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9:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
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
10:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
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, Sep 19
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
10:30 am
Wed, Sep 19
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

Hello Baby! ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Wed, Sep 19
Wheatley
Grow your baby's vocabulary, listening, and motor skills with stories and songs. This storytime is designed for infants and lap babies.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children

Mid-Day Paint Mixer ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Small Meeting Space
An Afternoon of painting! No instructor – just people who love to draw and paint. Limited Supplies available.
Craft, Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
2:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Drop in and experience this educational, self directed exploration of a different topic each week. Develop social skills while exploring literacy-related subjects.
Children
3-5, 6-8
2:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Cross-Stitch for beginners! Learn the basics of cross-stitch, from how to read a pattern to tips on finishing.
Craft, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Teens
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Main
Storytime Room
Begin constructing the alphabet through fun activities designed to help children learn hear and write letters.
Storytime, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Practice reading with a furry friend.
Children
6-8, 9-12
3:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Learn how to create cool looking (and tasting!) apple snacks. Healthy never looked so good! This program contains nuts. Please let us know in advance if your child has any food allergies. Please sign up in advance.
Children, Health and Wellness
3-5, 6-8

EdVenture At Eastover ★ Staff Pick

5:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
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.
STEM/STEAM, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Main
Teen Makerspace
Want to test your Maker skills? We're bringing out our sewing machines and learning the basics one stitch at a time. Please call the Teen Center at 929-3470 to register.
Teens, Maker, Craft
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Wed, Sep 19
North Main
Large Meeting Space
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
7:00 pm
Wed, Sep 19
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories & songs.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Thu, Sep 20
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, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
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
10:30 am
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Storytime Room
Your baby will love storytime while increasing vocabulary, listening and motor skills with stories and songs. For babies up to age 2.
Storytime, Children
Babies up to 12 months, 1-2, Programs for Young Children
1:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Lively discussion of engaging fiction and nonfiction works.
Book Group
Adults
2:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
We’re breaking out some of our craft supplies to keep boredom at bay! Drop-in any time from 2:00 – 4:00pm in our Makerspace.
Children, Craft
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
2:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Studio 220
The Studio is OPEN! Come Thursday afternoons to work on your drawing or painting skills or to work on an art project from home. Some materials provided for sketching, collaging and other dry media. Please bring your own paints and canvases for painting. No registration necessary.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
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
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
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
4:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Enjoy reading with a furry friend. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up for your time slot with staff when you arrive.
Children
6-8, 9-12
4:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Teen Makerspace
Make your own smoothie and enjoy an afternoon snack in the Teen Center! We're using fresh fruits and delicious recipes. This program is made possible through a generous grant from the Junior League.
Cooking
Programs for Teens
5:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Wheatley
Larry Cope will discuss what you should consider to determine if you need a will, and if you do, what to think about during the process of making a will.
Legal, Financial
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:30 am
Sat, Nov 17
North Main
Networking Center
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12, Programs for School Age Children

Kid's Chess Hour ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
The Kid's Chess Hour is an opportunity for kids of all levels to come together and play and learn the game of chess. Kid's hour is much the same as an adult chess club - but for kids. Sam Copeland (The reigning South Carolina champion and twice South Carolina's high school champion (2002 and 2003)) or another strong chess player will always be on hand to help coach and teach the kids. Games and puzzles will be available.
Gaming, Workshop
Programs for School Age Children, Programs for Teens, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Eastover
Meeting Room
Drop in and get involved with a cool science experiment that takes up to five minutes.
Children
Children All Ages, Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Studio 220
Come play with us during our monthly Handmade Home series. This month, we will be using up more of the fabulous wool wall felting. You have the option to make both a thick ironing surface for your sewing/quilting space and another felt basket. All materials provided.*please wear close-toed shoes
Maker, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Join your community in reading "Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" by David Grann, and taking part in a discussion with fellow readers. Book club copies are available for checkout at Richland Library Blythewood.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Ballentine
Living Room
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
Thu, Sep 20
Cooper
Please join us for an informative legal session-a Member of the SC Bar, will give advice and answer your questions about Wills, Estates and Probate issues.
Financial
Adults, Programs for Adults, Adults 55+
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Create home décor on a budget during this paint stirrer upcycle!
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Sep 20
Main
Post Production Lab
This meeting has been cancelled.Model, sculpt, and render! These workshops appeal to both novices and advanced users. Each 3D Thursday will cover basics and a different technique using Blender, MeshMixer, and other free tools.
Maker, Workshop
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
Cooper
Children's Area
Simple art fun with stories to boot. Dress for a mess!
Children, Craft, Storytime
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 21
Blythewood
Meeting Room
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
10:30 am
Fri, Sep 21
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, Sep 21
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:30 pm
Fri, Sep 21
Main
Studio 220
Join us to create a block of the month. Each month, we will create a new and different block, sometimes stretching our quilting into uncharted skills and techniques. Participants will need to know how to use a sewing machine.September: Missouri Stars*All materials provided.*Registration opens 3 weeks before each session.
Maker, Craft, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Storytime 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
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
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
11:00 am
Sat, Sep 22
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, Sep 22
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
11:30 am
Sat, Sep 22
North Main
Networking Center
Join our Book Club! Enjoy fun activities and hear about exciting books.
Book Group
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
1:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Can you visualize your future professional goals? Creating a career vision board can help you with this process. Join Sylvie Golod, Career Services Specialist and Janet Hatch, Certified Career Coach, for a fun, engaging workshop where you will begin clarifying your career goals through the use of creative art. No art experience necessary and supplies provided. Register Online (Max. 16 Attendees)
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Eastover
Meeting Room
Oh Pinterest pins how I love and loath thee! Richland Library Eastover will provide the supplies and pins, will you make the greatest recreation of a Pinterest pin or will you bang your head on the wall in defeat.
Art in the Library
13 - 18, Adults

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