Oct 27 6:00 p.m.

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Richland Library Southeast

Open Mic: Live In-Person & Virtual

Share your music and poetry in a live in-person and online version of our popular Open Mic event, hosted this month by John Wright & Rasheen Richardson and featuring special guest performers.

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Oct 25 7:00 p.m.

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Online

Starving: Stories Unfit for Man or Beast

What happens when the thing that feeds your soul destroys everything around you? In this pair of dark, creepy tales, Master Storyteller Donna Washington dives into the well of needs so great they will be neither controlled nor denied. What force drives a woman to satiate a dark need, and what kind of love reaches beyond the grave? These tales are definitely not for children!

Oct 25 4:00 p.m.

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Online

From the Pumpkin Patch: Not-So-Spooky Tales for the Whole Family

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Online

AiR Presents: Happiness, A Poem.

Happiness is a poem I wrote during the middle part of the pandemic last year to express the joy I did feel and the joy I wanted to create. Despite the job losses and loved ones I lost, I still had things to be grateful for, and I felt it necessary to acknowledge that.

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Richland Library Main

The Show Must Go On!

Looking for some musical theater stage to film adaptations to tide you over until theaters reopen? Feeling in the mood to sing and dance? Check out this list of Broadway hits on DVD and Blu-ray.

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Richland Library Main

Asian Music That Blends World Styles

Do you want lively music that was brought over to the US with the help of AAPI families moving here from the 1840s and on? 

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Richland Library Main

An Interview with Spoken Word Artist Tammaka Staley

For this post, I spoke to Tammaka Staley, the library's current Artist-in-Residence, and the tenth AiR at Richland Library. She's a poet, spoken word artist and educator. We discuss her background, her approach to her work, and more.

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Richland Library Main

Augusta Baker and the Art of Storytelling

"Storytelling at its best is mutual creation. Children listen and, out of the words they hear, create their own mental images; this opening of the mind's eye develops the imagination." - Storytelling: Art and Technique by Augusta Baker and Ellin Greene

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Good Folk Tales and Fairy Tales for Storytelling

In their well-respected book, Storytelling: Art and Technique, Ellin Greene and Augusta Baker tell us: "A good story for telling is one that has something to say and that says it in the best possible way." Check out some of these books to learn more about the traditional art of storytelling and to find folk tales and fairy tales that have something to say and are written in the best possible way!
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Richland Library North Main

Wonder Woman 84

A new era of wonder begins.

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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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Richland Library Main

March on Sisters!

In this moment, full of potential, in March, the month that comes in like a lion and is National Women’s History Month, I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and to shine a light on five of the lionesses who have inspired and supported me.

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Richland Library St. Andrews

Open Mic Night (Dec 2019)

What better way to celebrate the holidays than at Open Mic Night?

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Richland Library St. Andrews

Open Mic Night (November 2019)

Guess which DJ to the celebrities we had out to celebrate National Hip Hop Month? 

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Become an Artist-in-Residence

Share your talents with the community by providing creative and educational opportunities that support cultural and artistic exchange.  

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Gale eBooks

This large collection of non-fiction ebooks covers a wide range of subjects including art, biography, health, history, science, travel and more.