Florence Library Presents Divorce Clinic

The Doctor’s Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, in collaboration with South Carolina Legal Services, will host a Divorce Clinic on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. In this free informational session, attendees will learn how to do their own divorce. This program is open to all, but the information is best suited to those who have been separated for at least one continuous year, have no minor children from the marriage, and (if they have no property or debts to be divided) seek no money.

The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library is located at 509 South Dargan Street in Florence. For more information and to register for this program, call (843) 413-7074.


AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

Florence County Library
February 5th – April 10th
Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Walk-Ins: 9:30 AM til Noon
Appointments: 12:30 til 3:00 PM

There will also be two Saturday dates
February 9th and April 6th
9:30 AM until 1:30 PM

Appointments can be made online (click here), by e-mailing florencetaxaide@gmail.com, or by calling 843-662-6072 and leaving a message. Include Name/Phone/Date & Time of Preferred Appointment


Florence County Library Celebrates Black History Month

The Children’s Services Department will celebrate Black History Month with a special program for children in grades 5K-5th on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at the Florence County Library at 3:30 p.m.

Helen Fullard, originally from Trinidad, will perform a steel drum concert in honor of Black History Month.  This special concert is funded by the Friends of Florence County Library. Admission is free.

For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382.


Florence County Library to Present Pee Dee Author Expo

The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library will host the Pee Dee Author Expo on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Local authors will be invited to display and sell their books in the Joseph Stukes Meeting Room from 1p.m. through 4 p.m. The public is invited to come and visit with the authors, peruse their books, and purchase copies if desired. A downloadable application for authors. will be available on the library’s website.  Applications with book submissions must be received by January 23, 2019.

The Joseph Stukes Meeting Room is located on the first floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence.  More information about the expo and a downloadable application for prospective authors is available at the very bottom of the front page of the library’s website.


Florence County Library to host Teen Black History Month Program

The Florence County Library will host a Black History Month program for teens on Monday, February 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Dramatic Coffee Beans, a local teen theater company, will portray African-American figures in history.  This program is free and open to all 6th through 12th graders and is funded by Friends of the Florence County Library.

For more information please contact 843-413-7083 or teens@florencelibrary.org.


Children’s Winter/Spring 2019 Programs

The Florence County Library has planned a variety of children’s programming for Winter/Spring 2019. For more information and to register for the programs, please call the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382. Registration is required for all programs. Daycare centers may call for a separate appointment for Preschool Storytime. (more…)