Statewide Summer Reading Kick Off to be held June 3, 2017

Join us for the state's summer reading kick-off event! The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at the 7th annual StoryfestSC 2017StoryfestSC exposes families to children’s authors and the art of story and fosters an excitement for reading, especially throughout the summer. All South Carolina public libraries participate in this coordinated summer reading program.

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC

StoryfestSC is FREE to the public. 
Events include presentations and book signings by each author, Readers' Theatre, storytelling for all ages, crafts, face painting, and visits from literacy friends Cocky & the Clemson Tiger.

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Upcoming Event

Speaker at the Center event with Charlie Meshaw

Speaker at the Center

Join the South Carolina State Library and the SC Center for the Book for our next Speaker at the Center Author Talk featuring Charlie Mewshaw, author of Arcane Carolinas:  Folklore, Urban Legends, and Tales of Modern Weird from the Carolinas and co-host of the Arcane Carolinas Podcast.