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6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 12
Main
Children's Room
Practice reading and math skills through fun games and activities in the Education Studio. For ages 6-8 and parents.
Children, Workshop
6-8, Programs for Parents, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 12
Main
Auditorium
Chef Sarah Simmons will moderate a panel discussion featuring local business experts who play critical roles in her business journey.
Business Event
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 12
St. Andrews
Makerspace
The program allows attendees of any skill level to recreate beautiful paintings by following guided, step-by-step instructions from the artist who created the original painting.
Art in the Library, Maker
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Jazz Roundtable ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Tue, Jun 12
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Richland Library Literary Resident Eboniramm brings the smooth and swinging sounds of jazz to the library, accompanied by an ensemble group of musicians.
Summer Learning Challenge, Performance
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Tue, Jun 12
St. Andrews
Collaboration Space
Drop in the second Tuesday of every month for a discussion of recent best sellers and member picks. New members are welcome and encouraged to stop by the St. Andrews Library to pick up a copy of the latest selection. Call 772-6675 for more information!
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
9:00 am
Wed, Jun 13
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
9:30 am
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Choose from seasonal produce from Livingston Farms and Little Mountain Homestead as well as local honey from Uncle Sonny's Honey.
Health and Wellness
Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Jun 13
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, Jun 13
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, Jun 13
Cooper
Children's Area
The littlest gardeners get hands on experience from soil prep through harvest. Come rain or shine and dress for a mess!
Children, Gardening, Go Green
Programs for Young Children, 3-5

Flow Circus ★ Staff Pick

10:00 am
Wed, Jun 13
Community Event
Trinity United Methodist Church
Can you read yourself silly? Combining juggling, interactive storytelling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that delights and amazes the whole family.
Summer Learning Challenge, Performance
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Career Coaching Center
Come hear the details about job training that Goodwill offers here in the Midlands. Learn about training and certification for becoming a certified nursing assistant (CNA), call center representative, custodial technician, and retail or food service worker. A Goodwill representative will provide information about program requirements, start dates, and the selection process. Best of all, you can complete an application for the program of your choice onsite! Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Jun 13
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, Jun 13
Main
Storytime Room
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
10:30 am
Wed, Jun 13
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Craft, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
11:00 am
Wed, Jun 13
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Registration opens 06/06/2018
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, Jun 13
Main
Second Level Programming Space
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

Sarah Dippity ★ Staff Pick

2:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Ballentine
Meeting Room
You’ll be enchanted by this show of magic, stories, and comedy.
Summer Learning Challenge, Performance
Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families, Children All Ages
2:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Studio 220
In this series of workshops, participants will improve their portrait drawing skills and learn to paint portraits of themselves and their loved ones. This class will focus on learning the proportions of the body and practicing techniques that will help the beginner get started in portraiture.
Maker
Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
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
3:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Main
BCR Classroom
Are your mobile devices and computers getting full? Want to make sure you don't lose your photos, videos and music? Learn how to back up, access and share the digital files you generate every day using Google Photos. Google Photos offers free storage and automatic organization for all your memories. You will need to have a gmail account to use these apps. Feel free to bring your phone.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens

Flow Circus ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Wheatley
Can you read yourself silly? Combining juggling, interactive storytelling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that delights and amazes the whole family.
Summer Learning Challenge, Performance, Children
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
St. Andrews
Huddle Space
Do you wish you could ask for résumé guidance from a certified Career Coach without having to make an appointment? Now you can. Join St. Andrews Career Coach Rasheen Richardson from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Learn how to create, edit, and/or format your resume professionally. He will be available to answer your résumé questions on a first come, first served basis in a small group setting. Register Online or call (803) 772-6675 for more information.
Job and Career
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Cooper
Children's Area
Escape the heat with some classic family movies - no flicks from this millennium!June 6 - AnnieJune 13 - The Iron GiantJune 20 - The RescuersJune 27 - The Adventures of Milo and OtisJuly 11 - HerculesJuly 18 - The Great Mouse DetectiveJuly 25 - Honey, I Shrunk the KidsAugust 1 - An American Tail: Fievel Goes WestAugust 8 - James and the Giant PeachAugust 15 - The AristCats
Movies, Children, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Storytime Room
Explore the world of books and expand your imagination with stories, games, and craft activities. For 6-8 year olds.
Children, Craft
6-8
4:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join us for Teen Gaming Night! PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Atari, and Retro Board Game fun!
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18

Everything Manga ★ Staff Pick

5:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Watch anime, discuss manga, and play games with fellow fans! Whether you've only just become interested in the medium or have long been an otaku, we have a chair for you.
Teens
13 - 18, Adults, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Eastover
Meeting Room
Come out and express your talent through the art of poetry, spoken-word, karaoke, and more. Open Mic for Poets, Singers, Lyricists, Musicians, and more. Get ready for an awesome time!!! *Light Refreshments will be provided*
Performance, Summer Learning Challenge
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Registration opens 05/29/2018
Class description: The kickoff of summer starts with the firing of the grill, or indoor grill in our case. We will learn indoor grilling techniques that can be used year round, but tastes especially delicious in the summer. Menu: Shrimp and Cherry Tomato Kabobs - Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri - Arugula Orange Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette. What to expect: • All classes are for ages 18 and up, unless noted otherwise • You will be standing and cooking for most of this hands-on class • Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied back • All classes are limited to 16 people and you will work in groups of 4 • You will get to sample the recipes you make • All classes are roughly 1 ½ to 2 hours long **Please Note** Culinary program waivers MUST be signed upon arrival to the program. Any questions about food allergies must be addressed before the start of the program. Recipes and ingredients will not be altered/substituted due to food allergies or diet restrictions. Any questions, please contact the hosting branch.
Cooking, Maker
Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Auditorium
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.PG-13, 2:14min This showing will run with audio description turned on for the enjoyment of our customers with vision loss.
Movies
Adults

Google Drive Basics ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
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, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Cooper
Children's Area
Escape the heat with some classic family movies - no flicks from this millennium!
Movies, Children, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Main
Post Production Lab
Join Cecil for guidance, tips and dope techniques in this monthly workshop for those interested in creating hip-hop/rap, glitch, dnb, and more. Bring a work-in-progress and we will workshop it together! Return monthly for new challenges to help you write your next hit.
Maker
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Join us for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books. Call 699-9230 to ask what we are reading this month.
Book Group
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Jun 13
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, Jun 14
Ballentine
Meeting Room
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, Jun 14
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Jun 14
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, Jun 14
St. Andrews
Collaboration Space
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
11:00 am
Thu, Jun 14
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

Flow Circus ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Thu, Jun 14
Community Event
Lower Richland High School | 2615 Lower Richland Blvd
Can you read yourself silly? Combining juggling, interactive storytelling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that delights and amazes the whole family.
Summer Learning Challenge, Performance, Good for Groups
3-5, 6-8, Programs for Families
12:30 pm
Thu, Jun 14
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
2:00 pm
Thu, Jun 14
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Join us for a two-part creative writing workshop just for kids. We will learn from and be inspired by local author Toretha Wright to explore our creative side! Registration is required and spacing is limited.
Children, Workshop
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
2:30 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn intermediate skills for Microsoft Word (2013), such as creating lists, using headers and footers, working with tables, and adding pictures and graphics.Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class, Summer Learning Challenge
Adults, Programs for Adults

STEAM Studio ★ Staff Pick

2:30 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for inventing, building, and creating using Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math!
STEM/STEAM, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Cool off and chill out with a Paddington Bear story each week. Try some marmalade and taste a knickerbocker glory! There will be 3 consecutive weeks of stories and the fourth week we will show the movie "Paddington."
Children, Storytime
6-8, 9-12

Flow Circus ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Main
Storytime Room
Can you read yourself silly? Combining juggling, interactive storytelling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that delights and amazes the whole family.
ASL Interpreter Provided, Good for Groups, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Main
Teen Gaming Room
The Teen Center challenges you to enter our gaming tournament to win honor and glory. Compete with your fellow gamers to dominate the bracket! Ages 12 to 18.
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Thu, Jun 14
Main
Studio 221
Come make a clever disguise for clutter you may need to hide. With old boxes and book, spines make an easy DIY you will love. All materials provided, please register online.
Maker, Art in the Library
Adults

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