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Over 2,000 students expected to attend 2017 SC Read-In Event

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Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In, celebrating the magic of books alongside politicians, literacy advocates and marching bands on April 4.

The event, now in its 26th year, is meant to encourage a love of reading in children of all ages. Students, teachers and adult chaperones from 80 different schools and 100 daycare facilities are expected to travel to Columbia for the event.

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Women Speak Art Gallery Exhibit

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The South Carolina State Library is celebrating Women’s History Month with art from women making history today which opens Wednesday March 8, 2017 and runs through April 3, 2017. The artwork on display shares the voice of many artists from around the state. Come enjoy the many formats of art on display including pencil, acrylic, oil, charcoal, mosaics, basket sculpture, pottery, photography, multi-media, and film.

Women artists from around the state have art on display at the SC State Library:

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for March

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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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ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations Deadline May 5, 2017

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The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.The ALL awards are presented by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of South Carolina in the fall of each year to individuals and/or groups that have had a statewide impact on literacy in South Carolina. Their contributions can include the following kinds of activities:

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