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The supply drive will run from Oct. 18 to Nov. 14
The South Carolina State Library needs your help! The SCSL will be collecting items to donate to Oliver Gospel Mission and Harvest Hope Food Bank as part of our Bountyfull supply drive. The program will run from October 18 to November 14. Donations can be dropped off at the SCSL building, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia SC during business hours. The SCSL staff is asking the public to donate the following:
Oliver Gospel Kindness Kits (* travel size only)
The Ghosts of the USC Horseshoe: Facts and Fiction tour aims to find the true history behind popular ghost stories
Join the South Carolina State Library on our Ghosts of the USC Horseshoe: Facts and Fiction tour as we explore the University of South Carolina campus with author Tally Johnson and USC Archivist Elizabeth West!
The South Carolina State Library is seeking artwork and literature depicting last year’s historic floods for a display commemorating the disaster of October 2015. The library will accept submissions of prose, poetry, photographs, and digital art from the general public this month for #SCStronger, a special library gallery. The display will honor those who responded to the flood event and examine the impact it had on the state.
You may submit up to five (5) works per person by noon on Friday, October 28. The works will be selected for display by a committee of SCSL staff.
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.
If you’re interested in writing and talking about writing, plan on attending Francis Marion University’s annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. Four nationally known and best-selling authors and poets, and their avid readers, will descend upon the university Nov. 10 and 11 at this year’s Festival, which is free and open to the public.