Teens


The Gambrell Teen Room and Electric City Creative – a makerspace for tweens, teens and adults – are located on the 2nd floor of the Anderson Main Library.

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

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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.

 

Jan
17
Fri
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Fire Department- Station 1
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Fire Department- Station 1

**Special Off-Site Field Trip!**

Homeschooling parents and groups with children (ages 5-11) and teens (ages 12-18) can join us at the Anderson Fire Department – Station 1 for a tour of the station, fire truck, and museum! Parents of children under five are welcome to spend some time with their little ones at the library while their siblings are at the fire station.

This month’s Field Trip is off-site. Registered attendees will meet at Station 1, 400 S. McDuffie St, Anderson, at 10:30 AM.

Registration required. For more info and to register: call 864-260-2500 ext. 158 or email childrens@andersonlibrary.org

Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Straight to the Heart: Making Valentines @ Powdersville Library

Make a one-of-a-kind gift for your one-and-only.

Jolanda Johnstone, greeting card maker extraordinare, will host a workshop teaching you how to design a lovely card for your true love.

Materials will be provided. Registration required: call 864-295-1190 or email powdersville@andersonlibrary.org

Jan
22
Wed
3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
3D Shadow Boxes @ Anderson Main Library

Create a decorative 3D Shadow Box featuring a cat observing a wintry scene. All materials provided.

Registration required: email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org or call 864-2604500 x126.

Jan
23
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 23 @ 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
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
28
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 28 @ 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.

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.

Flying Cars and Floo Powder: Real World Magic from the Harry Potter Universe @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Flying Cars and Floo Powder: Real World Magic from the Harry Potter Universe @ Anderson Main Library

In many ways the magical world of Harry Potter isn’t so different from our own…

Get below the surface of the Harry Potter universe as Dr. Margaret Oakes, Professor of English at Furman University, discusses how it helps us reflect on the “magic” of our own technology.

Light refreshments provided.

This program is supported by the South Carolina Humanities’ Speakers Bureau.

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.