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Library Like a Family

We Are A Family Here at BCLS we often think of our staff and employees as a family but we love to know our customers see us in the same light. BCLS is family!  “Where do I begin? Simply put, this lottery of kind people who work at the St. Stephen Library are amazing, and […]

Teaching Tech and Touching Lives

Teaching Tech and Touching Lives Hear how one customer has been impacted while attending Technology Classes with BCLS staff member, Aubrey. “Even when stranded at home with my car in the shop, I feel very thankful to Ms. Aubrey Carson, the technology instructor at my Berkeley Public Library System, for teaching me how to watch a […]

Holiday Happenings @Your BCLS Libraries for Christmas 2017

Berkeley County Library invites you to help us celebrate the season with us. We are hosting an array of programs and events for all ages this holiday season to help get you in the spirit. Check it out: Pictures with Santa Santa is almost ready for his travels around the world, but before he takes […]

Friends of Berkeley County Library Celebrate #GivingTuesday

When you give to the Friends, it stays in your community! Written by Kristen Lanier, Marketing and PR Coordinator for BCLS, Liason for Friends of Berkeley County Library System and Friends of BCLS According to the website for the national movement, “#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media […]

What’s Cooking at St. Stephen Library

So it all started with cake decorating…. Written by Tina Chenoweth, St. Stephen Library Branch Manager Last year, Tina, the newly minted manager of the St. Stephen Library, had literally no idea what kinds of programs she should offer at her branch, so she tried a variety of different programs to see what would stick. […]

Berkeley Chamber Rural Initiative Receives Funding To Continue Berkeley Career Express Program

Sources: Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce press release and Charleston Regional Business Journal article. The Berkeley County Delegation secured a $25,000.00 grant for certified teachers for the Berkeley Chamber’s Rural Initiative. On Thursday, November 16th, Berkeley Chamber, Berkeley School District, and Google SC joined the Berkeley County Delegation to announce a grant that will fund […]

Getting Prepared for NaNoWriMo

  By Courtney Clark, MLIS, M.Ed., Sangaree Branch Manager What’s NaNoWriMo? Do you have the next great American novel sitting in your head, waiting to be written? If so, consider joining NaNoWriMo in November. If you’re not familiar with the organization, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. You can learn how it works here or […]