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10:00 am
Wed, Mar 29
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, Mar 29
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, Mar 29
Southeast
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Wed, Mar 29
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
10:30 am
Wed, Mar 29
Wheatley
Share songs and stories with infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
11:00 am
Wed, Mar 29
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
12:00 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Main
Makerspace
Come learn about Google Assistant and how it can help you to simplify your life by assisting you in accomplishing routine tech tasks more efficiently. This will be a hands-on class showing Google Assistant running on multiple platforms including Google Home, Android Phones, Android Tablets and Chromebooks. Come see how Google Assistant can help you with your various activities including planning, reminders, information access, communication, entertainment, directions, device settings and mindless fun.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
2:30 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Meet, make, and mingle with your creative community. All experience levels welcome!
Maker
Adults, 13 - 18
3:30 pm
Wed, Mar 29
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
6:00 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Main
BCR Classroom
This program has been cancelled. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience. Join Dr. Michael Ashmore, Administrative Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), who will provide a brief overview of personal investing, explain how to avoid investment fraud, and show how to research investments prior to purchase.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Eastover
Meeting Room
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Children, Teens
Children All Ages, Adults, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Want to learn the basics about sewing machine operation, terminology, and technique? This class will include threading the machine and bobbin, learning how to use and adjust stitch settings and basic sewing. You will also make a fun and simple project to practice your new skills!
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Mar 29
Ballentine
Join us for Ballentine's book club for adults. To sign up please call 781-5026 or stop by the library.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 am
Thu, Mar 30
Eastover
Calling all amateur photographers! The Eastover Library is looking for your take on life as seen through your photos. Drop off your 8x10 photo or come in to the library to print your photo March 1st through March 31st. Two categories to choose from: General Picture This or Picture Eastover (submitted photos must have been photographed in Eastover.) Please call 803-353-8584 for more information. Voting will be done by the public April 1st-April 15th.
Art in the Library
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Thu, Mar 30
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
10:30 am
Thu, Mar 30
Southeast
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
10:30 am
Thu, Mar 30
Northeast
Conference Room
Share songs and stories with babies from birth to age 3.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:45 am
Thu, Mar 30
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
1:00 pm
Thu, Mar 30
Main
Production Stage
:( canceled due to technical problems:(Interested in virtual reality games, movies, or other art projects? Drop by and play with Studio Services's new HTC Vive VR headsets. Close the world and open the next!
Maker, Gaming
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Mar 30
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

Stained Glass Eggs. ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Thu, Mar 30
Main
Studio 220
Decorating eggs is not just for the kids! Come and experiment with alcohol inks as we use them to layer and mix to create ranges of color on the outside of the glass ornaments. When the light shines through the eggs, they look like a combination of watercolor and stained glass. Registration is limited and all materials will be provided.
Art in the Library, Craft, Maker
Adults, 13 - 18
5:30 pm
Thu, Mar 30
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
6:30 pm
Thu, Mar 30
North Main
Small Meeting Space
If you enjoy books by Zane, Wahida Clark, Joy King, Noire, Terri Woods and other urban fiction writers, then the Urban Fiction Book Club at North Main is for you. Come join us each month as we discuss a new and exciting book. For more information, call us at 803-754-7734.
Book Group
Adults
12:00 am
Fri, Mar 31
Eastover
Calling all amateur photographers! The Eastover Library is looking for your take on life as seen through your photos. Drop off your 8x10 photo or come in to the library to print your photo March 1st through March 31st. Two categories to choose from: General Picture This or Picture Eastover (submitted photos must have been photographed in Eastover.) Please call 803-353-8584 for more information. Voting will be done by the public April 1st-April 15th.
Art in the Library
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families

Hands On Art ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Fri, Mar 31
Northeast
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Storytime, Craft
3-5
10:30 am
Fri, Mar 31
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
3:00 pm
Fri, Mar 31
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Drop by and play unique games from or about the Southeastern USA. Close the world and open the next!
Maker, Gaming
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Free Notary Public service is available. Please call @803 353-8584 or come in in person for an appointment.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Word (2013). Registration is required.Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
North Main
Recording Studio
Join our recording studio guru, Hippie Torrales who will guide you in basic skills needed to use the North Main Recording Studio.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
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, Apr 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
2017 is here and the resolutions have been made, lets jump start our fitness resolution by walking! 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, Apr 1
Southeast
Meeting Room
Join us for a morning of riddles, stories and more.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Sandhills
Auditorium
Get ready to enjoy some live music, featuring Molly Ledford of Lunch Money and Aaron Graves of Those Lavender Whales. Come and dance!
Children, Performance
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Main
Makerspace
Learn the age-old art of knitting! We will be learning to cast-on, knit, purl, and Bind off. Come create your first swatch and gain the knowledge to begin a new hobby. Knitters of all levels welcome.
Maker, Workshop, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Main
BCR Classroom
Ready to ace your job applications and learn about résumés? We’ve got all the help you’ll need! Join a Certified Career Coach and a Teen Services Librarian as they help you explore career skills and resources so that you can be ready for the You’re Hired: Young Adult Career Fair in May! Ages 16-24 welcome.
Teens
Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Bring your old t-shirts and turn them into new treasures.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of forming and shaping clay to make pinch pots while allowing the participants to explore their own creativity and imagination.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Journey to the Stone Age. Learn about ancient art and make your own cave drawing.
Craft, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Sun, Apr 2
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sun, Apr 2
Sandhills
Auditorium
Join us for a delightful afternoon with author Jacqueline Woodson, 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming. Ms. Woodson will discuss her lifelong journey as a writer, reveal her own writing process and where she finds inspiration, and read passages from her diverse body of work. The author of more than two dozen books for young readers, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, a three-time National Book Award finalist, a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and was recently named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Book signing to follow.
Author Event
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
Southeast
Meeting Room
Meets the first Monday of each month. Please note that the Cooper Book Group has moved to Richland Library Southeast while Cooper undergoes renovations. Please register. February 6 - "The Woman in the Photo" by Mary HoganMarch 6 - "The Wright Brothers" by David McCulloughApril 3 - TBAMay 1 - "A Spy Among Friends" by Ben MacIntyreJune 5 - "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
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
11:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Learn basic terms, the parts of the computer and how it works. Practice using the mouse by completing a self-paced tutorial. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
12:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Board Room
Board Meeting
1:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Main
Meeting Space 214
A clear and informative biographical statement is a must for any aspiring artist. Join us to learn how to successfully introduce yourself and promote your talents as an artist.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Curious about the makerspace? Visit during open lab for an introduction to this new space and the tools and supplies available to use in the library.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Main
Theater
Do you like to use words like tsundere, shojo, or doujinshi? If so - or if you’re just curious - the doors of T.O.A.S.T., the Team Of Anime Seeking Teens, are open to you. We watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6:00, learn brief Japanese lessons, and enjoy anime-based games and crafts. (Bread not included)
Teens, Multicultural, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

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