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10:00 am
Mon, Feb 20
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
10:00 am
Mon, Feb 20
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
10:30 am
Mon, Feb 20
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
11:00 am
Mon, Feb 20
North Main
Large Meeting Space
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. Please register online. Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Mon, Feb 20
Main
Theater
Richland Library and Palmetto Health have partnered to provide healthy education classes to teach consumers how to make healthier food choices.
Health and Wellness
Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
Main
Makerspace
If you are a senior who loves to create, craft and collaborate, join us every Monday afternoon in the Workshop. Bring your needlework or any current art project you're working on, use our space and tools if you need them, and enjoy some open studio time with friends old and new.
Maker, Craft, Art in the Library
Adults 55+
2:30 pm
Mon, Feb 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Curious about the makerspace? Visit during open lab for an introduction to this new space and the tools and supplies available to use in the library.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Participate in board games and encourage cooperation, problem solving and critical thinking.
Gaming
Children All Ages
6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
Southeast
Meeting Room
Bring your family and celebrate the richness of the past, present and future influences of African-American culture with craft, stories, music and more
Black History Month
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
Main
Post Production Lab
Please join us for an informational session in the Post Production Lab on the Second Level. We will be talking about the the most popular Adobe applications and the Lynda for Libraries database. Limited to 6 people, registration required.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
Main
Meeting Space 214
Come learn how you can begin your journey into amateur astronomy. What equipment do you need? How do you find your way around the sky? Let’s learn the basics together! After the presentation, if the skies are clear, we will have a short observation session.
STEM/STEAM
Adults, 13 - 18
6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
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
6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 20
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. We watch fresh-picked anime series every Monday at 6:00, 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, Feb 20
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
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. For ages 2-3.
Storytime, Children
1-2, 3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Tue, Feb 21
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
11:00 am
Tue, Feb 21
Southeast
Meeting Room
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
11:00 am
Tue, Feb 21
Northeast
Conference Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with your fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
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+
2:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Studio 221
Come out and join us as we learn to break down the complex hand into simple and easy shapes for illustration and cartooning.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Eastover
Meeting Room
Drop in at this informal information session at Richland Library Eastover to speak with an Employment Specialist from Goodwill and get registered for work readiness programs, Workshops, Job Fairs, and find out about the other services provides through Goodwill Job Connection
Job and Career
Adults
3:30 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Get ready for kindergarten! Your child will gain confidence and independence in this kids-only storytime. For ages 3-5.
Storytime, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
5:30 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Southeast
Need a quiet place to study? Come to the teen area on Tuesday evenings to get your work done. Library staff will be available to give you a hand with finding resources.
Teens
Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
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
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Studio 220
Learn about basic jewelry-making tools and techniques, create your own wire loops, attach clasps, and learn basic wire wrapping skills. Once you know the basics, you can make anything!
Maker, Art in the Library, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Third Level Programming Space
Interested in a military career? The United States Armed Forces offers many opportunities for your future! Come meet experts from the field and explore different career and service possibilities. Ages 12 to 18 welcome.
Teens, Job and Career
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

Stitching History ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Northeast
Meeting Room
Explore the history of art quilting and the Civil Rights movement in Gees Bend through picture books and a hands-on stitching workshop. The program is open to teens, tweens, adults, and families with children old enough to use needles and sharp scissors.
Black History Month, Craft
Adults, 9-12, Programs for Families
6:30 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Theater
Join us as William B. Fortino, Esq. from the South Carolina Bar discusses family law issues. This event will include an hour-long presentation with a brief question-and-answer session following the presentation. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Main
Writer's Room 210
Come take part in writing exercises to help keep your writing goals on track.
Maker
Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
7:00 pm
Tue, Feb 21
Southeast
Meeting Room
Internationals, join our conversation
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Wed, Feb 22
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
10:00 am
Wed, Feb 22
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, Feb 22
Sandhills
Children's Maker
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
10:30 am
Wed, Feb 22
Wheatley
Share songs and stories with infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
10:30 am
Wed, Feb 22
Southeast
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2
11:00 am
Wed, Feb 22
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Interested in basket weaving? Bring your own supplies and share your skills with fellow basket weavers!
Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
Main
Studio 220
Start the year off on the right track by dedicating time to recording important dates, setting goals and decorating your planner. Bring your calendar of choice and join us for a fun and creative organizing session.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Come move and groove with Richland Library North Main adults and seniors.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:30 pm
Wed, Feb 22
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
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
Southeast
Meeting Room
Need a few hours of community service but can't make a long term commitment? Here is your chance to earn 1 to 2 hours of service while helping out your library! Registration is required. Please call 776-0855 to register.
Teens
Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
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.
Children, Summer Learning Challenge
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
Main
Learning Engagement Classroom
Join us to discuss "Grant Park", Columbia's One Book, One Community read, by Leonard Pitts, Jr.
Book Group, OneBook, Black History Month
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 22
Main
Makerspace
Come learn the basics of the drill and Dremel. We will cover safety and different cuts you can make. There will be no take home project but you will leave with basic knowledge and understanding in using this equipment. Please be sure to wear closed toed shoes and you can bring your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or it will be provided for you.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Feb 22
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Facebook is a great tool to help you stay in touch with friends and family. Learn how to set up an account, adjust privacy settings, post updates and pictures, and join conversations.
Computer Class
Adults
6:30 pm
Wed, Feb 22
Ballentine
Join us for Ballentine's book club for adults. To sign up please call 781-5026 or stop by the library.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Thu, Feb 23
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
10:30 am
Thu, Feb 23
Northeast
Conference Room
Share songs and stories with babies from birth to age 3.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, 3-5
10:30 am
Thu, Feb 23
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
2:30 pm
Thu, Feb 23
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Drop by studio services while your at the library and create something awesome! We'll provide the supplies! You provide the creativity!
Art in the Library, Craft, Maker
Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Feb 23
Main
Meeting Space 200
We've got a Playstation 4, Xbox One, and a Wii U and we know how to use them. Join us every Thursday on our second floor to enjoy a rotating schedule of consoles and games. 
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18, Programs for Teens

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