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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer for this program, please contact the volunteer coordinator at (803) 929-3436.
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.
Bring Your Program to the Library
The library schedules programming six months in advance selecting programs based on several factors including support of our mission and values, scheduling and staffing. Please submit your program proposal request via this form and a Richland Library staff member will contact you within 1 week of your program proposal submission.
Request Library Staff for Your Event
Depending upon availability, staff members and volunteers are available to represent the library at community and school events. Library presence might include: staffing an informational table, presenting an overview of library resources, providing a library program (such as a storytime), library card registration, and/or providing library books for checkout on a library vehicle.