Pigskin Poets To Score Touchdown Among Local Kids

Richland Library Teams with Gamecocks for 22nd Annual Event

WHAT:     Pigskin Poets

WHEN:     3 - 4:30 p.m.,
Friday, July 20

WHERE:   Drew Wellness Center

2101 Walker Solomon Way,
                Columbia, SC 29204

WHO:      Free & open to the public

WHY:   Part of Richland Library's Summer Learning Challenge,
Pigskin Poets reinforces the importance of setting and reaching
goals in an effort to help reduce the effects of summer
learning loss.

INTERVIEWS:   Richland Library staff and Gamecock student athletes will
be available for interviews, following the event.  

OTHER:    Rosters will be provided at the door.

Are you ready for some football? Richland Library is teaming with the Gamecocks for Pigskin Poets from 3 - 4:30 p.m.Friday, July 20 at the Drew Wellness Center (2101 Walker Solomon Way). The annual event, led by local storyteller Darion McCloud, has been a favorite of summer learners for the last 22 years. Come in your garnet and black gear, and join student athletes from the University of South Carolina's football team, cheerleaders and Cocky as they huddle off the field for an afternoon of stories, games and autographs.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email estoll@richlandlibrary.com.

About Richland Library 

Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.  


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