SC Residents with Disabilities

Celebrated Author Empowers Students to Use Art to Promote Kindness

Kathryn Otoshi with State Library staff members

In response to winning the 2018 Association for Library Service to Children Maureen Hayes- Author/Illustrator Visit Award, the South Carolina State Library welcomed author and illustrator Kathryn Otoshi to the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind.

Join us for a special public event to celebrate Blindness Awareness Month on October 18, 2018

Led by Love flyer
The South Carolina State Library’s Talking Book Services will host an author talk by Michael Hingson for Blindness Awareness Month on October 18, 2018. Hingson, a blind survivor of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, will tell his life story and detail how he and his guide dog made it out of the Twin Towers alive.

Hush Now, Baby- the rest of the story


Attorney Tootsie Dennis Kline, Miss South Carolina 1959-60, recorded Hush Now, Baby, written by her friend Angela W. Williams, for the SC State Library’s Talking Book Service. Kline grew up with Williams in Moncks Corner, S.C., along with Ceille Welch, a well known playwright in Columbia, who is mentioned in the book.

BARD Mobile App for Android Now Available


The BARD Mobile app for Android devices, version 1.0, is now available at the Google Play store, at The BARD Mobile app enables NLS patrons to download audiobooks and audio magazines directly to their Android devices, provided they have BARD accounts an