Latest Library News

Smokey Bear Day

Share:
A black and white photo of two young girls with a Smokey Bear doll

August 9, 2022 marks Smokey Bear's 78th birthday!

The Smokey Bear doll featured in this photo is part of our collection; libraries used it for the Summer Reading Club in the 1950s. The Ad Council and Forest Service commissioned artist Albert Staehle to create the fictional character to help prevent forest fires.

Category: 
Audience: 

New, Local Offerings for TBS Patrons

Share:
The covers of Columbia Metropolitan magazine and The Southern Edge Magazine. Columbia Metrolpolitan features a fishing scene on a lake. The Southern Edge shows a large boulder as part of a moutain climb.

Two new magazines featuring southern culture and the Palmetto State are available for patrons of Talking Book Services. Columbia Metropolitan Magazine and The Southern Edge are now part of our collection. We hope to enable all South Carolina residents to experience stories of southern culture and events.

Category: 
Audience: