SC School Library News

Meadow Glen Middle teacher to serve on DPLA national committee

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The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) selected Meadow Glen Middle Sixth-Grade Social Studies Teacher and House Leader Albert Robertson to serve on the 2015–2016 Education Advisory Committee.

DPLA received more than 300 applicants for the committee. The 10 educators selected will work on accomplishing the goals of the “Putting Digital Collections to Work in Education Through Community Curation” grant funded by The Whiting Foundation.

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GPO Launches Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government

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GPO’s educational Web site, Ben’s Guide, has been redesigned and is now available as “ Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government.”

Named for one of our Nation’s most influential Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government provides educational content for the public on the workings of the U.S. Government and U.S. history, with a focus on civics.

Some highlights of the new site include:

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2015 South Carolina Book Award Winners Announced

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The 2015 South Carolina Book Award Winners were announced this afternoon to attendees at the 40th Annual South Carolina Association of School Librarians conference held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.   The students of South Carolina have chosen:

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North Charleston’s Northwoods Middle School Library Receives Grant

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The 2015 Great Books Giveaway provides more than $40,000 in materials to libraries in Ohio, California and South Carolina.

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), named Lorain City High School in Ohio the recipient of its annual Great Books Giveaway.

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