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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
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
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 21
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Sep 22
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join June Smith, Professional Organizer, to learn tips to free your home and life from clutter and disorganization, granting you the freedom be more effective and able do the things you really want to do.
Workshop
Adults, Adults 55+

End of Life Legal Clinic ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Tue, Sep 25
Ballentine
Meeting Room
L.A. "Smokey" Brown, Jr. Esq., representing the South Carolina Bar, will give advice and answer your questions about End of Life Issues. This will include a 30 – 45 minute lecture and an open question and answer session
Legal
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Sep 26
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a Mess!
Craft, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
6:30 pm
Wed, Sep 26
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine's evening book group for adults as we discuss A Dog's Purpose by Bruce Cameron. Register by phone or in person.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Sep 27
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Sep 27
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
11:00 am
Fri, Sep 28
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Sep 29
Ballentine
Curious about the Maker Space? Drop in for an opportunity to explore your creative side. Create at your own pace, in the perfect space. Materials Provided!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Mon, Oct 1
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Paint on the Patio ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Wed, Oct 3
Ballentine
Patio
Stop by our beautiful patio and explore your creative side! Draw or paint at your own pace. Materials available or bring your own.
Maker, Art in the Library
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 4
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 4
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
11:00 am
Fri, Oct 5
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Yoga 101 ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Sat, Oct 6
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Have you ever thought about trying a yoga class, but have been unsure of what to expect? Join an instructor from Namasté Yoga and learn basic yoga poses and breathing techniques. Come in comfortable attire that you can easily move in. Yoga mats provided. Registration required.
Health and Wellness
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults

Decoupage DIY ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Mon, Oct 8
Ballentine
Make your own unique decoupage pendant and learn more about this versatile craft. Materials provided. Registration required.
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:00 am
Tue, Oct 9
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine’s daytime book club for adults.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Oct 10
Ballentine
Curious about the Maker Space? Drop in for an opportunity to explore your creative side. Create at your own pace, in the perfect space. Materials Provided!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 11
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 11
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
11:00 am
Fri, Oct 12
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

Teen Advisory Board ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Sat, Oct 13
Ballentine
Earn volunteer hours by meeting once a month to help plan programs, participate in service projects and have fun!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:30 am
Tue, Oct 16
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English, Multicultural
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Oct 16
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Experience manga and anime with fellow fans! Connect with new friends while enjoying your favorite print and video series of the popular Japanese phenomena.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 18
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 18
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, Oct 18
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join the husband and wife team from Joshua Aaron Photography and gain basic photography skills to improve your photographs and increase their “WOW” factor. Learn about photographic composition, lighting, and more! Registration required.
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Fri, Oct 19
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
3:00 pm
Sat, Oct 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, join us for a showing of the movie, Frankenstein, featuring Boris Karloff and Colin Clive. 71 min.; 1931
Movies
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Adults
9:30 am
Thu, Oct 25
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
6:00 pm
Thu, Oct 25
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
11:00 am
Fri, Oct 26
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Enjoy stories, songs and much more.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Oct 27
Ballentine
Curious about the Maker Space? Drop in for an opportunity to explore your creative side. Create at your own pace, in the perfect space. Materials Provided!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Oct 31
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a Mess!
Craft, Children
3-5, Programs for Young Children
6:30 pm
Wed, Oct 31
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine's evening book group for adults as we discuss The Irregulars by Jennet Conant. Register by phone or in person.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
11:00 am
Wed, Nov 7
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Richland Library cares very much about the community and is proud to provide FREE flu shots in partnership with Walgreens Pharmacy.
Health and Wellness, Social Work, Community Awareness
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families

Teen Advisory Board ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Sat, Nov 10
Ballentine
Earn volunteer hours by meeting once a month to help plan programs, participate in service projects and have fun!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Tue, Nov 13
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine’s daytime book club for adults.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Nov 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Experience manga and anime with fellow fans! Connect with new friends while enjoying your favorite print and video series of the popular Japanese phenomena.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Wed, Nov 28
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine's evening book group for adults
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults

Teen Advisory Board ★ Staff Pick

3:30 pm
Sat, Dec 8
Ballentine
Earn volunteer hours by meeting once a month to help plan programs, participate in service projects and have fun!
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
10:00 am
Tue, Dec 11
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Join us for Ballentine’s daytime book club for adults.
Book Group
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 18
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Experience manga and anime with fellow fans! Connect with new friends while enjoying your favorite print and video series of the popular Japanese phenomena.
Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens