Celebrate Reading with Chick-fil-A and The Florence County Library System

chikin_is_brain_food_cow_chick-fil_aChick-fil-A and the Florence County Library System will celebrate reading on Thursday, July 30th from 5:00-7:00 at the Chick-fil-A at Southside Commons 2016 S. Irby Street. The celebration will have face painting, storytelling , and balloon sculpting. Meet the Chick-fil-A cow and Dewey D. Fox (library mascot). Bring the entire family for a fun event to celebrate reading. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library 843-292-7382.


Online Job Searching Workshop in Lake City

jobsearchThe Lake City Public Library will conduct an online job searching workshop on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. Presented by library staff, the workshop will show participants how to effectively conduct job searches using the SC WORKS website.

This two hour workshop is free, however, registration is required. All materials necessary for the workshop will be provided. Please contact the library at 843-394-8071 to register or for more information


Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery Presents: Uschi Jeffcoat Artist Talk

AvianPee Dee Artist Uschi Jeffcoat will give an artist presentation on August 2nd at 3:00 p.m. in the Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery on the second floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library. Jeffcoat, who is also the Executive Director of the Florence Regional Arts Alliance, will talk about her collection of paintings, entitled “Avian” and will share her insights and technique. Admission is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served. The Avian exhibition will run through October 30. Sponsored by Friends of Florence County Library.


Glass Craft in Olanta

Screen-shot-2014-07-01-at-11.09.35-PMThe Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library will offer Paint A Glass! on Thursday, August 6 at 6:00 p.m.

Come paint a glass with vivid colors and have fun while exercising your imagination. This program will be a wonderful creative opportunity for crafters of all ages.

All materials will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library.


Unemployment Benefits Workshop in Lake City

graham-g-unemploymentOn Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. the Lake City Public Library will conduct a workshop to help unemployed persons learn how to apply for unemployment benefits online. Presented by library staff, the workshop will show participants how to use the SC DEW Website to apply for benefits.

This two hour workshop is free, however, registration is required. All materials necessary for the workshop will be provided. Please contact the library at 843-394-8071 to register or for more information.


FAMILY MOVIE EVENT IN OLANTA

The Dr. John M. Thomason Public Library will host a Family Movie Event on Sunday, August 23 at 2 pm.

Come one, come all for a heartwarming tale that is sure to cause lots of laughs and smiles. The film highlights the never-give-up attitude of its central character. It’s a remake of a classic movie that is sure to find its way into the hearts of all who attend.

This free program, which includes delicious popcorn and drinks, will last about 90 minutes. Sponsored by Friends of the Olanta Public Library. For more information, please call 843-396-4287 or visit the library.


Library Helps Job Seekers Improve Interview Skills

Job seekers facing a competitive employment market now have a new way to improve their chances of landing that desired job. The Florence County Library System is offering practice interview sessions so that job seekers can strengthen their interview skills so that they may be better equipped to take advantage of employment opportunities. (more…)


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