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SCSL Launches Bountyfull supply drive to help Oliver Gospel Mission, Harvest Hope Food Bank

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The supply drive will run from Oct. 18 to Nov. 14

The South Carolina State Library needs your help! The SCSL will be collecting items to donate to Oliver Gospel Mission and Harvest Hope Food Bank as part of our Bountyfull supply drive. The program will run from October 18 to November 14.

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Storyteller and Archivist to Discuss Folklore, Local History During Special Tour on October 24

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The Ghosts of the USC Horseshoe: Facts and Fiction tour aims to find the true history behind popular ghost stories

Join the South Carolina State Library on our Ghosts of the USC Horseshoe: Facts and Fiction tour as we explore the University of South Carolina campus with author Tally Johnson and USC Archivist Elizabeth West!

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Call for Submissions #SCStronger

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The South Carolina State Library is seeking artwork and literature depicting last year’s historic floods for a display commemorating the disaster of October 2015. The library will accept submissions of prose, poetry, photographs, and digital art from the general public this month for #SCStronger, a special library gallery. The display will honor those who responded to the flood event and examine the impact it had on the state.

You may submit up to five (5) works per person by noon on Friday, October 28. 

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Adam King of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

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Join us on October 12 from noon-1pm for Speaker @ the Center featuring Adam King, Archaeology in South Carolina: Exploring the Hidden Heritage of the Palmetto State by USC Press. All Speaker @ the Center programs take place from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia.

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James A. Way's Dorchester: Our Homes - Our People - Our Story now available online

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The four-volume history includes personal stories, historic photographs

Jennie Redmond, Dorchester County Library (DCL) Executive Director, knows the importance of local history and understands just how hard it is to preserve for future generations.

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