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11:00 am
Wed, Sep 28
North Main
Basket Weavers has been cancelled for Wednesday, September 28. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Wed, Sep 28
North Main
Learn, Connect, Play has been cancelled for Wednesday, September 28. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Gaming
Children All Ages
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 29
Sandhills
Meeting 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. Space is limited.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Thu, Sep 29
Northeast
Conference Room
Read, sing, talk, write and play as we build your child's early literacy skills.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Thu, Sep 29
Southeast
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs and more while building early literacy skills! It's fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
2:00 pm
Thu, Sep 29
Main
Production Stage
Open access to our new Production Stage and Post-Production Lab! Whatever media you're interested in—photography, film & video, audio recording, music production, game development, etc—we have something for you. Come work on a project, ask for help, or learn a new tool. Just wondering what we offer? Stop by for a tour of the new media production spaces!
Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
2:30 pm
Thu, Sep 29
Main
2nd Level Programming Space
Come hang out with us and make some poetry! Its easy and fun find a newspaper or book and start crossing words out until a poem is formed.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 29
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
Thu, Sep 29
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 29
Main
3rd Level Programming Space
Relieve stress and engage your creative side- join us for an adult coloring session! Choose from a variety of intricately designed adult coloring sheets to help you unwind. Materials will be provided.
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 29
North Main
Large Meeting Space
During this Special Edition of Richland 101, the public is invited to take an inside look at the recently renovated Richland Library North Main. The session will held citizens learn about the innovative resources and state-of-the-art amenities the library provides to residents in its fashionable, welcoming new facility.
Community Awareness
Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 29
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, Sep 29
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
Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults, 13 - 18

Understanding Your Credit ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 29
Northeast
Meeting Room
Retail Banker, Kiana Smith-Bates, of Woodforest National Bank will guide you through this engaging workshop on understanding your credit and its impact on your financial future. You will learn the importance of credit and how it's used, how to retrieve a copy of your credit report, the difference between good and bad credit, and how credit can affect car purchases, home buying, credit card applications and much more. Light refreshments will be served.
Workshop
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 30
Northeast
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Storytime, Craft, Children
3-5
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 30
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 am
Sat, Oct 1
Eastover
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an e-device? Want to know more about how to best use our website? Call 353-8584 for a 30 session with one-on-one Tech help.
Computer Class
Adults, 13 - 18, 9-12
9:00 am
Sat, Oct 1
Main
2nd Level Programming Space
Carolina Weavers and Spinners will demonstrate a range of spinning and weaving techniques in honor of National Spinning and Weaving Week.
Maker
Adults, 13 - 18, Children All Ages
10:30 am
Sat, Oct 1
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, Oct 1
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Who’s running for President? Duck, that’s who! Get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of Doreen Cronin’s picture book that will leave audiences singing and dancing all the way to the polls!
Performance, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Oct 1
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
11:00 am
Sat, Oct 1
Southeast
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Oct 1
Northeast
Conference Room
Stories, songs, and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
2:30 pm
Sat, Oct 1
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Learn how to create original Halloween costumes for the whole family at this hands-on workshop with Amanda Ladymon from Ladybug Art Studios. Please bring a plain onesie or t-shirt to use as the costume base. All other supplies are provided. Sewing experience is a plus but not necessary. Beginners are welcome! For families.
Craft, Children, Workshop
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Sat, Oct 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us in making your own chalk and designing your own sidewalk art!
Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sun, Oct 2
Main
Theater
With the recent adaptation of the movie, come and join us in the Second Level Theater for a viewing of John Sturges's The Magnificent Seven (1960) to see how it stacks up. A high noon showdown of Washington vs Brynner vs Mifune. Running Time: 128 mins
Movies, Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Oct 3
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, Oct 3
Sandhills
Meeting 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
10:30 am
Mon, Oct 3
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, Oct 3
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Learn basic terms, the parts of the computer and how it works. Practice using the mouse by completing a self-paced tutorial. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 pm
Mon, Oct 3
Main
In preparation for the upcoming elections this November, Richland Library has invited the Richland County Voter Registration and Election office to assist customers with their voter questions. If you have misplaced your voter registration card, do not have a South Carolina photo ID, changed your name, have not voted in the past two General Elections or moved you are encouraged to visit the desk to check and verify your voting status. Saturday, October 8 is the final day to register to vote in order to participate in the November 8, 2016 General Election. For more information, please contact Lee Patterson at 231-6383.
Social Work, Community Awareness
Adults
12:30 pm
Mon, Oct 3
Board Room
Board Meeting
2:00 pm
Mon, Oct 3
Main
Makerspace
Open access to the fiber art tools and space in the Makerspace! Come work on a project, play with new tools, or ask an expert for help.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Mon, Oct 3
Main
Studio 220
Drop in to Studio 220 for self-guided sketching with pencils, charcoals, pastels and pens!
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Oct 3
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, Oct 3
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write and play as we build your child's early literacy skills.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Mon, Oct 3
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, Oct 4
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
10:30 am
Tue, Oct 4
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, Oct 4
North Main
Children's Room
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Tue, Oct 4
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Oct 4
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, Oct 4
Sandhills
Meeting Room
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
3:30 pm
Tue, Oct 4
Main
2nd Level Programming Space
Middle and high school students - looking for a quiet place to study and collaborate?  Have a few questions for a Teen Services librarian?  Stop by our "study hall" on the newly renovated second floor for all your schoolwork needs.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Tue, Oct 4
Eastover
Children's Area
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Tue, Oct 4
Main
BCR Classroom
Are you still parking your documents on a hard drive? Google drive is here to show you how storing to the cloud is much more advantageous for users. Through the use of Drive, users are able to create and collaborate with other users on one document. You will leave this session with ideas for how to use Drive in your home, career, and community. Register online.Requirement: Must have an active Gmail account
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Oct 4
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Do you have questions about Dyslexia and ADHD? Join us for an informational workshop and learn firsthand the challenges that children with Dyslexia and ADHD face every day. For parents/adults.
Workshop
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Parents
6:30 pm
Tue, Oct 4
Main
Theater
Join us for a preview the NiA Company’s latest production, Broken Fences, and the performance to prompt discussion. This community conversation, moderated by Darion McCloud, will focus on race and gentrification. For adults.
Performance, Community Awareness, Community Conversation
Programs for Adults, Adults
7:00 pm
Tue, Oct 4
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
9:30 am
Wed, Oct 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

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