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Taking Part in Government - September 18, 2014
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 10:30

Now is the time to be aware of political and legislative events.  The South Carolina State Library is pleased to offer a free bring-your-own lunch and learn session on Internet and library resources to be ready for elections, South Carolina legislative topics and laws, and United States government contacts.  Make sure you know how and where to vote, contact representatives, and keep up with news and analysis, all from your computer and your library!

This session is free, but registration is required. Please register online at

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Where: South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia

Limited visitor spaces are available behind the Library and metered parking is available on Senate and Bull streets. For more information, please contact Elaine Sandberg, Information Services Librarian, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 803-734-8625.

Get a Library Card this September
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 13:17

A free library card is your ticket to back-to-school savings.

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the South Carolina State Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that our students have the most important school supply of all – a free library card.

NewsBank's Special Reports
Thursday, 07 August 2014 14:48

Did you know that NewsBank includes special reports? NewsBank's special reports focuses on topics of current interest. They include content from sources throughout the world to provide a global perspective, current and background information, statistics, maps, images, websites, and suggested search terms. New information is added daily to featured and current reports. Access to NewsBank and other databases is available to all South Carolina State Library cardholders.  Check it out today!

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