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1:30 pm
Sat, Oct 28
Ballentine
Join us for the 2nd of a 3-session course to prepare for the SAT exam! Using the strategies and preparation from Session 1, take a full practice test with USC Test Prep instructors. Please register for this program by calling (803) 929-3470 during business hours. Registration will open on September 18, 2017.This event is made possible thanks to a generous grant provided by First Citizens Bank.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 28
Eastover
Meeting Room
Kids and teens are invited to concoct a fun, spooky and silly Halloween Treat Bag, and claim a treat to take home.
Craft, Maker
Children All Ages, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 28
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Activate your STEAM-engines! Tinker with a variety of projects geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.STEM/STEAM6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
STEM/STEAM
6-8, 9-12
10:00 am
Mon, Oct 30
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, Oct 30
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
3:00 pm
Mon, Oct 30
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
13 - 18, Programs for Adults
4:30 pm
Mon, Oct 30
Ballentine
Do you know what to do in the event of a disaster? Would you know how to survive? If not, come and learn the skills you need to survive a variety of disasters, including a zombie apocalypse. Participants will learn the importance of planning ahead, what items to keep in your at home emergency preparedness kit, discuss the types of zombies in movies and literature, and will even learn how to do Michael Jackson's Thriller dance.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Mon, Oct 30
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, Oct 30
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
10:00 am
Tue, Oct 31
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
10:30 am
Tue, Oct 31
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, Programs for School Age Children
10:30 am
Tue, Oct 31
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, Oct 31
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Join Health Educators from Palmetto Health for a discussion on Stress Management.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Oct 31
Main
BCR Classroom
Do you have a specific question about how to use 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 a mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the Internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account and attaching files to email.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
11:00 am
Tue, Oct 31
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, Oct 31
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+
6:00 pm
Tue, Oct 31
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 31
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Come and join us as we read and discuss great books! To register please come by, or call 754-7734.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
Wed, Nov 1
Eastover
Please call to schedule an in-person appointment time.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults
Wed, Nov 1
Eastover
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 in person session with one-on-one technical help.
Computer Class
Adults, 13 - 18, 9-12
Wed, Nov 1
Eastover
Do you have a struggling reader? If so, bring the reader to the Eastover Library for a one on one to read with a Reading Buddy.The reader will gain self confidence, reading skills, academic growth and a new desire to read. Please come in in person or call to make a reservation @353-8584 with Yolonda.
Children
Programs for School Age Children
10:00 am
Wed, Nov 1
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, Nov 1
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, Nov 1
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
11:00 am
Wed, Nov 1
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/25/2017
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:30 am
Wed, Nov 1
Main
Studio 220
Do you love origami? Or just want to learn a few key techniques? Drop by and spend your lunch break relaxing and learning the ancient art of paper folding.
Maker
Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Nov 1
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd 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
4:00 pm
Wed, Nov 1
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join us for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics projects to improve critical thinking skills and innovation, and more importantly, to have fun.
Teens, STEM/STEAM
13 - 18
6:00 pm
Wed, Nov 1
Eastover
Children's Area
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Children, Teens
Children All Ages, Adults, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Nov 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Registration opens 10/02/2017
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
6:30 pm
Wed, Nov 1
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn the basics of using Google Drive to upload, share, and create files. Always forgetting your flash drive? Save your files in Google Drive, and you can access them anywhere.Prerequisite: Active Gmail account
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
9:30 pm
Wed, Nov 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Every Tuesday 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
9:30 am
Thu, Nov 2
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, Nov 2
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
11:00 am
Thu, Nov 2
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Interested in knitting, crocheting, needlework,or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Thu, Nov 2
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Miss the 70's. North Main has a throwback music party every first Thursday of the month. Come dance and reminisce as you hear the great music of that era.
Multicultural
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Thu, Nov 2
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, Nov 2
Cooper
Children's Area
Registration opens 10/03/2017
Come to the library for a (virtual) field trip around the world! From the top of Mt. Everest to the depths of the ocean floor, these sessions lead by IT-oLogy allow students to engage in virtual reality exploration with Google Expeditions and the Mattel View-Master VR Viewer. Google Expeditions provides access to hundreds of virtual fieldtrips, allowing children to explore natural wonders, outer space, historic events, cities, famous museums and much more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register online or by calling 803-787-3462. This program is provided by IT-oLogy and made possible with grant funding from Richland County Government. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult caregiver.
Children, STEM/STEAM, Computer Class
6-8, Programs for School Age Children
4:30 pm
Thu, Nov 2
Cooper
Children's Area
Registration opens 10/03/2017
Come to the library for a (virtual) field trip around the world! From the top of Mt. Everest to the depths of the ocean floor, these sessions lead by IT-oLogy allow students to engage in virtual reality exploration with Google Expeditions and the Mattel View-Master VR Viewer. Google Expeditions provides access to hundreds of virtual fieldtrips, allowing children to explore natural wonders, outer space, historic events, cities, famous museums and much more. Space is limited and registration is required. Please register online or by calling 803-787-3462. This program is provided by IT-oLogy and made possible with grant funding from Richland County Government.
Children, STEM/STEAM, Computer Class
6-8, Programs for School Age Children
5:30 pm
Thu, Nov 2
Eastover
Children's Area
Create robots, cities, creatures and more using LEGO blocks/KEVA Planks and LEGO Mindstorm!
Gaming, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Thu, Nov 2
Eastover
Meeting Room
November's meeting will have us discussing Angela Flournoy's "The Turner House". 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, Nov 2
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, Nov 2
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Use paint, ribbon, and paper to turn your wine bottles into decorative vases.
Maker, Craft
Programs for Adults, Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Nov 2
Main
Theater
Richland Library's new Artist in Residence, singer/songwriter Wendell Culbreath, AKA THE Dubber, will be delivering a soulful performance with his guitar in our Theater during November's First Thursday on Main festivities. Bring a friend and enjoy!
Performance
Programs for Adults, Programs for Families
7:00 pm
Thu, Nov 2
Main
Meeting Space 200
Talk writing and works-in-progress with writers from all over Richland County! All skill levels and genres welcome!
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Fri, Nov 3
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 3
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
9:30 am
Sat, Nov 4
Eastover
Meeting Room
Join us for the first in a 3-session course to prepare for the SAT exam! Learn study and exam strategies and prepare for Session 2's practice SAT with USC Test Prep instructors. Please register for this event by calling (803) 929-3470 during business hours. Registration 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 4
Main
BCR Classroom
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
Sat, Nov 4
Blythewood
Come to the library for a (virtual) fieldtrip around the world! From the top of Mt. Everest to the depths of the ocean floor, these sessions lead by IT-oLogy allow students to engage in virtual reality exploration with Google Expeditions and the Mattel View-Master VR Viewer. Google Expeditions provides access to hundreds of virtual fieldtrips, allowing children to explore natural wonders, outer space, historic events, cities, famous museums and much more. Space is limited and registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate. This program is provided by IT-oLogy and made possible with grant funding from Richland County Government.
Children
6-8, Programs for School Age Children

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