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10:00 am
Wed, May 24
Eastover
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, craft, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, May 24
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Simple art fun for the very young. Come for a short storytime in our story nook and then head to the maker lab for a fun project. Dress for a mess!
Art in the Library
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:30 am
Wed, May 24
Wheatley
Share songs and stories with infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Wed, May 24
Sandhills
Steam Corner
Looking for something to do with other homeschoolers? Our STEAM Corner is open every Wednesday, March 22 through May 31 for homeschool family-led activities of all ages. Drop by to see what we're doing!
Meetings, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Wed, May 24
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, May 24
Main
Career Coaching Center
Career Coaches are available to answer your résumé questions on a first-come, first-served basis.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Wed, May 24
Sandhills
Steam Corner
Let your imagination run wild as you build and create with Legos in the Sandhills Steam Corner.
STEM/STEAM, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:30 pm
Wed, May 24
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Join us for stories and songs about fruit & veggies and learn about the Food Share Columbia program.
Children, Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, May 24
Eastover
Children's Area
Fun-filled workshops that integrate literacy and science by linking children’s books with inquiry based hands-on science explorations. Presented by EdVenture Children’s Museum, with the Franklin Institute Science Museum and the Free Library of Philadelphia LEAP into Science Family Workshops.
Children, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, May 24
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Join us to discuss "The Interestings", by Meg Wolitzer.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, May 24
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Facebook is a great tool to help you stay in touch with friends and family. Learn how to set up an account, adjust privacy settings, post updates and pictures, and join conversations.
Computer Class
Adults
10:00 am
Thu, May 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, May 25
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring your friends for a bi-monthly gathering.
, Friends Event
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
10:30 am
Thu, May 25
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Join Gerald Freeman, Assistant Branch Manager, as he provides an overview of the Trojan Labor hiring process. Trojan Labor is currently recruiting more than 50 positions, both full and part time, for Facility Management at the University of South Carolina. Requirement to Apply: 2 forms of ID.
Job and Career
Programs for Adults
10:45 am
Thu, May 25
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
2:30 pm
Thu, May 25
Main
BCR Classroom
Do you have a specific question about how to use 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 a mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the Internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account and attaching files to email.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
3:30 pm
Thu, May 25
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
4:00 pm
Thu, May 25
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Burn Calories and have some fun Hula hooping.
Health and Wellness
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
5:30 pm
Thu, May 25
Eastover
Meeting Room
Handwriting strengthens brain connections and contributes to academic success. It’s true! Come have fun building those handwriting muscles! For students ages 6 - 12.
Workshop, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
10:30 am
Fri, May 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
Sat, May 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
3:00 pm
Sat, May 27
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us for an exciting afternoon of fun and entertainment as we prepare to kick off another summer of learning at Eastover.
Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Adults, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, May 27
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Earn volunteer hours by meeting once a month to help plan programs, participate in service projects and have fun! For 7th through 12th graders.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
Sun, May 28
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Memorial Day.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Mon, May 29
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Memorial Day.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
10:30 am
Tue, May 30
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, Programs for School Age Children
11:00 am
Tue, May 30
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, May 30
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
4:00 pm
Tue, May 30
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Activate your STEAM-engines! Tinker in our Maker Lab with a variety of projects geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
STEM/STEAM
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Tue, May 30
Wheatley
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
10:00 am
Wed, May 31
Eastover
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, craft, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, May 31
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Simple art fun for the very young. Come for a short storytime in our story nook and then head to the maker lab for a fun project. Dress for a mess!
Art in the Library
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:30 am
Wed, May 31
Wheatley
Share songs and stories with infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Wed, May 31
Sandhills
Steam Corner
Looking for something to do with other homeschoolers? Our STEAM Corner is open every Wednesday, March 22 through May 31 for homeschool family-led activities of all ages. Drop by to see what we're doing!
Meetings, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Wed, May 31
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 05/24/2017
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, May 31
Main
Career Coaching Center
Career Coaches available to answer your LinkedIn questions on a first-come, first-served basis.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, May 31
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn basic skills for creating a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint (2013). Learn to create new slides, edit text and insert images.Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
Thu, Jun 1
Eastover
Please call to schedule an in-person appointment time.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Thu, Jun 1
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
11:00 am
Thu, Jun 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Interested in knitting, crocheting, needlework,or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 1
North Main
Digital Zone
We've got a Playstation 4 and Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us on the first Thursday of each at North Main to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games.
Gaming, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 1
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
5:30 pm
Thu, Jun 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Create robots, cities, creatures and more using LEGO blocks/KEVA Planks and LEGO Mindstorm!
Gaming, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 1
Eastover
Children's Area
Join us for a book club discussion. Stop by to pick up your copy or call with questions.
Book Group
Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 1
North Main
Small Meeting Space
What comes to mind when I think of soul food? Join me to find out as we create some southern, regional dishes that are sure to make your mouth water.
Maker
Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Jun 1
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Take your craft from a hobby to a business. Learn to build a business and market what you make. June 1: Online Business Basics
Maker, Summer Learning Challenge
Programs for Adults, Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, Jun 1
Main
Meeting Space 200
Talk writing and works-in-progress with writers from all over Richland County! All skill levels and genres welcome!
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Jun 2
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family to take a break from the heat with a fun-filled flick.
Children
Programs for Young Children, Programs for School Age Children
10:30 am
Fri, Jun 2
Blythewood
Share stories, songs and more while building early literacy skills! It's fun for the whole family! Currently closed; reopening June 22.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Fri, Jun 2
North Main
Children's Room
Share songs and stories with babies from birth to age 3.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, 3-5

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