What’s Happening at Richland Library: Monday, October 4- Sunday, October 10

Richland Library's mission is to help our customers learn, create and share. We are continuing to offer programs, both familiar and new, and we are finding creative ways to connect with our community and interact online. Here's a look at some of the featured programs that are planned for the coming week:

Sew Divine: A Gathering of Crafters
Date: October 5, 2021
Time: 1 PM
Location: Richland Library Sandhills
Age Recommendation: Adults
Bring your own portable craft project and share some fun with fellow crafters!

Show Up and Deliver Series: Deliver An Engaging Presentation Talk
Date: October 5, 2021
Time: 6-7 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults
Learn to create and deliver effective presentations that communicate information and engage your audience. In part two of this two-part workshop series, you’ll learn how the “prepare, practice, perform” approach can set you up for a successful presentation.

Farmers Market
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Children; Teens; Adults
Pick up fresh produce, baked goods and other local items while accessing library resources. We have several vendors on hand each week, which accept various forms of payment, including cash, debit/credit and SNAP.

Outdoor Family Storytime
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 10 AM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, children (0-12 )
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.

Hablamos Spanish Conversation
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults, Teens (12-18)
Learning Spanish? ¿Ya lo hablas? Join us virtually on the first and third Wednesday evenings every month and take a break for some relaxed Spanish chitchat. Contact aallen@richlandlibrary.com for more information.

Read Freely Book Club
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 7 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults, Seniors
Join us for a book group discussion of this month’s title, My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante.

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 10:0 AM
Location: Richland Library Northeast
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, children (0-12 )
Share stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family. This event is free and open to children of all ages. Register here.
Comparte cuentos, canciones, y mucho más mientras aprendes habilidades de alfabitazión temprana de una manera divertida con toda tu familia.

Outdoor Family Storytime
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Southeast
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, Children (0-12)
It's a fresh air, socially distanced storytime with stories, songs, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family.

DE-Stress Adult Coloring Book Drop-In
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM
Location9: Richland Library Wheatley
Age Recommendation: Adults
Coloring books are not just for kids!

Latinx Book Club
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults, Seniors
Join us for a Latinx Book Group discussion of this month’s title, "Next Year in Havana" by Chanel Cleeton.

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingüe
Date: October 8, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Blythewood
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, Children (0-12)
Join us outdoors on the Blythewood Library patio for Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingüe!

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingüe
Date: October 8, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Blythewood
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, Children (0-12)
Join us outdoors on the Blythewood Library patio for Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingüe!

Let's Speak English
Date: October 8, 2021
Time: 11 AM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults
Internationals, join our virtual conversation session via Zoom and practice speaking English in a relaxed setting.

Games A Plenty, Games Galore!
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Southeast
Age Recommendations: Parents, Seniors, Children (0-12), Teens (12-18)
Games, games, games, and the Cha Cha slide. Enjoy a morning of cool outdoor family- fun and dance with Bingo, music and more.

Family Storytime with a Congaree Park Ranger
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 11 AM
Location: Richland Library Eastover
Age Recommendations: Parents, Seniors, Children (0-12), Teens (12-18)
Share stories, songs and more while building early literacy skills! It's fun for the whole family!

AiR Presents: Alive & Chatty - Bringing Your Hand Puppet to Life
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 1 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendations: Tweens (9-12)
Just For Tweens: Grab your favorite hand puppet (or even a sock) and join Richland Library Artist-in-Residence Rob Padley for a puppeteering workshop.

Keep Me in Suspense Book Group
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendations: Adults, Seniors
Join us for a book group discussion of this month’s title, Origin by Dan Brown.

Fall Afternoon of Games
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Richland Library Ballentine
Age Recommendations: Teens (12-18)
Fall Fun on the lawn at Richland Library Ballentine!

African-Americans and Graphic Novels
Date: October 9, 2021
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendations: Adults, Seniors, Parents, Families, Children (6-12), Teens (12-18)
Join us for a book group discussion of this month’s title, Origin by Dan Brown.

The Whys and Whens of Car Maintenance
Date: October 10, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendations: Adults, Seniors, Teens (12-18)
Learn when to perform specific maintenance tasks and why, including changing fluids and filters, belts, air conditioning recharges, and much more. This class helps you be a more educated consumer so you can protect your investment.

For a complete list of Richland Library's programming, be sure to visit richlandlibrary.com and click on the "Events" tab.

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 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.


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