May 11 7:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Online

Book Banter

Join us for a book group discussion of this month’s title, The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath.

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Herbal Guides from the Ground Up

Great Weather!  Awesome Temperatures! Spring Cleaning! Now, How About Your Garden? Dig into These Books to Get Your Herbs Up and Growing.
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Inspiration for Spring Cleaning

Need a lot of pick-me-up this year to kick off your Spring cleaning? Try some of this titles to inspire your creative cleaning flow!   NEXT STOP:   
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Recent Magical Realism

When you need a stretch of the imagination, a break from mainstream fiction and predictable mysteries, and like books that are a little weird but not too weird, give one of these newer magical realism releases a try. 
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Richland Library Southeast

Five Trailblazing Women of Richland County

Let's look at five amazing women leaders who not only have made a positive impact all across Richland County, but have broken down barriers while they were at it. 

Jun 01 12:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Online

The Roots of Black Music in America

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Richland Library Main

She Changed Her Name

Many generations work together to reveal how Sojourner Truth fits in our history or herstory.

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Richland Library Southeast

Mini-Retreat: Play Birdsong Hero

Wish you could identify birds by their songs? Try this simple game and turn "someday" into "today" for your bird watching bucket-list daydreams. 

May 29 6:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Online

Mama Can You Hear Me: Our Cry 2

Invite the family to this stimulating roundtable discussion of today's headlines concerning all ethnicities. Join us as we discuss the acts of symbolism, racism, injustices and more, with Teen Talk: The Youth Perspective and UNMASKED: The Adults Speak. A comparison of life vicariously seen through the eyes of teenagers and adults. Join us as we speak and remember their names.

May 01 10:30 a.m.

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Richland Library Online

DIA: A Celebration of Diversity

May 01 12:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Online

Keeping Your Kids Mentally Fit In Today's World

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Swing into Tennis (Game, Set, Match)

A list of Tennis related material has been compiled as you gear up for the courts. Lace up your shoes and tighten your strings, it's time to ace this year's season. 
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Richland Library Northeast

Irish Coddle for St. Patrick's Day

Flavored with sausage, potatoes and onions, Irish coddle is the perfect stew to serve on St. Patrick’s Day.  

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Richland Library Cooper

Paving the Way: Celebrating Women's History Month

Few people are labeled the "first", but Navy Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle is not your average sailor. As of July 31, 2020, she's officially the Navy's first Black female tactical air pilot, marking a significant milestone for naval aviation. Find out more about her and check out these books featuring women in uniform; their stories, achievements and determination.

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40 Inspiring Biographies of Remarkable Women

Biographies and memoirs are raw, real and riveting. We can learn so much about the lives of these strong women from books where human stories intersperse with history, culture and the political climate. Do read and get empowered.
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Richland Library North Main

Wonder Woman 84

A new era of wonder begins.

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Richland Library Eastover

A Taste of History

Collard Greens and Hot Water Cornbread

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#BroaderBookshelf 2021 - Young Adult Romance Novels

Fulfill the "Read a Romance Novel" prompt for this year's Broader Bookshelf challenge with one of these young adult romances!  They're great books for teens and they also have a lot of crossover appeal for adults.  All of the subgenres in adult romance appear in YA romance as well, so you're sure to find something you love here!
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Richland Library North Main

Fatale: Movie Review

After a one-night stand, a successful married man finds himself entangled in a cunning police detective's latest investigation.

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Stay Motivated and Win this Year!

A list of personal development books have been created to assist you on your journey to victory! 2020 is gone and over, but 2021 has 365 brand new ways for you to prove just how resilient you are. We already have a month in the hole, let's take advantage of the next few. You're only a decision away...
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#BroaderBookshelf 2021 - Romantic Suspense

Fulfill the "Read a Romance Novel" prompt for this year's Broader Bookshelf challenge with one of these romantic suspense novels!  Romantic suspense books still have a central romance plot, but they also have a thriller or suspense element that shares the spotlight.
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Richland Library Main

Faxing Online

Faxing can be done online or through a smart device!

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#BroaderBookshelf 2021 - Contemporary Romance Novels

Fulfill the "Read a Romance Novel" prompt for this year's Broader Bookshelf challenge with one of these contemporary romances.  A contemporary romance is set in the time it was written in, but can be about anything - this list has books about cowboys, cosplayers, yarn store owners, and princes!  (A surprising number of princes.)  
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Let's Talk Race: A Book List Inspired by 1619

Inspired by the New York Times' 1619  audio series hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, each title in this list corresponds to the thematic elements of an episode. For episode 3, listen to our curated playlist in Freegal.  
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#BroaderBookshelf 2021 - Historical Romance Novels

Fulfill the "Read a Romance Novel" prompt for this year's Broader Bookshelf challenge with one of these historical romances!  They're set in a wide variety of times and places (it's not all Regency!), so you're sure to find one that makes your heart sing!
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Inspired to Grow Your Relationships?!

We have just the books to help you develop those relationships that matter to you. We've got you covered whether it's with a significant other, yourself, friends and/or family. 
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Richland Library Sandhills

Take a Reading Challenge

Break out of your reading comfort zone with these book-focused challenges for the new year.

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Richland Library Main

New Year, New Reads

Expand on your reading list with the 2021 Broader Bookshelf Reading Challenge.

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Richland Library Northeast

Handmade Gifts for the Holidays: Pretzel Hugs

Need some low budget holiday gift ideas? All the DIY gifts in the "Handmade Gifts for the Holidays" series can be made with supplies costing $10 or less!

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Richland Library Main

2020 Holiday Gifts for Children

The gift of books is one that children treasure.

El regalo de los libros es uno que los niños atesoran.

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Amazon Editors' Top 20 Best Books of 2020

Every year Amazon's Editors select 100 titles they deemed as the best books to represent that year. Titles vary from literature and fiction, mystery, thriller, and suspense, romance, cooking, food, and wine, children's books, and many many more. 
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Richland Library Main

10 Ways to DIY the Holiday Season

Tis' the season to check out all the gear you need to make your holidays merry and bright this year! 

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35 Best Psychological Thrillers of 2020

If you enjoy novels of psychological suspense and are looking for new books to read in this genre, here are 35 titles for you. Gone Girl was a bestselling novel which catapulted this genre to new heights of popularity and made way for many more books which have some permutation and combination of suspense, mystery, terror and complex characters who may or may not be mentally stable. Here is a collection of the best thriller novels published in 2020.
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Richland Library Sandhills

At What Age Did You First Become Aware of Your Race?

Join the conversation. Getting to know one another a little bit better helps us develop a deeper understanding across races, challenge racism, and move ever closer to racial equity. 

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Sandhills Staff Picks of 2020

December is one of my favorite months because it is the time of year when everyone puts out their "Best of" lists. Here are the top picks curated by staff at the Sandhills location.