Teens


The redesigned Gambrell Teen Room and the new Electric City Creative – a makerspace for tweens, teens and adults – will be reopening soon at the Anderson Main Library on the 2nd floor.

Check the calendar below for monthly and special programs for teens, including anime club, makerspace programs, tech days, and gaming.

Want to be more involved? Fill out an application to join TAG – the Teen Advisory Group – and share your ideas about activities, books, and more.

 

Apr
23
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library | Anderson | South Carolina | United States

Vote for the anime/manga you want to watch, enjoy snacks and conversation with fellow fans, and more! Anime will be rated TV-PG to TV-14. For teens 12-18 years old or 7th-12th graders.

Apr
25
Thu
Cancelled: Adobe Creative Cloud Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cancelled: Adobe Creative Cloud Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Learn to use Adobe Creative Cloud software to edit your photos, videos and more with a FREE small group training at the Electric City Creative.

Classes limited to 4 participants. Ages 12+.

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

Apr
29
Mon
Poetry Contest Reception @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Poetry Contest Reception @ Anderson Main Library

Winners of the 6th Annual Anderson County Poetry Contest announced!  Poets, families, and friends invited to read submitted poem or other favorite poems. Pre-ordered books will be available for pickup. Light refreshments served.

May
2
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
May 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.

May
4
Sat
Star Wars Day @ Anderson Main Library
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Star Wars Day @ Anderson Main Library
Journey to a galaxy far, far away for games and activities, including building your own light saber. Register to compete in a Death Star run – top 4 get a prize! To register, call 260-4500 x158 or email childrens@andersonlibrary.org
Ages 18 and under.
May
6
Mon
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
May 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 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.

May
9
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
May 9 @ 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.

May
11
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
May 11 @ 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.

Get on the Air with ARC @ Anderson Main Library
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Get on the Air with ARC @ Anderson Main Library

Anderson Radio Club (ARC) teaches the basics of amateur (ham) radio with live demos and exhibits. Tour ARC’s Communications Emergency Mobile Unit and enter a drawing to win a dual-band handheld amateur radio.

Fun for all ages!