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9:30 am
Sat, Jun 25
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Using beloved fairy tales for inspiration, tweens will create an original script, learn acting basics, make costumes and props and, on the final day, perform for an audience. Space is limited. Please call 929-3434 to register.
Workshop, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
10:00 am
Sat, Jun 25
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn basic skills for creating a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint (2013). Learn to create new slides, edit text and insert images.Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Sat, Jun 25
Main
Children's Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Sat, Jun 25
Wheatley
Enjoy stories, songs and an activity with cookies and milk!
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Jun 25
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with STEAM fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Jun 25
Northeast
Conference Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Jun 25
Southeast
Meeting Room
No tv, no remote, no electricity, just games, games and more games.
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Jun 25
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting 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

The Midpoint Pit Stop 1 ★ Staff Pick

12:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Southeast
Conference Room
Celebrate your Summer Learning Challenge success so far, and re-fuel to keep going strong! Make a quick stop for snow cones, prizes and fun. Participate in a library scavenger hunt to earn up to 5 circles in your SLC booklet.
Summer Learning Challenge
6-8, Programs for Young Children
3:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Main
Teen Center
The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years—and now it’s your turn! Learn how to drone and use sound variations, then use your new talent in a didgeridoo jam. Workshop presented by Didgeridoo Down Under.
Teens
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Join us for a fun, relaxing introductory yoga practice. Wear comfortable clothes and come ready to breathe, focus and make mind-body connections. Namaste!
Workshop, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Northeast
Meeting Room
Test your aerial skills in a flight simulator! Dr. Russ from Phoenix Aviation is bringing the open skies to Richland Library! Presented by Cooper TAB.
STEM/STEAM, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Bookbinding ★ Staff Pick

3:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Southeast
Meeting Room
Have you ever wanted to bind your own books? Try your hand at some simple yet age-old techniques. Call 776-0855 to save your spot, as space is limited.
Craft, Maker, Workshop
Adults, Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Jun 25
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Explore our garden and the natural environment around us. Something different each month - scavenger hunts, crafts, garden projects, science experiments and more.
Gardening
9-12, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children

Puppets and Stories ★ Staff Pick

9:30 am
Mon, Jun 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
This comfy theatre is just right for storytelling and puppet fun for little ones.
Performance
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Mon, Jun 27
Ballentine
Your Library Needs You! Please join artist Barbara Streeter in this series of workshops as she teaches each community member how to crochet their own gorgeous piece of yarn wisteria. Soon, all of these community created pieces will be added, together, to the larger vine as public art in the new Richland Library Ballentine. No crochet experience required and all ages welcome. Come and create!
Art in the Library, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Mon, Jun 27
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Puppets and Stories ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Mon, Jun 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
This comfy theatre is just right for storytelling and puppet fun for little ones.
Performance
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Mon, Jun 27
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Want to loosen up those stiff joints, tone up those loose muscles and maybe shed some extra pounds? Then come limber up those arms and legs as we Walk Away the Pounds, and exercise system by Leslie Sansone. Call Richland Library St. Andrews at (803) 772-6675 to register.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Southeast
Meeting Room
Make cool stuff to keep or gift. Duct tape sandals, e-Cessories (jewelry made out of old electronic equipment parts), tin foil sculptures and much, much more. Call 776-0855 to register. Space is limited.
Maker, Craft
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Let's Code! Learn how to code following the Google CS First Program and other cool sites. Ages 9-12; space is limited please register for this 2-day coding camp online beginning.
STEM/STEAM, Maker
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
5:30 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Join this group of inspired artists, representing a wide range of abilities, as we paint and draw together. There is no instructor – just artists who love to draw and paint from live (clothed) models and still-life. Bring your own drawing or painting supplies. Some easels, sketchboards, and pencils may be available.
Art in the Library
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
5:30 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Blythewood
Practice session for Battle of the Books competition on August 6.
Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
6:00 pm
Mon, Jun 27
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Come show us your mental mastery against some of the members of the Columbia Chess Club. Participate in a casual game or a tournament and meet some of best players in your area.
Gaming, Teens
Programs for Families, 13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Main
Teen Center
There are more anime and manga available than ever. Teen Otaku Association is about finding the good stuff and sharing it together. We are a goofy bunch with snacks and an extra seat. Won't you join us?
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Karaoke Party ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Southeast
Meeting Room
Sing and dance to your favorite karaoke tunes.
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
6:30 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Read, sing, talk, write and play as we build your child's early literacy skills.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Mon, Jun 27
Main
BCR Classroom
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
9:00 am
Tue, Jun 28
Northeast
Meeting Room
Day Care Visit
Children
3-5
9:15 am
Tue, Jun 28
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Improve your balance, flexibility, and coordination with this ancient form of exercise. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Tue, Jun 28
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Introduce stories, rhymes and songs to your baby.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Tue, Jun 28
Southeast
Meeting Room
Get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of Mo Willems's beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books that will leave audiences doing the "Flippy Floppy Floory" dance all night long! Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure perfect for young audiences.
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Tue, Jun 28
Southeast
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Are you a crafter who enjoys knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your portable project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Southeast
Meeting Room
Make cool stuff. Duct Tape Sandals. e-Ccessories (jewelry made out of old electronic equipment parts). Tin Foil Sculptures to give to your loved ones and much much more. Call 776-0855 to register. Spaces limited.
Maker, Craft
Programs for Teens, 13 - 18
3:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Join Sandhills' Battle of the Books team as we prep for the ultimate battle of book knowledge. Application available at the library.
Summer Learning Challenge
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
3:30 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Main
Children's Room
Get ready for a musical experience ripped from the pages of Mo Willems's beloved, award-winning, best-selling children's books that will leave audiences doing the "Flippy Floppy Floory" dance all night long! Gerald and Piggie take to the stage in a rollicking adventure perfect for young audiences.
Performance, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Main
Craft Area - Children's Room
Join us for inventing, building, and creating using Science, Technology Engineering, Art and Math. For ages 9-12. Please call 929-3434 to register.
STEM/STEAM, Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
4:30 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Southeast
Meeting Room
Bring your stringed instrument and jam out with others or if you're a beginner get some pointers to help get you started. All levels welcome!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Enjoy Puppets and Stories as we celebrate those who have completed their Summer Learning Challenge!
Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Main
Children's Room
Join us for a night of learning fun at Family Game night. Explore interactive games, apps, and activities that will excite your Emerging Reader about reading and learning.
Workshop
Programs for Families, Children All Ages, Programs for Parents
6:00 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Wheatley
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
Tue, Jun 28
Eastover
Meeting Room
Want to loosen up those stiff joints, tone up those muscles and maybe shed some extra pounds. Join us for Line Dancing (from June to Mid-July), and Zumba (from Mid-July to August).
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Jun 28
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Join us for a fun, interactive workshop presented by banking professionals of Woodforest National Bank. Learn the basics of personal finance, an important step to building a better financial future for you and your family. We will discuss the major types of insured financial institutions, five reasons to use a bank, how to open an account, types of accounts, and the main functions of bank personnel. Please register online or by calling Richland Library St. Andrews at (803) 772-6675. Refreshments will be provided.
Job and Career, Health and Wellness
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Jun 28
Northeast
Conference Room
Come improve fine motor skills and have fun learning how to make yarn dolls of many kinds.
Craft, Children
6-8, 9-12
9:30 am
Wed, Jun 29
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Stories, songs and much more await you and your family at the library.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, Jun 29
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 29
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Become familiar with using electronic mail to create, send, and receive messages. Learn how to save contacts and tips for identifying junk mail.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Jun 29
Southeast
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
10:30 am
Wed, Jun 29
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting 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

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