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Cultural Relevant Practices for Classroom Management – FREE Workshop for K-6 Educators

April 22, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Photos of Gloria Bouette and Erin Miller

K-6 educators are invited to register to attend a free workshop at the SC State Library entitled Cultural Relevant Practices for Classroom Management with presenters Dr. Gloria Swindler Boutte (USC) and Dr. Erin Miller (UNC) .

Shadows of the Gullah Geechee at the South Carolina State Library

February 27, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Artwork from “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich, now on exhibit at SC State Library

Our latest exhibition, running through March, is titled “Shadows of the Gullah Geechee" and is by the prestigious photographer Pete Marovich. The work explores the lives and culture of the Gullah Geechee people in communities from Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island, Ga., to...

SC Students Can Win Prizes Through the 2018 Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest

January 12, 2018 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Image of Kwame Alexander, Young Minds Dreaming at SC State Library

Tell us how by participating in this year's Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest! The Young Minds Dreaming Poetry Contest encourages young writers to capture the power of their words and experience the freedom of original literary expressions.

Library of Congress Letters About Literature - Call for Student Entries!

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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25th Annual Letters About Lieterature Writing Competition - Students Can Win Up to $100 in the Letters About Literature Writing Contest!

StoryfestSC: The Kick-off to Summer Reading in South Carolina

June 7, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
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School may be out for the summer but the learning hasn’t stopped for young readers in South Carolina. Summer reading was officially kicked off with the event StoryfestSC. This was the 7th year the popular event was held by the South Carolina State Library. The event was...

Author Rita Williams-Garcia and Illustrator Sophie Blackall to attend StoryfestSC June 3

May 28, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The South Carolina State Library is proud to announce that award-winning authors/illustrators Rita Williams-Garcia and Sophie Blackall will be featured at StoryfestSC 2017-the state's summer reading kick-off event!

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

May 18, 2017 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
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The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.