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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May 28 6:00 p.m.

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Richland Library North Main

Page Turners Book Group

Join us for a book group discussion of this month’s title, Down the River, Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley.

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Dec 28 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Nov 30 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Oct 26 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Sep 28 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Aug 31 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Jul 27 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Jun 29 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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May 25 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Apr 27 3:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Teen Anime and Manga Club

All Anime lovers are invited to Come out to the Library and meet up to discuss, watch and recommend Anime in a welcoming Indoor environment.

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Richland Library Main

Crafting for a Cause: Donations by Sew Divine at Southeast

Crafting can be a fulfilling and enjoyable pastime, but what if you could turn your hobby into something even more meaningful? That's exactly what the Southeast branch of Sew Divine has been doing for years, and they have made an incredible impact on their community through their donations.

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Richland Library Main

On the Streets Where We Live

If you’ve ever walked or biked around downtown Columbia, you’ve probably encountered impatience from drivers waiting for you to clear a crosswalk or pedal through an intersection.  The unspoken assumption in this scenario is that streets are primarily for cars, and any other uses take a back seat (so to speak) to this imperative.

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Richland Library Sandhills

#BrainBreak: Chalk It Up

Take your coloring outdoors with sidewalk chalk! You never outgrow the joy of taking to the concrete and getting your fingers smudged all sorts of colors.

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Richland Library Main

DIY Storytime: How Do You Wokka-Wokka?

Curated storytimes that families can share at home with an ebook (How Do You Wokka-Wokka?)songs and rhymes ( Peel Banana | Drama Warm Up, Banana Banana Meatball Song by Blazer Fresh and If All of The Raindrops by Old Town School of Folk Music) and activity (Learn 5 dance sequences choreographed by Barbara Howse-Diemer)

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

Pick up a copy of How Do You Wokka-Wokka?, one of our StoryWalk® titles, at one of our Richland Library locations 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. 
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Must Read Love Triangles❤️

Whether you're here because of a book suggestion from Tik-Tok or for a bit of fun, we have just the list to keep you entertained with a hint of drama! Decisions...Decisions...Decisions...! 🤔
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Black Business Month

In honor of National Black Business Month, a list has been compiled of books, read and authored, by black entrepreneurs! Go support your local Black entrepreneurs!
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StoryWalk®: Rainbow Stew Read-Alikes

Visit Richland Library's Rainbow Stew StoryWalk® at Hyatt Park or pick up the book from your neighborhood library and get your family soaring and gliding while enjoying a great story.   Check out this list below for more inspiration to get you moving, growing and cooking together!  
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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 Main

#OwnVoices: Bring On the Blessings (Book #1 of Blessings series)

When a post-Reconstruction African-American community succumbs to a desperate need for funds and purpose, its mayor puts the small town up for sale and finds a buyer in Bernardine Brown, who believes the town's sale to be a sign from God. 🏠🏠

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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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Fans of THE EXPANSE Series Should Try These

Are you a huge fan of Amazon Prime's hit SYFY series, The Expanse?! The show is based off of 9 novels plus 7 short stories and novellas written by James S A Corey (a joint pen name for the authors Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham).  
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Goodreads Choice Awards: Best Books of 2020

The 12th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers, posted the winners December 8, 2020--after three rounds of voting that started late October 2020. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig won overall best book of the year. Listed below are the winners for all 20 categories ranging from Fiction, Humor, Memoir & Autobiography, Food & Cookbooks, Graphic Novels, Debut Novels, Picture Books and many more. 
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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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Friendship

Friendships near and far Connecting with friends and family, we are able to listen to each other's experiences.  Let these items show us that we are not alone in how it feels to be human.    Looking for more? Check out our personalized recommendations here or call us at 799-9084.
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Richland Library Main

Let's Talk Race DIY Book Club: Biased

Let's Talk Race DIY Book Clubs bring together the essential components of a good book discussion:  an introduction to share, questions to prompt conversation and further reading. 

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Richland Library Main

Virtual Book Clubs In The Times Of Social Distancing

Virtual Book clubs have always been there to connect book lovers across the globe. These online book clubs are gaining more significance now when people are staying at home and they have more time to read. Stuck at home, they also have a deeper desire to communicate and converse with other humans about what they are reading.