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5:30 pm
Mon, Nov 19
Main
Production Stage
Drop-in orientation for the Studio Services's Production Stage. No appointment required. This session lasts 30-45 minutes. It covers the equipment in the stage; basic setup, teardown, and workflow; policies and procedures; and how to reserve the room.NOTE: This is not a class. We will not be teaching a skill during this time. You can check our Events page for specific workshops. If you are interested in a Media Arts skill we are not currently offering a class on, you can request a Book A Learning Coach session.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Nov 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
9:00 am
Wed, Nov 21
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Nov 21
Eastover
Meeting Room
Are you ready for Holiday Feast? Please come and join us: Making a Turkey for your Holiday Center Piece.
Holiday Programs, Maker
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
2:30 pm
Sun, Nov 25
Main
Meeting Space 201
Many people struggle to find a space that feels like comfortable gathering with other writers. At Richland Library we have space the space you need. Free, supportive, and fun!
Maker
Adults
5:30 pm
Mon, Nov 26
Main
Production Stage
Drop-in orientation for the Studio Services's Production Stage. No appointment required. This session lasts 30-45 minutes. It covers the equipment in the stage; basic setup, teardown, and workflow; policies and procedures; and how to reserve the room.NOTE: This is not a class. We will not be teaching a skill during this time. You can check our Events page for specific workshops. If you are interested in a Media Arts skill we are not currently offering a class on, you can request a Book A Learning Coach session.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Mon, Nov 26
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Looking for a special gift? How about a gift handmade by you in the Makerspace at Richland Library St. Andrews?
Maker, Holiday Programs
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Nov 27
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
3:30 pm
Tue, Nov 27
Main
Studio 220
Join us as we make small embroidery samplers to practice our stitches. Learn some of the basic principles and techniques of hand embroidery while expanding your stitch repertoire. All materials provided.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Adults
4:30 pm
Tue, Nov 27
Main
Teen Makerspace
Teens will explore different materials and create their own unique portraits through the art of multi-media collage with our own Artist-in-Residence, Miles Purvis.
Maker
Programs for Teens
9:00 am
Wed, Nov 28
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Nov 28
Main
Teen Makerspace
Release your inner goddess and get ready to take some gorgeous selfies in your very own flower crown. Supplies are limited so please arrive early to secure your spot.
Maker
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
7:00 pm
Wed, Nov 28
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
2:30 pm
Thu, Nov 29
Main
Studio 220
Explore different materials and create your own unique portraits through the art of multi-media collage with our own Artist-in-Residence, Miles Purvis. Participants will also have the opportunity to contribute to a collaborative community art piece! You don't want to miss this fun (and messy) workshop.
Maker
Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Dec 1
Cooper
Delve into the art of Furoshiki, or Japanese cloth wrapping. We will play and discuss the different uses, folding styles, and knots. Materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring any square scarf of fabric you would like to play with.
Maker, Craft, Holiday Programs
Adults, 13 - 18, Adults 55+
5:30 pm
Mon, Dec 3
Main
Production Stage
Drop-in orientation for the Studio Services's Production Stage. No appointment required. This session lasts 30-45 minutes. It covers the equipment in the stage; basic setup, teardown, and workflow; policies and procedures; and how to reserve the room.NOTE: This is not a class. We will not be teaching a skill during this time. You can check our Events page for specific workshops. If you are interested in a Media Arts skill we are not currently offering a class on, you can request a Book A Learning Coach session.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Dec 3
Eastover
Meeting Room
Do you know how to hand sew? No? Great! We have the needles, fabric and thread; you bring the hands, creativity, and curiosity. We will learn how to create cute little gifts for yourself or your love ones.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 3
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Looking for a special gift? How about a gift handmade by you in the Makerspace at Richland Library St. Andrews?
Maker, Holiday Programs
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Dec 4
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 4
Main
Studio 220
A drawing workshop for beginners and anyone who enjoys realistic drawing. We will learn techniques for drawing from life, while incorporating ways to create expressive art.
Maker
Adults
9:00 am
Wed, Dec 5
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
1:00 pm
Wed, Dec 5
Main
Studio 220
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. Come learn the basics of spinning with a drop spindle. We will go over typical tools and supplies, spinning singles, plying, and fulling.If reservation is full, please contact Kelsey Andrus at kandrus@richlandlibrary.com to make an appointment.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults

Paint Mixer ★ Staff Pick

6:00 pm
Thu, Dec 6
North Main
Small Meeting Space
An evening of painting! No instructor – just people who love to draw and paint. Limited Supplies available.
Craft, Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Dec 6
Cooper
Class description: Celebrate the holiday season and join us for cupcake decorating fun! Color icing, learn simple piping techniques, and decorate cupcakes. We'll be highlighting recipes from our collection and providing cookbooks for checkout, in whatever format you like (ebooks, audiobooks, DVD, or streaming video).What to expect: All classes are for ages 18 and up, unless noted otherwiseYou will be standing and decorating for most of this hands-on class Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and have long hair tied backAll classes are limited to 12 people All classes are roughly 1 ½ to 2 hours long **Please Note** Culinary program waivers MUST be signed upon arrival to the program. Any questions about food allergies must be addressed before the start of the program. Recipes and ingredients will not be altered/substituted due to food allergies or diet restrictions. Any questions, please call the hosting branch.
Cooking, Maker
Adults
2:30 pm
Fri, Dec 7
Main
Studio 220
You spend so much time, effort and money on giving the perfect gifts during the holidays! Why not finish the gesture with handmade, hand printed, personalized wrapping paper that will certainly impress your loved ones even more. No printmaking experience necessary!
Maker
Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Dec 10
Eastover
Meeting Room
Do you know how to hand sew? No? Great! We have the needles, fabric and thread; you bring the hands, creativity, and curiosity. We will learn how to create cute little gifts for yourself or your love ones.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 10
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Registration opens 11/20/2018
Looking for a special gift? How about a gift handmade by you in the Makerspace at Richland Library St. Andrews?
Maker, Holiday Programs
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Dec 11
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
6:00 pm
Tue, Dec 11
Main
Meeting Space 200
Join Columbia local Vikki who is a passionate advocate for all writers. Whether you are beginning or New York Times best future seller we welcome all. To find out more join us the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Maker
Adults
9:00 am
Wed, Dec 12
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Dec 12
North Main
Recording Studio
Hippie Torrales, our recording studio guru, teaches basic skills needed to use the North Main Recording Studio.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Wed, Dec 12
Main
Teen Makerspace
Want to test your Maker skills? We're bringing out our sewing machines and learning the basics one stitch at a time. Please call the Teen Center at 929-3470 to register.
Maker, Teens
13 - 18, Programs for Teens
6:00 pm
Wed, Dec 12
Ballentine
Do you need some extra space or tools to work on your own crafty project? Would you like to be around other crafty folks? Perhaps you could really use a creative break and want to try something new? Come have fun in our MakerSpace!
Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Dec 12
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
6:00 pm
Thu, Dec 13
Main
Studio 220
Come play with us during our monthly Handmade Home series. This month, we will be using up more of the fabulous wool wall felting to make some trivets. All materials provided.*please wear close-toed shoes
Maker, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
12:00 pm
Fri, Dec 14
North Main
Small Meeting Space
Want to create the perfect gift this holiday season? In this class, we will be painting ceramic plates. So, unleash your inner artist at the library in a fun and social environment. We provide everything, just sign up, show up, paint, and drink punch! All materials will be provided. Note: Ceramic artwork will be collected at the end of class to be properly fired and returned to North Main for pick up before Christmas.
Art in the Library, Maker, Craft
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
3:30 pm
Fri, Dec 14
Main
Studio 220
Registration opens 11/23/2018
Join us to create a block of the month. Each month, we will create a new and different block, sometimes stretching our quilting into uncharted skills and techniques. Participants will need to know how to use a sewing machine.Block: Paper Pieced Tree*All materials provided.*Registration opens 3 weeks before each session.
Maker, Craft, Hygge
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:00 pm
Mon, Dec 17
Eastover
Meeting Room
Do you know how to hand sew? No? Great! We have the needles, fabric and thread; you bring the hands, creativity, and curiosity. We will learn how to create cute little gifts for yourself or your love ones.
Maker, Craft
Adults, Programs for Teens
6:30 pm
Mon, Dec 17
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Registration opens 11/27/2018
Looking for a special gift? How about a gift handmade by you in the Makerspace at Richland Library St. Andrews?
Maker, Holiday Programs
Programs for Adults, Adults 55+, Adults
1:00 pm
Tue, Dec 18
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking, or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults, Adults 55+
3:00 pm
Tue, Dec 18
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Please join us for our initial Digital Media and Audio Recording Open Lab. Come and test out Richland Library - St Andrews’ newest and most innovative Media Arts equipment. Like:• Photoshop• Illustrator• Premier• Character Animator• Garageband• Protools
Workshop, Maker
Programs for Teens, Programs for Adults, 13 - 18
9:00 am
Wed, Dec 19
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults

Mid-Day Paint Mixer ★ Staff Pick

11:00 am
Wed, Dec 19
North Main
Small Meeting Space
An Afternoon of painting! No instructor – just people who love to draw and paint. Limited Supplies available.
Craft, Maker
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Thu, Dec 20
Main
Post Production Lab
Registration opens 11/20/2018
This meeting has been cancelled.Model, sculpt, and render! These workshops appeal to both novices and advanced users. Each 3D Thursday will cover basics and a different technique using Blender, MeshMixer, and other free tools.
Maker, Workshop
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Dec 22
Eastover
Join us to learn some easy holiday cooking options – from side dishes to party favorites!
Maker, Holiday Programs
Programs for Families, Programs for School Age Children
9:00 am
Wed, Dec 26
Main
Auditorium
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Columbia. The coffee is highly encouraged.
Business Event, Maker
Programs for Adults, Adults
3:00 pm
Wed, Dec 26
Main
Studio 220
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. Come learn the basics of sewing. We will go over machine anatomy, threading the machine, and basic sewing. If reservation is full, please contact Kelsey Andrus at kandrus@richlandlibrary.com to make an appointment.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
7:00 pm
Wed, Dec 26
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
9:00 am
Sat, Dec 29
Main
Studio 220
Sign up for an appointment by registering for this event. Come learn the basics of knitting. We will go over typical tools and supplies, casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, and binding off. If reservation is full, please contact Kelsey Andrus at kandrus@richlandlibrary.com to make an appointment.
Maker
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Dec 29
Eastover
Meeting Room
Learn to cook faster, more flavorful versions of your favorite Chinese restaurant style fried rice. This class will also show you how to get comfortable shopping for Asian cooking ingredients and you can whip up them into your homemade dishes.
Maker, Health and Wellness
Adults, Programs for Families

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