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2016 Annual Literacy Leaders Awards Announced

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The 10th Annual Literacy Leaders Awards will be presented by the USC School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at 5:00 p.m. on September 8, 2016 at the South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia.  The awards go to individuals and/or groups that have had a statewide impact on literacy in South Carolina. Their contributions include:

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Library Hosts National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit

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The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library is proud to host a nationally traveling exhibit entitled "And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors." The six banner exhibit is on loan to the library from the National Library of Medicine from July 25 through September 3, 2016, and is currently on display in the library near the circulation desk.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for July

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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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South Carolina's Royal History

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Are you interested in learning more about South Carolina's Royal History? Check out this state document, The royal Great Seals Deputed of South Carolina by Peter Walne, available from our online collections at http://bit.ly/29PVLky. You can find more online documents at our SCSL Digital Collections at http://dc.statelibrary.sc.gov.

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2016 Librarian of the Year selected as CCPL’s next executive director

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Nicolle Davies, a nationally recognized library leader who was named Library Journal magazine’s 2016 Librarian of the Year, will be Charleston County Public Library’s new executive director, the library’s Board of Trustees announced today.

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South Carolina State Library chosen as site for 2017 Arbuthnot Lecture

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The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) announced that the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Committee has selected the South Carolina State Library and the city of Columbia, South Carolina to serve as the host site for the 2017 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture featuring Jacqueline Woodson (pictured). The lecture will be held in the spring of 2017.

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Five finalists named for SC First Novel Prize

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The South Carolina Arts Commission and Hub City Press announce the five books named finalists in the 2016 South Carolina First Novel Competition. The finalists are Ember by Brock Adams of Spartanburg, Falling from High Places by Michael Bruton of Charleston, Don't Go Ramayana by Rush Leaming of Columbia, The Protectorate of Bohemia by Thomas McConnell of Spartanburg, and Bait by Erika Pertell of Spartanburg.

Forty-four unpublished manuscripts were submitted for the prize.

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