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.

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!
Jul 6 @ 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.
Jul 7 @ 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 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Drop in for snacks, music, and art! Work on your sketches, ink drawings, or whatever medium you like with host local artist Enoch Vaughn. Get feedback and tips on different techniques if you choose and[...]
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
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!
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
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!
Jul 11 @ 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.
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Main Library
This month’s pick is Surrogates, vol. 1 by Robert Venditti. Robert Venditti will be at the 2nd Electric City ComiCon on Saturday, August 6th at the Main Library. The First Monday of every month we will be discussing[...]
Jul 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
We will help you become an Instagram Master! Up your game with helpful tips on taking, editing, and sharing great photos. We will also show you little known tricks to help you get the most[...]
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Belton Branch
Reading a popular YA title every month at the Belton Branch. This month’s pick is Defiance by C.J. Redwine. C.J. Redwine will be at the Electric City ComiCon on Saturday, August 6th, Main Library.
Jul 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
We will help you become an Instagram Master! Up your game with helpful tips on taking, editing, and sharing great photos. We will also show you little known tricks to help you get the most[...]
Jul 13 @ 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.
Jul 14 @ 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 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
We will help you become an Instagram Master! Up your game with helpful tips on taking, editing, and sharing great photos. We will also show you little known tricks to help you get the most[...]
Jul 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Belton Branch
Join us for a movie at the Belton Branch. See Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013). Rated PG-13.
Jul 18 @ 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.
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Does it taste like baby wipes or coconut? Chocolate pudding or dog food? Lawn clippings or pears? Spin the wheel and take your chances…if you dare.  We also have other selections that taste good, but[...]
Jul 20 @ 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.
Jul 21 @ 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 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
Drop in for snacks, music, and art! Work on your sketches, ink drawings, or whatever medium you like with host local artist Enoch Vaughn. Get feedback and tips on different techniques if you choose and[...]
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Belton Branch
Does it taste like baby wipes or coconut? Chocolate pudding or dog food? Lawn clippings or pears? Spin the wheel and take your chances…if you dare.  We also have other selections that taste good, but[...]
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Powdersville Branch
Does it taste like baby wipes or coconut? Chocolate pudding or dog food? Lawn clippings or pears? Spin the wheel and take your chances…if you dare.  We also have other selections that taste good, but[...]
Jul 25 @ 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.
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Main Library
What kind of world do you want to live in?  Now is your chance to create it—any way you want!  You can design your own landscapes, place names, maps, currency, residents, logos, foods, histories, and[...]
Jul 27 @ 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.
Jul 28 @ 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[...]