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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Rachel Haynie

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Join us for an author talk and book signing by Rachel Haynie, for her book, First, You Explore: The Story of the Young Charles Townes. Haynie’s book is an inspirational biography of the Nobel Prize-winning inventor of the laser and is published by Young Palmetto Books of the University of South Carolina Press.

When: Thursday, November 13 from noon – 1:00 p.m.
Where: South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia

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New WorkSC Website Launched

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website WorkSC.org. The new site has an easy-to-navigate menu bar and provides keyword searching of its website pages.

WorkSC.org is a comprehensive job seeker and workforce skill building resource for South Carolina’s libraries, government agencies, and citizens. Users of WorkSC.org can

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Rogers Receives National Award

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Dr. Curtis R. Rogers, Communications Director of the South Carolina State Library, recently received the 2014 Founders Award at the 4th Annual Library Communications Conference held in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey.

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2015 Teen Video Challenge Launched

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Today, the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) launches the 2015 Teen Video Challenge, a national video competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library's summer reading program. CSLP is a consortium consisting of public libraries and state library agencies throughout the United States, its territories, and the Cayman Islands. The members of this consortium work together to provide high-quality summer reading materials for public libraries to use in their summer programs with children, teens, and adults.

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