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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

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
3:00 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
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
6:00 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Eastover
Meeting Room
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Gaming
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children
6:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Southeast
Meeting Room
Learning Spanish? Ya lo hablas? Join us on the first and third Wednesday evenings every month and enjoy an hour of some relaxed Spanish chitchat.
Multicultural
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults

Panels and Pixels ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
Southeast
Conference Room
CANCELED
Book Group
13 - 18, Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
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

Byte Size Computer Basics ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Jul 6
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, Jul 6
Ballentine
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Thu, Jul 7
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
1:00 pm
Thu, Jul 7
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
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! Please call 772-6675 or stop by to register.
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Thu, Jul 7
Northeast
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.
Art in the Library, Teens
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Thu, Jul 7
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Get an introduction to printmaking techniques in this workshop led by artist Claire Farrell, whose exhibit “A is for Art” is on display in the Gallery at Main. You'll get messy with ink and paper and leave with your own print to display at home. Space is limited, register online beginning June 10.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, 9-12
3:30 pm
Thu, Jul 7
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, Jul 7
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.Make up a story, draw a cityscape, or use the alphabet or numbers, and create your very own book and learn how to fill it with your own words and illustrations.
Craft, Children, Summer Learning Challenge
9-12
6:00 pm
Thu, Jul 7
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, Jul 7
Northeast
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Word 2013.
Computer Class
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Thu, Jul 7
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Writers meet to discuss their work
Art in the Library
Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Jul 8
Southeast
Conference Room
Watch the movie; check out the book.•Friday, June 17: Insurgent (PG-13)•Friday, July 8: The 5th Wave (PG-13)
Movies, Book Group
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Fri, Jul 8
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 8
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 8
Wheatley
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
3-5, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Fri, Jul 8
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
3:00 pm
Fri, Jul 8
Sandhills
Meeting Room
In the days before streaming TV, online videos, and mobile phones, we used to eat cereal and watch cartoons every Saturday morning. Well, we're going old school on a FRIDAY afternoon - come watch old cartoons and eat cereals from the olden days of the 70s and 80s.
Movies
13 - 18, 9-12, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Sat, Jul 9
Main
BCR Classroom
Join Ron King, Program Specialist, Community Development, City of Columbia, for practical ways to make informed decisions regarding budgeting, improving credit, and reducing debt. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Jul 9
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

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