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9:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
Main
One of the Richland Library Social Workers will be available to speak with customers one Saturday each month, in addition to regular appointment hours during the week. If you are looking to apply for social services, need a list of community resources, or just have a question about services you can visit the social worker. For more information about the Social Workers at the library please visit https://www.richlandlibrary.com/services/social-workPlease register in advance. The date and time of the Saturday Social Worker is subject to change based on customer need.
Social Work
Adults
9:30 am
Sat, Dec 3
Eastover
Meeting Room
This program will be rescheduled for the summer.
Community Awareness
Adults, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
Main
Career Coaching Center
What can you do with your LinkedIn profile? Build your business? Find a new job? Join Sylvie Golod, Career Specialist and Professional Résumé Writer, for a hands-on class to learn how to develop your LinkedIn profile. Requirement: Must have an existing LinkedIn profile. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Dec 3
Main
Children's Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Sat, Dec 3
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Meet illustrator and Richland Library Artist-in-Residence Marius Valdes when he presents his children’s book, The Secret Species, in a special storytime. He'll discuss his creative process and lead the children in a Secret Species art activity!
Children, Craft, Author Event
Children All Ages

Visions of Sugar Plums ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
Southeast
Meeting Room
Learn simple and tasty holiday treats that everyone can make.
Programs for Families, Children All Ages

Craft Café ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Come and make tile coasters with the staff at North Main. Call 803-754-7734 to register.
Craft, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
11:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
Northeast
Conference Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Dec 3
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills. Drop by to find out about STEAM activities offered at some Family Storytimes.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
1:00 pm
Sat, Dec 3
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12
2:30 pm
Sat, Dec 3
Main
Makerspace
Learn to use our wood burning pens by creating a custom holiday ornament.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Dec 3
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring your holiday cheer and dress for a mess! Join Richland Library Eastover as we celebrate the holidays by making our very own special holiday cards!
Children, Art in the Library
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Dec 3
Southeast
Meeting Room
Hear exciting stories from professional storytellers, your neighbors (near and far), and if you’re feeling adventurous, share your own!
Meetings
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Sat, Dec 3
Main
Meeting Space 213
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
2:00 pm
Sun, Dec 4
Operations Center
Join us for a surprise book sale... just in time for the holidays!
Book Sale, Friends Event, Community Awareness
Programs for Families, Programs for Adults, Children All Ages
3:00 pm
Sun, Dec 4
Main
Theater
It's time to get into the Christmas spirit with Michael Caine, Kermit, Miss Piggy, and company. We will be screening Brian Henson's The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) in the Second Level Theater. Figgy pudding not provided. Running Time: 85 mins Rated: G
Movies, Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Sun, Dec 4
Southeast
Meeting Room
The Holidays are right around the corner! Come on by Richland Library Southeast and try your hand at making soap from scratch. Then “lather” a loved one with your handcrafted result!Registration required. Maximum 20 participants.Program for adults and teens. Children 5+ may participate if engaged directly in the activity with an adult. (1 adult plus 1 child equates to 1 participant. Only 1 child per adult. Only register the adult's name.)
Craft
Adults, 13 - 18
10:00 am
Mon, Dec 5
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 1 - George Washington's Secret Six by Brian KilmeadeMarch 7 - The Paris Architect by Charles BelfoureApril 4 - The Girl on the Train by Paula HawkinsMay 2 - The Bookman's Tale by Charlie LovettJune 6 - Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William KuhnJuly 11 - Please call for titleAugust 1 - Please call for title
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Dec 5
Sandhills
Children's Area
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
10:30 am
Mon, Dec 5
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Mon, Dec 5
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Become familiar with using electronic mail to create, send, and receive messages. Learn how to save contacts and tips for identifying junk mail. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:30 pm
Mon, Dec 5
Board Room
Board Meeting

A Disney FROZEN ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Mon, Dec 5
Southeast
Meeting Room
Join us for an enchanted evening featuring Disney princesses, heroes and crafts. Take pictures with Micky Mouse, Merida and others.
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
6:00 pm
Mon, Dec 5
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
6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 5
Ballentine
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children
9:15 am
Tue, Dec 6
Sandhills
Children's Area
Improve your balance, flexibility, and coordination with this ancient form of exercise. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Dec 6
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. For ages 2-3.
Storytime, Children
1-2, 3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Tue, Dec 6
North Main
Children's Room
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Tue, Dec 6
Southeast
Meeting Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Dec 6
Northeast
Conference Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Dec 6
Sandhills
Children's Area
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Dec 6
North Main
Courtyard
Free Shred Day at the North Main Library on December 6th from 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Shred 360 a document shredding company will have a shredding truck parked in the Library parking lot for two hours. There is no fee to have personal papers/documents, plastic and cardboard items shredded. The shred event is in partnership with the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Gamma Nu Omega Chapters.
Community Awareness
Programs for Adults, Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Sandhills
Children's Area
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
5:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
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
5:30 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Southeast
Need a quiet place to study? Come to the teen area on Tuesday evenings to get your work done. Library staff will be available to give you a hand with finding resources.
Teens
Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Main
Career Coaching Center
Join Andrena King, Workforce Development Specialist, and Rasheen Richardson, Career Development Facilitator, as they guide you through the process of creating an electronic career portfolio using the website builder WIX. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Main
Studio 220
Come play with watercolor in a whole new way in this series that will allow you to experiment with odd techniques and interesting textures.
Maker, Art in the Library, Craft
Programs for Adults, Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Eastover
Meeting Room
Parents and kids learn coding basics together in just one hour! It is easy and no experience necessary.
Computer Class
Programs for Families, 6-8, 9-12
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Main
Theater
It's never too early to start researching colleges.  From finding schools, completing applications, getting accepted, and finding funding - we've got all the information for parents and teens. Get ready to present your best self to your dream school! 
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens, Programs for Parents
7:00 pm
Tue, Dec 6
Southeast
Meeting Room
Internationals, join our conversation
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Wed, Dec 7
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Introduce stories, rhymes and songs to your baby.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Wed, Dec 7
Main
Career Coaching Center
Individual interview sessions are conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups by appointment only.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Dec 7
Eastover
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs 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, Dec 7
Northeast
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an edevice? Want to know more about how to best use our website? Call 736-6575 to schedule a 30-minute appointment.
Computer Class
Adults 55+, Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Dec 7
Main
Post Production Lab
Join us in the Post Production Lab to make an adorable Holiday Yeti in Adobe Illustrator. We'll learn how to create with basic shapes, work with the Pathfinder panel, Width Tool, Strokes, and the Pen tool. Limited to 6 people, registration required.
Maker, Holiday Programs
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Dec 7
Main
Children's Room
Join us for this monthly bilingual storytime for all ages and enjoy songs and stories in both Spanish and English!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Wed, Dec 7
Wheatley
Share songs and stories for infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Wed, Dec 7
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
11:00 am
Wed, Dec 7
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
11:30 am
Wed, Dec 7
Sandhills
Children's Area
Looking for something to do with other homeschoolers? Meet-up at the library on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00. Our meeting room is open every Wednesday for homeschool family-led activities for all ages. Feel free to drop-by and see what's going on at Sandhills and beyond.
Meetings
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families

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