Library Gallery Welcomes Artisans of the South Carolina Cotton Trail

The Dr. N. Lee Morris Gallery will host an opening reception for an exhibit by the Artisans of the South Carolina Cotton Trail (ASCCT) on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Admission is free and light refreshments will be served.  The reception is sponsored by Friends of Florence County Library and the exhibition will run through May 26, 2017.

The ASCCT promotes the tradition of fine visual arts and fine crafts. It serves the professional artists, craftspeople, and retailers of the South Carolina Cotton Trail area, and work representing the area.  Shows are known for their consistent high-quality standards.

The Morris Gallery is located on the second floor of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence and is open seven days a week.  For more information, please visit or call (843) 413-7070.

Florence County Library to host Teen Poetry Slam

The Florence County Library will host a Teen Poetry Slam on Monday, April 24, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. The program is open to all 6th through 12th graders.  Teens have three minutes to share original works. There is a limit of 15 performers.  Others are invited to attend and watch.

For more information please contact 843-413-7083 or

Florence Library Holds Big Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Florence County Library will sponsor a spring book sale event featuring thousands of used books on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence.  This will be the largest book sale event the library system has held in nearly 14 years. (more…)

Copies of Henry E. Davis’ History of Florence Available

We still have an extremely limited number of copies of Henry E. Davis’ “A History of Florence City and County and of Portions of the Pee Dee Valley South Carolina.” They can be purchased at the circulation desk at the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library for $40.00 each (cash only, please).

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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…)

Help Support the Library

Please consider visiting by clicking on the wish list image and purchasing an item off of our list. Items purchased will be shipped directly to the Friends of the Florence County Library for inclusion into our collection. Your generous support is greatly appreciated in this time of uncertain economic stability. As always, thank you for your support of the library, its services and the good that it provides to the community.