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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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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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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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Over 2,000 students expected to attend 2017 SC Read-In Event

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Over 2,000 students from across South Carolina will march to the State House grounds during the 2017 SC Read-In, celebrating the magic of books alongside politicians, literacy advocates and marching bands on April 4.

The event, now in its 26th year, is meant to encourage a love of reading in children of all ages. Students, teachers and adult chaperones from 80 different schools and 100 daycare facilities are expected to travel to Columbia for the event.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for March

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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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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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Winners of SC State Library's 'Young Minds Dreaming' Poetry Contest Announced

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Over 600 South Carolina students sent in original work for the SC State Library's "Young Minds Dreaming" Poetry Contest, but only nine made the cut to win.

The poetry contest was organized as part of this year's May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture events. South Carolina students in grades 3-12 were invited to submit poems relating stories of a person, place, or an experience that made a mark on student's lives to a panel of nine judges.

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