What’s happening at Richland Library

June 20, 2022

Monday, June 20 – Sunday, June 26

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:

Storytime at Richland Library
Date: June 20-23, 25, 27
Time: Various
Location: Various
Age Recommendation: Parents, Families, Young Children, School-Age Children
Join us for storytime at your favorite location, both indoor and outdoor options are available. We will share stories, songs, enjoy multilingual storytimes, and much more while building early literacy skills with fun for the whole family. Join us for a special Family Storytime with guest reader Miss Teen USA 2022 Katie Ward at Richland Main. Find a storytime near you and register here.

Monday Bites: Traditional Vietnamese Spring Rolls (Gỏi Cuốn) with Jenny L.
Date: June 20
Time: 6 PM
Location: Online
Age Recommendation: Adults, Parents, Seniors, Families, Youth (6-18 years)
Join us as we explore all things culinary! In this virtual cooking class, we will explore kitchen tools and gadgets, test new recipes and learn basic cooking techniques. Every session, plan to learn something new and delicious. Registration is required.

Movie Matinees
Date: June 21, 27
Time: 2:30 PM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Adults, Parents, Seniors
The Color of Money, Ready Player One at Richland Library Main

Hands on Art: Turtle Button Craft
Date: June 21
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Richland Library St. Andrews
Age Recommendation: Families, Children (3-8 years)
Simple turtle craft for the very young. Dress for a mess!

Play Freely: Beat the Heat
Date: June 22
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Southeast
Age Recommendation: Adults, Parents, Seniors Families, Children (0-12 years)
Fun, games and more while finding out oceans of possibilities at the library. Sign up for the Summer Learning Challenge.

Virtual Health Care Clinic
Date: June 23
Time: 9 AM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Adults, Seniors
Richland Library and Cooperative Health are pleased to offer a Virtual Health Care Clinic at Richland Library Main. To schedule an appointment with Cooperative Health, call 803-722-1822.

Birding at Ballentine
Date: June 25
Time: 9:30 AM
Location: Richland Library Ballentine
AgeRecommendation: Adults, Teens (12-18 years)
Come join us for a monthly staff-led session of bird watching!

Midsummer Yoga and Meditation Class
Date: June 25
Time: 10 AM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Adults
In celebration of the Midsummer Solstice, join Olivia Rae, certified yoga instructor for beginners yoga and meditation session. Registration is required.

Summer Wreath Making
Date: June 25
Time: 10 AM
Location: Richland Library Eastover
Age Recommendation: Adults, Seniors
Create a beautiful summer wreath to take home and enjoy. Registration is required.

Ukweli: Midlands Writers and Poets Explore Racism
Date: June 25
Time: 2 PM
Location: Richland Library Main
Age Recommendation: Adults
Author and journalist Herb Frazier hosts a panel discussion on artist responses to racism and diversity with an African drumming performance by Spiritual Gumbo. The writers panel is composed of Midlands-based artists, each of whom is a contributor to the recent book, Ukweli: Searching for Healing and Truth: South Carolina Writers and Poets Explore American Racism (2022, Evening Post Books).

All outdoor events are subject to change in the event of inclement weather.


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.