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Friends of the York County Library Honors Volunteers

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The Friends of the York County Library recently announced that Faye Wyatt is the 2015 recipient of the Joann W. McMaster Volunteer of the Year award at a reception to honor Friends of the Library volunteers. The award is named in honor of Joann McMaster, who helped found the Friends of the York County Library organization in 1975 and served as its first president.  This year marks the 40th anniversary for the Friends organization.

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MUSICAL CELEBRATION WITH GRAMMY NOMINEES

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Join us Saturday, December 12 for a family-friendly event, "Beneath the Trees with Molly Ledford and Billy Kelly." You can expect plenty of music and fun from the lead singer of Lunch Money - Ledford - and her special guest - Kelly -  who will be performing selections from their debut album Trees, which recently received a Best Children's Album nomination for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

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York County Library Announces 2015 Employee of the Year

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Mike Hyde has been named the York County Library’s Employee of the Year for 2015. The building superintendent for all five libraries and the bookmobile in the York County system, Mike’s personal commitment to quality is obvious in everything he does. He consistently “goes the extra mile,” even coming in to work on days off to check the libraries during inclement weather. His abilities and contributions are an important key to the success of the library.

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Beaufort County Library Announces Lineup of Events for The Big Read Project

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The Beaufort County Library System is pleased to announce dozens of events, book clubs, film showings, and other programs to celebrate The Big Read in January and February. The Library will focus on Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. The Library is asking all residents of Beaufort County to read the book between now and the end of the year, and attend at least one program at the branches in early next year.

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Friends of Aiken Library to Host Book Sale

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Need great books at fantastic prices? Want to support the Aiken library system? Come to one of the Friends' Book Sales. Each sale will feature hundreds of gently used books, CD's and DVD's for sale at greatly reduced prices. For more information, please visit www.abbe-lib.org.

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That Holiday Book Sale set for December 4-6, 2015

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Looking for some extra stocking stuffers this Christmas?  Shopping for Kwanzaa or a New Year's Party?  Come shop the Charleston Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale.   The sale will take place on Friday, December 4th from 9:00 am- 5:30 p.m., Saturday, December 5th from 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 6th from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 pm at the Charleston County Main Library, 68 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401. 

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McCormick County Library receives ‘Great Stories Club’ book club programming grant for at-risk teens

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The McCormick County Library has been selected to receive a competitive grant from the American Library Association (ALA) to host a reading and discussion program designed for at-risk teens.

As one of the 50 Great Stories Club grant recipients selected from across the country, the McCormick County Library will work with groups of 6 to 10 teens from the John de la Howe School to read and discuss modern novels.

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Lexington Library to host Author Meet & Greet November 7 2015

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Join in the fun and learn more about local authors at an author meet & greet taking place at the Cayce-West Columbia Branch Library of the Lexington County Public Library System on 11/7/15 from 2-5 PM.

For more information, please contact Lauren Black, Library Assistant, Cayce-West Columbia Branch Library, Lexington County Public Library System, 803-794-6791, Ext. 4, or lblack@lex.lib.sc.us.

 

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