Independence Day Closing

flagThe Florence County Library System will be closed from Saturday, July 2nd through Monday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. We will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, July 5th. We are always open 24/7 online for our e-book, digital audiobook, or digital magazine services.


Flow Circus Ready for Summer Reading 2016

2.-Flow-CircusThe Florence County Library System will welcome Flow Circus for Summer Reading 2016. This year’s theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”, seeks to discover the world of reading. Summer Reading 2016 is funded by: Duke Energy Foundation, The Friends of Florence County Library System, FBi Construction, Hotel Florence , Andy Jeffords (Allstate Insurance Company), Koppers, Dr. D. Moss, Nan Ya Plastics, Nationwide: Hodge, Ethridge Insurance and Finance LLC, the South Carolina State Library & Institute of Museum and Library Service, Jim Stewart (State Farm), Target, and Wilcox, Buyck, & Williams, P.A. Through their generous efforts, special programming designed to educate, entertain, and inspire children will be held system-wide in keeping with the library system’s mission to promote literacy in Florence County. (more…)


Teen Summer Reading 2016: Self-Defense Class at the Florence County Library

Karate-girl-450x450The Florence County Library Teen Services Department has begun our 2016 Summer Reading program. Using the theme “Get in the Game: Read,” which focuses on gaming, physical fitness, and sports, programs will promote reading and learning in various styles. On June 30, from 3:30-4:30, we will host a basic self-defense class. Teens will learn basic moves to help them if they are in a situation that warrants it. This program is FREE and open to all rising 6th through 12th graders. (more…)


Florence County Library System Receives Duke Energy Foundation Grant

The Children’s Services Department of the Florence County Library System has received a $3000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation for Children’s Summer Reading 2016.  The grant will be used to provide educational and multicultural programming for children in Florence County during the summer months.

On Your Mark, Get Set… Read! is the theme for this summer.  Over 9,000 children and teens attend the summer programs in the Florence County Library System.  Because of this generous donation,  the library will continue to provide the educational programs to encourage children to visit the library and read throughout the summer months.   For more information on this grant and other events at the library, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library 843-292-7382 or email kids@florencelibrary.org.


Summer Reading is Here!

Come explore the world with the Florence County Library System during our summer reading program.  This year’s theme, “On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” seeks to discover the world and other cultures through reading.  The Summer Reading Program, which is open to young people from babies to young adults, features weekly programs, prize drawings, storytimes, a summer reading club, and more. (more…)


Teen Summer Reading

The Teen Services Department of the Florence County Library will be hosting our Summer Reading programs at our Florence, Johnsonville, Lake City, Pamplico, and Timmonsville branches this summer for rising 6th through 12th graders.  The theme for this year’s Summer Reading is “Get in the Game: Read” and pertains to gaming of all kinds and physical fitness.  Programs have been planned to support this theme. (more…)


Library Helps Job Seekers Improve Interview Skills

Job seekers facing a competitive employment market now have a new way to improve their chances of landing that desired job. The Florence County Library System is offering practice interview sessions so that job seekers can strengthen their interview skills so that they may be better equipped to take advantage of employment opportunities. (more…)


Help Support the Library

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