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State Library Announces New Library Basics Workshop Series

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The South Carolina State Library is pleased to announce a new series of workshops (December 2019 – March 2020) to be held at regional locations around the state, focusing on basic library skills. The workshops are aimed at library support staff, those who are new to libraries, and individuals who would like to just brush up their skills.

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The Johnson Collection Donates ‘The Battle of Gettysburg’ Painting to the Spartanburg County Public Libraries

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What began as a temporary visit has led to a permanent change of address. Previously on loan from the Johnson Collection, The Battle of Gettysburg: Repulse of Longstreet’s Assault, July 3, 1863 will become part of the Spartanburg County Public Libraries’ permanent collection, a gift from Susu and George Dean Johnson, Jr.

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Write On! Festival features authors and events celebrating writing

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Exploring the world of literacy is not just for kids. Join the Charleston County Public Library between Saturday, July 28 and Saturday, August 4 for a weeklong, system-wide series of writing workshops, author talks, and creative programs that are all ages or geared toward older young adults and adults. The week's events include: 

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Beaufort Library Partners with Summer Food Truck

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The Beaufort County Public Library system is a partner in a new and unique summer program. The Lowcountry Cruiser stops at the St. Helena, Beaufort and Lobeco libraries Monday through Friday, hoping to encourage children to pick up some grub and grab a book too. Libraries in the Lowcountry see hundreds of kids a day for various summer programs and recreational reading.

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