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Talking Book Services Student Artwork On Display

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The South Carolina State Library prides itself on creating programs designed to help underserved populations across the state. And, during the months of April and May, 2017, the SCSL offered a fine arts creative outlet for the blind and visually impaired.

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South Carolina Center for the Book Selects The Other Mother for 2017 Route One Reads Initiative

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For the third consecutive year, the South Carolina Center for the Book will participate in the Route One Reads initiative, a program under the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. In 2017, the theme of the initiative will be memoirs and biographies, and the selected book to represent South Carolina is The Other Mother: A Rememoir by Teresa Bruce.

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Statewide Summer Reading Kick Off to be held June 3, 2017

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Join us for the state's summer reading kick-off event! The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at the 7th annual StoryfestSC 2017StoryfestSC exposes families to children’s authors and the art of story and fosters an excitement for reading, especially throughout the summer. All South Carolina public libraries participate in this coordinated summer reading program.

WHEN:Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for May 2017

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The South Carolina Digital State Documents Depository provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state.

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Women Speak: Celebrating Women and Art - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 18

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Pamela and Katie sit down with local artists Amy Loftis Alley, Jessica Dame, Michaela Pilar Brown, Ginny Merett, Alexandra White, and Sandy Knowles to discuss the importance of art, the importance of women & women in art, and women's issues through an artist's lens. Check out this episode of LibraryVoicesSC, the podcast of the SC State Library.

Visit the Episode 18 page to listen.

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Kershaw Library Selected for NASA @ My Library Program

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Seventy-five U.S. public libraries have been selected to receive resources, training and support through NASA@ My Library, a STEM education initiative that will increase and enhance STEM learning opportunities for library patrons throughout the nation, including geographic areas and populations currently underserved in STEM education. Forty-nine states are represented.

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