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.

 

Feb
21
Fri
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Friday Field Trip @ Anderson Main Library

Homeschooling parents and groups can work together with hands-on enrichment activities. Each month’s activities will feature a different focus for ages 5-12, while teens (ages 13-18) will have related projects in the Electric City Creative & Gambrell Teen Room.

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

Feb
24
Mon
CANCELLED Vinyl Cutter Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELLED Vinyl Cutter Basics @ Anderson Main Library

Learn to use a Silhouette Cameo 3 vinyl cutter 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.

Feb
25
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 25 @ 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.

Feb
27
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 27 @ 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.

Mar
2
Mon
Sewing Machine Basics @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 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

Mar
5
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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.

Tiny Book Workshop @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tiny Book Workshop @ Anderson Main Library

Come see the Creative Caravan’s Tiny Book exhibit and learn how to make your own tiny book.

Suggested Ages: 9 and up

Registration required: teens@andersonlibrary.org or 864-260-4500 x126.

Mar
7
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 7 @ 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.

Mar
9
Mon
Weaving Training @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Weaving Training @ Anderson Main Library

Join Jenn from Yarn and Y’all at the library for a 2-hour weaving workshop! Learn how to set up Ashford Weaving Looms and practice simple weaving techniques.

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

Registration required: call (864)260-4500 ext. 126 or email makerspace@andersonlibrary.org.

Mar
10
Tue
Tech Take Apart @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tech Take Apart @ Anderson Main Library

Use tools to take apart old technology and make something new!

Robots, jewelry…. the options are limited only by your imagination!

Ages 12-18

Materials provided. Registration required: teens@andersonlibrary.org or 864-260-4500 x. 114.