News & Announcements

S.C. Academy of Authors Announces Annual Awards in Fiction and Poetry

Columbia, S.C. – The S.C. Academy of Authors (SCAA) has expanded its annual award competitions to include a separate category for student writers of fiction and poetry and an increase in prize money. Thanks to a recurring grant from the Penelope Coker Hall and Eliza Wilson Ingle Foundation, the SCAA will now sponsor two prizes […]

Open Up Your Mind: Free Philosophy Course at Daniel Island Library Continues

Are you ready to take a new look at Western Civilization? Your opportunity is at hand! A college-level humanities course will be offered at the Daniel Island Branch of the Berkeley County Library System this fall. The FREE course will be taught on Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M., from September 9, 2015 through November 18, 2015. […]

Free Seminar with SCORE

This seminar will cover all the aspects you will need to consider when planning to start a business: your personal traits, testing the business concept, developing a marketing & business plan, financial considerations, and resources available to support your success. Registration is Suggested. Please register at Call 572-1376 or stop by the main desk at the […]

2015 Annual Literacy Leaders Awards Announced

Columbia, S.C. – The 9th Annual Literacy Leaders Awardswill be presented by the USC School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) tonight at the South Carolina Center for Children’s Books and Literacy, 1430 Senate Street, Columbia.  The awards go to individuals and/or groups that have had a statewide impact on literacy in South Carolina. Their contributions […]

S.T.E.M. Events for All Ages @ Hanahan Library This Fall

Looking for a fun and intelligent way to build in some quality family time into your crazy schedule? Look no further than your Hanahan Library. There are 3 different S.T.E.M. events during the month of September. Teen and Tween S.T.E.M. Night Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math through various activities sponsored by Google […]

New Adult Anime Club @ Sangaree Library

Are you an adult who likes Anime, Manga, Comics, or any other sort of Graphic Novel? Join us at the Sangaree Library for a monthly gathering of like-minded people! This new group is still in the developing stages, so please come with ideas for how to make it awesome! Sept. 22nd | Oct. 27th | Nov. 24th […]

Canning Tips with the Clemson Extension

Not sure what to do with all those fruits and vegetables from your summer garden? Or have you ever just wanted to learn to can? Join us Sept. 19th at 1 pm in Sangaree for Canning Tips with the Clemson Extension to learn some tips and tricks on successfully canning those fruits and veggies. Don’t […]

New Color Me Calm at Goose Creek Library

  There is a new trend in town and it has found it’s way to BCLS @ the Goose Creek Library. Source: Fox News Health benefits of coloring books attracting adults to childhood pastime Coloring is just for kids, right? Not anymore. Recently, adults across the country have picked up coloring books as a way […]

BCLS Offers New Writers Group as Part of SC New Writers Partnership Project

The Berkeley County Library System has joined the movement of this new project with new Writers’ Groups beginning in September 2015 at several of their branches. Further resources are in development to help support the SC New Writers Partnership Project but we need help from the community to tell us what you need by completing […]