Read to Ride
In an effort to promote both early and family literacy, the Florence County Library System is sponsoring a “Read to Ride” contest. The event, which is sponsored by Toys for Tots, the Marine Corps League, and the Friends of Florence County Library, is intended to encourage children and families to utilize their public libraries.
Children from ages 3-10 who are Florence County residents may visit any of the six libraries or the bookmobile and use their Florence County library card to check out materials. They can then register for a chance to win a bicycle. “Read to Ride” runs from February 1, 2018 through March 31, 2018. Winners will be announced at a special program on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 3:30 pm at the Florence County Library.
For more information on this contest or other children’s programming, contact the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843.292.7382 or email email@example.com.
Winter/Spring Programs Are Here!
The Library will offer programs for babies 0-23 months old on Thursday mornings. The programs will be divided into two groups, walkers and non-walkers. An adult caregiver will need to stay with the baby during the 15 minute program. The programs will consist of music, fingerplays and stories appropriate for these age groups. Baby Storytime will begin Thursday, January 11th at 10:00 a.m. for non-walkers and Thursday, January 11th at 11:00 a.m. for walkers.
Toddler and Preschool Storytime
The library will offer Toddler and Preschool Storytimes on Tuesday mornings. Children must be two years old to register for toddler storytime and 3, 4 or 5 years old to register for preschool storytime. The library will be having stories, fingerplays, simple crafts and music for these programs. Toddler storytime will begin Tuesday, January 9th at 9:30 a.m. and lasts 20 minutes. Preschool storytime will begin on Tuesday, January 9th at 10:30 a.m. and lasts 30 minutes.
The Library will offer programs for children in grades 5K-2nd on Thursday afternoons. The programs will consist of movies, stories, crafts and guest speakers. The program will begin on Thursday, January 11th at 3:30 p.m. and will last 30 to 45 minutes.
The Library will offer programs for children in grades 3rd –5th on Wednesday afternoons. The programs will consist of movies, stories, crafts and guest speakers. The program will begin on Wednesday, January 10th at 3:30 p.m. and will last 30 to 45 minutes.
Sunday Family Movies
The Florence County Library will be having popular movies for families on Sundays beginning January 7th at 2:30 p.m. The movies are rated either G or PG. Please call the Greenberg Children’s Library at 843-292-7382 for more information. Movies are funded by the Friends of Florence County Library.
The Florence County Library will be having a special bilingual storytime on Tuesday evenings beginning January 9th at 6:00 p.m. This 30 – minute storytime will consist of bilingual stories, fingerplays, songs and activities for ages 2-5.
Bookworms Book Club
This is a book discussion group that enjoys crafts and games while discussing the book. The program is for grades 3-5 meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month. The first meeting is Tuesday, January 23rd at 3:30 p.m. Registration is required and space is limited.
Fine Arts Friday
The library will be offering Fine Arts Friday for children in grades 5K-3rd beginning January 12th at 3:30 p.m. Children will be working with a variety of art forms. Registration is required and space is limited.
Monday Library Lab
The library will be offering Monday Library Lab for children in grades 4th-8th beginning January 8th at 3:30 p.m. Children will be learning about a variety of science concepts. Registration is required and space is limited.
Kid’s e-Reading Room
Due to overwhelming demand, we have added a Kid’s e-Reading Room to our Jasmine Digital Library. This is a new service especially for parents worried about some of the more adult e-book and audiobook holdings in Jasmine or ones that want more targeted searching for their children. The new site gives the normal subject browsing but also offers the ability to filter juvenile e-books by Interest, ATOS, Lexile, and Reading Level.
Education doesn’t just begin when a child reaches kindergarten– it begins at birth.
Over the years The School Foundation has prided itself on supporting and contributing to Florence School District 1’s K-12 teachers and students. With the creation of the Start SMART program, we’ve added a brand new goal– assisting parents in preparing their children for kindergarten.
For those of our patrons who can’t make our normal storytimes, we present prerecorded videos of our children’s staff reading several different books that you can access through our new YouTube channel.
DaybyDaySC.org & Tumblebooks
Check out these two great sites for your early childhood literacy needs.
Click Here for more information on each of these sites.
Children’s Services Resources
For registration or more information, please contact Children’s Services @:
Phone (843) 292.7382 | Fax (843) 661.7544