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10:00 am
Thu, Jul 26
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. This storytime is suited for walkers.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
11:00 am
Sat, Jul 28
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Mon, Feb 19
North Main
Large Meeting Space
Do you have a specific question about how to us computers or find your way around the Internet? Drop in to our Computer Basics Learning Lab for personalized assistance. Learn basic computer skills such as: using the mouse, saving files to a computer, navigating the internet, uploading files to a website, setting up an email account, attaching files to email, and navigating social media accounts. Online registration is required due to limited space*
Computer Class
Adults 55+, Adults, Programs for Adults

Celebrate Pride Week with these nonfiction books by LGBTQ authors or about the LGBTQ experience.  Find memoirs, history, biographies, essays, and so much more here.
2:00 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Create Robots, cities, creatures and more with LEGO building blocks
Children, STEM/STEAM
3-5, 6-8, Programs for School Age Children



6:00 pm
Mon, Feb 19
Main
Studio 221
Understanding Perspective in drawing is a key fundamental in art. Come out and learn the basics of Two Point.
Maker
Adults


10:00 am
Mon, Jul 30
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Introduce your baby to the world of books and nurture a love of reading with stories, rhymes, and songs. This storytime is geared for crawlers.
Storytime
Babies up to 12 months, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Wed, Aug 1
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Simple art fun for the very young. Come for a short storytime in our story nook and then head to the maker lab for a fun project. Dress for a mess!
Art in the Library
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
10:00 am
Tue, Feb 20
Main
Meeting Space 213
Join Dr. Keen Butterworth for a discussion of classic literary selections.January 23: Sister Carrie by Theodore DreiserFebruary 20: A Farewell to Arms by Ernest HemingwayMarch 20: Tender is the Night by F. Scott FitzgeraldApril 10: Absalom, Absalom! by William FaulknerPlease contact 929-3469 for more information.
Book Group
Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Feb 20
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Interested in knitting, needlework, scrapbooking or other crafts? Bring your own portable craft project and share with fellow crafters!
Sew Divine
Adults, Programs for Adults

Internet Safety ★ Staff Pick

10:30 am
Tue, Feb 20
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Learn to keep yourself and your computer safe online!
Computer Class
Adults 55+, Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Tue, Feb 20
St. Andrews
Makerspace
Simple art fun for the very young. Dress for a mess!
Children, Art in the Library
3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:30 am
Tue, Feb 20
Cooper
Do you have a tech question? Puzzled by an e-device? Want to know how to best use our website or surfing the internet? Any tech/computer questions/problems? Call or walk in to reserve a 30-minute or 1-hour in person session with one-on-one technical help. Call 803-787-3462 to book your sesison.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults


7:00 pm
Tue, Nov 13
St. Andrews
Collaboration Space
Drop in the second Tuesday of every month for a discussion of recent best sellers and member picks. New members are welcome and encouraged to stop by the St. Andrews Library to pick up a copy of the latest selection. Call 772-6675 for more information!
Book Group
Adults, Adults 55+, Programs for Adults


10:30 am
Tue, Mar 13
North Main
Children's Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for School Age Children
11:00 am
Tue, Feb 20
Main
Writer's Room 211
Did you know that representatives from Lifeline Wireless, a Federal Lifeline program that provides a FREE cellular phone along with FREE minutes, data, and text messages, are at the Richland Library Main location every Tuesday from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM? They are available to enroll you and answer any questions about the program you may have.About Lifeline's Wireless Plans· No contract· Service is for 12 months and you need to re-qualify once a year· If you qualify, you will receive your cell phone in 5-7 business days.To be eligible for the Lifeline Free Phone Program, you may qualify if your income falls below your state’s residency poverty guidelines OR if you participate in a government assistance program such as:· Medicaid· Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)· Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)· Supplemental Security Income (SSI)· Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)· Other state or federal assistance programsWant to Apply or Learn More? Apply online (http://www.safelink.com), over the phone (1-800-723-3546), or with a SafeLink representative at the library on Tuesdays! If you plan on applying in person, be sure to bring proof of total household income (for income-based qualification) or a copy of a current document proving that you participate in a government assistance program. Additional questions can be asked by calling the Lifeline Wireless information line at 1-800-723-3546 or by asking a Lifeline representative!
Social Work
Adults
11:00 am
Tue, Feb 20
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Practice your English-language conversation with other internationals in a comfortable, relaxed environment.
Let's Speak English
Adults, Programs for Adults
3:00 pm
Sat, Jul 28
Main
Storytime Room
Sharpen your book smarts, face off in mock battles and prepare for the library-wide Battle of the Books tournament on Saturday, August 4th.(Registered participants only)
Children
9-12, Programs for School Age Children
1:00 pm
Tue, Feb 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+
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 20
Eastover
Children's Area
Wear your pajamas and snuggle up for bedtime stories and songs.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Tue, Feb 20
Main
Meeting Space 200
Connect with local writers like yourself. Share, learn and get inspired! Contact Lucy in studio services for more information.
Adults


6:30 pm
Tue, Feb 20
Main
Theater
An attorney from the South Carolina Bar will present information on ID theft, fraud and scams. This event will be an hour-long presentation with a brief question-and-answer session following the presentation.
Legal
Adults, Programs for Adults
6:30 pm
Tue, Feb 20
St. Andrews
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Space
Jazz vocalist and poet EboniRamm brings the smooth and swinging sounds of jazz to the library, accompanied by an ensemble group of musicians.
Performance
Adults, 13 - 18, Children All Ages


10:00 am
Thu, Aug 2
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Help your toddler discover the alphabet, numbers and other concepts while building social skills and learning about our world. This storytime is suited for walkers.
Storytime
1-2, Programs for Families
10:45 am
Thu, Aug 2
Sandhills
Children's Maker
After storytime head on over to the Maker Lab for a STEAM activity for future Einsteins.
Maker, STEM/STEAM
3-5, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Wed, Jul 25
Cooper
Children's Area
The littlest gardeners get hands on experience from soil prep through harvest. Come rain or shine and dress for a mess!
Children, Gardening, Go Green
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
11:00 am
Fri, Apr 13
Ballentine
Meeting Room
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
7:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join Cola Makerspace to share projects, knowledge, and making ideas and tips
Maker
Adults
10:00 am
Wed, Feb 21
Main
Career Coaching Center
Individual interview sessions are conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Groups by appointment only.
Job and Career
Adults, Programs for Adults
10:30 am
Wed, Feb 21
St. Andrews
Children's Area
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
4:00 pm
Tue, Apr 3
Sandhills
Children's Maker
Activate your STEAM-engines! Tinker in our Maker Lab with a variety of projects geared towards Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
STEM/STEAM
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children
11:30 am
Wed, Feb 21
Main
Studio 220
Do you love origami? Or just want to learn a few key techniques? Drop by and spend your lunch break relaxing and learning the ancient art of paper folding.
Maker
Adults
3:30 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Blythewood
Meeting Room
Poor Corduroy has lost his button! Lisa knows how to fix it; do you? Join us to learn some basic sewing skills and make a great project. You'll bear-ly contain your excitement!
Children, Craft
6-8, 9-12, Programs for School Age Children


6:30 pm
Mon, May 14
Main
BCR Classroom
Registration opens 03/30/2018
Learn the basics of building a spreadsheet, creating charts and performing calculations using Microsoft Excel (2013). Prerequisite: Microsoft Word (2013) class or solid Word experience.
Computer Class
Adults, Programs for Adults
4:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Sandhills
Entry Maker
Join us for Teen Gaming Night! PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Atari, and Retro Board Game fun!
Teens, Gaming
13 - 18
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Main
Second Level Programming Space
Retro games! We got 'em. Atari 2600, NES, SNES, Genesis—and more. Join us for an afternoon of delicious game goodness.
Gaming, Maker
Adults, 13 - 18, Programs for Families
10:30 am
Sat, Oct 13
Main
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
6:00 pm
Wed, Feb 21
Eastover
Challenge your friends to Wii U or Xbox 360 games!
Gaming
Children All Ages, Programs for Families
10:00 am
Sat, Jul 7
Cooper
Children's Area
Stories, songs and more!
Storytime, Children
Children All Ages, Programs for Families, Programs for Young Children
10:00 am
Wed, Jul 18
Cooper
Children's Area
The littlest gardeners get hands on experience from soil prep through harvest. Come rain or shine and dress for a mess!
Children, Gardening, Go Green
Programs for Young Children, 3-5
6:30 pm
Thu, May 10
Sandhills
Meeting Room
Learn about the importance of companionship for our aging population and how to help a senior prepare for the future. Topics include searching for the right assisted living community, estate planning, wills, probate, and more. Presented by Kesha Hayes of Caring for Aging Beauties (C.A.B.) and Kim Raber of the Raber Law Firm.
Health and Wellness
Adults
11:00 am
Sat, Aug 4
Sandhills
Storytime Room
Share stories, songs, and more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.
Storytime
Children All Ages, Programs for Families

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