Bridges remembers author, friend Pat Conroy at Blythewood Library

BLYTHEWOOD – Earlier this month, Blythewoodian Doug Bridges, a close friend and college basketball teammate of novelist Pat Conroy during their years at The Citadel, shared his personal stories about the famous writer. The occasion was an exhibit at the Blythewood library of Bridges’ personal collection of Conroy memorabilia that, he said, is not duplicated […]

Pat Conroy exhibit at Blythewood Library

BLYTHEWOOD – Pat Conroy was a celebrated South Carolina author with a gift for words that resonated with people, both in South Carolina and beyond. Conroy’s friend and Citadel basketball teammate, Blythewoodian Doug Bridges, will be sharing stories about the famous writer’s life and, for the first time, exhibiting a collection of memorabilia that’s not […]

Library still closed, offers new options

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Library continues to be closed to the public, but has announced the following expansion of services with minimal contact. Expanded options are now offered for curbside pick-up for holds. Upon receiving notification that holds are ready for pick up, library patrons can access holds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and […]

Free meals for Blythewood senior citizens

Pick Up 5 Meals at Trinity United Methodist Church This Wednesday BLYTHEWOOD – For the foreseeable future, Senior Resources will be providing any senior citizen in Blythewood five free meals each week, on a first come, first served basis. Meals can be picked up at the Trinity United Methodist Church (Senior Resources previously announced the […]

Hands On

BLYTHEWOOD – Crystal Johnson, Blythewood Library Branch Manager, reads to young bookworms during the Hands on Art class. The class is held on Tuesdays twice a month at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call the library at 691-9806.

Richland Library offers free flu shots

COLUMBIA – After an active flu season last year, Richland Library is partnering with Walgreens to offer free flu shots at library locations this fall. Flu shots will be given at the Blythewood Library on Wednesday, Oct. 17 from 2 – 4 p.m. Registration is not required. Just drop in during the designated times. Flu […]

Young readers to represent Blythewood at county-wide library competition

BLYTHEWOOD – A group of young Blythewood Library patrons are in the last week of prepping for the Richland County Library system’s annual Book Battle, a book trivia competition between branch libraries that will be held at the Sandhills Library on Saturday, Aug. 4. Blythewood is fielding two teams this year – a children’s team […]

What’s Cooking?

BLYTHEWOOD – Learning to make extra easy hummus was lots of fun for a group of kids who showed up at the Blythewood library on Monday to learn to cook. They were participating in a Cooking with Kids class conducted by Tinesella Ross of Parent to Parent, a military child education initiative that partnered with […]

Amazing Animals

BLYTHEWOOD – Rosemary Martin-Jones of Camp Discovery introduced a wriggly turtle for petting during Blythewood Library’s event last Thursday as Harper Robinson, 3, (left) Levi Moore, 5,  Kyle Schwarzbauer, 3, and Avery Robinson, 4, create their own colorful animals with paper, glue, pipe cleaners, and other supplies.

Hands on Learning

BLYTHEWOOD – Laney Latham, 3, and Levi Moore, 5, with his grandmother, color the outside of rain sticks they created Tuesday at the Blythewood Library’s Hands on Art program. Blythewood Library hosts events for community members of all ages each month. Look for their monthly events on page 3 of The Voice.

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