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A Library Extension agency was established by the General Assembly in 1929 to assist towns and counties in the development of public libraries. There were no funds appropriated, but a State Library Board was created. Under the Works Project Administration a statewide library program developed from 1935 to 1943. The objective was to provide some form of public library service in each county of the state.

The Board became an official state agency in 1969, with duties to provide for public library development, library service for state institutions, service for the blind and physically handicapped, and library service to state government agencies.

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  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-06)
    This June 2017 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 49, issue 5, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    This May 2017 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 49, issue 5, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • New South Carolina state documents - May 2017 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-05)
    The monthly New South Carolina State Documents publication by the State Library provides a list of state documents published by state agencies that have been cataloged and added to the South Carolina State Documents ...
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04)
    This April 2017 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 49, issue 4, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • New South Carolina state documents - April 2017 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-04)
    The monthly New South Carolina State Documents publication by the State Library provides a list of state documents published by state agencies that have been cataloged and added to the South Carolina State Documents ...
  • Connect the dots: newsletter of the South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2016-12)
    This Winter 2016 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 43, issue 1, features news and updates about the Talking Book Services, a federally-funded program to meet the reading needs of South Carolina ...
  • Shipping list - January-February-March 2017 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-03)
    Each quarterly shipping list contains the list of South Carolina state documents that are sent by the South Carolina State Library to eleven depository libraries across the state and the Library of Congress.
  • New South Carolina state documents - March 2017 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-03)
    The monthly New South Carolina State Documents publication by the State Library provides a list of state documents published by state agencies that have been cataloged and added to the South Carolina State Documents ...
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2017-03)
    This March 2017 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 49, issue 3, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • New South Carolina state documents - February 2017 

    South Carolina State LIbrary (South Carolina State Library, 2017-02)
    The monthly New South Carolina State Documents publication by the State Library provides a list of state documents published by state agencies that have been cataloged and added to the South Carolina State Documents ...

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