Youth can explore the world with the Florence County Library System during the 2022 Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme, “Oceans of Possibilities!” 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, storytimes, a summer reading club, and more. Summer Reading 2022 is funded by All State Insurance: Andy Jeffords, American Honda Motor Company, Inc., Blue Cross Blue Shield, Duke Energy Foundation, Friends of Florence County Library, Jebaily Law Firm, Koppers, Nan Ya Plastics, Palmetto First Federal Credit Union, Ruiz Foods, the South Carolina State Library & Institute of Museum and Library Service, and Toledo Carolina, Inc. Through their generous efforts, special programming designed to educate, entertain, and inspire children will be held, in keeping with the library’s mission to promote literacy in Florence County. All programs are free of charge.
These are the scheduled dates and times for the summer programs:
Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, Florence
Special summer programming will be held on Wednesdays at 10:30 and 2:00 p.m. in the Joseph Stukes Meeting Room at the Florence County Library. Seating will be limited. Tickets for the event will be available on Monday before the program. Each person will need to present a ticket before entering the program. The schedule is:
15 Grey Seal Puppets: Salsa Cinderella
22 Gravity Check: Jugglers
29 Black Creek Wildlife Center
6 Porkchop Productions: The Fisherman and his Needy, Greedy Wife
13 Wagsters: Magic
The Florence County Library also offers storytimes for various ages. Seating will be limited and tickets given out before the program. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382. Storytimes are arranged in the following groups:
Family Storytime (Ages 2-5) Mondays @ 6:00 p.m.
June 13 – July 11
Preschool Storytime (Ages 2-5) Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m.
June 14 – July 12
Bilingual Storytime (Ages 2-5) Tuesdays @ 6:00 p.m.
June 14 – July 12
Baby Storytimes (Ages 0-23months) Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.
June 16 – July 14
A theme is selected for each week during the summer. Books, songs, crafts, and fingerplays are chosen according to the theme.
The library will be offering Friday Craft Program for children in grades 5K-2nd, on June 17, July 1, and July 15, at 10:30 a.m. Children will be working with a variety of crafts. Registration is limited and begins June 1. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382.
The library will be offering Friday STEM Program for children in grades 3-5, beginning June 24 and July at 10:30 a.m. Children will be doing a variety of STEM activities, beginning June 24 and July at 10:30 a.m.. Registration is limited and begins June 1. For more information, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382.