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Government Social Media Idea Exchange - Quarterly Meeting

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Join us for our quarterly exchange of ideas! We'll hear from Bob Beres (aka Trooper Bob) on how he has been using Facebook Live to promote safety awareness and promote other events and programs. AND we also want to hear from you! If you are using social media in a unique and new way to reach your constituent groups, please feel free to share what has worked great and also maybe what hasn't worked out like you thought it would! Contact Dr.

Summer Reading in SC

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The South Carolina State Library has long supported summer reading programs as a way to promote the joy of reading for fun, connect communities, assist with summer learning loss and to encourage lifelong library users. Research has shown that summer learning loss is more pronounced in children from families and communities that have a lower socioeconomic status—and access to books is lacking in those same communities. Public library summer reading programs help level the playing field.

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The SC Center for the Book Selects Murder on Edisto for 2016 Route One Reads Initiative

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For the second consecutive year, the SC Center for the Book will participate in the Route One Reads initiative, a program under the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. 

In 2016, the theme of the initiative will be mysteries, and the selected book to represent South Carolina is Murder on Edisto by SC author, C. Hope Clark.

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