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Southern Author Festival 2016

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Meet this year’s celebrated authors at this daylong event at the Greenville County Public Library on Saturday, May 14, celebrating Southern fiction. Authors’ books will be available for purchase. This program is generously underwritten by the Friends of the Greenville County Library System.

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An Evening with Pearl Cleage

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Join the Richland Library for an evening with bestselling and award-winning playwright, poet, and novelist Pearl Cleage as she discusses her newest book, Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs. When: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2016. Where: SC State Museum, 301 Gervais Street.

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Laurens County Library Celebrates 75 Years of Bookmobile Services

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Laurens County Library Celebrates 75 Years of Bookmobile Services

As part of National Library Week the Laurens County Public Library System will celebrate 75 years of Bookmobile/Outreach services on Friday, April 15, 2016, from 3-5 PM at the Laurens County library.  The public is invited to attend.

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Understanding Our Rivers Programs Offered at Lexington County Library

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Last October our state experienced record amounts of rainfall and widespread flooding. While our local rivers provide us with vast recreational and economic opportunities, it is important to understand their natural history.

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Library’s Beaufort District Collection Posts Two Collections of Rare Items

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The public can now view two new historical digital collections, thanks to a continued partnership with the Beaufort County Library’s Beaufort District Collection (BDC) and the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL).

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International speaker offers ideas to help residents address issues of social justice, race relations

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International speaker offers ideas to help residents address issues of social justice, race relations

Join Kiran Singh Sirah for “Telling Stories that Matter: Cultivating Community through Story,” a public presentation at Charleston Main Library at 6 p.m. on Feb. 5 to explore the role of storytelling as a tool for conflict prevention, community development and social change.

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