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State Library to Sponsor Gail Carson Levine at SC Book Festival

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to sponsor Gail Carson Levine who will be appearing at the South Carolina Book Festival on Sunday May 17, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. at the Columbia Convention Center.

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Center Announces 2014-2015 Letters About Literature Winners

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The South Carolina Center for the Book is pleased to announce the nine winners in this year’s Letters About Literature contest.  These outstanding students will be honored at the South Carolina State Library in Columbia at an award ceremony on Wednesday, April 29 at 10:30 a.m.  Contest judges and South Carolina State Library Foundation members will be on hand to welcome attendees and present aw

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature South Carolina Poet Ray McManus

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April is National Poetry Month. Join us at the South Carolina State Library on Wednesday, April 15 at noon to hear South Carolina poet Ray McManus discuss his latest book, Punch. Poems, published by Hub City Press. Punch. is a call for the claw-hammer, a hymn to the steel toe, and a series of lonely missives from truck cabs and office cubicles.

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State Library Announces Fifth Annual StoryfestSC Summer Reading Kick-Off Author Lineup

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The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce award-winning authors John Rocco and Anna Dewdney will be featured at StoryfestSC 2015—the state’s summer reading kick-off event. This year’s Collaborative Summer Library slogan is Every Hero Has A Story, celebrating heroes and community heroes.

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2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Seeks Nominations

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The Library of Congress Center for the Book is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Library of Congress Literacy Awards. These awards are given to outstanding organizations working to promote literacy, both in the United States and worldwide.

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Free Book Signing and Author Talk - A. Hunter Smith

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Join us for an author talk and book signing by A. Hunter Smith, author of A Life Afield.  Smith’s book of short stories is about hunting and ramblings in the Southern woods and waters, revealing evolving attitudes toward our natural world. It is published by USC Press.

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