We are so lucky to have an incredibly gifted and accomplished pool of writers right here in our community, from the burgeoning self-starters to the well-established and prestigious award-winning.
Come meet and mingle with more than 60 diverse and talented local authors who will be signing and selling their books... More
"I was changing my hair because I wanted to change my life."
The Wisdom of Hair is a poignant story of a young South Carolina woman who leaves her troubled family behind in search of a better life -- and finds it fixing hair in beauty school.
Join us for author Kim Boykin's talk regarding this... More
Join us for an afternoon of adventure with members of the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club this Sunday at the Richland Library. Jim Welch, formerly of WIS-TV and SCETV, will host a special program with members of The Explorers Club, a group founded in 1904 with the mission of encouraging scientific... More
Aïda Rogers is the former editor of Sandlapper, a quarterly magazine about South Carolina's people, places, history, and culture. Along with those topics, she covered more than 200 of South Carolina's favorite restaurants in her "Stop Where the Parking Lot's Full" column. Entries from that column, which she wrote for 15... More
Ah, summer! Visions of sweet tea and lemonade soaked afternoons, lazy days spent floating down one of our rivers, camping, fireflies, s'mores, sprinklers, and vacation. Alas, summer is also busy... More
Historical material spanning the Civil War to Civil Rights eras focusing on Columbia, Richland County and the surrounding counties in South Carolina. Collections include photographs from professional photographers Russell Maxey,... More