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For the Love of Food ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Wed, Jun 29
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Join us at Richland Library St. Andrews as we use cookbooks from our own collection to discover different cultures and techniques through recipes! Whether you are a pro who can flambé in your sleep, or a beginner who still has trouble boiling an egg, this series will help you explore and learn new skills.
Adults, Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 29
Northeast
Meeting Room
Let's get together and play! Join us for an evening of gaming on the big screen. Take on your friends and find out who has what it takes before it is GAME OVER.
Gaming, Teens
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Teens

Byte Size Computer Basics ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 29
Sandhills
Children's Area
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an edevice? Want to know more about how to best use our website? Drop in for one-on-one help.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 29
Ballentine
Join us for Ballentine's book club for adults. In June, we will discuss Still Alice by Lisa Genova. To sign up please call 781-5026 or stop by the library.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Thu, Jun 30
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Come paint and learn about watercolor with Artist and Instructor, Tonya Daugherty. Limit 15, Register online starting June 9.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
Programs for School Age Children, 6-8, 9-12
10:30 am
Thu, Jun 30
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
Thu, Jun 30
Community Event
Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church | 1500 Broad River Rd
The race is on! Music and dance enhance the tale of a timid tortoise and a boastful hare who learns (the hard way) that it takes more than just speed and skill to be a winner.
Performance, Summer Reading Club
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Thu, Jun 30
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
for babies 0-23 months. Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Thu, Jun 30
Northeast
Conference Room
Talk, sing, read, write and play as we build your child's early literacy skills.
Children, Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
2:00 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Southeast
Meeting Room
Make cool stuff to keep or gift. Duct tape sandals, e-Cessories (jewelry made out of old electronic equipment parts), tin foil sculptures and much, much more. Call 776-0855 to register. Space is limited.
Maker, Craft
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Main
Do you want to learn basic computer skills or need to learn a particular computer task? Help is here. Call 929-3400 to reserve a 1 hour one-on-one session where you will receive instruction on learning basic computer skills or mastering tasks such as attaching a document to an email, creating a table in Excel, or adding pictures to a PowerPoint presentation. You may also request an appointment online at https://www.richlandlibrary.com/book-learning-coach.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Sandhills
Meeting Room
The race is on! Music and dance enhance the tale of a timid tortoise and a boastful hare who learns (the hard way) that it takes more than just speed and skill to be a winner.
Performance
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Main
Children's Room
Explore the world of books and expand your imagination with stories, games, and craft activities. For ages 6-8.
Children
6-8, Programs for School Age Children
3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Join Amanda Ladymon for an afternoon of creativity and exploration. Space limited to 25 participants. Please call 929-3434 to register.Be inspired by living or fictional characters, and create clay creatures based on characters from your favorite book! You can either bring your own book, or choose one from the children’s collection and let the illustrations serve as your inspiration to create a 3-dimensional creature!
Craft, Children, Summer Learning Challenge
9-12
6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 30
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Create robots, cities, creatures and more with LEGO building blocks.
Children, Gaming
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Ballentine
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
6:30 pm
Thu, Jun 30
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Drop by at 6:30 to see what old-school games we're playing! - video and board game throwbacks like Atari, Nintendo, Battleship, Spirograph, Operation, and on and on!
Gaming
13 - 18, Adults, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Fri, Jul 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Take a break from the heat and bring the whole family with a cool movie for fun filled flicks.
Children
Programs for Young Children, Programs for School Age Children
10:30 am
Fri, Jul 1
Northeast
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Fri, Jul 1
Wheatley
Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with stories and a cold treat!
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Fri, Jul 1
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess! For ages 2-5.
Craft, Storytime
1-2, 3-5, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Fri, Jul 1
Ballentine
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
12:00 pm
Fri, Jul 1
Sandhills
Meeting Room
By using the themes discussed in the graphic novel “I Kill Giants” participants will draw with a purpose using prompts that will direct them to think and feel their art come to life. The hope is to move emotions from the heart to the page in an act of healing catharsis.
Teens, Maker
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Jul 2
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
11:00 am
Sat, Jul 2
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with STEAM fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Jul 2
Northeast
Conference Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages
3:00 pm
Sat, Jul 2
Northeast
Meeting Room
Lights. Camera. Action! Check out the latest movie adaptations of your favorite comic book heroes on the big screen. Popcorn and drinks are provided.
Movies, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Jul 2
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Build it, create it, share it with LEGO Blocks!
Maker, STEM/STEAM
9-12, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children

Hooray for the USA ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Sat, Jul 2
Eastover
Celebrate the 4th of July with patriotic stories, songs and a festive craft. Dress for a mess.
Children, Art in the Library
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
12:00 am
Sun, Jul 3
All Richland Library locations will be closed on Sunday, July 3rd.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
12:00 am
Mon, Jul 4
All Richland Library locations will be closed on Monday, July 4th.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
9:15 am
Tue, Jul 5
Sandhills
Meeting Room
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
9:30 am
Tue, Jul 5
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
11:00 am
Tue, Jul 5
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
1:00 pm
Tue, Jul 5
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Are you a crafter who enjoys knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your portable project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Jul 5
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with STEAM fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Tue, Jul 5
Northeast
Create your own buttons using our images, or some you draw and color yourself.
Craft, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:30 pm
Tue, Jul 5
Eastover
Meeting Room
Want to loosen up those stiff joints, tone up those muscles and maybe shed some extra pounds. Join us for Line Dancing (from June to Mid-July), and Zumba (from Mid-July to August).
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Wed, Jul 6
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
9:30 am
Wed, Jul 6
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories and a craft and then visit our garden to get your hands dirty.
Gardening
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, Jul 6
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, Jul 6
Main
Career Coaching Center
Individual interview sessions are conducted on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from 10am to Noon on a first come, first served basis. Groups by appointment only.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Jul 6
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, Jul 6
Wheatley
Storytime for ages 0-23
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Young Children
12:00 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Come learn how to play Bunco - a fun progressive dice game! For adults, teens, and families with older children.
Gaming, STEM/STEAM
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Main
Teen Center
Interested in voice narration and audio editing? Channel your inner voice actor and join us in the Teen Center to create original voiceovers for your favorite video clips.
Teens
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18

No Computer Coding! ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Learn coding basics without ever touching a computer. A fun experience in what it really means to program. Space is limited, Register online beginning June 15.
STEM/STEAM, Maker
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Get ready for kindergarten! Your child will gain confidence and independence in this kids-only storytime. For ages 3-5.
Storytime, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
3:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Join our own Ashley Warthen as we explore and create while learning about the elements of art. For ages 6-8.
Craft, Children
6-8, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Join Main's Battle of the Books team as we prep for the ultimate battle of book knowledge.
Workshop, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children

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