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How to safely observe the total solar eclipse

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to promote safe viewing practices for the August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse by providing FREE ISO certified solar glasses to SC residents, beginning Monday June 26, 2017.

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State Library Provides Comprehensive Online Eclipse Guide

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At 2:41 p.m. on Monday, August 21, 2017, viewers in the greater Columbia, S.C., area will experience the longest total solar eclipse on the East Coast. NASA estimates that South Carolina could see an influx of up to 1 million visitors to witness the first total solar eclipse to make a path all the way across the continental U.S. in 99 years. Columbia is the third largest city in the U.S.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for July 2017

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The South Carolina Digital State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state.

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LibraryVoicesSC now available on Stitcher

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The South Carolina State Library's LibraryVoicesSC is now available on the popular podcasting app, Stitcher. "Stitcher is your source for portable and personalized podcasts, and news and talk internet radio. From business to tech news, from politics to comedy, we “stitch” the content you want into personalized, always-current stations that you can easily listen to on your iPhone, Android or desktop. Each day, the latest segments stream to you automatically, without you having to manually refresh anything.

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The Importance of Play with Flow Circus - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 24

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Dr. Curtis Rogers talks to Dawn Daria and Paul Miller about Flow Circus, their company that harnesses the power of creative, playful flow to energize, excite, and enliven groups. Founded in 1999, the first ten years of Flow Circus focused on growing a successful juggling education company with an array of performances to promote reading and STEM education as well as hands-on programs for tweens and teens.

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Tobacco Sun with Lorna Hollifield - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 23

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Listen to LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 23 - Dr. Curtis Rogers sits down with author Lorna Hollifield to discuss her novel, Tobacco Sun. The year is 1947. The war is over, Jackie Robinson has just integrated baseball, and Frank Sinatra breezes in over the fuzzy airwaves. A sense of relief is finally sweeping the nation...everywhere except Tobaccoville, North Carolina.

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Augusta Genealogical Society to offer seminar and lectures September 9, 2017

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The Augusta Genealogical Society will present professional genealogist J. Mark Lowe on Saturday, September 9, as AGS celebrates the 38th anniversary of the founding of the Society. The seminar will include four lectures by Lowe, who describes himself as a full-time professional author and lecturer specializing in original records and manuscripts. “Research: The Tie That Binds Genealogists” - Speaker J.
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Immunize SC Week August 14-21, 2017

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Immunize SC Week—August 14-21, 2017 Poster

The South Carolina Immunization Coalition is calling on support from all libraries across the state to help promote Immunize SC Week—August 14-21, 2017—by placing immunization posters in their libraries. Printed posters will be distributed to public libraries through the South Carolina State Library.

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