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.

 

Mar
26
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 26 @ 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.

Mar
27
Wed
Meet the Author: Megan Shepherd @ Pendleton Branch Library
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet the Author: Megan Shepherd @ Pendleton Branch Library

Author Megan Shepherd discusses writing for all ages across multiple genres. Hear how she’s flipping the script on female character tropes, especially with her newest book, Grim Lovelies.

This event is part of our Books & Community discussion of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

This program is supported by South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage. This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Meet the Author: Megan Shepherd @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet the Author: Megan Shepherd @ Anderson Main Library

Author Megan Shepherd discusses writing for all ages across multiple genres. Hear how she’s flipping the script on female character tropes, especially with her newest book, Grim Lovelies.

This event is part of our Books & Community discussion of We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

This program is supported by South Carolina Humanities, a not-for-profit organization; inspiring, engaging and enriching South Carolinians with programs on literature, history, culture and heritage. This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Apr
9
Tue
3D Pen Blackout Poetry @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3D Pen Blackout Poetry @ Anderson Main Library

Celebrate National Poetry Month with 3D technology!

Decide which words matter: use 3Doodler pens to create unique blackout poetry.

Ages 12-18

Apr
13
Sat
Open CREATE @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 13 @ 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.

Apr
23
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 23 @ 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.

Apr
29
Mon
Poetry Contest Reception @ Anderson Main Library
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Poetry Contest Reception @ Anderson Main Library

Winners of the 6th Annual Anderson County Poetry Contest announced!  Poets, families, and friends invited to read submitted poem or other favorite poems. Pre-ordered books will be available for pickup. Light refreshments served.

May
4
Sat
Shoot for the Stars @ Anderson Main Library
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Shoot for the Stars @ Anderson Main Library

May the 4th Be With You!

Star Wars games, crafts, and music…Oh the Music!

Travel to the library at light speed … Join the force for fun.