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6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 18
Main
Children's Craft Area
Increase your reading skills by learning the tricks to decoding unfamiliar words, practicing comprehension, and building fluency. For third graders only, you must pre-register to attend. For third graders. Call 929-3434 to reserve your space.
Workshop, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 18
Ballentine
Meeting Room
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
6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 18
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Do you like Karate Kid? Do you like Bruce Lee, if so come out and join us for Martial Arts Demonstrations put on by Instructor and Founder Mr. Todd Spor of ATA Martial Arts The participants will learn self-defense skills.
Workshop, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 18
St. Andrews
Teen Area
Join us for Teen Gaming Night! Xbox One, Wii U, Card and Board Game fun!Teens, Gaming
Gaming, Teens
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
9:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
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, Sep 19
Main
Career Coaching Center
Individual interview sessions are conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups by appointment only.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Sep 19
St. Andrews
Children's Area
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
10:30 am
Wed, Sep 19
Wheatley
Grow your baby's vocabulary, listening, and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and lap babies.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Wed, Sep 19
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English, Multicultural
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults

Mid-Day Paint Mixer ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Small Meeting Space
An Afternoon of painting! No instructor – just people who love to draw and paint. Limited Supplies available.
Craft, Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Drop in and experience this educational, self directed exploration of a different topic each week. Develop social skills while exploring literacy-related subjects.
Children
3-5, 6-8
2:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Cross-Stitch for beginners! Learn the basics of cross-stitch, from how to read a pattern to tips on finishing.
Craft, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Main
Storytime Room
Begin constructing the alphabet through fun activities designed to help children learn hear and write letters.
Storytime, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Practice reading with a furry friend.
Children
6-8, 9-12
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Learn how to create cool looking (and tasting!) apple snacks. Healthy never looked so good! This program contains nuts. Please let us know in advance if your child has any food allergies. Please sign up in advance.
Children, Health and Wellness
3-5, 6-8

EdVenture At Eastover ★ Staff Pick

5:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Eastover
Children's Area
Fun-filled workshops that integrate literacy and science by linking children’s books with inquiry based hands-on science explorations. Presented by EdVenture Children’s Museum, with the Franklin Institute Science Museum and the Free Library of Philadelphia LEAP into Science Family Workshops.
STEM/STEAM, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Main
Teen Makerspace
Want to test your Maker skills? We're bringing out our sewing machines and learning the basics one stitch at a time. Please call the Teen Center at 929-3470 to register.
Teens, Maker, Craft
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Registration opens 08/20/2018
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
7:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories & songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
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
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
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!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Storytime Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs. For babies up to age 2.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
1:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Lively discussion of engaging fiction and nonfiction works.
Book Group
Adults
2:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
We’re breaking out some of our craft supplies to keep boredom at bay! Drop-in any time from 2:00 – 4:00pm in our Makerspace.
Children, Craft
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Come move and groove with Richland Library St. Andrews adults and seniors. For more information, call (803)-772-6675.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
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
4:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Enjoy reading with a furry friend. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for your time slot with staff when you arrive.
Children
6-8, 9-12

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
The Kid's Chess Hour is an opportunity for kids of all levels to come together and play and learn the game of chess. Kid's hour is much the same as an adult chess club - but for kids. Sam Copeland (The reigning South Carolina champion and twice South Carolina's high school champion (2002 and 2003)) or another strong chess player will always be on hand to help coach and teach the kids. Games and puzzles will be available.
Gaming, Workshop
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Teens, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Eastover
Meeting Room
Drop in and get involved with a cool science experiment that takes up to five minutes.
Children
Children All Ages, Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Join your community in reading "Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann, and taking part in a discussion with fellow readers. Book club copies are available for checkout at Richland Library Blythewood.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Living Room
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, Sep 20
Cooper
Please join us for an informative legal session-a Member of the SC Bar, will give advice and answer your questions about Wills, Estates and Probate issues.
Financial
Adults, Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Create home décor on a budget during this paint stirrer upcycle!
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Post Production Lab
Registration opens 08/21/2018
Model, sculpt, and render! These workshops appeal to both novices and advanced users. Each 3D Thursday will cover basics and a different technique using Blender, MeshMixer, and other free tools.
Maker, Workshop
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
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, Sep 21
Blythewood
Meeting Room
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
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 21
Wheatley
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Storytime 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 Families
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
St. Andrews
Children's Area
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
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
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
1:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Can you visualize your future professional goals? Creating a career vision board can help you with this process. Join Sylvie Golod, Career Services Specialist and Janet Hatch, Certified Career Coach, for a fun, engaging workshop where you will begin clarifying your career goals through the use of creative art. No art experience necessary and supplies provided. Register Online (Max. 16 Attendees)
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Cooper
Beginning on September 8, Cooper's Teen Advisory Board will host the Hunger Games series. A light snack will be provided, however teens are allowed to bring their own light snacks as well. Sept 15: Catching Fire Sept 22: Mockingjay Part 1 Sept 29: Mockingjay Part 2 All movies rated PG-13
Movies
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Eastover
Meeting Room
Oh Pinterest pins how I love and loath thee! Richland Library Eastover will provide the supplies and pins, will you make the greatest recreation of a Pinterest pin or will you bang your head on the wall in defeat.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join June Smith, Professional Organizer, to learn tips to free your home and life from clutter and disorganization, granting you the freedom be more effective and able do the things you really want to do.
Workshop
Adults, Adults 55+
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Teen Gaming Room
This documentary takes you on a journey through the ever-evolving, epic game of Minecraft. With exclusive interviews from industry experts and Minecraft's biggest YouTube players, Dan TDM and Ali- A, this film looks at how Minecraft is now being used as a tool for education and teaching while digging deeper into the creativity behind the game.
Teens, Movies
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

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