Visit Your Local Library & Get a Free Flu Shot

With the 2019-2020 flu season quickly approaching, Richland Library is preparing local residents and offering access to preventive care. Once again, we are partnering with Walgreens to host free flu shot clinics at our library locations this fall.

The first flu shot clinic is set for 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Friday, September 27 at our Main location (1431 Assembly Street). Then we are taking the flu shot clinics to our other 11 locations on the following dates:
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 at our Eastover location
5 - 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 9 at our North Main location
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 at our Edgewood location
2 - 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16 at our Blythewood location
12 - 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 19 at our Wheatley location
3 - 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23 at our St. Andrews location
1 - 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26 at our Northeast location
11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6 at our Ballentine location
12 - 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 9 at our Southeast location
1 - 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13 at our Cooper location
2 - 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 16 at our Sandhills location

A complete schedule is available online at

Registration is not required. Just drop in during the designated times. Flu shots are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

The flu shot clinics are open to anyone - 12 years and older. Children, ages 12 to 17, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

During the 2018-2019 flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates nearly 40 million people were sick with the flu, resulting in more than 17 million medical visits and 530,000 hospitalizations.

For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email

About Richland Library
Awarded the National Medal in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 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 12 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.

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