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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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Byars Book to Represent SC at National Book Festival

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The South Carolina State Library’s Center for the Book has selected the book Dog Diaries: Secret Writings of the WOOF Society, to represent South Carolina at the 2016 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.  The book is the state’s selection for the National Book Festival’s “Discover Great Places Through Reading Map”.  Each state selects one title of fiction or non-fiction, a book a

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International Games day and More at Your Library

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Join us for training about gaming in your library! Learn the ins and outs of International Games Day (November 19, 2016), why gaming is important, Gen Con, partnering with others through gaming, and more. Feel free to bring your own lunch and stay for some play after the training.

Lunch will not be provided.

For: South Carolina public and school library staff

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FREE Author Talk and Book Signing - Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It

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Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It

Join us for this month's author talk and book signing on Thursday, September 22, from noon-1:00 p.m. Tom Poland, Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It – USC Press. A nostalgic look at Georgia and South Carolina before development, outsiders, and modern conveniences brought wholesale change.

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A library card provides endless opportunities for family engagement

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Visit your local South Carolina public library today and sign-up for a library card!

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the nation’s public libraries highlight the value of a library card. As children head back to school, family time is often hindered by homework and afterschool and social activities.

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