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Children at Richland Library

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We care about your family and strive each day to nurture a love of books and the library.  We want you to feel welcome, and find what you need by recommending age appropriate books and other materials to help your children succeed in school and life. Every Richland Library location offers a children's area and librarians who love to help your child find their next book. Please join us for programs and experiences for your whole family that will inspire, inform, and entertain.


Children's Resources

Online Reading and Play

Book Lists for Your Child

Downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Get animated, talking picture books, Read-Alongs, and more kids reading from TumbleBook Library.

  • The TumbleBook Library includes fiction, non-fiction, foreign language titles.
  • TumbleTV shows a pre-set playlist of books.
  • Tumble Puzzles & Games get kids involved.
  • For bigger kids, there are Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation).

► Go to TumbleBook Library Now

Our librarians have curated hundreds of children's favorites by subject and age range. Whether you're looking for books on fairies, trucks, superheroes or animals, we have just what your child will love!


See our lists and start reading!

Book Lists by Age

Book Lists by Subject

Receive Lists Via Email!


Richland Library offers two ways to download ebooks and audiobooks, Overdrive and 3M Cloud Library. Both options are free to Richland Library members.

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OverDrive ebooks and audiobooks

Teen (Young Adult) fiction
Kids' fiction
All eBooks and audiobooks from OverDrive

3M Cloud Library

All eBooks and audiobooks from 3M Cloud Library


We absolutely LOVE coming to the children’s room! Everyone is always so helpful and friendly. Storytime is such a great program and we are glad to attend! You all do a wonderful job~ hats off to you all ~ it is evident that you all enjoy what you do!! - Another Happy Customer
It gets harder all the time to do our jobs well and knowing your children's staff is a phone call away a is a great help..... makes teaching and keeping a constant supply of books on hand pretty easy! - Lisa Levinson
I’m an educator and each time I come to the children’s library, the librarians and staff are always so kind, welcoming, and helpful. It makes me come back every time. - Another Happy Customer
The kids loved the puppet show. I love the finger plays and action songs because I can use them later. - Another Happy Customer
I think you all are the BEST thing going in Columbia and I tell anyone who will listen! - Lisa Levinson

If you have any questions please call us at 803-929-3434, or stop by Richland Library Main.

Location Photos

Fun and friends at Richland Library