SCSL

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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  • New state documents list - July 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-07)
    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, 2020-07)
    This July 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 7, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • New state documents list - June 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-06)
    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, 2020-06)
    This June 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 6, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • New state documents list - May 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05)
    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, 2020-05)
    This May 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 5, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • New state documents list - April 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
    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 ...
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries  

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-04)
    This April 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 4, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • Annual report for FY 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    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 state documents list - March 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03)
    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 ...
  • New state documents list - February 2020  

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02)
    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 ...
  • South Carolina State Library strategic plan 2019-2022 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12-20)
    The South Carolina State Library developed a strategic plan to chart the direction of the agency to the year 2022. The plan includes the mission, values, vision, strategic initiatives, and goals.
  • South Carolina State Library Rare Book Collection Coloring Book 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
    The coloring book features a sampling of illustrations from the Rare Book collection and was created in 2020.
  • Numbers & narratives 

    South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services (2020-01)
    The Numbers & Narratives newsletter is a monthly publication of the Talking Book Services at the South Carolina State Library with highlights from the previous month's activities and statistics.
  • New state documents list - January 2020 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-01)
    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 ...
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03)
    This March 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 2, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • South Carolina 2019 Notable State Documents 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019)
    Each year the South Carolina State Depository System awards notable publications that were released in the past calendar year.
  • South Carolina 2018 notable state documents 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2018)
    Each year the South Carolina State Depository System awards notable publications that were released in the past calendar year.
  • More : the newsletter for South Carolina libraries 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2020-02)
    This February 2020 newsletter from the South Carolina State Library, volume 55, issue 2, features news and updates for the South Carolina State Library and other South Carolina libraries.
  • New state documents list - December 2019 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    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 ...

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