Christmas in July Book Nook Sale

The Book Nook is having a Christmas in July Half Price sale.  The items are all half priced, includes hardcover, paperback, and audio visual items.  Stop by the Book Nook on the 1st floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library.  The sale will go through the month of July.  Happy shopping.


Florence Library Presents Paternity and Child Support Program

The Doctor’s Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, in collaboration with South Carolina Legal Services, will present a program about paternity and child support on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. This program will cover the rights of fathers, how to request visitation, ways to resolve back due child support, and when parents may be eligible to request modification of child support due.

This program will be held at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence, located at 509 S. Dargan Street.  For more information and to register for this program, call (843) 413-7074.


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

Chick-fil-A and the Florence County Library System will celebrate reading on Tuesday, July 23 from 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A at Southside Commons at 2016 South Irby Street.  The celebration will feature face painting, storytelling, and balloon sculpting.  Children can meet the Chick-fil-A cow and Dewey D. Fox (library mascot).   This event is designed for families to have fun and celebrate reading.  For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library 843-292-7382.


Library Presents Story Writing Workshop

The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library will offer a free Story Writing Basics Workshop for adults (ages 18+) on Tuesday July 30, at 6:30 p.m.

Stephanie Smith, who holds a master’s degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, will conduct the workshop.  Participants will learn about the essential ingredients of a story: characters, point of view, setting, plot/conflict, and resolution.  A Q&A session will follow the workshop.  According to Smith, “Creating something out of nothing is one of the amazing things about creative writing.  It’s fun to create, to write the stories you want to read, be that fanfiction or memoirs.”

Participation is free, but space is limited and registration is required. All materials will be provided.  For information or to register, call (843) 413-7074. The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library is located at 509 S. Dargan Street in Florence.


Summer Reading is Here!

Youth can explore the world with the Florence County Library System during the 2019 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme, “Universe of Stories!” encourages children and teens to discover the world and other cultures through reading. The Summer Reading Program, which is open to youth 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 Summer Reading programs at Florence, Johnsonville, Lake City, and Pamplico branches this summer for rising 6th through 12th graders.  The theme for this year’s Summer Reading is “Universe of Stories.”  Programs have been planned to support this theme. (more…)