old (7th-12th grades).

Dec
19
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 19 @ 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.

Dec
21
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Dec 21 @ 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.

Dec
24
Tue
Christmas: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
Dec 24 – Dec 26 all-day
Jan
2
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 2 @ 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.

Jan
4
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 4 @ 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.

Jan
6
Mon
Recording Studio Training @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Recording Studio Training @ Anderson Main Library

Learn the basics of audio recording and sound editing with with the pro-level equipment and software in the Electric City Creative. Explore what’s available and possible with access to this free recording space.

Due to space, classes are limited to 3-4 participants. Ages 12+.

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