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Welcome to the Friends of South Carolina Libraries website. For over 30 years FOSCL has been dedicated to the support and enhancement of libraries through out South Carolina. Here you will find the latest information about FOSCL, its mission and the latest newsletters. You will also find details about Friends Groups, fund raising and advocacy efforts as well as library events across the state.

If you are as passionate about the continued vitality of libraries as we are why don't you join us and become a Friend of South Carolina Libraries?

2020 FOSCL Conference

Thursday, April 2nd 5:00 - 7:00 tour of Pat Conroy's Beaufort ($35 per person) and Dinner (Dutch Treat)

Friday, April 3rd 8:00 am - 4:00 pm - Speakers, Programs, Lunch and FOSCL Awards ($15 before march 14th, $25 after)

Conference Registration opens February 1, 2020

Hotel Accommodations for Conference

** Book by Phone for Conference Rate**

Best Western Sea Island Inn 1015 Bay Street Beaufort, South Carolina 29902
Phone: 843-522-2090

Room Rate: $134.99 plus tax, per room, per evening.

Please add $10 for each additional person. No more than four guests per room. Reserve by February 20th.
  City Loft Hotel 301 Carteret St Beaufort SC 29902

Room Rate: $165.00 (inclusive of all taxes and fees)

Reserve by March 1st.

Friday,  April 3, 2020
St. Helena Branch Library
6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road
St. Helena, SC 29920

St. Helena  Branch Library

2019 Annual Meeting Recap

On Wednesday, April 3, 2019 over 65 Friends attended the FOSCL Annual Meeting at the Doctor's Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence, SC.  Speakers included Leesa Aiken, SC State Library, Jennifer Charzewski, Liollio Architecture, Tina Gills, Richland Library with keynote speaker Darion McCloud.

2019 Annual Meeting Minutes

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Georg Seago Jr.
Sarah McMaster and George Seago Jr.
2019 John Landrum Advocacy Award Recipient

Dolores Gambrell
Sarah McMaster and Dolores Gambrell
2019 Outstanding Individual Award Recipient

Sheila Keaise
Sheila Keaise, 2019 Public Library Employee
Excellence Award Recipient with members of
Colleton County Library Friends and Staff

Congratulations 2019 FOSCL Grant Recipients
Friends of the Lancaster County Library
Friends of the Nancy Carson Library Foundation, Inc.

ABBE Library
Lancaster County Library

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PO Box 11121, Columbia, SC 29211

Last Updated: January 19, 2020