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9:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories & songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. This storytime is suited for walkers.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts?Bring your own portable craft project, share ideas with fellow crafters, and check out the latest books on your favorite craft!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Storytime Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs. For babies up to age 2.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
1:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Lively discussion of engaging fiction and nonfiction works.
Book Group
Adults
2:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
We’re breaking out some of our craft supplies to keep boredom at bay! Drop-in any time from 2:00 – 4:00pm in our Makerspace.
Children, Craft
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
2:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Studio 220
The Studio is OPEN! Come Thursday afternoons to work on your drawing or painting skills or to work on an art project from home. Some materials provided for sketching, collaging and other dry media. Please bring your own paints and canvases for painting. No registration necessary.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Come move and groove with Richland Library St. Andrews adults and seniors. For more information, call (803)-772-6675.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
North Main
Digital Zone
We've got a Playstation 4 and Wii U and we know how to use them.
Gaming, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
4:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Enjoy reading with a furry friend. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for your time slot with staff when you arrive.
Children
6-8, 9-12
4:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Teen Makerspace
Make your own smoothie and enjoy an afternoon snack in the Teen Center! We're using fresh fruits and delicious recipes. This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Junior League.
Cooking
Programs for Teens
5:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Wheatley
Larry Cope will discuss what you should consider to determine if you need a will, and if you do, what to think about during the process of making a will.
Legal, Financial
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
North Main
Networking Center
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12, Programs for School Age Children

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
The Kid's Chess Hour is an opportunity for kids of all levels to come together and play and learn the game of chess. Kid's hour is much the same as an adult chess club - but for kids. Sam Copeland (The reigning South Carolina champion and twice South Carolina's high school champion (2002 and 2003)) or another strong chess player will always be on hand to help coach and teach the kids. Games and puzzles will be available.
Gaming, Workshop
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Teens, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Eastover
Meeting Room
Drop in and get involved with a cool science experiment that takes up to five minutes.
Children
Children All Ages, Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Studio 220
Come play with us during our monthly Handmade Home series. This month, we will be using up more of the fabulous wool wall felting. You have the option to make both a thick ironing surface for your sewing/quilting space and another felt basket. All materials provided.*please wear close-toed shoes
Maker, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Join your community in reading "Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann, and taking part in a discussion with fellow readers. Book club copies are available for checkout at Richland Library Blythewood.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Living Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Cooper
Please join us for an informative legal session-a Member of the SC Bar, will give advice and answer your questions about Wills, Estates and Probate issues.
Financial
Adults, Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Create home décor on a budget during this paint stirrer upcycle!
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Post Production Lab
This meeting has been cancelled.Model, sculpt, and render! These workshops appeal to both novices and advanced users. Each 3D Thursday will cover basics and a different technique using Blender, MeshMixer, and other free tools.
Maker, Workshop
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
Cooper
Children's Area
Simple art fun with stories to boot. Dress for a mess!
Children, Craft, Storytime
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 21
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs and more while building early literacy skills! It's fun for the whole family!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 21
Wheatley
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Fri, Sep 21
Main
Studio 220
Join us to create a block of the month. Each month, we will create a new and different block, sometimes stretching our quilting into uncharted skills and techniques. Participants will need to know how to use a sewing machine.September: Missouri Stars*All materials provided.*Registration opens 3 weeks before each session.
Maker, Craft, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
St. Andrews
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
North Main
Children's Room
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages
11:30 am
Sat, Sep 22
North Main
Networking Center
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
1:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Can you visualize your future professional goals? Creating a career vision board can help you with this process. Join Sylvie Golod, Career Services Specialist and Janet Hatch, Certified Career Coach, for a fun, engaging workshop where you will begin clarifying your career goals through the use of creative art. No art experience necessary and supplies provided. Register Online (Max. 16 Attendees)
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Eastover
Meeting Room
Oh Pinterest pins how I love and loath thee! Richland Library Eastover will provide the supplies and pins, will you make the greatest recreation of a Pinterest pin or will you bang your head on the wall in defeat.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join June Smith, Professional Organizer, to learn tips to free your home and life from clutter and disorganization, granting you the freedom be more effective and able do the things you really want to do.
Workshop
Adults, Adults 55+
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Teen Gaming Room
This documentary takes you on a journey through the ever-evolving, epic game of Minecraft. With exclusive interviews from industry experts and Minecraft's biggest YouTube players, Dan TDM and Ali- A, this film looks at how Minecraft is now being used as a tool for education and teaching while digging deeper into the creativity behind the game.
Teens, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
We need your ideas! TAB helps the library plan and lead teen programs, displays, and activities. Members enjoy snacks and receive volunteer hours.
Gaming, Teens
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sun, Sep 23
Main
Teen Makerspace
Need access to tutoring and brain fuel to get you through the semester? Find homework help and resources Sundays in the Teen Center. Connect with online tutors, use laptops, grab some snacks and more!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Mon, Sep 24
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Grow your baby’s vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and lap babies. If your child is walking, please check out our Toddler Storytime for ages 18 months – 2 years on Thursday mornings.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:00 am
Mon, Sep 24
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Do you have a specific question about how to us computers or find your way around the Internet? Drop in to our Computer Basics Learning Lab for personalized assistance. Learn basic computer skills such as: using the mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account, attaching files to email, and navigating social media accounts. Online registration is required due to limited space*
Computer Class
Adults 55+, Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Sep 24
Sandhills
Entry Courtyard
Choose from seasonal produce from Livingston Farms as well as handmade, chemical-free skin products from This Butter Be Good.
Gardening, Health and Wellness
Adults 55+, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Mon, Sep 24
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Please join Erin and Tinesella with the Columbia Parent to Parent Team for an interactive parent and child workshop that includes a traditional story time and tips on how to bring the fun and learning of storytime into your own home. Registration is encouraged but not required.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Mon, Sep 24
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Drop in and experience this educational, self directed exploration of a different topic each week. Develop social skills while exploring literacy-related subjects.
Children
3-5, 6-8
12:30 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Main
Second Level Programming Space
The studio has many hidden treasures that need to be shared! Crop-A-Dile, button maker, and silhouette are just the beginning of the craft tools you can use.
Maker, Craft
Adults
4:00 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Experiment with origami during this hour-long workshop for older kids.
Craft, Maker
9-12, 6-8
4:30 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Main
Teen Makerspace
Richland Library’s Team Of Anime-Seeking Teens is looking for an anime/manga fan like you! We vote on anime series to watch on a big screen and love to talk about our favorite reads, including novels and manga. We learn about Japanese traditions and holidays and play large group games together.
Teens, Movies, Multicultural
9-12, Programs for Teens
5:30 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Main
Production Stage
Drop-in orientation for the Studio Services's Production Stage. No appointment required. This session lasts 30-45 minutes. It covers the equipment in the stage; basic setup, teardown, and workflow; policies and procedures; and how to reserve the room.NOTE: This is not a class. We will not be teaching a skill during this time. You can check our Events page for specific workshops. If you are interested in a Media Arts skill we are not currently offering a class on, you can request a Book A Learning Coach session.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults

Hablamos Spanish ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Conversation circle for folks wanting to brush up their Spanish
Adults
6:30 pm
Mon, Sep 24
Main
BCR Classroom
Intermediate Excel will cover concepts such as merging and splitting cells, hiding columns and rows, using multiple worksheets, sorting and filtering data, and formatting a worksheet as a table.Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel (2013) class or solid Excel experience.
Computer Class, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults

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