|Services to SC Libraries|
The Library Development Division of South Carolina State Library offers assistance to librarians, trustees, and other interested persons on all aspects of library development, library programming and library operations. In addition to general areas of library service, consultants have expertise in services to children and young adults, library management and planning, advocacy, public relations and marketing, outreach services, and much more.
Summer Reading Program
The purpose of the Summer Reading Program is to encourage children to enjoy reading during the Summer and to discover some of the many wonderful children’s books available in libraries. Children can join the reading program at their local public library and earn rewards for reading during the school vacation.
Continuing Education and Public Library Certification Program
South Carolina State Library provides continuing education, staff development and training courses to library staff and public library trustees throughout South Carolina.
The South Carolina State Library provides interlibrary loan services to supplement the local resources of South Carolina libraries.
Let's Talk About It
Let's Talk About It is a reading and discussion program created by the American Library Association and offered free to South Carolina public libraries through a partnership of the South Carolina State Library and The Humanities Council SC.
Public Library Directory
A listing of public libraries in South Carolina.
S.C. Public Library Statistics
South Carolina public and academic library statistics and related information.
Spanish Language Resources
Links to Spanish language resources compiled by the South Carolina State Library for librarians to assist the growing Hispanic population.