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12:00 am
Fri, Mar 31
Eastover
Calling all amateur photographers! The Eastover Library is looking for your take on life as seen through your photos. Drop off your 8x10 photo or come in to the library to print your photo March 1st through March 31st. Two categories to choose from: General Picture This or Picture Eastover (submitted photos must have been photographed in Eastover.) Please call 803-353-8584 for more information. Voting will be done by the public April 1st-April 15th.
Art in the Library
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families

Hands On Art ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Fri, Mar 31
Northeast
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Storytime, Craft
3-5
10:30 am
Fri, Mar 31
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, Mar 31
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
3:00 pm
Fri, Mar 31
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Drop by and play unique games from or about the Southeastern USA. Close the world and open the next!
Maker, Gaming
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Free Notary Public service is available. Please call @803 353-8584 or come in in person for an appointment.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Main
BCR Classroom
Learn the basics of creating documents using Microsoft Word (2013). Registration is required.Prerequisite: Solid mouse and keyboarding skills.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
North Main
Recording Studio
Join our recording studio guru, Hippie Torrales who will guide you in basic skills needed to use the North Main Recording Studio.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
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
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
2017 is here and the resolutions have been made, lets jump start our fitness resolution by walking! We will use Leslie Sansone’s walk workout series to increase our circulation, tone our bodies, and improve our health so we can look and feel great for the Spring and Summer. Remember to wear/bring comfortable workout clothes/shoes, accessories, and please check with your healthcare provider before starting a workout program. *Bottled water/snacks will be provided.
Health and Wellness
Adults, 13 - 18
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Southeast
Meeting Room
Join us for a morning of riddles, stories and more.
Storytime
Programs for Families, Children All Ages
11:00 am
Sat, Apr 1
Sandhills
Auditorium
Get ready to enjoy some live music, featuring Molly Ledford of Lunch Money and Aaron Graves of Those Lavender Whales. Come and dance!
Children, Performance
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Main
Makerspace
Learn the age-old art of knitting! We will be learning to cast-on, knit, purl, and Bind off. Come create your first swatch and gain the knowledge to begin a new hobby. Knitters of all levels welcome.
Maker, Workshop, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Main
BCR Classroom
Ready to ace your job applications and learn about résumés? We’ve got all the help you’ll need! Join a Certified Career Coach and a Teen Services Librarian as they help you explore career skills and resources so that you can be ready for the You’re Hired: Young Adult Career Fair in May! Ages 16-24 welcome.
Teens
Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Bring your old t-shirts and turn them into new treasures.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults, Programs for Teens
3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
Eastover
Meeting Room
Learn the basics of forming and shaping clay to make pinch pots while allowing the participants to explore their own creativity and imagination.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Apr 1
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Journey to the Stone Age. Learn about ancient art and make your own cave drawing.
Craft, Children
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Sun, Apr 2
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sun, Apr 2
Sandhills
Auditorium
Join us for a delightful afternoon with author Jacqueline Woodson, 2014 National Book Award Winner for her New York Times bestselling memoir, Brown Girl Dreaming. Ms. Woodson will discuss her lifelong journey as a writer, reveal her own writing process and where she finds inspiration, and read passages from her diverse body of work. The author of more than two dozen books for young readers, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, a three-time National Book Award finalist, a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and was recently named the Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Book signing to follow.
Author Event
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
Southeast
Meeting Room
Meets the first Monday of each month. Please note that the Cooper Book Group has moved to Richland Library Southeast while Cooper undergoes renovations. Please register. February 6 - "The Woman in the Photo" by Mary HoganMarch 6 - "The Wright Brothers" by David McCulloughApril 3 - TBAMay 1 - "A Spy Among Friends" by Ben MacIntyreJune 5 - "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
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
11:00 am
Mon, Apr 3
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Learn basic terms, the parts of the computer and how it works. Practice using the mouse by completing a self-paced tutorial. Please register online.
Computer Class
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
12:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Board Room
Board Meeting
1:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Main
Meeting Space 214
A clear and informative biographical statement is a must for any aspiring artist. Join us to learn how to successfully introduce yourself and promote your talents as an artist.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Apr 3
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, Apr 3
Main
Meeting Space 213
Thinking about art school? Finished your degree and not sure what's next? Just want to talk to some artists? Equal parts advice column and post-mortem, join our panel of local artists to discuss art, school, and everything else. Speakers include:Jessica Bornick, OwletteSeth Gadsden, Indie Grits LabsAvery Harrison, Richland LibrarySimon Tarr, USC School of Visual Art & Design
Maker
Adults, 13 - 18

Pajamarama Storytime ★ Staff Pick

6:30 pm
Mon, Apr 3
Ballentine
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Young Children

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Tue, Apr 4
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Tue, Apr 4
Main
Meeting Space 213
Join Dr. Keen Butterworth for a discussion of literary selections reflecting a woman's perspective.- January 10: The Awakening by Kate Chopin; February 14: My Antonia by Willa Cather; March 14: The Golden Apples by Eudora Welty; April 4: Beloved by Toni MorrisonPlease contact 929-3469 for more information.
Book Group
Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Apr 4
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, Apr 4
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, Apr 4
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, learning about such things as mousing tutorials, saving files to a computer, navigating the internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account and attaching documents to email.
Computer Class
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
11:00 am
Tue, Apr 4
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, Apr 4
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+

Bookbinding 101 ★ Staff Pick

4:00 pm
Tue, Apr 4
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Have you ever wanted to bind your own books? Try your hand at some simple yet age-old techniques.
Maker, Workshop
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Tue, Apr 4
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Activate your STEAM-engines! Tinker in our Maker Lab with a variety of projects geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
STEM/STEAM
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
5:30 pm
Tue, Apr 4
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, Apr 4
Main
BCR Classroom
Join Garry James, Director, Small and Minority Business Contracting and Certification, as he provides an overview of the certification and contracting process for small and minority business owners who are exploring opportunities to do business with state agencies in South Carolina. Register online.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Apr 4
Main
Theater
Join us for a panel discussion with local creative professionals that earn a living with their art. Find out how they got started, how they run their business, and what tips they have for makers new to the business of art. Hosted by our own Artist-in-Residence, Marius Valdes. Speakers incude:Sally Peek, Nana by SallyKelly and J. Spencer Shull, JellykoeMelissa Giglio, January Jewelry
Maker, Art in the Library, Community Awareness
Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Apr 4
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
7:00 pm
Tue, Apr 4
Southeast
Meeting Room
Internationals, join our conversation
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults

Picture This Voting ★ Staff Pick

12:00 am
Wed, Apr 5
Eastover
Stop by Richland Library Eastover to vote for your favorite photo entries in the Picture this and Picture Eastover categories. Treat yourself to the artistic talents in your community and cast your votes for your favorites.
Art in the Library
Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, Apr 5
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
10:00 am
Wed, Apr 5
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, Apr 5
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, Apr 5
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
10:30 am
Wed, Apr 5
Sandhills
Steam Corner
Looking for something to do with other homeschoolers? Our STEAM Corner is open every Wednesday, March 22 through May 31 for homeschool family-led activities of all ages. Drop by to see what we're doing!
Meetings, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Wed, Apr 5
Wheatley
Share songs and stories with infants up to 24 months
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2

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