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Short Story America Festival to be Held September 24-26 in Beaufort

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Short Story America is pleased to announce that the third Short Story America Festival and Conference (and introduction of Volume Four in the SSA anthology series) will again be held in the gorgeous seaside community of Beaufort, South Carolina, from September 24-26. The kickoff event is the Thursday evening launch party at ArtWorks for Richard Hawley's forthcoming novel, GREEVES PASSING, the brilliant third book in the HEADMASTER'S PAPERS trilogy.

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Latest Additions to the SC State Documents Online Collection

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The South Carolina 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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Sherman’s Flame and Blame at the Laurens County Library September 10, 2015

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During the Civil War, General William T. Sherman gained a reputation for being ruthless.  Learn more about his tactics when the Laurens County Library, the Laurens District Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogy Society and the Humanities Council of SC present “Sherman’s Flame and Blame” at the Laurens County Library at 7:30 PM on September 10, 2015.

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September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

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September is National 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. 

Resources at your local South Carolina public library are available to anyone who has a library card. Students can turn to the library for materials, programs, and services that support academic achievement.  

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Author Brings History of “Orphan Trains” to York County Library

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Christina Baker Kline, author of the novel “Orphan Train,” will discuss the history of orphan trains in the United States on Monday, September 28 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the York County Library in Rock Hill.   A book sale and signing will follow the program.  Seating is limited and registration is required for this free program. Call 803-981-5845 or go to www.yclibrary.org, then “events and classes,” to register.

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