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SCSL hosting 'Tech Tuesdays' learning sessions for the general public

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Sessions aim to explain how to use technology to benefit your working environment, held on April 25, May 16 and June 13 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us at the South Carolina State Library on April 25, May 16 and June 13 for our new Tech Tuesday training sessions!

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ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations Deadline May 5, 2017

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The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.The ALL awards are presented by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at the University of South Carolina in the fall of each year to individuals and/or groups that have had a statewide impact on literacy in South Carolina. Their contributions can include the following kinds of activities:

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Register today for the 2017 LIBRIS Conference

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LIBRIS 2017 is in full registration mode! The planning committee has compiled a day of sessions that will challenge, inform and enlighten all members of the S.C. library community! We do hope you are making plans to join us on May 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Columbia College, Columbia S.C. Opening speaker will be Dane Ward who is currently Dean of Milner Library at Illinois State University. Vendors will be there to meet you and to introduce you to their products. Scrumptious breakfast treats, a delicious meal will be provided. All this and more for only $35!

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Talking writing, libraries, and more with Jacqueline Woodson - LibraryVoicesSC Episode 17

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Pamela and Andersen talk writing, libraries, and more with the 2017 Arbuthnot Lecture author Jacqueline Woodson.  Ever wonder what Jacqueline Woodson would do if she wasn't a writer? What are some of her childhood memories of libraries? How does she choose names for characters? Listen to find out answers to these questions and more. And remember if you want to be a writer, "just keep writing."

Visit the LibraryVoicesSC Podcast site to listen to this episode.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for April 2017

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The South Carolina Digital State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state.

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Cyber Safety with Joe Ryan of the Attorney General’s Office - Episode 15 of LibraryVoicesSC Podcast

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Katie and co-host Andersen chat with Joe Ryan of the SC Attorney General's Office about cyber bullying, internet crimes, and general cyber safety.

Visit LibraryVoicesSC to listen to this podcast episode.

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Writer to Discuss Sherman, Civil War History During April 6 Speaker @ the Center

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Join us for this month's author talk and book signing: Eyewitnesses to General William T. Sherman's Atrocities in the Civil War by Patricia G. McNeely. McNeely will discuss newly-emerged documents that provide insights into Sherman's life, and convincingly end the 150-year-old controversy about who burned Columbia. Speaker @ the Center is FREE and open to the public. No registration is required. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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A [Thursday] Afternoon with T.D. Johnston - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 14

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Katie and Pamela sit down to interview T.D. Johnston of Short Story America on October 26, 2016 at Speaker @ the Center. Johnston's short stories have appeared in numerous acclaimed magazines and anthologies, including Hobart,PineStraw MagazineMulberry Fork ReviewLiterary JuiceCivil War Camp Chest, Rod Serling Books' inaugural anthology Submitted for Your Approval, and Short Story America anthologies of contemporary short fiction, where he serves as Publisher and Editor. 

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