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Continuous, customized learning for all ages is the foundation for a strong economy and high quality of life. 
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.

Recognized as one of South Carolina's 2020 Top Workplaces by Integrated Media Publishing, the library offers state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county. Richland Library offers a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.
Our Vision
We enhance the quality of life for our entire community.
Our Mission
We help our customers learn, create and share.
 
Learning takes many paths in today’s twenty-first century library. We’re continually inspired to find new ways to serve our super-users, entice new customers and enhance current services.
Our staff, boards and volunteers are the lifeblood of the library—continuously flowing from one customer and project to another, all while maintaining professional excellence and outstanding customer service.
For urgent media queries, please call 803.587.3637.
While our physical facilities or the size and nature of our collection may change, we are constantly evolving so that we can continue to serve as a place of learning, creating and sharing.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects our differences and unique learning styles.
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