Do you enjoy listening to audiobooks in your car or when working out? NoveList Plus, provided by the South Carolina State Library through Discus – South Carolina’s Virtual Library, now includes audiobook recommendations? Visit the NoveList Plus page to find listening suggestions for your next audiobook!
9:00-10:30 Workshop Session 1
10:45-12:15 Workshop Session 2
12:35-1:30 Storytime Lunch
1:30-3:00–Workshop Session 3: Master Storytelling Workshop with Featured Teller John Fowler
3:15-4:45 Workshop Session 4
5:00-6:00 Featured Teller Performance
The Greenville County Library System is the winner of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Agencies (ASCLA)/Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS) & National Organization on Disability (NOD) Award.
Greenville County Library System was selected for its extensive work in creating “Intentional Strides,” which increased programs, library services and staff awareness of serving individuals with disabilities and special needs in Greenville County. The library also dedicated funds from its operating budget specifically to enhance and improve library programs, services and staff awareness with regard to patrons with disabilities.
The award consists of $1,000 and a citation supported by Kay and David Holloman of Keystone Systems, developer of the Keystone Library Automation System (KLAS), and the National Organization on Disability.
The Greenville County Library System will be recognized at the American Library Association’s annual conference in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 28.
For more information, please contact the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Agencies at email@example.com.
The South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA) and the Governor’s Office are pleased to announce that the 2014 Annual Governor’s Volunteer Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Lace House in Columbia and will be followed by an awards luncheon.
Nine awards will be awarded in the following categories:
• Direct Service Volunteer – Jean Snellings, Oconee County Public Library
• Community Leader Volunteer – Lee Gardner, Family Trust Federal Credit Union
• Volunteer Group – Ninth Circuit Solicitor’s Office Victim Impact Panel
• Youth Individual Volunteer – Alexis Violette, Roper Hospital
• Volunteer Family – Bob and Norma Gebo, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
• Workplace Agency/Association – Colonial Life
• Legacy Volunteer – Eric Douglas DeVan, SC Department of Juvenile Justice
• Robin Burns Volunteer Administrator – Regina Brown, Palmetto Health
• AmeriCorps Member of the Year (2) – Kevin McMichael, United Way – Sumter County & Jean Wood, United Way – Greenville County
These awards, presented by SCAVA, recognize volunteers and volunteer programs that have demonstrated dedication, commitment, and determination in promoting and supporting volunteerism throughout South Carolina and have worked to strengthen communities and improve the quality of life for South Carolina residents through service.
For more information, please contact Brandy Singleton at 864-622-1815 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of South Carolina, the School of Library and Information Science, and the Carolina Children’s Literature Consortium invite you to attend the second US-China Children’s Literature Symposium at the University of South Carolina, June 22- 24. This event, co-sponsored by Ocean University in Qingdao, China and the USC Confucius Institute, will feature research presentations by scholars from China, the US and Canada. Click here for more information.
The University of South Carolina and the Carolina Children’s Literature Consortium invite you to attend the 41st Annual Children’s Literature Association Conference, which will take place June 18-21, 2014 in Columbia, SC. This year’s conference, themed, “Diverging Diversities,” will examine the myriad ways in which authors, artists, publishers and scholars of contemporary children’s and young adult literature and culture are addressing diversity in the face of rapidly shifting U.S. demographics. Features of this year’s conference include author/illustrator Anita Lobel, a Diversity Committee plenary session on children’s literature as big business, and much more. For more information, please contact Dr. C.A. Copeland at 803-351-8095 or COPELAN2@mailbox.sc.edu.
Old scrapbooks, family letters, photographs and other precious reminders of our past, are items that the Georgetown County Library works daily to preserve. But what about your personal family photos, and items of the past? How do you preserve them for future generations?
Come to the Georgetown County Library on May 31, June 14th and July 12th from 10:00-12:00PM and learn how to scan and safely store these items. Visit with area museums and cultural groups to discover how they preserve history and learn firsthand the benefit of preservation. Learn how to create an oral history interview, research your family history and maybe discover a long lost relative! A special presentation will be given by USC Professor, Valinda Littlefield on the topic of preservation and why individuals, churches, and other organizations should act now to save our past.
“We want to teach people that preservation can be done by anyone and the benefit is long lasting”, said library director, Dwight McInvaill. “We believe the history of Georgetown is very important, from the rice planters and industrialists to the man working at the Paper Mill. No one should be forgotten and we try to preserve as much as we can at the library. But sometimes, the most important history is still waiting to be told. So, we encourage everyone to come to the library and learn how to save their family history”.
For more information, contact Julie Warren at email@example.com or 843-545-3316.
The Heritage Fair is funded by the State Library of South Carolina, the Library Services Technology Act (LSTA), and the Friends of the Georgetown Library.
FREE Discus training sessions for May begin May 14. There’s bound to be at least one that you’ll find helpful! Be sure to register to receive your webinar access link via email.
-Nursing Resource Center, Wednesday, May 14, 10:30 a.m.
-Improve Your Listeners’ Advisory with NoveList Plus, Thursday, May 15, 2:00 p.m.
-Gale Resources and the Common Core, Wednesday, May 21, Noon
-The New LearningExpress Library 3.0, Wednesday, May 21, 3:00 p.m.
-New to Discus? Start Here!, Thursday, May 22, 11:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact Ruth Thompson at 803-734-4627 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SC Academy of Authors Announces Annual Fellowships in Fiction and Poetry
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- 2014 Annual Literacy Leaders Award Winners
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