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Family STEAM Engine ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Aug 23
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Join us for an evening of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM)fun for the whole family! Work together on a series of projects as a family.
STEM/STEAM, Maker
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Tue, Aug 23
Main
BCR Classroom
Starting a small business involves extensive research, writing a powerful business plan and making key financial and legal decisions. Come join Cheryl Salley, Minority Business Development Manager, SC SBDC, as she shares valuable information about key resources to start a new small business or grow an existing one. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Aug 23
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
10:00 am
Wed, Aug 24
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
10:30 am
Wed, Aug 24
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
10:30 am
Wed, Aug 24
Wheatley
Storytime for ages 0-23
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Young Children
2:30 pm
Wed, Aug 24
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
6:00 pm
Wed, Aug 24
Main
BCR Classroom
Your résumé is the advertising piece that presents your relevant career story to a prospective employer. Join Sylvie Golod, Career Specialist and Certified Résumé Writer, as she demonstrates how to create a detailed, chronological master draft of a résumé. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Aug 24
Eastover
Meeting Room
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Gaming
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Wed, Aug 24
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Please join us as we discuss "A Street Cat Named Bob" by James Bowen.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults

Byte Size Computer Basics ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Aug 24
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
10:30 am
Thu, Aug 25
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, Aug 25
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Aug 25
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, Aug 25
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
10:30 am
Fri, Aug 26
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, Aug 26
Wheatley
Get ready to move and shake, shake, shake while listening to stories and more.
Storytime
3-5, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Fri, Aug 26
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
3:30 pm
Fri, Aug 26
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us to learn about eBooks and other downloadables available at your library. We will have a variety of eReaders available for hands-on discovery, or feel free to bring your own.
Computer Class
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Aug 27
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
Sat, Aug 27
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, Aug 27
Northeast
Conference Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Aug 27
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
3:00 pm
Sat, Aug 27
Southeast
Meeting Room
Bring your stringed instrument and jam out with others or if you're a beginner get some pointers to help get you started. All levels welcome!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Aug 27
Northeast
Meeting Room
While Cooper is under renovations we will be holding our Teen Advisory Board meetings at the Northeast Branch. Join us for movies, activities and fun! For ages 12-18.
Meetings, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
2:00 pm
Sun, Aug 28
Operations Center
Join the Friends for a Surprise Book Sale where you will find great deals on books, cds, movies, and more! The sale will be Sunday, August 28, from 2-4:30pm, at the Richland Library Operations Center, 130 Lancewood Road, Columbia, SC. Hope to see you there!
Book Sale, Friends Event
Programs for Families, Programs for Adults, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Mon, Aug 29
Main
Teen Center
We apologize for the inconvenience, but this program has been cancelled. Please check back soon for more exciting programs!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Mon, Aug 29
Ballentine
Your Library Needs You! Please join artist Barbara Streeter in this series of workshops as she teaches each community member how to crochet their own gorgeous piece of yarn wisteria. Soon, all of these community created pieces will be added, together, to the larger vine as public art in the new Richland Library Ballentine. No crochet experience required and all ages welcome. Come and create!
Art in the Library, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Mon, Aug 29
Main
BCR Classroom
Intermediate Excel will cover concepts such as merging and splitting cells, hiding columns and rows, using multiple worksheets, sorting and filtering data, and formatting a worksheet as a table.Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel (2013) class or solid Excel experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:15 am
Tue, Aug 30
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
11:00 am
Tue, Aug 30
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, Aug 30
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
7:00 pm
Tue, Aug 30
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
10:00 am
Wed, Aug 31
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, Aug 31
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Become familiar with using a Web browser to view information on the Internet. Learn how to use search engines to find information.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Aug 31
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
10:30 am
Wed, Aug 31
Wheatley
Storytime for ages 0-23
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Young Children

Byte Size Computer Basics ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Aug 31
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, Aug 31
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
6:30 pm
Wed, Aug 31
Ballentine
Join us for Ballentine's book club for adults. To sign up please call 781-5026 or stop by the library.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 am
Thu, Sep 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
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 1
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 1
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 1
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

Novel People Of Eastover ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us for a special discussion of "State Of The Heart Vol. 2" with local authors, Aida Rogers and Shani Gilchrist. Stop by Richland Library Eastover to pick up your copy or call 803-353-8584 with any questions.
Book Group
Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 1
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 1
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
7:00 pm
Thu, Sep 1
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Writers meet to discuss their work
Art in the Library
Adults
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 2
Northeast
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Storytime, Craft, Children
3-5
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 2
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

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