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6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 16
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 16
Blythewood
Back by popular demand! Join your community in reading "The Bookman's Tale" and taking part in a discussion with fellow readers at the newly renovated Richland Library Blythewood.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Nov 16
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Adulting can be hard! We suggest you relieve some stress and get crafty by making your own Perler Bead key chain.
Maker
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
10:30 am
Fri, Nov 17
Blythewood
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
11:00 am
Fri, Nov 17
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, Nov 17
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Kick back and enjoy an afternoon movie with friends. So stop by an sit back and enjoy the show.
Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
4:00 pm
Fri, Nov 17
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 11/03/2017
During these sessions, you will have the opportunity to make an awesome Thanksgiving craft.
Craft
Programs for Families
9:30 am
Sat, Nov 18
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us for the final installment of a 3-session course to prepare for the SAT exam! Get feedback and results from Session 2's practice exam from USC Test Prep instructors. Please register for this event by calling (803) 929-3470 during business hours. Registration will for this program will open on October 3, 2017.This event is made possible thanks to a generous grant provided by First Citizens Bank.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Sat, Nov 18
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
10:00 am
Sat, Nov 18
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 18
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, Nov 18
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
1:00 pm
Sat, Nov 18
Main
Theater
Got a guitar? Bongos? A fiddle? Artist in Residence Wendell Culbreath invites you to bring your instrument of choice and jam with him! This will be a fun opportunity to let loose, have fun and rock out. (p.s. if you play a keyboard, we've got you covered!)
Maker
Adults, Programs for Teens
1:30 pm
Sat, Nov 18
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/24/2017
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
2:00 pm
Sat, Nov 18
Sandhills
Meeting Room
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
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Sat, Nov 18
Eastover
Children's Area
Enjoy a night of fun as we play an unconventional round or two of Bingo. If your number is called will you know the trivia answer? be able to sing the lyrics to a popular song? perform the task? It’s not your grandma’s Bingo, but she’s welcome to come play too!
Gaming
13 - 18, Adults, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Mon, Nov 20
Sandhills
Storytime 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
10:00 am
Mon, Nov 20
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/21/2017
Do you have a specific question about how to us computers or find your way around the Internet? Drop in to our Computer Basics Learning Lab for personalized assistance. Learn basic computer skills such as: using the mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account, attaching files to email, and navigating social media accounts. Online registration is required due to limited space*
Computer Class
Adults 55+, Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Need a space to call your own…Just got out of school and don’t want to go home. Come hang at North Main from 3 - 5. Come play board games, draw, do your homework, or use laptops.
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
Main
Makerspace
For those wishing to be able to use the Harpe Forte Rigid Heddle Loom, this orientation is for you. The loom is a great for weaving scarves, table runners, or anything else long and less than 32 inches wide. This orientation will instruct everyone of use, maintenance, and access to the loom.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Nov 20
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. Watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6 p.m., 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, Nov 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Create works of art and home décor for less than $5 using common household items.
Maker, Craft, Art in the Library
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Meeting Space 213
Join Dr. George Geckle for a discussion of literary selections asking the question: Why Utopias are anyways Nowhere.- September 19: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare; October 17: Shylock Is My Name by Howard Jacobson;November 21: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley; December 19: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodPlease contact 929-3469 for more information.
Book Group
Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
North Main
Children's 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 School Age Children
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
Blythewood
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
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 21
Cooper
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an e-device? Want to know how to best use our website or surfing the internet? Any tech/computer questions/problems? Call or walk in to reserve a 30-minute or 1-hour in person session with one-on-one technical help. Call 803-787-3462 to book your sesison.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Nov 21
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
3:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Explore maker technology during Tech Lab.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
Adults, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Auditorium
Join the afterschool STE(A)M Team every week for a fun, hands-on, project based program series. Ages 6-12 welcomed. Parent participation encouraged.Every 5 weeks starts a new theme.
STEM/STEAM
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children

NANO: Write-in ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Meeting Space 213
Come share in activities to help keep you moving towards reaching your goals.
Maker
Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Main
Studio 221
Artist in Residence and singer/songwriter Wendell Culbreath (AKA THE Dubber) will be offering guidance, tips and lyric writing techniques in this weekly workshop for those interested in songwriting. Meet local guest musicians monthly. Sign up once, and return weekly for new challenges to help you write your next hit.
Maker
Adults

Manga/Anime Club ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 21
Ballentine
Experience manga and anime with fellow fans! Connect with new friends while enjoying your favorite print and video series of the popular Japanese phenomena.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Wed, Nov 22
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Come for a short storytime in our story nook and then head to the maker lab for a fun project. Dress for a mess!
Art in the Library
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Get in the holiday spirit with seasonal stories and a Turkey Day craft!
Storytime, Craft
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Families
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
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
2:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
North Main
Networking Center
Every Wednesday our meeting room is open for children and their families who are home schooled of all ages to meet up and hang out.
Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Wed, Nov 22
Eastover
Meeting Room
Bring the whole family for a screening of your favorite holiday movies(PG).
Children, Holiday Programs
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
5:30 pm
Wed, Nov 22
All Richland Library locations will close at 5:30pm for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Thu, Nov 23
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
Fri, Nov 24
All Richland Library locations will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Closings
Children All Ages, Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Nov 25
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Sat, Nov 25
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, Nov 25
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
10:00 am
Mon, Nov 27
Sandhills
Storytime 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
3:00 pm
Mon, Nov 27
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Need a space to call your own…Just got out of school and don’t want to go home. Come hang at North Main from 3 - 5. Come play board games, draw, do your homework, or use laptops.
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Mon, Nov 27
Sandhills
Children's Maker
The Children's Maker Space is open to help young artists explore their creative side. Materials are available to draw, paint, and create.
Maker, Summer Learning Challenge, Art in the Library
9-12, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Mon, Nov 27
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. Watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6 p.m., learn brief Japanese lessons, and enjoy anime-based games and crafts. (Bread not included.)
Teens, Multicultural, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Hablamos Spanish ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Nov 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Conversation circle for folks wanting to brush up their Spanish
Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Nov 28
North Main
Children's 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 School Age Children

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