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9:30 am
Thu, Mar 29
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Mar 29
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Mar 29
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
10:45 am
Thu, Mar 29
Sandhills
Children's Maker
After storytime head on over to the Maker Lab for a STEAM activity for future Einsteins.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
3-5, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Thu, Mar 29
Cooper
Learn to knit or work through a knotty situation with master knitter Boykin Exum. No prior experience needed! Beginners and master knitters are welcome!
Craft, Storytime, Sew Divine
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+

Flower Arranging ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Thu, Mar 29
Cooper
Craft lovely floral arrangements for the home or any occasion! Space is limited, so registration is required.
Gardening, Craft, Nature
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
3:30 pm
Thu, Mar 29
Main
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. We will work on an organizational system for your photographs, both physical and digital, in a one on one appointment. If you have boxes of old family photographs that are showing signs of deterioration, we will go over tips on how to utilize Adobe Photoshop to help preserve your family memories. If registration is filled, please contact Jennifer in Studio Services at 929-3445.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Mar 29
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
3:30 pm
Thu, Mar 29
St. Andrews
Outdoor Area
Come play and relax in your library Oasis outdoor space! Music, shade, sidewalk chalk, games, open to all.
Children, Nature
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 29
Main
Meeting Space 213
You don’t have to be an artist to take visually appealing notes. Join us to learn how to document key information in a creative and memorable way.
Workshop, Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Mar 29
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, Mar 29
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, Mar 29
Main
BCR Classroom
Are you looking for full-time employment where you can make a difference and receive state benefits? The SCDDSN serves persons with four types of disability and has five public, 24-hour Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF's) located throughout the state. Meet Anna Cox, Talent Acquisition and Human Resource Manager, to learn about application tips and various employment opportunities. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Mar 29
Main
Makerspace
Come learn how to use Scratch programming blocks and Scratch extensions (like Spotify or Weather data), to control real objects with the micro:bit. No prior Scratch, micro:bit, or IoT experience necessary.
Maker
Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, Mar 29
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Discuss, watch, read, and enjoy your favorite anime and manga with us! For beginners and the already obsessed.
Teens
13 - 18
Fri, Mar 30
St. Andrews
Observe our garden seedlings as they grow over time. Sketch and write in our nature observation journal open to entries from all ages.
Gardening, Nature
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Fri, Mar 30
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
11:00 am
Fri, Mar 30
Ballentine
Meeting 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
12:00 pm
Fri, Mar 30
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Registration opens 02/28/2018
Students will create mobile and gaming applications by writing text-based code in JavaScript using Bitsbox software. The application can be shared and ran on any computer, tablet, or phone with a web browser. Space is limited and registration is required. This event is made possible by a grant from Best Buy awarded to IT-oLogy.
Computer Class, Teens
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Fri, Mar 30
Main
Children's Craft Area
Create interesting new toys out of household objects with Scratch and micro:bit. For 6-8 year olds.
Maker, STEM/STEAM, Workshop
6-8, Programs for Young Children
Sat, Mar 31
St. Andrews
Observe our garden seedlings as they grow over time. Sketch and write in our nature observation journal open to entries from all ages.
Gardening, Nature
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Mar 31
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Sat, Mar 31
Main
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
10:30 am
Sat, Mar 31
Main
Teen Makerspace
Make your own musical instrument using Scratch and micro:bit. For 9-12 year olds.
Maker, STEM/STEAM, Workshop
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
11:00 am
Sat, Mar 31
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, Mar 31
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, Mar 31
Eastover
Meeting Room
Walk your way to increased health, fitness, happiness and productivity. We will use Leslie Sansone’s walk workout series to increase our circulation, tone our bodies, and improve our health so we can look and feel great for the Spring and Summer. Remember to wear/bring comfortable workout clothes/shoes, accessories, and please check with your healthcare provider before starting a workout program. *Bottled water/snacks will be provided.
Health and Wellness
Adults, 13 - 18
2:30 pm
Sat, Mar 31
Main
Meeting Space 203
This program encourages players to develop critical thinking, imagination, socialization, and teamwork skills as well as cultural enrichment developed through playing Dungeons & Dragons tabletop role-playing games. The D&D Adventurers League is an ongoing official organized play campaign for the Dungeons & Dragons game. The game will be held bi-monthly and is open to anyone ages 14 and up.To participate you will need the following:• Read the newest Adventurers League Players Guide before your first game.• The D&D Basic Rules. This PDF document is available for free on the Wizards of the Coast website. • A character sheet. • A D&D Adventurers League adventure logsheet.*Space limited to the first 8 Players.
Gaming, Maker
Adults, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Mar 31
Eastover
Children's Area
Search high and low for Easter eggs hidden in the library. How many eggs can you find? Special Eggs Finders will get Special prizes.
Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Mar 31
Main
Teen Makerspace
Design your own games, custom controllers and more! Learn how to use the micro:bit tilt sensor to control your Scratch game and program animations on the micro:bit LED display. For 13-18 year olds.
Maker, STEM/STEAM, Gaming
13 - 18
Sun, Apr 1
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Easter.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Sun, Apr 1
St. Andrews
Observe our garden seedlings as they grow over time. Sketch and write in our nature observation journal open to entries from all ages.
Gardening, Nature
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Adults
Mon, Apr 2
Eastover
Please call to schedule an in-person appointment time.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults
Mon, Apr 2
Eastover
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an e-device? Want to know how to best use our website or surfing the internet? Any tech/computer questions/problems? Call or walk in to reserve a 30-minute in person session with one-on-one technical help.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults

Reading Buddy ★ Staff Pick

Mon, Apr 2
Eastover
Do you have a struggling reader? If so, bring the reader to the Eastover Library for a one on one to read with a Reading Buddy.The reader will gain self confidence, reading skills, academic growth and a new desire to read. Please come in in person or call to make a reservation @353-8584 with Yolonda.
Children
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children
Mon, Apr 2
St. Andrews
Observe our garden seedlings as they grow over time. Sketch and write in our nature observation journal open to entries from all ages.
Gardening, Nature
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Apr 2
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Introduce your baby to the world of books and nurture a love of reading with stories, rhymes, and songs. This storytime is geared for crawlers.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Families
2:00 pm
Mon, Apr 2
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Celebrate Spring Break with crafts of all kind! Glitter, feathers, yarn, and foam – we’re breaking out our best crafting supplies to keep boredom at bay!
Children, Craft
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
2:30 pm
Mon, Apr 2
Main
Teen Makerspace
Spend your Spring Break creating with our Artist in Residence Maria Fabrizio! Using a variety of traditional media, participants will conceptualize, visualize and complete a book cover design. Teens will enjoy exploring their creativity while learning basic design skills, drawing, typography and conceptual thinking to create their novel masterpiece.
Teens
Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Mon, Apr 2
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring your old t-shirts (or use ours) and create something new with no sewing required. Your T-shirt will never be the same again!
Maker, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults

LEGO Madness ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Mon, Apr 2
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Looking for a LEGO challenge? Join us weekly for exciting LEGO ideas and activities.
Storytime
3-5, 6-8, 9-12
4:00 pm
Mon, Apr 2
Sandhills
Children's Courtyard
Celebrate the season with stories about nature and then get your hands dirty on our garden patio.
Gardening, Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
4:30 pm
Mon, Apr 2
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 culture and language and play large group games together.
Teens
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18

Pajamarama Storytime ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Apr 2
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
Tue, Apr 3
St. Andrews
Observe our garden seedlings as they grow over time. Sketch and write in our nature observation journal open to entries from all ages.
Gardening, Nature
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Tue, Apr 3
Sandhills
Storytime Room
The stage is set and the puppets are all here! Enjoy the show!
Children
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Tue, Apr 3
Cooper
Discover how to create word processing documents using Microsoft Word 2013.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
10:30 am
Tue, Apr 3
North Main
Children's 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 School Age Children
10:30 am
Tue, Apr 3
Blythewood
Meeting 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
11:00 am
Tue, Apr 3
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults

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