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Coming Soon for Teens

This list is regularly updated and shows items that have been ordered and will soon be available for checkout.
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Just Checked In for Teens

This list is regularly updated and shows some of the latest items that have been checked in at the library.

Jul 25 5:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Edgewood

Escape Room: Library Edition!

Attention escape room enthusiasts! Join us on the hunt for the Book of the Dead – a relic said to bestow untold powers to those able to control it. Your mission is to find the hidden book before time runs out.

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Jun 04 5:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Sandhills

Writing Workshop: Starting Your Novel

Discover essential tools and techniques to kickstart your genre fiction novel. This workshop is an immersive session to provide you with the foundational skills and confidence to embark on your writing journey.

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Dinosaur Books for Grown Ups

Kids love dinosaurs, and there are lots of great books for kids about them.  But what about the rest of us?  Check out some of these fantastic books about thunder lizards for adults - there are memoirs, histories of paleontology, art books, and up to date science on what dinosaurs looked like, how they behaved, and how we know.  If you haven't been keeping up with modern discoveries in paleontology, pick up a book from this list and you may be surprised at how much things have changed!
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Richland Library Main

Kids in Print 2024

Congratulations to the artists and authors featured in this year's edition of Kids in Print!

Aug 17 3:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

What's Cooking, Chef?

Come and explore Culinary techniques, international cuisines, and guest chefs with Chef Floyd, Culinary Arts Coordinator

Welcome Chef Maegan Horton, Chefs for Seniors, to the Teaching Kitchen as Guest Chef.

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Aug 03 12:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Southeast

Play Freely: A Sensory Friendly Edition

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Resources on Intimate Partner Violence

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is abuse or aggression that occurs in a romantic relationship. “Intimate partner” refers to both current and former spouses and dating partners. IPV can vary in how often it happens and how severe it is. It can range from one episode of violence that could have lasting impact to chronic and severe episodes over multiple years. IPV can include any of the following types of behavior:

Aug 05 5:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Edgewood

Teen Anime and Manga Club

Calling all anime fans! Come meet new friends, share in the fandom, create anime-themed pendants, and snack the night away!

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Jul 08 5:30 p.m.

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Richland Library Edgewood

Teen Anime and Manga Club

Calling all anime fans! Come meet new friends, share in the fandom, create anime-themed bracelets, and snack the night away!

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Jun 18 6:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Southeast

Celebration in Black: From Gullah to Freedom

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What We're Reading: April 2024

Check out what the members of the Richland Library Team are reading this month! We can help you discover great titles for adults, teens, and children.All titles linked here are in print format, but other formats may be available. Check the catalog and the monthly What We're Reading Libby shelf for eBooks and eAudiobooks. 
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Spring Has Sprung

Lighthearted reads perfect for the season; These spring-themed teen novels whisk readers away on delightful adventures filled with budding romance, refreshing growth, and self-discovery. From blooming friendships to whimsical escapades, these stories capture the essence of springtime.
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Richland Library Main

The Trans Rights Readathon

The Trans Rights Readathon is an annual call to action to all readers and book lovers! During the readathon readers are encouraged to read and uplift titles centered around trans stories.

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True Crime - Hold the Murder

Do you love true crime but want something a little less... bloody?  Here's a list of true crime books about heists, cons, spies, and hacks - everything but murders.  (There may be violent content, but murder is not the main theme in these books.)