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.

Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Main Library
Join us for the opening of a month long celebration of Edgar Allan Poe at the Anderson County Library. Then mark your calendar to join us as we celebrate the life and works of Edgar[...]
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
We’re celebrating the works of Edgar Allen Poe all month! Come check out some unique and really cool digital representations of his work including paintings, music, and comics! Part of A Poe Celebration.
Oct 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Main Library
Join us as we celebrate the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe throughout October. Tonight we will be screening Vincent Price’s The Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Oct 11 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Belton Branch
Reading a popular YA title every month at the Belton Branch. This month we are joining the Anderson County Library in a month long celebration of Edgar Alan Poe. We will be discussing The Fall by[...]
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm Main Library
Tracing the origins of the conflict between the Angry Birds and the Green Pigs, this film adaptation of the hit video game follows four Angry Birds who come to suspect an ulterior motive when the[...]
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Pendleton Branch
Join the Anderson County Library in a month long celebration of the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. We will be screening The Fall of the House of Usher (1956), starring Marshall Thompson and Tom Tryon.
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
It’s Teen Read Week!  Come kick back and get some great ideas for what to read next! We will also be giving away free copies of books that haven’t even been published yet!
Oct 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Main Library
Hosted by the Friends of the Anderson County Library in cooperation with Anderson University, the 12th Annual Starburst Storytellers’ Festival celebrates Edgar Allan Poe with a performance by Allan Wolf. A co-founder of the National[...]
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
The Starburst Storytellers’ Festival continues with a performance by Adam Booth, four-time winner of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest.
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Main Library
In this reboot of the 1984 classic, it’s the ladies doing the ghost-busting. After writing a book suggesting that ghosts are real, Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates are called upon to lead the fight when[...]
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Members of the Clemson Area Storytellers’ Guild perform on the second night of Starburst: Charlee Duvall, Lisa Eister, Lynn Garner, and Donna Tillman. The evening’s emcee is Judy Sheeley.
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Bobbie Pell, “The Moonstone Minstrel,” celebrates Poe with her tales of Celtic and Appalachia folklore on the third night of the Festival.
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
The Starburst Festival comes to its close with festival favorite Tim Lowry…mixing Poe with Abraham Lincoln (he says!).
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us as we continue our month long celebration of the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. We will be screening The Masque of the Red Death (1964) starring Vincent Price.
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Powdersville Branch
Join us as we continue our celebration of the life of Edgar Allan Poe. We will be screening The Raven (1963), starring Vincent Price.
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Embrace the Creepy: Victorian mourning traditions, funeral customs from around the world, haunted locations – the things Poe loved!
Nov 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Belton Branch
Reading a popular YA title every month at the Belton Branch. This month’s pick is Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger.
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Belton Branch
Reading a popular YA title every month at the Belton Branch. This month’s pick is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K Rowling.