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Tue, 03/17/2020

Following the directive of Georgetown County government, and in an effort to protect residents and employees from contact with the COVID-19 virus, all library branches in Georgetown County will be…

Mon, 03/16/2020

In response to concerns about the Coronavirus outbreak, and acting on containment measures recommended by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) and local…

Tue, 02/18/2020

Come get your “Gatsby” on, and relive the “Roaring 20s” in all their glory! With several programs in March and April 2020, the Waccamaw Library will celebrate in grand style the life and work of F…

Fri, 01/31/2020

The Georgetown and Waccamaw Libraries are pulling out all the stops to explore the Lowcountry’s past and present during Black History Month. From displays to performances, there’s something for…

Thu, 01/02/2020

Did you know a major artistic movement flourished in Charleston, South Carolina from the 1920s until the 1940s? Learn more about the Charleston Renaissance during a free discussion series on…

Thu, 12/19/2019

The Waccamaw Library is excited to announce the schedule of films for 16th Annual French Film Festival. The highly popular Festival will be held at the Library over two weekends in 2020: January…

Mon, 12/09/2019

The gorgeous homes of Georgetown’s Historic District are shining even more brightly these days, with swirls of twinkling lights, mantles festooned with fragrant boughs, heirloom holiday ornaments…

Mon, 12/02/2019

The Litchfield Tea & Poetry Series keeps flowing along as smoothly as the poetic rhythms composed by the many poets it has featured. Beginning in January 2020, the series will enter its…

Fri, 11/22/2019

The Georgetown County Library system will join a library purchasing boycott against Macmillan Publishers, the Library Board voted on Thursday, November 22. The boycott is being organized by…

Thu, 11/14/2019

The days are shorter, sweaters are appearing, and it’s time to stock up on a long winter’s supply of great reads. The Friends of the Georgetown Library are ready to help: they’re holding a giant,…

Tue, 10/08/2019

The Friends of the Georgetown Library have partnered with the Hampton Plantation State Historic Site to bring a series of lectures to the library - and to plan field trips to the sweeping acreage…

Thu, 09/26/2019

The Georgetown County Library Board has accepted in formal session and with great appreciation a bequest from the late Jean Flournoy Moody totaling approximately $1,160,000.  From about 1955…