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Besty C. -

Are You Prepared?

It’s devastating to witness the destruction that natural disasters can cause, in just a matter of minutes. And while we can’t prevent these occurrences, being prepared can certainly protect us... More 
Debbie B. -

Jenkins Orphanage Band

The Jenkins Orphanage, founded 1891 in Charleston, SC, was well known as a learning ground for many jazz musicians. Many of the donations accepted by founder, Rev. Daniel Jenkins, included... More 
Kelly C. -

All eBooks Are Not Available to Libraries

Did you know that, as a consumer, you can purchase eBooks that libraries cannot? Several of the biggest publishing houses do not sell to libraries at all, or sell on a very limited basis. So when... More 
Mona V. -

Free Summer Movies Show at Richland Library!

While talking to library patrons, I was surprised to learn that quite a few people in our community do not know that Richland Library offers free summer movies! There are different movie series... More 
Debbie B. -

Peg Leg Bates (1907-1998)

Peg Leg Bates was a world famous dancer from Fountain Inn, SC. He appeared 15 times on the Ed Sullivan Show and danced twice for the King and Queen of England. What set him apart from other tap... More 
Sarah G. -

5 Books to Inspire Creative Crafting with Your Kids

Summertime is the perfect opportunity for unstructured arts and crafts! Not only is it fun to dive into a pile of art supplies or recycled materials, but expressive art can help children develop... More 
Tony T. -
The very thought of summer brings all sorts of activities to mind. Picnics. Vacations. Plowing through that list of summer must-reads. And, of course, plowing through that summer garden! Summer is an active time, indeed. With all its possibilities, for many children, summer is not an active time of reading and... More 
Richland Library Literary Resident Eboniramm
Dee -
June is African American Music Appreciation Month! Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African-American musical influences that comprise an important part of our nation's treasured cultural heritage. Formerly called National Black Music Month, this celebration of African American musical... More 
ThomasM -

Five Great Comics Without Words

If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then why bother with writers at all? Comics without words require literacy and empathetic ability. Where narration and dialog would tell a reader the context... More 
Debbie B. -

Eartha Kitt (1927-2009)

Eartha Kitt began her 1956 biography, Thursday's Child, with this simple fact: “I was born in a little town called North in South Carolina.” Putting together the pieces of Kitt's... More 


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