What’s Happening at Richland Library (October 18-24)

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:

EiR Presents: How to Start Your Small Business
Date: October 18
Time: 6 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults
Join EiR Roshanda Pratt and a panel of local business experts to explore business fundamentals and discover how to build your business to make impact, influence, and income.

Outdoor Family Storytime
Date: October 19, 20, 21* & 23
Time: Various
Location: Various
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, Children (0-12)
Enjoy a socially distanced outdoor storytime at your favorite Richland Library location. (*Bilingual storytimes available.) Visit RichlandLibrary.com for a full list of storytimes.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) for Organizations - Explore Your Plan
Date: October 19
Time: 6 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults
Join Beth Ruffin, Everyday Inclusionist, to gain a better understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion.

U.S. Fleet Forces Band Woodwind Quintet Performances
Date: October 19, 20 & 21
Time: Various
Location: Various
Age Recommendation: Adults, Seniors, Families, Children
October 19 at 6 PM, join us at Richland Library Main for music outside on our Hampton Street Plaza. The group is also offering two children's programs of their version of Julia Donaldson's classic "Room on the Broom."

Farmers Market at Richland Main
Date: October 20
Time: 10 AM - 1 PM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Adults, Parents, Seniors, Families
Welcome to the 2021 season of the Farmers Market at Richland Library Main. Browse our variety of vendors, and pick up fresh, local produce and other goodies with your fresh picks. Various forms of payment accepted.

Let's Talk Race: A Conversation with Jodie Patterson
Date: October 20
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendation: Adults, Teens (12-18 years)
In celebration of SC Black PRIDE and Famously Hot SC Pride, Richland Library is hosting a virtual conversation with the chair of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Board, author, activist and mother, Jodie Patterson.

Black Vision Art
Date: October 21
Time: 3 PM
Location: Richland Library North Main
Age Recommendation: 9-12 years, Teens (12-18 years)
Discover your artistic potential, gifts and vision, while also gaining knowledge and awareness of the importance of Black art.

Teen Makers: Paint a Pumpkin
Date: October 21
Time: 6 PM
Location: Richland Library Edgewood
Age Recommendation: Teens (12-18 years)
Teen Makers can get in the spooky spirit with painted pumpkins.

Adults' Play Freely
Date: October 21
Time: 6 PM
Location: Richland Library Wheatley
Age Recommendation: Adults
Everyone needs a little play time, even the BIG KIDS!!! Join us for our drop-in of fun play, games and laughter.

Let's Talk Race Family Book Festival: Nic Stone
Date: October 24
Time: 3 PM
Location: Richland Library Online
Age Recommendations: Adults, Teens (12-18 years)
The final event in our Let's Talk Race Family Book Festival is a virtual conversation with New York Times bestselling young adult author, Nic Stone.

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

Richland Library is proud to host free COVID-19 testing in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Testing is available at Richland Library Sandhills, Monday-Sunday from 10-4.

COVID-19 self-collection kits are available at all Richland Library locations via drive-through and curbside services. Limit 5 per customer, per week.

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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