Teens


Teens eReading RoomThe Anderson County Library offers a wide array of free programs and resources for teens at the Main Library’s Gambrell Teen Center: open gaming, hot new films, book club, hands-on tech, and more.

The Gambrell Teen Center is open Monday through Thursday from 4pm to 8pm for ages 12 to 18.

May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm Main Library
During World War II, Agent Peggy Carter was as smart and skilled her Captain America boyfriend, but stuck with dull desk duties. Years later, recruited by Iron Man’s father, she risks life and limb to[...]
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Learn how to make your own costumes inspired by the characters you love with professional cosplayer Sybil Todd from White Knight Cosplay!  She will talk about what cosplay is, how to get started, and easy-to-use[...]
Jun 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Come check out our awesome Xbox One and PS4 gaming systems! We also have a variety of card games and board games available – so, you can play the day away YOUR way.
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle star in this fantastical series that follows the travails of a young woman who is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with the[...]
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Mellow out with some coloring. You can choose designs from our weekly theme, or color whatever you want.  We have tons of different options – something for every moment and mood.
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Main Library
This month’s comic is Princeless, vol. 1: Save Yourself by Jeremy Whitley Jeremy Whitley will be at the 2nd Electric City ComiCon on Saturday, August 6th at the Main Library. The First Monday of every month[...]
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Start inventing the future with our Makey Makey and littleBits circuit kits!
Jun 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Main Library
Join local artist Jennifer Allen and learn how to use the grid method to transform a photograph into your own drawing! She will also discuss cross-hatching, which is an artistic method using pen and ink. [...]
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle star in this fantastical series that follows the travails of a young woman who is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with the[...]
Jun 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
Start inventing the future with our Makey Makey and littleBits circuit kits!
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
Start inventing the future with our Makey Makey and littleBits circuit kits!
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Mellow out with some coloring. You can choose designs from our weekly theme, or color whatever you want.  We have tons of different options – something for every moment and mood.
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Belton Branch
Reading a popular YA title every month at the Belton Branch. This month’s pick is Splintered by A.G. Howard. A.G. Howard will be at the Electric City ComiCon on Saturday, August 6th, Main Library.
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Join local artist Jennifer Allen and learn how to use the grid method to transform a photograph into your own drawing! She will also discuss cross-hatching, which is an artistic method using pen and ink. [...]
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Come check out our awesome Xbox One and PS4 gaming systems! We also have a variety of card games and board games available – so, you can play the day away YOUR way.
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle star in this fantastical series that follows the travails of a young woman who is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with the[...]
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
Make your own unique designs by melting crayons on canvas!
Jun 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
Make your own unique designs by melting crayons on canvas!
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us for a movie at the Belton Branch. See Star Trek (2009). Rated PG-13.
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Mellow out with some coloring. You can choose designs from our weekly theme, or color whatever you want.  We have tons of different options – something for every moment and mood.
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
EC3 – the Electric City ComiCon is back on August 6! Come decorate some cookies to celebrate this year’s theme of “Literacy through the Fantastic” or design your own creations!
Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Come check out our awesome Xbox One and PS4 gaming systems! We also have a variety of card games and board games available – so, you can play the day away YOUR way.
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle star in this fantastical series that follows the travails of a young woman who is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with the[...]
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
EC3 – the Electric City ComiCon is back on August 6! Come decorate some cookies to celebrate this year’s theme of “Literacy through the Fantastic” or design your own creations!
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
EC3 – the Electric City ComiCon is back on August 6! Come decorate some cookies to celebrate this year’s theme of “Literacy through the Fantastic” or design your own creations!
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Mellow out with some coloring. You can choose designs from our weekly theme, or color whatever you want.  We have tons of different options – something for every moment and mood.
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Come at me bruh! Don’t get your mawashi all in a bunch! Japan’s centuries-old national sport is the main attraction in our paper-based smackdown. Paper Sumo Battle where creativity and competition collide.  
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Come check out our awesome Xbox One and PS4 gaming systems! We also have a variety of card games and board games available – so, you can play the day away YOUR way.
Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Main Library
Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle star in this fantastical series that follows the travails of a young woman who is drawn to a small Maine town and discovers that it’s filled with the[...]
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
It’s unlike any kind of trivia you have ever experienced before! Think weird and awesome—that’s us.  Plus, you can win really cool prizes!