Cover of Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) Early College Academy Career Pathways document

New August 2023 Electronic State Documents

Talk about enhancing the educational experience! We found our August 2023 featured publication, Florence-Darlington Technical College (FDTC) Early College Academy Career Pathways, on the  FDTC website.

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New July 2023 Electronic State Documents

What do you know – about South Carolina, that is? Historical markers along the sides of roads in South Carolina provide a wealth of facts about our state’s history, people, events, buildings, etc. How do those markers come to be there?

Jennifer Falvey talks with Billie Jean Shaw on the set of Soda City Live.

Talking Book Services Featured on Soda City Live

South Carolina's Talking Book Services Director, Jennifer Falvey, appeared on Columbia's WIS TV News local segment, Soda City Live, on Thursday, July 27th.

Recent Items

Cover of New Adventures on Timeless Roads: Scenic Trips Across SC

New June Electronic 2023 State Documents

Road trip, anyone? Our roads tell us many things about the history, culture, and development of South Carolina. Traveling our roads can lead to exciting destinations and new adventures.

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The South Carolina State Library Redesigns Website

There have been many changes from our previous website including a completely redesigned user interface and layout to enhance your online experience. So please take some time to browse around and make use of the search function.
Keystone Riverine Flooding Events in South Carolina document cover.

New May 2023 Electronic State Documents 

Nature’s history is recorded by us. We may document the way natural events affect us, what they teach us, or how these events change the natural world around us. Our May 2023 featured state publication is an example of this type of documentation.

Cover of State of South Carolina's Road and Bridge Network state document.

New April 2023 State Documents

The informative state publication, “State of South Carolina’s Road and Bridge Network,” is a PowerPoint presentation from the South Carolina Department of Transportation and is our April 2023 featured state publication.
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New March 2023 State Documents

Based on its importance as a food source and vital species for the coastal food web, the health of the South Carolina blue crab population is of concern to both commercial and recreational crabbers.

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Let Us Help You Enjoy SC State Parks for Free

People from all over the United States and the world visit South Carolina state parks. Thanks to the State Library’s partnership with South Carolina Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, you can see these parks for free.

Cover of Tasty Tomatoes state document with images of tomatoes.

New February 2023 State Documents

While some state documents contain hundreds of pages, others are short and simple, like this one-page document from DHEC’s “Don’t Waste Food SC” campaign.

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New January 2023 State Documents

Kids and animals are often the secrets to successful advertising. The combination also makes the Family Handbook from South Carolina First Steps eye-catching, prompting us to choose it as the January 2023 featured state document.

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State Library Announces 2022 Notable State Documents Winners

The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the selection of the most notable South Carolina State Documents of 2022.
Morgan Romano, Miss USA.

Miss USA to Grand Marshall Read-In Parade

Miss USA Morgan Romano will help the South Carolina State University drum line lead a parade of students and teachers from the South Carolina State Library to the State House for the Read-In celebration on April 20, 2023.

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.

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