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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 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.
Written by USC Professor Peter Duffy, the play will examine how 2015 floods impacted the lives of SC residents
We were pleased to welcome Senator Vincent Sheheen to the SC State Library very happy to be able to sit down and talk with him about libraries. In this interview, Senator Sheheen shares some of his experiences with libraries and his thoughts on the roles libraries play in communities today and tomorrow. You can listen to this episode and previous episodes online at LibraryVoicesSC.