AARP Smart Driver Course in Lake City

AARP will conduct a Smart Driver course on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Lake City Public Library Community Center. This course will be presented by Dr. Paula Martin, AARP Regional Director and Instructor.  After completing the course, participants may be eligible to receive a multi-year discount on their car insurance. The fee for the course is $15.00 for AARP members and $20.00 for non-members. (more…)

Low Country Artists’ Jamestown Exhibit Opening Rescheduled for October 1st

The opening reception for the art exhibit celebrating the historic Jamestown, SC, settlement of freed slaves, originally scheduled for September but delayed due to inclement weather, has now been rescheduled for October 1, 2017. The reception will take place in the Morris Gallery of the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library in Florence at 3:00 p.m.  Admission is free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.  The reception is Sponsored by Friends of Florence County Library.  Please visit for further details. (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).

Florence County Library System Receives Duke Energy Foundation Grant

The Children’s Services Department of the Florence County Library System has received a $3,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation for Children’s Summer Reading 2017.  The grant will be used to provide educational and multicultural programming for children in Florence County during the summer months. (more…)

Florence County Library System Receives Dollar General Literacy Foundation Grant

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the Children’s Services Department of the Florence County Library System a $2000 grant to support summer literacy.  This local grant award is part of more than $7.5 million in grants awarded to nearly 900 schools, libraries, non-profits, and organizations across the 44 states that Dollar General serves. (more…)

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.