Richland Library

Month-Long Community Book Group Comes to An End

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland Library’s “One Book, One Community” initiative wraps up Tuesday. Good Morning Columbia’s Grace Joyal sat down with Clo Cammarata, library programs and partnerships manager, to discuss the monthlong community read-along and discussion. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Local News, Richland Tags: community read-along, Grant Park, Richland Library

“Grant Park” Author to Speak in Columbia Thursday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The month of February comes to a close next week, and with it, so does Richland Library’s One Book, One Celebration event. This year, readers were invited to dive into “Grant Park”, a novel tackling race relations, written by Pulitzer-prize winning journalist, Leonard Pitts, Jr. Pitts will be giving a free lecture to the public on…

Richland Library to Celebrate Opening of New Sandhills Branch

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Richland Library’s new Sandhills branch is celebrating a grand opening this weekend. The ribbon-cutting, complete with activities, live music and food trucks, takes place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The public is invited to attend. The new location is at 763 Fashion Drive behind Belk in the Village at Sandhills. In November 2013,…

Readers Dive into One Book, One Community Selection

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Readers across the Midlands are beginning to discuss this year’s One Book, One Community selection, “Grant Park.” Good Morning Columbia’s Grace Joyal sat down with Richland Library librarian Elizabeth Hill to talk about some of the topics that have arisen and the connections that have been made so far. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, Entertainment News,…

Richland Library Summer Book Sale

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Looking for some Summer Reads? The Richland Library Friends’ Summer Book Sale takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Prices for paperbacks will start at $1 and $2 for hardbacks. More than 30,000 books, CDs, even DVDs will be available for sale. The sale is at the Richland Library Operations Center (130 Lancewood Road). According…

Watch: Three Thursdays Three Authors

Columbia, S.C. (WOLO) –The Richland Library is giving new meaning to the term T.G.I.T! The organization is getting ready to host a trio of female authors you can meet and greet for the next three Thursdays. It’s all part of the libraries, 3 Thursdays, 3 Authors event kicking off this Thursday May 12th. Each of the three writers will  read…

Richland Library finalist for 2016 National Medal for Museum, Library Service

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Break out the books. The Richland Library has been named one of 30 finalists for the Institute of Museum and Library Services National Medal.  According to officials, it is the nation’s highest honor in its’ sector.  The award recognizes and honors institutions that demonstrate “extraordinary and innovative approaches” to public service.  According to the Richland Library, last…