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Official Google+ account for the South Carolina State Library. We serve SC citizens, state government employees, libraries, and the state's blind/physically handicapped population.
Official Google+ account for the South Carolina State Library. We serve SC citizens, state government employees, libraries, and the state's blind/physically handicapped population.

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February is African American History Month and the South Carolina State Library has created a webpage of resources available to cardholders, teachers, librarians, and the general public. Check out these great resources today! http://statelibrary.sc.libguides.com/black-history
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Check out this old photo from our State Library Construction Image Collection! The lions were placed in front of the building in 1969. You can see more images at http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/scslconst
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Love the film Polar Express? All aboard the Winter Reading Book Train! The Winter Reading Program, running from December/January to mid-February, is starting to appear across the state. For more information on the program, visit our resource guide at: http://statelibrary.sc.libguides.com/winter-reading
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#tbt From the SC State Library's State Documents Collection: here's an image from the Governor's first "Carolighting" ceremony in 1967. It's the cover image from the 1968 Carolighting program available online at http://dc.statelibrary.sc.gov/handle/10827/2196 
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Love ghost stories? Halloween is in 10 days--get ready with these 10 recommended reads from SCSL. With a SCSL card (free!) you can check them all out using our SCLENDS consortium.

http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/news/scsl-recommends-10-halloween-reads
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SCSL launches Bountyfull supply drive to help Oliver Gospel Mission, Harvest Hope Food Bank from Oct. 18 to Nov. 14

http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/news/scsl-launches-bountyfull-supply-drive-help-oliver-gospel-mission-harvest-hope-food-bank
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Did you know that October 14 is National Dessert Day? The SC State Library's digital collections has a number of state government documents that contain recipes! This one is from the SC Department of Agriculture's "Fall Recipes" (http://bit.ly/2dVCdPN) publication from 2011. You can find similar documents at the State Library's digital collections online (http://bit.ly/2dZARlU).
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Storyteller and Archivist to Discuss Folklore, Local History During Special Tour on October 24 - register at http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/news/storyteller-and-archivist-discuss-folklore-local-history-during-special-tour-october-24
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October is American Archives Month, and we're showcasing part of our collection. This book cover art comes from Spooky South Carolina: Tales of Hauntings, Strange Happenings and Other Local Lore, retold by S.E. Schlosser. To see all that's in our collection, visit http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/collections.
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#SCLibrariesRock  Visit your local South Carolina public library today and sign-up for a library card! http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov/news/library-card-provides-endless-opportunities-family-engagement
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