Join us for Speaker @ the Center featuring author Kimberly J. Simms

Lindy Lee book cover

Join us from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, for this month's author talk and book signing: Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill by Kimberly J. Simms. In her debut book of poems, Southern story-teller, Kimberly J. Simms, chronicles the lives of textile workers in the Carolinas with historical accuracy and imaginative insight. Part history, part poetry, this collection also includes rarely seen photography of Lewis Hine.

Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public; however, we ask that you register to ensure a seat. This program will be held at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia. Please visit our map & directions page or call (803) 734-8666 for parking information. For more information about Speaker @ the Center, please visit Books will be available for purchase and signing. For more information, please contact Andersen Cook, Statewide Initiatives Coordinator at (803)545-4432 or

Upcoming Event

Image of The Dubber playing the Richland County Library

Modern Day Bluesman, THE Dubber

June 28, 2024, 7:30 PM

Join us at the South Carolina Center for the Book for a histo-musical performance from THE Dubber as we celebrate African American Musical Month.