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iRead: Selina Alko

iRead features the best ebooks, eaudiobooks and print books for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

Growing up in Vancouver, British Columbia with a Turkish Jewish father who spoke seven languages and taught painting, and a Jewish mother who worked in the family’s century-old metal recycling business, Selina Alko was surrounded by the melody of words and stories from different places and varied visual possibilities.

Nov 24 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 23 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 22 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 20 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 19 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 18 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 17 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 16 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 15 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 13 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 12 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 11 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 10 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 09 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 08 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 06 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 05 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 04 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 03 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 02 10:00 a.m.

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Nov 01 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 30 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 29 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 28 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 27 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 26 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 25 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 23 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 22 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 21 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 20 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 19 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 18 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 16 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 15 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 14 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 13 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 12 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 11 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 09 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 08 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 07 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 06 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 05 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 04 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 02 10:00 a.m.

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Oct 01 10:00 a.m.

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Sep 30 10:00 a.m.

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Sep 29 10:00 a.m.

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Sep 28 10:00 a.m.

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Sep 27 10:00 a.m.

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iRead: Sean Qualls

iRead features the best ebooks, eaudiobooks and print books for children and teens curated by the Children's Room and Teen Center staff.  

Artist and Children's book illustrator Sean Qualls finds inspiration everywhere.

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🌍World Environmental Health Day [September 26, 2021]🌍

Here is a list to jump-start your dive into learning more about the biosphere you live in, and the ecosystems surrounding you (and also living within you). In addition, for those that are familiar with environmental science, there are additional books to expand your knowledge while possibly making an activist out of you.
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For the Love of Gardening

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need," said Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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Talk Like a Pirate Day - September 19th

Ahoy! Get ready to sail the briny deep you landlubbers!   Enjoy this list of Pirate movies to celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th.
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#OwnVoices: The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

To some, 1967 seems like it was so long ago, but that was only fifty-four years ago. Only fifty-four years ago, Richard and Mildred Loving were fighting the state of Virginia to recognize their marriage. Only fifty-four years ago, two people (who just happened to be different races) had to fight to legally show their love to the world. 

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Dinner Table Talks: Where Are You From?

Dinner Table Talks create the opportunity for families to have important conversations centered around books.  

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Read All About It: Family History in Picture Books

Learning about the people who came before you can be a fascinating, exciting, and emotional adventure. It helps you gain more knowledge about your family, as well as who you are. Below are wonderful picture books about different families and what makes them special and unique. 
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Let's Talk Race (as a Family...)

Having "The Talk" can feel daunting.  Whether it's sexuality, staying safe or race--it can be difficult to know where to begin. By talking about these important topics early and often, parents and caregivers can increase the whole family's comfort and skill in conversation, making these discussions part of their family culture.   Richland Library is always here to help with the best books and resources-- whether you're just starting to talk about race or you're ready to deepen your family's knowledge and understanding so that you can take action.  
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Understanding The Great Resignation and Making The Most Of It

Have you heard of The Great Resignation? If you haven't yet, you probably will soon. It's a post-pandemic movement affecting the job market and your ability to find a job. Read more about it here and find out how to make it work for you. 

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Cover to Cover - March: Book One

Diving into "March: Book One," written by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell.

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Scientists Real and Imagined

Scientists have been learning about the world for hundreds of years. If you like to ask the questions “why?” and “how?” you’ll find the lives and stories of these scientists enthralling! Here are some great picture books and biographies of scientists--both real and imagined. Want more books?  Ask your librarian for their recommendations or call the Children's Room at Richland Library Main (803.929.3434).  We can send books to your closest Richland Library location. 
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Buttermilk Pecan Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta cheese and beaten egg whites create a light, fluffy batter that will make you crave breakfast anytime.

Our buttermilk pecan ricotta pancakes combines the flavors of vanilla, nutmeg and lemon to create a delicious breakfast that tastes as good as it looks.

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StoryWalk®: How Do You Wokka-Wokka? Read-Alikes

Visit Richland Library's How Do You Wokka-Wokka? StoryWalk® at Caughman Road Park and get your family moving and grooving while enjoying a great story.  Next, check out some of these good books to continue the fun at home!  Looking for even more good books?  Check out our personalized recommendations or call us at 803-799-9084. 

Oct 16 11:30 a.m.

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You Are Not Alone: Homeschooling Autistic Children and Defining Skimming

A rap session of parents' conversations of learning, comfort and support. Join us as Dillen Hartley, therapist, co-owner of Advanced Therapy Solutions and Founder/Chairman of the Advanced Institute for Development and Learning, discusses two important subjects: Homeschooling Autistic children and Stimming: what is it, embracing it, and how to replace dangerous stimming behaviors (hurting oneself) with healthier ones.
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Dinner Table Talks: The Crossover

Dinner Table Talks create the opportunity for families to have important conversations centered around books. These discussions will build our capacity for talking about race and define our roles in fighting against both every day and systemic racism.

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DIY: Viruses Science Activity

In this experiment, you will follow directions and learn how important it is to protect yourself from viruses by washing your hands.

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National Wellness Month: Black Women's Health

August is National Wellness Month⚕️ Here is a list on systemic racism and the history on the battle for control of black women's health throughout the centuries. Also, included are some wellness guides promoting self-care and healing.