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.

 

Jun
18
Tue
Open Gaming @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Open Gaming @ Anderson Main Library

Play video games, board games, card games and more during open gaming.

Choose from Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 VR, Xbox, and assorted board and card games or bring your favorite games from home to share! Games and gaming systems available on a first come, first served basis.

Ages 12-18

Jun
20
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 20 @ 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.

Youth Yoga @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Youth Yoga @ Anderson Main Library

Enjoy a bit of peace and relaxation in the busy summer with a yoga retreat. No experience needed. Bring your own mat or use one of ours. Parents welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor. Limited to 18 participants. First-time attendees will need to sign a waiver.

Ages 8-18 welcomed.

Jun
21
Fri
Rockin’ Rockets @ Pendleton Branch Library
Jun 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Rockin' Rockets @ Pendleton Branch Library

Want to build your own rocket?

Over the course of 3 sessions, teens will use STEM concepts and learn how to build a rocket from scratch.

At the last session, finished rockets will be launched!

Ages 12-18

Jun
24
Mon
Fun Flix in the Library @ Powdersville Branch Library
Jun 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fun Flix in the Library @ Powdersville Branch Library

NOW PLAYING! Escape from Planet Earth (PG): dashing astronaut Scorch Supernova from the planet Baab sets out on a rescue mission on a dangerous planet.

Out of This World Trivia @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Out of This World Trivia @ Anderson Main Library

Show off your knowledge of space-themed trivia! Are you a fan of Doctor Who, Star Wars, or Star Trek? Test your knowledge against your friends for a chance to win prizes and bragging rights!

Snacks provided.

Ages 12-18

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

Jun
26
Wed
Starcatcher Crafting @ Powdersville Branch Library
Jun 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Starcatcher Crafting @ Powdersville Branch Library

Create your own craft galaxy dreamcatcher to capture sweet dreams. A craft project fun for teens and adults. Registration required. Call 864-295-1190 or email adultprograms@andersonlibrary.org

Jun
27
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 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.

Youth Yoga @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Youth Yoga @ Anderson Main Library

Enjoy a bit of peace and relaxation in the busy summer with a yoga retreat. No experience needed. Bring your own mat or use one of ours. Parents welcome. Taught by certified yoga instructor. Limited to 18 participants. First-time attendees will need to sign a waiver.

Ages 8-18 welcomed.