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Mt. Pleasant Book Sale set for March 6 & 7

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The Charleston Friends of the Library are proud to present their first book sale of the year at the Mt. Pleasant Regional Library of the Charleston County Libraries. With great bargains, good books and a chance to support your library system, all are in invited Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at the Mt. Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.

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Laurens County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program

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Laurens County Public Library announces the launch of their 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program. The Laurens County Public Library will partner with First Steps in Laurens County to offer this fun and exciting reading program for children ages 0-5 years. This program was developed to increase awareness of the importance of reading to very young children as well as to encourage each parent to embrace being the child’s first teacher.

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Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival - March 13-14, 2015

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Set under magnificent moss-draped oaks, the annual Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival brings together some of the best national and local storytellers with performances that reminisce about the carefree days of childhood, showcase humorous slice of life moments and transport audiences to significant times in history.

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Tri-County Literary Celebration Announced

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The inaugural Tri-county Literary Celebration (TLC) and kick-off event for Berkeley Reads aims to recognize published authors residing in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, foster interest in the arts, increase the number of avid Lowcountry readers, and connect writers and readers of all ages with published authors. Over 100 authors have been invited to meet readers at the TLC event in Dean Hall from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The event is FREE to the public, and the published works of local authors will be available for purchase.

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Oconee Library Volunteer Receives Governor's Award

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The South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA) and the Governor's Office are pleased to announce that the 2014 Annual Governor's Volunteer Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Lace House in Columbia and will be followed by an awards luncheon.

Nine awards will be awarded in the following categories:

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Georgetown County Library to Host Heritage Fair

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Old scrapbooks, family letters, photographs and other precious reminders of our past, are items that the Georgetown County Library works daily to preserve. But what about your personal family photos, and items of the past? How do you preserve them for future generations?

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Charleston Library Book Sale set for June 13-15

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The Charleston Friends of the Library are proud to present That Summer Book Sale at the Main Library of the Charleston County Public Libraries. With great bargains, good books and a chance to support your library system, all are in invited Friday, June 13, Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, June 15 at the Main Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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