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NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

9:00 am
Sat, Nov 18
Main
Meeting Space 200
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
1:00 pm
Sat, Nov 18
Main
Theater
Got a guitar? Bongos? A fiddle? Artist in Residence Wendell Culbreath invites you to bring your instrument of choice and jam with him! This will be a fun opportunity to let loose, have fun and rock out. (p.s. if you play a keyboard, we've got you covered!)
Maker
Adults, Programs for Teens
1:30 pm
Sat, Nov 18
North Main
Small Meeting Space
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 18
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
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Sat, Nov 18
Eastover
Meeting Room
Enjoy a night of fun as we play an unconventional round or two of Bingo. If your number is called will you know the trivia answer? be able to sing the lyrics to a popular song? perform the task? It’s not your grandma’s Bingo, but she’s welcome to come play too!
Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Families, Programs for Teens

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

2:00 pm
Sun, Nov 19
Main
Meeting Space 203
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Nov 20
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
4:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
Main
Makerspace
For those wishing to be able to use the Harpe Forte Rigid Heddle Loom, this orientation is for you. The loom is a great for weaving scarves, table runners, or anything else long and less than 32 inches wide. This orientation will instruct everyone of use, maintenance, and access to the loom.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
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. Watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6 p.m., learn brief Japanese lessons, and enjoy anime-based games and crafts. (Bread not included.)
Teens, Multicultural, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
Main
Meeting Space 200
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
6:30 pm
Mon, Nov 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Create works of art and home décor for less than $5 using common household items.
Maker, Craft, Art in the Library
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Meeting Space 213
Join Dr. George Geckle for a discussion of literary selections asking the question: Why Utopias are anyways Nowhere.- September 19: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare; October 17: Shylock Is My Name by Howard Jacobson;November 21: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; December 19: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodPlease contact 929-3469 for more information.
Book Group
Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
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, Nov 21
Blythewood
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
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
Cooper
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 or 1-hour in person session with one-on-one technical help. Call 803-787-3462 to book your sesison.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Nov 21
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Meeting Space 203
Did you know that representatives from Lifeline Wireless, a Federal Lifeline program that provides a FREE cellular phone along with FREE minutes, data, and text messages, are at the Richland Library Main location every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM? They are available to enroll you and answer any questions about the program you may have.About Lifeline's Wireless Plans· No contract· Service is for 12 months and you need to re-qualify once a year· If you qualify, you will receive your cell phone in 5-7 business days.To be eligible for the Lifeline Free Phone Program, you may qualify if your income falls below your state’s residency poverty guidelines OR if you participate in a government assistance program such as:· Medicaid· Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)· Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)· Supplemental Security Income (SSI)· Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)· Other state or federal assistance programsWant to Apply or Learn More? Apply online (http://www.safelink.com), over the phone (1-800-723-3546), or with a SafeLink representative at the library on Tuesdays! If you plan on applying in person, be sure to bring proof of total household income (for income-based qualification) or a copy of a current document proving that you participate in a government assistance program. Additional questions can be asked by calling the Lifeline Wireless information line at 1-800-723-3546 or by asking a Lifeline representative!
Social Work
Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
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+
3:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Explore maker technology during Tech Lab.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
Adults, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Auditorium
Join the afterschool STE(A)M Team every week for a fun, hands-on, project based program series. Ages 6-12 welcomed. Parent participation encouraged. Every 5 weeks starts a new theme.
STEM/STEAM
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Meeting Space 213
Come share in activities to help keep you moving towards reaching your goals.
Maker
Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Studio 221
Artist in Residence and singer/songwriter Wendell Culbreath (AKA THE Dubber) will be offering guidance, tips and lyric writing techniques in this weekly workshop for those interested in songwriting. Meet local guest musicians monthly. Sign up once, and return weekly for new challenges to help you write your next hit.
Maker
Adults

Manga/Anime Club ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Ballentine
Experience manga and anime with fellow fans! Connect with new friends while enjoying your favorite print and video series of the popular Japanese phenomena.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Makerspace
This will be a two part class please make sure you can attend both workshop to have a completed project! MUST HAVE ATTENDED CLASS ON TUES NOV 14th. Tuesday 21st we will add vinyl lettering that will be added to the blocks to make different words. (Family, blessed, spooky, mother, welcome).
Maker, Craft
Adults

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

9:00 am
Wed, Nov 22
Main
Meeting Space 200
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Nov 22
Sandhills
Storytime Room
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
10:00 am
Wed, Nov 22
Main
Pick up fresh veggies along with your fresh picks at Richland Library Main! Every Wednesday, local farmers like Livingston Farms and Little Mountain Homestead will offer fresh, seasonal selections for purchase—everything from squash and sugar peas to honey and greens. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Wednesdays, November 15, 2017 – January 31, 2018
Health and Wellness
Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Before you go over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, stop by the library for a special Thanksgiving storytime and craft!
Storytime, Craft
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Families
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
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, Nov 22
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family for a screening of your favorite holiday movies(PG).
Children, Holiday Programs
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
5:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
All Richland Library locations will close at 5:30pm for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Thu, Nov 23
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Fri, Nov 24
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

9:00 am
Sat, Nov 25
Main
Meeting Space 200
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Nov 25
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 25
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

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

2:00 pm
Sun, Nov 26
Main
Meeting Space 200
If you are working on your novel and would like a designated space come to Richland Library 2nd level! Parking on meters is free after 6!
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Nov 27
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
3:30 pm
Mon, Nov 27
Sandhills
Children's Maker
The Children's Maker Space is open to help young artists explore their creative side. Materials are available to draw, paint, and create.
Maker, Summer Learning Challenge, Art in the Library
9-12, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Mon, Nov 27
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. Watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6 p.m., learn brief Japanese lessons, and enjoy anime-based games and crafts. (Bread not included.)
Teens, Multicultural, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Hablamos Spanish ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Nov 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Conversation circle for folks wanting to brush up their Spanish
Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 28
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

Hands on Art ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Tue, Nov 28
Blythewood
Simple art fun with stories to boot. Dress for a mess! Please sign up in advance.
Children, Art in the Library
3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 28
Cooper
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 or 1-hour in person session with one-on-one technical help. Call 803-787-3462 to book your sesison.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Nov 28
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:30 am
Tue, Nov 28
Main
Meeting Space 203
Did you know that representatives from Lifeline Wireless, a Federal Lifeline program that provides a FREE cellular phone along with FREE minutes, data, and text messages, are at the Richland Library Main location every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM? They are available to enroll you and answer any questions about the program you may have.About Lifeline's Wireless Plans· No contract· Service is for 12 months and you need to re-qualify once a year· If you qualify, you will receive your cell phone in 5-7 business days.To be eligible for the Lifeline Free Phone Program, you may qualify if your income falls below your state’s residency poverty guidelines OR if you participate in a government assistance program such as:· Medicaid· Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)· Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)· Supplemental Security Income (SSI)· Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)· Other state or federal assistance programsWant to Apply or Learn More? Apply online (http://www.safelink.com), over the phone (1-800-723-3546), or with a SafeLink representative at the library on Tuesdays! If you plan on applying in person, be sure to bring proof of total household income (for income-based qualification) or a copy of a current document proving that you participate in a government assistance program. Additional questions can be asked by calling the Lifeline Wireless information line at 1-800-723-3546 or by asking a Lifeline representative!
Social Work
Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Nov 28
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, Nov 28
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
4:00 pm
Tue, Nov 28
Main
Auditorium
Join the afterschool STE(A)M Team every week for a fun, hands-on, project based program series. Ages 6-12 welcomed. Parent participation encouraged. Every 5 weeks starts a new theme.
STEM/STEAM
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 28
Eastover
Children's Area
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

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