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Kershaw County Library Uses LSTA Grant to Take Programming on the Road

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A library staffer from Keshaw County Library standing beside the upgraded programming van.

An LSTA grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services helped us get programming rolling at the Kershaw County Library. Library staff desired a way to continue services even though the pandemic put in-person activities on hold.

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Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff (6 week series)

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Join us for this series of webinars starting May 11, 2021, at noon to learn how to improve your service to deaf and hard-of-hearing library patrons. We'll cover basic information about American Sign Language and Deaf Culture, as well as specific vocabulary for the library setting.

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Telling the Story of Food: Why Food Literacy Matters to Your Library

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Teens at the Chesterfield County Public Library prepare healthy snacks using the Charlie Cart from the South Carolina State Library

Over the past three and a half years of our food literacy initiative, SC Read Eat Grow, the one question I have heard over and over again is, “Why should a library be involved with food and nutrition?” For the South Carolina State Library and our statewide partner organizations, the answer is simple: food is a b

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Under the Southern Sky with Kristy Woodson Harvey

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Join us Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. for an author talk featuring Kristy Woodson Harvey. She will share with us her most recently published book, Under the Southern Sky. Recently separated Amelia Buxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal.

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