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For most people, personal finance is no laughing matter. Often, it is something they would rather not think about, but comedian Colin Ryan tackles this subject with humor and practical wisdom.

On Sunday, April 19 at 3:00 PM, the Florence County Library System kicks off Money Smart Week® with a special performance by Colin Ryan at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library. Read the rest of this entry »

The library will also offer a Take Control of Your Money workshop series starting Thursday, April 23 at 6:00 PM and running through May 7. Taught by Francis Marion University School of Business Professor Pam Turner, this free workshop is designed to give people unbiased information to help people eliminate debt, build savings, and reduce the financial stress in their lives. Read the rest of this entry »

Thursday, April 23rd at 6:00 p.m.

Children and teens ages 8-17 are invited. Board games are a great way to meet new friends and learn valuable educational skills. On top of all that, they’re just darn fun! These Fun and Free sessions last about 90 minutes.

The Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library will host Preventing Scams that Target the Elderly on Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 a.m.

Financial scams that attempt to separate the elderly from their money and property have become pervasive, according to the National Council on Aging. The effects on the victims of these frauds can be devastating. Read the rest of this entry »

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