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7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 14
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Discuss engaging works of fiction and non-fiction.
Book Group
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 14
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.January 10 - Comedy of Errors by ShakespeareFebruary 14 - The Souls of Black Folk by du BoisMarch 14 - Ode to Aphrodite by SapphoApril 11 - The Tale of the Wife of Bath by ChaucerMay 9 - The Wasps by AristophonesJune 13 - Treatise of Human Nature by Hume, Book One: Part One; Part Two Section 6; Part 3 Sections 1-8
Book Group
Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Feb 15
Ballentine
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Feb 15
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Feb 15
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
10:45 am
Thu, Feb 15
Sandhills
Children's Maker
After storytime head on over to the Maker Lab for a STEAM activity for future Einsteins.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
3-5, Programs for Young Children
1:00 pm
Thu, Feb 15
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Lively discussion of engaging fiction and nonfiction works.
Book Group
Adults

Google What? ★ Staff Pick

2:30 pm
Thu, Feb 15
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Basic introduction to the basics of what Google offers: Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive.
Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Feb 15
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Feb 15
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
7:00 pm
Thu, Feb 15
Main
Theater
In conjunction with our February series Pixelated, author, historian and USC Professor Brad Collins, Ph.D, will deliver an engaging and informative talk on the life and works of post-Impressionist French painter Georges Seurat, the pioneer of Pointillism. Join us for this special event!
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Feb 16
Cooper
Children's Area
Simple art fun with stories to boot. Dress for a mess!
Children, Craft, Storytime
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:30 am
Fri, Feb 16
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, Feb 16
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
10:00 am
Sat, Feb 17
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Sat, Feb 17
Main
BCR Classroom
Registration opens 01/03/2018
Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher (2013) to create newsletters, flyers, and brochures. Registration is required. Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Feb 17
Main
Children's Room
Celebrate the African American experience with stories, songs and more.
Storytime, Performance, Black History Month
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Feb 17
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, Feb 17
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
3:00 pm
Sat, Feb 17
Eastover
Meeting Room
Richland County Master Gardeners will teach you about which vegetables to plant and when to plant them, how to plant them, care and harvesting, and possible problems.
Gardening
13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Feb 17
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Celebrate Black History Month and African-American culture with songs, poems and speeches by famous African Americans.
Black History Month, Children
Children All Ages, 13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sun, Feb 18
Main
Auditorium
"Current struggles to make colleges welcoming and relevant for students of color continue movements which swept across campuses fifty years ago. Agents of Change, tells the timely and inspiring story of how successful protests for equity and inclusion led to establishing the first Black and Ethnic Studies departments at two very different universities, San Francisco State (1968) and Cornell (1969)."
Movies, Black History Month
Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Feb 19
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Registration opens 01/20/2018
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
10:00 am
Mon, Feb 19
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
2:00 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Ballentine
Create Robots, cities, creatures and more with LEGO building blocks
Children
3-5, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children
4:00 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Sandhills
Entry Maker
This ain't your grandma's macrame! Well, actually it is, but we will be using updated materials and techniques to create fashion-forward fiber jewelry, including a tassel-adorned necklace.
Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
4:30 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Main
Teen Center
Richland Library Teen Center's Team Of Anime-Seeking Teens is looking for an anime/manga fan like you! We vote on anime series to watch on a big screen and love to talk about our favorite reads, including novels and manga. We learn about Japanese traditions and holidays and play large group games together.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Main
BCR Classroom
Registration opens 01/05/2018
Learn the basics of building a spreadsheet, creating charts and performing calculations using Microsoft Excel (2013). Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Feb 20
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, Feb 20
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, Feb 20
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, Feb 20
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 20
Eastover
Children's Area
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Manga/Anime Club ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 20
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, Feb 21
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
10:00 am
Wed, Feb 21
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
2:30 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Main
BCR Classroom
Registration opens 01/07/2018
Become familiar with using a web browser to view information on the internet. Learn how to use search engines, such as Google, to find information. Registration is required. Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Blythewood
Poor Corduroy has lost his button! Lisa knows how to fix it; do you? Join us to learn some basic sewing skills and make a great project. You'll bear-ly contain your excitement!
Children, Craft
6-8, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Retro games! We got 'em. Atari 2600, NES, SNES, Genesis—and more. Join us for an afternoon of delicious game goodness.
Gaming, Maker
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Ballentine
Join us for an open book discussion about whatever you are currently reading as well as a Maker/STEAM activity.
Children, Maker, STEM/STEAM
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Eastover
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Gaming
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
9:30 am
Thu, Feb 22
Ballentine
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Feb 22
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Feb 22
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

AARP TEK Workshop ★ Staff Pick

10:00 am
Thu, Feb 22
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Expand your Tech knowledge! Make the most of your mobile devices -- for work or play! All participants will get hands on experience. You don't have to be an AARP member. 10a.m., Introduction to the iPad; 12p.m. Beyond the Basics: iPad; 2:30p.m., Introduction to the iPad; 4:30p.m., Beyond the Basics: iPad
Computer Class, Workshop
Programs for Adults, Adults, Programs for Teens
10:30 am
Thu, Feb 22
Blythewood
Birds are here, there and everywhere. We'll gear up with binoculars for a bird watch. Learn what each of us can do to help our feathered friends.
STEM/STEAM, Children
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Young Children
3:30 pm
Thu, Feb 22
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
3:30 pm
Thu, Feb 22
Main
Meeting Space 213
Drop in to create some pixel art and show off what you have created with others!
Maker, Craft
Adults, 9-12, 13 - 18
4:00 pm
Thu, Feb 22
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Burn Calories and have some fun Hula hooping.
Health and Wellness
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Thu, Feb 22
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

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