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Attention Pokemon Go Players

PIKACHUDid you know that the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library is a Pokemon training gym? Please feel free to take advantage of our free wi-fi to train and hunt for Pokemon around our library.


Cooking Club in Olanta

137007_640x428The Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library will host its first Cooking Club on Thursday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.

The central aim of this exciting new club is to teach cooking methods to those who might not be as comfortable as others preparing food.  For the August event, attendees will learn how to make Stromboli from scratch. (more…)


Celebrate Reading with Chick-fil-A and The Florence County Library System

latestChick-fil-A and the Florence County Library System will celebrate reading on Thursday, July 28th   from 5:00-7:00 at the Chick-fil-A at Southside Commons 2016 S. Irby Street.  The celebration will have face painting, storytelling , and balloon sculpting.  Meet the Chick-fil-A cow and Dewey D. Fox (library mascot).  Bring the entire family for a fun event to celebrate reading.  For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382.


Library’s Morris Gallery Celebrates Jamestown, S.C. Settlement and African American Culture

comerThe Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library’s Morris Gallery will exhibit the works of several accomplished Low Country African American artists to commemorate the Jamestown, S.C. settlement of freed slaves. The opening reception for the exhibit is 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Admission to the reception is free and light refreshments will be served.  The exhibit will run through August 29th. (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.


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…)


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