Memorial Day Closing

All locations of the Florence County Library System will be closed from Saturday, May 26th through Monday, May 28th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. We will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29th.

Meet the Author: Susan Boyer

Free and open to the public
Wednesday, May 30th, 6:00 PM
Author Susan Boyer

Susan has written seven Lowcountry PI Liz Talbot mystery novels winning many awards including USA Today Bestseller. The seventh is Lowcountry Bookshop which will be out May 29, 2018 and she will be presenting at this event so we are helping launch her new book! (more…)

Mark Lippard Ready for Summer Reading 2018

The Florence County Library System will welcome Mark Lippard for Summer Reading 2018. This year’s theme, “Libraries Rock!,” encourages children to discover the world through reading.

Mark Lippard delivers a fast paced, high energy performance full of clean laughs, juggling, trick unicycling, balance, and surprising fun filled audience participation. (more…)

Teen Summer Reading 2018: Hang Out with Fisher and Mattie at the Florence County Library

The Florence County Library Teen Services Department has planned weekly programs to celebrate the theme “Libraries Rock” and encourage teens to read and learn during the summer.  At the first program, on Thursday, June 7 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., teens are invited to hang out with Fisher and Mattie of 103X.  Teens can register for summer reading, explore STEM materials, perform karaoke, and take musical selfies at our selfie station.  This program is FREE and open to all rising 6th through 12th graders. (more…)

Lunch With Karen White

Friends of Florence County Library invites you to join us for a luncheon with
New York Times bestselling author Karen White Dreams of Falling book cover

Tuesday, June 12th, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Tickets are $35.00 per person includes the book and can be purchased at,
Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, or mail check to Mary Wiser, Friends of Florence County Library,
509 S Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506
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Summer Reading is Here!

Come explore the world with the Florence County Library System during our summer reading program. This year’s theme, “Libraries Rock!”, encourages children and teens to discover the world and other cultures through reading. The Summer Reading Program, which is open to youth from babies to young adults, features weekly programs, prize drawings, storytimes, a summer reading club, and more. (more…)

Teen Summer Reading is Here!

The Teen Services Department of the Florence County Library will be hosting Summer Reading programs at Florence, Johnsonville, Lake City, and Pamplico, branches this summer for rising 6th through 12th graders.  The theme for this year’s Summer Reading is “Libraries Rock.”  Programs have been planned to support this theme.

Programs at the branches are as follows: (more…)

Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation partners with South Carolina Legal Services to Present a program about Wills

Do you have questions about writing your will? Would you like to get them answered, being confident the answer is right, and not have to pay anything? The Doctor’s Bruce and Lee Foundation Library will be partnering with the South Carolina Legal Services to offer a program on wills June 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm.

This program is free and open to the public. This program will be held at the Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation in Florence. The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library is located at 509 S. Dargan Street in Florence. For more information and to register for this program, call (843) 413-7074.