SC Public Library News

Share your Library's Unique History with ALA

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National Library Week is coming up on April 8-14, 2018! The Library History Round Table (of the American Library Association) News and Notes is celebrating this special time for libraries by publishing informal essays (even just a few hundred words) about histories of specific libraries.

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Marcus Amaker to visit Irmo Branch Library in May

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Charleston, SC’s first Poet Laureate, Marcus Amaker, will visit the Irmo Branch Library on May 11, 2018 and will read selections from his latest project, empath, starting at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served at 6:00 p.m. along with music by a jazz vibraphone musician in our café style setting. empath is much more than a boo.

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Union County Carnegie Library Prepares for Renovations

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The project will include the restoration of the original, historic section of the library which was built in 1905; the addition of meeting spaces, study rooms, and partnership spaces for collaborations designed to make the library an integral community hub; the finishing of the lower level for expanded children’s and teen’s spaces, including an early learning resource center in collaboration wi

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Lina Bertinelli of Greenville Library Selected for ALA Emerging Leaders Program

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Lina Bertinelli

The South Carolina Library Association (SCLA) is happy to announce Lina Bertinelli Greenville County Library System’s Simpsonville Branch Manager, has been selected to participate in the American Library Association’s (ALA) 2018 class of Emerging Leaders.  SCLA is proud to sponsor Ms. Bertinelli, a “rising star" in South Carolina libraries, as its 2018 Emerging Leader. 

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Tapping Into Your Roots: A Genealogy Event for All Ages

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The Berkeley County Library System (BCLS) is excited to partner with the General Marion’s Brigade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Colonel Hezekiah Maham Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) to bring you “Tapping into Your Roots,” a genealogy research event and celebration for all ages.

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