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.

 

May
25
Sat
Out of this World Movies @ Anderson Main Library
May 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Out of this World Movies @ Anderson Main Library

Don’t panic. Celebrate Towel Day by watching The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (PG).

This 2005 movie starring Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, and Alan Rickman is based on the book of the same name by Douglas Adams.

May
28
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
May 28 @ 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.

May
30
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
May 30 @ 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.

Jun
6
Thu
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 6 @ 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.

Jun
7
Fri
Out of this World Movies @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 7 @ 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Out of this World Movies @ Anderson Main Library

May the force be with you. Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13).

This 2017 movie stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, and Daisy Ridley.

Jun
8
Sat
Get Hooked on Fishing @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Get Hooked on Fishing @ Anderson Main Library

Celebrate the launch of the library’s new fishing poles and tackle boxes available to borrow with your library card!

Get fishing tips and advices, try out SC DNR’s fishing simulator and other games, learn about water conservation and win prizes!

Plus, meet special guest Brian Latimer, 2019 FLW Tour champion!

Free and open to all.

Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 8 @ 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.

Jun
10
Mon
Cupcake Wars: Space Edition @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Cupcake Wars: Space Edition @ Anderson Main Library

Use your creativity to create otherworldly cupcake creations and see who can decorate the best space-themed cupcake in a limited amount of time!

Materials provided. Ages 12-18.

Registration required: call (864) 260-4500 ext. 126 or stop by the Main Library Reference Desk.

Fun Flix in the Library @ Anderson Main Library
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fun Flix in the Library @ Anderson Main Library

Watch the fun-filled, space adventure movie Wall-E and enjoy an out-of-this-world popcorn buffet.

Bring pillows, cushions, and blankets from home, if you like.

K-12th grades welcomed.