Movies & Music
Audio Visual Services provides non-print materials for customers of all ages. The collection at the Main Library is substantially larger than those at the branch locations. Audio visual materials shelved at one location may be delivered to any other location for pickup. Materials being sent from Main Library to a branch will usually arrive the following day. Materials going from one branch to another may require two business days.
DVDs & Blu-ray
A large variety of entertainment and educational/informational DVDs and Blu-ray discs are available at the Main Library. Many foreign films are also available. Entertainment and educational/informational DVDs and Blu-ray discs are available at all branch locations.
A collection of classical and popular music on compact disc is available at the Main Library. Branch locations also have smaller collections of popular music available on compact disc.
Fiction and nonfiction audio books on CD and MP-3 are available for adults, teens, and children at the Main Library and all branch locations. At the Main Library, children's audio books are located in the Children's Department.
Materials for the Visually/Hearing Impaired
Closed captioned DVDs and Blu-ray discs are available at all locations. Many DVDs and Blu-rays also contain a video description track.
Video games for Wii, WiiU, PS3, PS4, XBOX360, XBOX ONE, and Nintendo Switch systems are available system wide.
Talking Book Program
Talking book machines can be acquired by any Richland County resident free upon sign-up with the Library of Congress' Talking Book Program.