The South Carolina State Library publishes a variety of documents including brochures for public libraries and state employees, South Carolina grant information, collections of materials at the library, and reports on library topics.

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  • FFY16 large competitive projects 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-15)
    This describes projects of libraries from around the state that used LSTA grant funds for those projects.
  • FFY15 large competitive projects 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-15)
    This describes projects of libraries from around the state that used LSTA grant funds for those projects.
  • LSTA federal grant funds 2018 (FFY18) 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-15)
    This describes projects of libraries from around the state that used LSTA grant funds for those projects.
  • LSTA federal grant funds 2017 (FFY17) SC State Library large competitive projects 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11-15)
    This describes projects of libraries from around the state that used LSTA grant funds for those projects.
  • Social media policy 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-10-09)
    Online social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn can be valuable tools for communicating with the public and employees. State Library departments are encouraged to study and deploy these new ...
  • Persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) : policy and procedures for South Carolina LSTA funded projects 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-09-24)
    As a recipient of federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, SCSL will take reasonable steps to ensure that persons with Limited English Proficiency have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate ...
  • Collections handling guidelines for patrons & visitors for rare, fragile, oversized, and special items of the SCSL collections 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-01)
    This paper describes how staff and visitors should handle library books.
  • Acceda a Tutor.com a través de Discus 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-13)
    Acceda a Tutor.com a través de Discus offers free, real-time tutoring for all SC residents. Tutor.com is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on various subjects, ...
  • Access Tutor.com via Discus 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-12-13)
    DiscusTutor.com offers free, real-time tutoring for all SC residents. Tutor.com is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for English and Spanish speakers. Connect with a tutor on various subjects, such as math, ...
  • Collection development policy 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-11)
    This Collection Development Policy, along with companion policies, stands with our Strategic Plan and annual budget documents as critical management and decision making tools for the Library. Not only does it provide ...
  • South Carolina State Library Rare Book Collection Coloring Book 2022 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2022-02)
    The coloring book features a sampling of illustrations from the Rare Book collection and was created in 2022.
  • Collection development policy 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2010-05-26)
    This Collection Development Policy, along with companion policies, stands with our Strategic Plan and annual budget documents as critical management and decision making tools for the Library. Not only does it provide ...
  • Books for Spanish speaking families 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-09)
    This is a list of books printed in Spanish available in South Carolina public libraries.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCSL expenditures as of 6/30/2021 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-06-30)
    This details the expenditures of the State Library’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCSL expenditures as of 5/27/2021 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-27)
    This details the expenditures of the State Library’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCSL expenditures as of 4/30/2021 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-30)
    This details the expenditures of the State Library’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • South Carolina Public Library Buildings Funded with LSCA Title II Grants, 1986-1990 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1991-05)
    This report discusses the South Carolina public library buildings that were funded by the LSCA Title II grants between the years 1986-1990. All Library Services and Construction Act Title II grants require recipients to ...
  • South Carolina Public Library Buildings Funded with LSCA Title II ("Jobs Bill") Grants, 1983-1985 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1986-12)
    This report discusses the South Carolina public library buildings that were funded by the LSCA Title II grants between the years 1983-1985. All Library Services and Construction Act Title II grants require recipients ...
  • South Carolina Public Library Buildings, 1991-1995 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1996-07)
    During the five-year period covered by this publication, twenty-two public libraries were constructed in South Carolina, including sixteen new facilities; five conversions; and one major renovation/remodeling. These buildings ...
  • South Carolina's New Public and College Library Buildings, 1965-1972 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1972)
    As new public and college library buildings were completed, the State Library published information about the buildings in its monthly "News for South Carolina Libraries." These summaries have now been compiled into a ...

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