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10:30 am
Wed, Oct 24
Wheatley
Grow your baby's vocabulary, listening, and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and lap babies.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Wed, Oct 24
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/17/2018
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Oct 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
2:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24
Main
Career Coaching Center
Career Coaches will be available to answer your résumé questions on a first-come, first-served basis.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Richland Library cares very much about the community and is proud to provide FREE flu shots in partnership with Walgreens Pharmacy.
Health and Wellness, Social Work, Community Awareness
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families

Everything Manga ★ Staff Pick

5:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Watch anime, discuss manga, and play games with fellow fans! Whether you've only just become interested in the medium or have long been an otaku, we have a chair for you.
Teens
13 - 18, Adults, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Wed, Oct 24
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Join us to discuss “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper”, by Phaedra Patrick. To arrange to pick up a copy of the book or to ask questions call Chantal Wilson or Megan Mathis at 929-3400.
Book Group
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 24
St. Andrews
Collaboration Space
Need to schedule in time to slow down? Join us for a guided meditation to relax your mind and take a break.
Health and Wellness
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 25
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
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 25
Main
Storytime Room
Get ready to move and shake, shake, shake while listening to stories, songs and more. For ages 2-3.
Storytime, Children
1-2, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 25
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 25
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, Oct 25
Eastover
Meeting Room
Come and join us with friends for Bi-Monthly gathering.
Friends Event
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 25
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
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 25
Sandhills
Auditorium
Join AARP for a free hands-on workshop, and learn how to get the most from your mobile devices. Introduction to Smartphones & Tablets 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Beyond the Basics 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Devices will be provided.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults
2:30 pm
Thu, Oct 25
Sandhills
Auditorium
Join AARP for a free hands-on workshop, and learn how to get the most from your mobile devices. Introduction to Smartphones & Tablets 2:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.; Beyond the Basics 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Devices will be provided.
Computer Class, Workshop
Programs for Adults, Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Oct 25
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, Oct 25
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Burn Calories and have some fun Hula hooping.
Health and Wellness
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
4:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
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, Oct 25
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

Trowel Huggers ★ Staff Pick

4:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Hands-on experiences in the garden cultivating a connection to the origins of food.
Gardening
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Families

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
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, Oct 25
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Explore different styles of art with us! This is for teens of all skill levels that love art or are interested in art. We will sketch, paint, build, color and create. Bring your own art and ideas to work on too.
Teens, Art in the Library
13 - 18
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
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
6:30 pm
Thu, Oct 25
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Have you ever wanted to learn about different cultures and read about foreign lands? Join the International Book Club! To join please come by or call 754-7734 and ask for Zsuzsa.
Book Group
Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Oct 25
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher (2013) to create newsletters, flyers, and brochures. Registration is required. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Discuss, watch, read, and enjoy your favorite anime and manga with us! For beginners and the already obsessed.
Teens
13 - 18
10:30 am
Fri, Oct 26
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, Oct 26
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Fri, Oct 26
Main
Teen Center
The library may be closed but you're still invited! Only teens have special after hours access for this Halloween party! We're having a costume contest, late night pizza, movies, and games. *Registration, including a signed permission slip, is required. Please visit the Teen Center or call 929-3470 for more information.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 27
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 27
Ballentine
Do you need some extra space or tools to work on your own crafty project? Would you like to be around other crafty folks? Perhaps you could really use a creative break and want to try something new? Come have fun in our MakerSpace!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults

Internet Basics ★ Staff Pick

10:00 am
Sat, Oct 27
Main
BCR Classroom
Become familiar with using a web browser to view information on the internet. Learn how to use search engines, such as Google, to find information. Registration is required. Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 27
Main
Studio 220
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. Come learn the basics of knitting. We will go over typical tools and supplies, casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, and binding off. If reservation is full, please contact Kelsey Andrus at kandrus@richlandlibrary.com to make an appointment.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Oct 27
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, Oct 27
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, Oct 27
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, Oct 27
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, Oct 27
Main
Auditorium
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Multicultural, Holiday Programs, Maker
Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Oct 27
Cooper
Create unique paper beads and turn them into necklaces, bracelets, key chains, etc. By reusing old materials, you can "make something out of nothing". Learn this simple technique from members of the Teen Advisory Board.
Maker, Teens, Children
9-12, 13 - 18
10:30 am
Fri, Oct 26
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
3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 27
Eastover
Meeting Room
Kids and teens are invited to concoct a fun, spooky and silly Halloween Treat Bag, and claim a treat to take home.
Craft, Maker
Children All Ages, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 27
Main
Auditorium
Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.
Multicultural, Holiday Programs, Maker
Adults
3:00 pm
Sun, Oct 28
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
Mon, Oct 29
Eastover
Conference Room
Do you struggle with words or reading? It is never too late to learn. Call us at 803.353.8584 to set up a date and time to work on reading one on one.
Community Awareness
Adults, Adults 55+
10:00 am
Mon, Oct 29
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, Oct 29
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, Oct 29
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
2:30 pm
Mon, Oct 29
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/19/2018
Do you have a specific question about how to use computers or find your way around the Internet? 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 using Microsoft programs. Register for personalized assistance!
Computer Class
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
4:30 pm
Mon, Oct 29
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

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