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Charleston Friends of the Library hold Main Library Book Sale to Continue the legacy that Cynthia Hurd Left Behind

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On June 17, just a few days before the Main Library Book Sale was originally set to be held, a tragedy occurred just a block down the road from the library at Mother Emmanuel AME Church that took nine lives and left the Charleston community reeling.

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Art workshops designed to help community healing

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Charleston's heart is broken, and area residents are struggling with feelings of grief, fear, anger and helplessness as they try to understand the senseless murders at Emanuel AME Church. Although grief doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all solution, residents in communities with other traumatic events such as Sandy Hook and Boston tapped into their creative process to find help with their feelings

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Library System Brings Mifi30 to the Lowcountry

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The Berkeley County Library System, with assistance from Google, is pleased to be the first library system in the state to offer a new service, MiFi30, which allows customers to check out the internet for 30 days, free with their library card. This new service began with a grant over $11k from Google to the Friends of the Berkeley County Library.

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Richland Library Executive Director Melanie Huggins Selected for Liberty Fellowship's 12th Class

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Richland Library Executive Director Melanie Huggins is one of 22 innovative problem solvers selected to join the newest class of Liberty Fellows. Dynamic and diverse, these Fellows are South Carolina's standout leaders in the business, government and nonprofit sectors. "When I consider these Fellows individually, I see women and men who know what they want and deliberately go after it.

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The Community Garden Springs in Sangaree

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Sangaree Library is proud to present the completion of its community garden project as a result of volunteers from the community on June 6, 2015.  The Sangaree Library is excited about its Community Garden Project, which it has been able to do as a result of a Community Grant from Home Depot and the support of the Sangaree Special Tax District!

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