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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, 2019-05)
    This May 2019 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 51, issue 05, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    This April 2019 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 51, issue 04, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • Annual report for FY 2018 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    This annual report from the South Carolina State Library provides agency information, statistics, programs, a list of publications, Board of Trustee members, and budget.
  • New South Carolina state documents - April 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-04)
    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 ...
  • New South Carolina state documents - March 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-03)
    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, 2019-03)
    This March 2019 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 51, issue 03, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • New South Carolina state documents - February 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-02)
    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 ...
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-11)
    This November 2018 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 50, issue 11, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12)
    This December 2018 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 50, issue 12, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-01)
    This January 2019 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 51, issue 01, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-02)
    This February 2019 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 51, issue 02, features news and updates for South Carolina libraries.
  • New South Carolina state documents - January 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-01)
    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 ...
  • Fiscal Year 2017-18 accountability report 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    The South Carolina State Library reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an organization chart, comparative summary of statistics, and report of programs of the State Library.
  • Shipping list - July-August-September 2018 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-09)
    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 - December 2018 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12)
    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 ...
  • New South Carolina state documents - November 2018 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018-11)
    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 ...
  • 2005 Staying Connected Grant Program : guidelines for technology training grants 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    Staying Connected Technology Training grants are competitive grants intended to provide funds for advanced training of public library technology staff. These guidelines explain the process for obtaining the grants.
  • 2005 Staying Connected Grant Program : hardware and software replacement guidelines 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2005)
    The State Library’s implementation plan provides for sub-grants to the public libraries for hardware and software replacement. Libraries will be required to submit an inventory of equipment and software purchased with ...
  • State Library building 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 1967)
    This is a justification for building a state library building. Included is an artist's rendering and plans.
  • Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) five year plan evaluation FY 2008-2012 

    Dickes, Lori A.; Saltzman, Ellen W.; South Carolina State Library; Strom Thurmond Institute (South Carolina State Library, 2012-03-30)
    The Strom Thurmond Institute (STI) at Clemson University is pleased to present the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) with an evaluation of the South Carolina State Library’s Library Services and Technology ...

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