Richland Library Friends' Summer Reading Challenge
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Monday, July 06, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Spark your imagination and discover the power of hands-on learning with educators from Edventure Children’s Museum.
Location
Eastover Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Eastover

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join the Sandhills Team as we prep for Battle of the Books - a book trivia competition for students ages 9-12. Application required.
Location
Sandhills Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Sandhills

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
There’s lots of fun and amazement as young and old alike are bedazzled by wonderful storytelling and mind-bending magic.
Library
Richland Library Wheatley

Title
Date
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join Main's Battle of the Books team as we prep for the ultimate battle of book knowledge.
Location
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Library
Richland Library Main

Title
Date
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Donna Washington could recite the alphabet and it would be captivating. Hear an assortment of stories from this nationally-acclaimed storyteller that will take you on a journey of laughter and thrills through folktales of the world and stories from closer to home.
Location
Film and Sound
Library
Richland Library Main

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Combining magic, juggling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that will have the whole family amazed and delighted.
Location
Brandon LaVar Byrd Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library St. Andrews

Title
Date
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Combining magic, juggling, and lots of laughs, Paul Miller of Flow Circus puts on a show that will have the whole family amazed and delighted.
Location
Sandhills Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Sandhills

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description
An exciting day of learning for the whole family. Choose from more than a dozen fun and informative sessions – make crafts, play games, get active, explore library resources, and pick up some good-to-know life skills.
Library
Richland Library Main

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Join the Sandhills Team as we prep for Battle of the Books - a book trivia competition for students ages 9-12. Application required.
Location
Sandhills Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Sandhills

Title
Date
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Join Main's Battle of the Books team as we prep for the ultimate battle of book knowledge.
Location
Storytime Room - Children's Room
Library
Richland Library Main

Title
Date
Monday, July 20, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Spark your imagination and discover the power of hands-on learning with educators from Edventure Children’s Museum.
Location
Eastover Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Eastover

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Join EGBE Kilimanjaro, a family of African Drummers and Dancers, and learn about the culture of the Gullah Geechee community through the art of drumming.
To accommodate a large group, this program will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church gymnasium across the street from the library in Blythewood.
Location
Trinity United Methodist Church, Blythewood | 90 Boney Rd, Blythewood, SC 29016
Library
Community Event

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join the Sandhills Team as we prep for Battle of the Books - a book trivia competition for students ages 9-12. Application required.
Location
Sandhills Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Sandhills

Title
Date
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Meet Us at the Ballentine Community Center! Opossums that climb, snakes that slither and birds that fly - our backyards are filled with countless fascinating creatures to protect. Learn how animals have adapted to living close to humans and how we can make our neighborhoods safer for them. Presented by the Carolina Wildlife Center at the Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Bickley Road, Irmo, SC 29063.
Location
Ballentine Community Center | 1009 Bickley Rd, Irmo, SC 29063
Library
Community Event

Title
Date
Friday, July 24, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Get your visors ready! Spurrier’s Gamecocks are taking the field with Richland Library for an afternoon of stories, games and autographs.
Location
USC Volleyball Center | 1051 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29201
Library
Community Event

Title
Date
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Let Epictitus, the mask-maker, and Ovid, the poet, take you on a journey of the imagination, as you explore the ancient Greek heroes! Follow Greece’s greatest hero, Hercules, on his many adventures as he battles mythological creatures and warriors
Location
Eastover Children's Area
Library
Richland Library Eastover

Title
Date
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Wear your fairy best or Sunday finest to a fairy tea complete with Zephyr the Fairy, storytelling, dancing, and tea.
Location
Northeast Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Northeast

Title
Date
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Join your friends and neighbors to celebrate an awesome summer with music, snack foods, games, crafts, stories, Awards Ceremony, and garden tours. Drop by from 5pm-8pm.
Location
Sandhills Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Sandhills

Title
Date
Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for an afternoon of pizza, games and entertainment as we celebrate the end of another summer of learning at Richland Eastover!
Location
Eastover Meeting Room
Library
Richland Library Eastover

Title
Date
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Join us for our end of the summer party! Backyard heroes can meet real firemen from the Columbia Fire Department, and have a wet blast around the garden!
Location
St. Andrews Children's Area
Library
Richland Library St. Andrews

Title
Date
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Wrap up the summer with music, fun and prizes for the whole family. Join us for an outdoor concert featuring nationally-known children’s rock sensation Lunch Money!
Library
Richland Library Southeast

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Important Messages
Registration Starts on May 30, 2015
Thank you for participating in the Friends’ Summer Learning Challenge! Be sure to stop by Facebook or Twitter and tell us why you’re out to learn this summer! Don’t forget to tag all your pics or videos with #iLearnBecause.
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