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2:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
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
Programs for Families
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 14
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

Grateful Snail Mail ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Come with a special person in mind and a grateful heart and we'll provide the rest!  Snail mail is a wonderful way to brighten someone's day.  We will briefly share stories of the good people in our lives and then get to work handwriting and decorating a letter to send them joy.  Letters are treasured handmade gifts of the heart.   
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
St. Andrews
Collaboration Space
Do you wish you could ask for résumé guidance from a certified Career Coach without having to make an appointment? Now you can. Join St. Andrews Career Coach Rasheen Richardson from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learn how to create, edit, and/or format your resume professionally. He will be available to answer your résumé questions on a first come, first served basis in a small group setting. Register Online or call (803) 772-6675 for more information.
Job and Career
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Main
Storytime Room
Experiment with numbers, create patterns, and problem solve through books and hands-on activities. For ages 3-5.
Storytime, Children
3-5
4:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join us for Teen Gaming Night! PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Atari, and Retro Board Game fun!
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18
4:30 pm
Wed, Nov 14
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Join fellow writers and NaNoWriMo participants as you work on the first draft of your novel.
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults

Everything Manga ★ Staff Pick

5:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
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

EdVenture At Eastover ★ Staff Pick

5:30 pm
Wed, Nov 14
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.
STEM/STEAM, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Main
Teen Makerspace
Want to test your Maker skills? We're bringing out our sewing machines and learning the basics one stitch at a time. Please call the Teen Center at 929-3470 to register.
Maker
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
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
7:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Join us for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books. Call 699-9230 to ask what we are reading this month.
Book Group
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Nov 14
Main
Meeting Space 214
Please join the Great Books Discussion Group to explore classic literature with fellow readers. Please contact 929-3469 with any questions.November 7 - The Cooper Union Speech by Abraham LincolnDecember 12 - The Criterion of a Good Form of Government, Chapter Two of Representative Government by John Stuart MillJanuary 9 - The Clerk's and the Merchant's Tales by ChaucerFebruary 13 - The Letters of Abelard and HeloiseMarch 13 - Symposium by Plato
Book Group
Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Nov 15
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Grow your baby’s vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and babies ages 0-24 months.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Nov 15
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
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
1:00 pm
Thu, Nov 15
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Lively discussion of engaging fiction and nonfiction works.
Book Group
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Spend a few minutes sharing a story with Madonna, a certified therapy dog. Sign up for your time slot as soon as you arrive, as space is limited!
Children
9-12, 6-8
5:00 pm
Thu, Nov 15
Wheatley
Researching your family history is a rewarding research process and Richland Library has wonderful online tools that can get you started. Join us and learn how you can begin your research and find your ancestors.
Genealogy
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 15
Main
Theater
This Holiday Season, Eat Mindful, Not Mindless. Get tips on how to pay attention to what you are eating and make small changes that can make a big difference. Register online.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
Main
Auditorium
When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college, landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who's not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken Deanna, now Dee Rock, embraces freedom, fun, and frat boys on her own terms, finding her true self in a senior year no one ever expected. PG-13, 1h.45min.
Movies
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 15
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, Nov 15
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Join your community in reading "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien, and taking part in a discussion with fellow readers. The author will be at Richland Library Main on Friday, November 30 at 7 pm. Book club copies are available for checkout at Richland Library Blythewood.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Nov 15
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
10:30 am
Fri, Nov 16
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, Nov 16
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, Nov 16
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
4:00 pm
Fri, Nov 16
Main
Teen Makerspace
Let your voice be heard by the world...but first, come learn the basics of podcasting! We're demonstrating free software and sharing tips and tricks for embarking on your audio adventure.
Maker
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
Eastover
Meeting Room
Do you know where Dragons come from? They come from eggs of course! Where do the eggs come from though, and how are they made? If you want to find out, join us and we’ll walk you through the whole creation process! Come forge and design your own dragon egg…..until it hatches…but that’s another story!
Art in the Library
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families, 13 - 18
10:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs, and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children

Teddy Bear Storytime ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Bring your favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to enjoy snacks with your songs and stories!
Storytime, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
Main
Storytime Room
Celebrate diversity with stories, songs and much more at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Love to explore? IT-oLogy’s Virtual Reality session allows students to engage in virtual reality exploration with Google Expeditions and the Mattel View-Master VR Viewer. On our journey, children will explore virtual trips from around the world, go underwater and travel to outer space! For ages 4-8. Registration required.
Children
6-8, 3-5, Programs for School Age Children
10:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
Main
BCR Classroom
Join Career Specialist, Sylvie Golod as she shares tips on how to network using your professional LinkedIn profile. Whether you are looking for employment, sharing your expertise or promoting your business, LinkedIn is the powerful way to build your network. Register online.**Intermediate class for active LinkedIn users only.**
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
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, Nov 17
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, Nov 17
North Main
Children's Room
Talk, sing, read, write and play as we build your child’s literacy skills.
Storytime
Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
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
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
Wheatley
Please join us to discuss "Dishonorable Intentions" by Stuart Woods.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 17
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Palmetto Health’s Home Care and Hospice team will share valuable information concerning health care planning. All participants will have the opportunity to create a health care power of attorney. Registration required.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults

Junior Power Reader ★ Staff Pick

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
2:00 pm
Sat, Nov 17
Sandhills
Meeting Room
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
Programs for Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Nov 17
Main
Teen Makerspace
Teen Advisory Board is a volunteer organization for young people age 12-18. Teen volunteers help library staff plan and promote programs and services for our community, all while earning volunteer hours. TAB serves as the voice of Richland County teens - are you ready to be heard?
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Nov 17
Cooper
Come embroider a handkerchief with a simple letter or design. We will use some basic stitches and transfer paper to help guide you through your beginner experience. All skill levels welcome and all materials provided.
Craft, Maker
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens, Adults 55+

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