“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.”


Jorge Luis Borges


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Welcome to the Friends of South Carolina Libraries website. For over 20 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?



2017 Regional Meeting

Tuesday, October 24th 10:00 - 12:00 pm
Guest Speaker, Jim Casada
Click here to download registration form.

Annual FOSCL Meeting

Over 50 people attended FOSCL's Annual Meeting on April 19, 2016 at the Lexington Main Library in Lexington, SC.  Guest speakers included best selling author Kim Boykin, USC Press Director Jonathan Haupt and Computer Design Consulting Service owner Tonja Ivey.  The date and location of the 2017 Annual Meeting will be released by January 2017.  If you are interested in hosting a FOSCL meeting please contact the Board President at  

Congratulations to all the award winners at the 2016 Friends of SC Libraries Annual Meeting!

John Landrum Advocacy Award: Sara Briebert (Charleston)
Outstanding Individual Award: Ray McBride (Beaufort) and Pete Stewart (Irmo)
Employee Excellence Award: Kim Cantley (Carolina Forest) and Terry Cobb (York)
Special FOSCL Award: Sarah McMaster, (Fairfield County)

FOSCL Annual Meeting Minutes

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Last Updated: October 30, 2017