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We’re not just a place to check out the latest books and movies—we offer tons of resources for the communities we serve, like free use of our meeting rooms, online and in-person job search assistance and a comprehensive local history collection including an online obituary index.

Reserve a Room

Richland Library offers free use of our meeting rooms for your nonprofit group! You may also rent our auditorium, which seats 200, for a small fee.

Reserve a Room

Job Resources

Richland Library can help you revise your resume, point you toward job listings for your industry and help you practice interview skills. We also have plenty of online resources for job seekers.

Explore Job Resources

Book a Learning Coach

Not sure how to begin your research project? Reserve the services of one of our rock star learning coaches for an uninterrupted one-on-one session at the main library. To schedule an appointment, please call (803) 929-3400 or complete the appointment form.

Book a Tour

Come see all of the amazing facilities and items that Richland Library has to offer. We'll take you around and show you the sights.

To schedule a group tour of the library, please call (803) 929-2643 or complete the tour request form online.

Growing Readers

Learning to read is an exciting phase for children and parents alike! Growing Readers is a Richland Library initiative that encourages children who are learning how to read, offering book recommendations, arts and crafts, and songs and fingerplays designed to improve children’s literacy skills.

Books To You

We’ll bring the library to you! Richland Library’s Books To You service delivers hand-selected books to homebound customers 60 years and older. Our caring, compassionate volunteers get to know our homebound customers and enjoy visiting with them while delivering the books. To register yourself or a loved one for this service, please contact Books To You staff at 803-929-3416 or email To volunteer for this program, please contact the volunteer coordinator at (803) 929-3436. 

Local History

Richland Library offers many online research databases that you can access from the comfort of your home. Additionally, the librarians in the Walker Local and Family History Center are an invaluable resource for customers interested in genealogy or the history of South Carolina.

Learn More About Our Local History Resources

Request an Obituary

Obituaries can be emailed to library cardholders free of charge.

Request an Obituary

Search our Obituary Index

Clubs and Organizations

Looking to join the club? Richland Library has lists of clubs and organizations in the Midlands, organized alphabetically or by subject.

View Clubs and Organizations


I see hundreds of people all using the services of the library to search for jobs, look up family history, check out their favorite authors, help their children choose "I Can Read" books, pick out exactly the right recipe, vacation, do-it-yourself project or download new music and videos. The entire world comes through our Richland Library doors. - Ruth Patterson

If you have any questions please call us at 803.799.9084, or stop by Richland Library Main.