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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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Staff News from Saluda County Library

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Changes have taken place recently in staffing of the Saluda County Library. These include: Following 12 years of exemplary service, Library Assistant Sandra McAlister, has retired. Geri Martin is promoted to the position of Library Assistant.  New staff members include Lisa Lyon, Director, and Sarah Johnson, Library Aide. Lisa Lyon comes to Saluda from Tryon, NC where she served as director of the Lanier Library. Her past positions include many years working with children and young adults in the public library systems of Spartanburg and Laurens counties.

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Call for 2017 SCLA Conference Session Proposals

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OCTOBER 11-12 | Columbia Marriott

This year’s conference theme is "Libraries Make It Happen!" The focus is on the power of libraries to change lives.  This year’s Conference is your opportunity to share your ideas, techniques, and stories of how you and your library create opportunities for exploration, innovation, and transformation in the communities you serve with your colleagues.

If you are wondering if you should do a session at this year’s conference, we have several good reasons below why you should!

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Dorchester County Library hires new Executive Director

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Dorchester County Library has hired a new Executive Director. Robert C. Antill has been selected by the Dorchester County Library Board of Trustees to lead the growing library system effective May 1, 2017. After a successful bond referendum in which the library system will replace its Summerville location and add an additional location in North Charleston in the near future. Mr. Antill comes in at an integral part of growth in a system that has served the residents of Dorchester County with only two branches since the late 1970’s.

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Register today for the 2017 LIBRIS Conference

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LIBRIS 2017 is in full registration mode! The planning committee has compiled a day of sessions that will challenge, inform and enlighten all members of the S.C. library community! We do hope you are making plans to join us on May 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Columbia College, Columbia S.C. Opening speaker will be Dane Ward who is currently Dean of Milner Library at Illinois State University. Vendors will be there to meet you and to introduce you to their products. Scrumptious breakfast treats, a delicious meal will be provided. All this and more for only $35!

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Talking writing, libraries, and more with Jacqueline Woodson - LibraryVoicesSC Episode 17

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Pamela and Andersen talk writing, libraries, and more with the 2017 Arbuthnot Lecture author Jacqueline Woodson.  Ever wonder what Jacqueline Woodson would do if she wasn't a writer? What are some of her childhood memories of libraries? How does she choose names for characters? Listen to find out answers to these questions and more. And remember if you want to be a writer, "just keep writing."

Visit the LibraryVoicesSC Podcast site to listen to this episode.

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New South Carolina State Government Documents for April 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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SCSL hosting 'Tech Tuesdays' learning sessions for the general public

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Sessions aim to explain how to use technology to benefit your working environment, held on April 25, May 16 and June 13 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us at the South Carolina State Library on April 25, May 16 and June 13 for our new Tech Tuesday training sessions!

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