Speaker @ the Center

Join us for Speaker at the Center - John Mark Sibley-Jones

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Join us for an author talk and book signing by John Mark Sibley-Jones, for his novel, By the Red Glare, a Civil War novel of divergent lives and pervasive perils amid the burning of Columbia, South Carolina. Sibley-Jones novel is published by USC Press.

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature John Warley

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Join us for an author talk and book signing by John Warley, for his novel, A Southern Girl. The worlds of privilege and poverty collide in this moving tale of adoption, identity, belonging, dedication, and love. Warley’s novel is published by USC Press.

When: Thursday, December 4 from noon – 1:00 p.m.
Where: South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Rachel Haynie

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Join us for an author talk and book signing by Rachel Haynie, for her book, First, You Explore: The Story of the Young Charles Townes. Haynie’s book is an inspirational biography of the Nobel Prize-winning inventor of the laser and is published by Young Palmetto Books of the University of South Carolina Press.

When: Thursday, November 13 from noon – 1:00 p.m.
Where: South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia

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Join us for Speaker @ the Center October 14 at Noon

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Join us for a free book signing and author talk.  Jack Shuler, The Thirteenth Turn: A History of the Noose. A courageous and searching book that reminds us where we come from, and what is lost if we forget. Published by PublicAffairs, member of the Perseus Books Group. See the book review from the Washington Post.

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Speaker @ the Center to Feature Richard Porcher and William Judd

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The South Carolina State Library’s Center for the invites you to Speaker @ the Center at noon on Thursday, September 25.

Richard Dwight Porcher, Jr., and William Robert Judd will discuss their book, The Market Preparation of Carolina Rice: An Illustrated History of Innovations in the Lowcountry Rice Kingdom (USC Press). This is the first book to illustrate and describe the implements and machines used to prepare Carolina rice for overseas markets.

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