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10:00 am
Wed, Oct 10
Main
Studio 220
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. Come learn the basics of sewing. We will go over machine anatomy, threading the machine, and basic sewing. If reservation is full, please contact Kelsey Andrus at kandrus@richlandlibrary.com to make an appointment.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Oct 10
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
10:30 am
Wed, Oct 10
Main
Storytime Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Wed, Oct 10
Wheatley
Grow your baby's vocabulary, listening, and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and lap babies.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Wed, Oct 10
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/03/2018
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
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
3-5, 6-8
2:30 pm
Wed, Oct 10
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, Oct 10
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
4:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Work together as a team to learn simple and delicious recipes. Children must have an adult present to participate.
Cooking
Programs for Families

Everything Manga ★ Staff Pick

5:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
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
5:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
North Main
Small Meeting Space
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
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
Ballentine
Curious about the Maker Space? Drop in for an opportunity to explore your creative side. Create at your own pace, in the perfect space. Materials Provided!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 10
Cooper
Children's Area
Design your own wire jewelry using wire wrapping techniques. Wrap tightly or create swirls to your delight! Prior experience from the Wire Wrapping 101 class is needed to register for this class.
Craft, Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 10
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. Registration is required.Prerequisite: You must have an accessible email account and solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
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, Oct 10
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.July 11 - Tartuffe by MoliereAugust 8 - Friar's Tale & Summoner's Tale by ChaucerSeptember 12 - Clouds by AristophonesOctober 10 - Heart of Darkness by Conrad
Book Group
Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 11
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories & songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 11
Main
Storytime Room
Get ready to move and shake, shake, shake while listening to stories, songs and more. For ages 2-3.
Storytime, Children
1-2, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 11
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 11
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, Oct 11
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
10:00 am
Thu, Oct 11
Main
BCR Classroom
Bring your résumé and interview with Recruiting Solutions! We're hiring in the following fields:office & professional, light industrial, and information technology.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Main
Studio 220
The Studio is OPEN! Come Thursday afternoons to work on your drawing or painting skills or to work on an art project from home. Some materials provided for sketching, collaging and other dry media. Please bring your own paints and canvases for painting. No registration necessary.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Oct 11
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, Oct 11
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Enjoy reading with a furry friend. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for your time slot with staff when you arrive.
Children
6-8, 9-12

Trowel Huggers ★ Staff Pick

4:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Hands-on experiences in the garden cultivating a connection to the origins of food.
Gardening
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Families
4:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Main
Teen Makerspace
Make your own smoothie and enjoy an afternoon snack in the Teen Center! We're using fresh fruits and delicious recipes. This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Junior League.
Cooking
Programs for Teens

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
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, Oct 11
Blythewood
Makerspace
Doug Rice of Compassion & Choices SC gives an overview of what you need to know to be prepared for the end of life. He will discuss the importance of advance directives, such as living wills and healthcare powers of attorney; interfacing with the medical community; and end of life options that are legally available. *This is a rescheduled date from the original September 13th program date.*
Workshop
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Eastover
Meeting Room
Come out and express your talent through the art of poetry, spoken-word, karaoke, and more. Open Mic for Poets, Singers, Lyricists, Musicians, and more. Get ready for an awesome time!!! *Light Refreshments will be provided*
Performance, Summer Learning Challenge
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Explore different styles of art with us! This is for teens of all skill levels that love art or are interested in art. We will sketch, paint, build, color and create. Bring your own art and ideas to work on too.
Teens, Art in the Library
13 - 18
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
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, Oct 11
Main
Teen Makerspace
Writing in cursive has been shown to improve motor skills, comprehension, and retention. Whether you need a penmanship refresher or an introduction to cursive, we’ve got you covered! This 90-minute workshop will focus on letter-recognition, penmanship tips & tricks, and developing a cursive signature.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Job seekers, come to Career…Encore! to meet and share the challenges of looking for employment with other persons—whether younger or older, unemployed, underemployed, or seeking a career transition, the desire is the same: to find work that is purposeful and, of course, comes with a paycheck! Join us!
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Discuss, watch, read, and enjoy your favorite anime and manga with us! For beginners and the already obsessed.
Teens
13 - 18

Arkhaios Film Festival ★ Staff Pick

9:30 am
Fri, Oct 12
Main
Theater
Featuring films from around the globe, this three-day festival showcases the connections between art, history and culture. This year's festival features 20 films from 9 countries and three continents.Here is the Arkhaios 2018 Official Selection (in alphabetical order):Black Brazil, Director Angèle Berland (France)Crete, The Myth of the Labyrinth, Directors Agnès Molia & Mikaël Lefrançois (France)Ercole Contu and the Discovery of the Tomb of the Tetrapod Vases, Director Andrea Fenu (Italy)Escape to the Great Dismal Swamp, Director Andreas Gutzeit (Germany)Forbidden City, Director Ian Bremner (UK)Fort Fremont: The Last Bastion in the Defense of Port Royal Sound 1898–1912, Director Ryan Heathcock (USA)From Ironclad to Artifact: The Journey of the CSS Georgia,Director Michael L. Jordan (USA)Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City, Director Kelly Rundle (USA)Harem of the Sun King, Director Richard Reisz (UK)Hochelaga, Land of Souls, Director François Girard (Canada)Just Like Us, Directors Hans Dirven &Merel ten Elzen (Netherlands)Mart to Art: A Repurposed Life, Director George Wingard (USA)Mont Saint Michel: The Archangel's Maze, Director Marc Jampolsky (France)New Monuments Men, Director Jean Luc Raynaud (France)Nothing About Moccasins, Director Eden Malina Awashish (Canada)On the Banks of the Tigris : the hidden story of Iraqi music, Director Marsha Emerman (Australia)On the Rocks: Art in the age of the dinosaurs, Directors Jean-Luc Bouvret & François-Xavier Vives (France)Secrets of the Nolichucky River,Director Buck Kahler (USA)Teotihuacan, The Birth of a Metropolis, Directors Agnès Molia & Nathalie Laville (France)The Discovery of the Temple of Amenhotep III, Director Antoine Chéné (France)The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille, Director Peter Brosnan (USA)The Tempest Stela, Revisiting the Roots of the Exodus, Director Olivier Vandersleyen (Belgium)The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an annual juried competition, part of the annual South Carolina Archaeology Month. It is free, open to the public, and is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures gained from archaeological research and illustrated by documentary films.The Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Heritage Trust, the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA), the Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina, the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club, and Richmond Library.
Movies, Community Awareness
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Fri, Oct 12
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, Oct 12
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, Oct 12
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Fri, Oct 12
Main
Children's Craft Area
Kids will explore different materials and create their own unique portraits through the art of multi-media collage with our own Artist-in-Residence, Miles Purvis.
Maker
6-8, 9-12
4:00 pm
Fri, Oct 12
Main
Teen Gaming Room
The Teen Center challenges you to enter our gaming tournament to win honor and glory. Compete with your fellow gamers to dominate the bracket! Ages 12 to 18.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Arkhaios Film Festival ★ Staff Pick

9:30 am
Sat, Oct 13
Main
Theater
Featuring films from around the globe, this three-day festival showcases the connections between art, history and culture. This year's festival features 20 films from 9 countries and three continents.Here is the Arkhaios 2018 Official Selection (in alphabetical order):Black Brazil, Director Angèle Berland (France)Crete, The Myth of the Labyrinth, Directors Agnès Molia & Mikaël Lefrançois (France)Ercole Contu and the Discovery of the Tomb of the Tetrapod Vases, Director Andrea Fenu (Italy)Escape to the Great Dismal Swamp, Director Andreas Gutzeit (Germany)Forbidden City, Director Ian Bremner (UK)Fort Fremont: The Last Bastion in the Defense of Port Royal Sound 1898–1912, Director Ryan Heathcock (USA)From Ironclad to Artifact: The Journey of the CSS Georgia,Director Michael L. Jordan (USA)Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City, Director Kelly Rundle (USA)Harem of the Sun King, Director Richard Reisz (UK)Hochelaga, Land of Souls, Director François Girard (Canada)Just Like Us, Directors Hans Dirven &Merel ten Elzen (Netherlands)Mart to Art: A Repurposed Life, Director George Wingard (USA)Mont Saint Michel: The Archangel's Maze, Director Marc Jampolsky (France)New Monuments Men, Director Jean Luc Raynaud (France)Nothing About Moccasins, Director Eden Malina Awashish (Canada)On the Banks of the Tigris : the hidden story of Iraqi music, Director Marsha Emerman (Australia)On the Rocks: Art in the age of the dinosaurs, Directors Jean-Luc Bouvret & François-Xavier Vives (France)Secrets of the Nolichucky River,Director Buck Kahler (USA)Teotihuacan, The Birth of a Metropolis, Directors Agnès Molia & Nathalie Laville (France)The Discovery of the Temple of Amenhotep III, Director Antoine Chéné (France)The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille, Director Peter Brosnan (USA)The Tempest Stela, Revisiting the Roots of the Exodus, Director Olivier Vandersleyen (Belgium)The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival is an annual juried competition, part of the annual South Carolina Archaeology Month. It is free, open to the public, and is an educational event showcasing the discovery of past cultures gained from archaeological research and illustrated by documentary films.The Arkhaios Film Festival is sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Heritage Trust, the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA), the Department of Anthropology, University of South Carolina, the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club, and Richmond Library.
Movies, Community Awareness
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 13
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 13
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn basic terms, the parts of the computer and how it works. Practice using the mouse by completing a self-paced tutorial. Please call 929-3469 to register.
Computer Class, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Oct 13
Main
Storytime 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
11:00 am
Sat, Oct 13
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, Oct 13
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, Oct 13
North Main
Children's Room
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages

Little Sprouts ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Sat, Oct 13
Wheatley
Join us for seasonal stories and songs. After we will get our hands dirty on our new neighborhood patio planting hardy fall flowers.
Storytime, Gardening
Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children, Children All Ages
12:00 pm
Sat, Oct 13
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults

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