News & Announcements

New Mystery Book Club @ Hanahan Library Meets Again November

This new book club met for the first time last month and will be meeting at a new time in November to select the next mysterious title to read. If you love mysteries and just want a fun group of people to share that love… then this club is for you.

State Library Provides Access to SELF-e Online Publishing Tool

    Columbia, S.C. – The South Carolina State Library is pleased to be the first state library in the country to make the SELF-e digital self-publishing platform available to all libraries in the state as well as our cardholders – for FREE! SELF-e is an innovative collaboration between Library Journal and BiblioBoard that enables authors […]

New BCLS Teen Loyalty Cards!

With school in session, we don’t want to be left behind and forgotten! So come show us how much you love your local library by grabbing our brand new “BCLS Teen Loyalty Card”. All you have to do is present your loyalty card to a library staff member at the time of checkout, and they will […]

Daniel Island Harvest Tour of Homes to Benefit the Daniel Island Library is Oct. 24th

Details Date: October 25, 2014 Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Cost: $20 in advance, $25 day of event. Website: The Friends of the Daniel Island Library will sponsor the Daniel Island Harvest Tour of Homes on Saturday, October 24th, 2015. This event, now in its eighth year, is a fund raiser for the […]

Berkeley County Flooding Update and Resources

SCDOC is working with The SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) to applying for a Disaster National Emergency Grant, seeking federal funds to cover costs associated with temporary employment services needed for humanitarian efforts, clean-up and restoration in areas impacted by the flood.  This not only assists with the clean-up efforts, but also gets […]

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

  Columbia, S.C. – Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction, contemporary or classic) explaining how that author’s […]

Friends of the BCLS Host Annual Meeting Oct 8th to Elect New Officers and Celebrate Local Author Sherry Schumann

The Friends of BCLS is an incorporated non-profit organization of volunteers that promote, enhance, and support the Berkeley County Library System to bring all the exciting, involving, inspiring programs our county’s residents both need…and deserve. Money is raised through membership fees, corporate incentives, Friends’ book sale shelves at each library and special fundraising events. Funds […]

Tri-County Literary Celebration