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.

 

Jan
22
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Jan 22 @ 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.

Feb
12
Tue
Teen Tech Tuesday @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Tech Tuesday @ Anderson Main Library

Robots? Adobe Creative Cloud? Green Screen Photography? 3D Pens?

Open session with these tech toys and more in the Electric City Creative.

Ages 12-18

Feb
16
Sat
Gambrell Teen Room – Electric City Creative Opening @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gambrell Teen Room - Electric City Creative Opening @ Anderson Main Library

Get a first look at the redesigned Gambrell Teen Room and the all new makerspace Electric City Creative! Explore maker equipment for projects like sewing, vinyl, and die-cutting as well as high tech tools for audio and video recording and editing, photo manipulation, and graphic design. Test out VR games, get inspired for your next maker project, and see what upcoming programs for teens are happening!

The Jonathan Gambrell Teen Room has expanded to include the new Electric City Creative – a space for tweens, teens, and adults to explore new technology, access professional quality applications, and collaborate on projects. Located on the 2nd floor of the Anderson Main Library, experienced users and novices alike will find the latest tools for graphic design, audio recording, and photo and video editing alongside low-tech maker equipment for multiple kinds of projects. Electric City Creative also has room for play with the latest Virtual Reality (VR) and gaming consoles. The first and only space of its kind in Anderson, Electric City Creative is free to use for anyone ages 12 and up.

Feb
18
Mon
President’s Day: All libraries closed @ All Library Locations
Feb 18 all-day
Feb
26
Tue
Teen Anime and Manga Academy @ Anderson Main Library
Feb 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
12
Tue
Teen Make n’ Take : DIY Terrariums @ Anderson Main Library
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Teen Make n' Take : DIY Terrariums @ Anderson Main Library

Design a unique terrarium and learn how to take care of your plant! Materials provided. Registration Required. Limited spots available. Call (864) 260-4500 ext. 126 or stop by the Reference Desk to register.
Registration opens February 26th.

Ages 12-18

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.

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