The Florence County Library System will hold a public meeting at the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library on Monday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to give an opportunity to become acquainted with a proposed Rural Development project consisting generally of acquiring funds to replace the library’s aging bookmobile. (more…)

Author Jonathan Putnam

Free and open to the public
Tuesday, July 24th, 6:00 PM
Author Jonathan Putnam

Jonathan Putnam is a writer and attorney.  His books in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series include Final Resting Place (forthcoming July 10, 2018), Perish from the Earth (2017) and These Honored Dead (2016).  He is currently working on the fourth book in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series, which will be published in 2019. (more…)

Florence Library Presents Railroad History Program

Dr. Rodger Stroup, Superintendent of Railroad Operations for the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro SC, will present a program on South Carolina railroads on July 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library.  He will focus on South Carolina’s role in the early development of railroads and the role Florence played in expanding the reach of the railroads.  Stroup is the retired director of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. (more…)

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

Chick-fil-A and the Florence County Library System will celebrate reading on Tuesday, July 24th from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the Chick-fil-A at Southside Commons at 2016 South Irby Street.  The celebration will feature face painting, storytelling, and balloon sculpting.  Children can meet the Chick-fil-A cow and Dewey D. Fox (library mascot).   This event is designed for families to have fun and celebrate reading.  For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library 843-292-7382.

Movies Through the Decades

Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library presents

Movies Through the Decades

For additional information please call the Reference Desk 843-413-7074


Thursday, July 19 – 2010’s Wonder Woman (PG-13) An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict. Cast: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston Runtime: 141 minutes

Admission is free. Groups are invited to participate but registration is required. Light refreshments will be provided.  Call the Reference Desk at 843-413-7074 to register.

Library’s Book Club Announces Selections for summer Months

Join lively discussions and share your opinions on selected titles of books with the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library’s Book Club. Discussions will be held monthly on the third Thursday at 1:00 p.m.

The library’s address is 509 S. Dargan St.  Please call the library at 843-413-7074 for additional information. The following books will be discussed this summer.

June 21 – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

July 19 – Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

August 16 – Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles