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Friends of the Library Book Sale Happening Now!

It's the moment you've been waiting for all year... the annual book sale! The sale is going on from Thurs. Sept. 22 to Sun. Oct. 2, hours vary.

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Human Library at KCL

Join the movement to end prejudices and bias with the Human Library at KCL this winter. Applications are now being accepted for "human books!"

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  • And a dog called Fig : solitude, connection, the writing life

    Helen Humphreys

    Poet and novelist Helen Humphreys’s And a Dog Called Fig, a meditation on the benefits of dogs to the creative life, including the dogs of well-known writers from history, portraits of all the dogs from the author’s life, and the arrival and raising of her new puppy.

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  • Balto

    Emma Carlson Berne

    In 1925, disaster struck the small town of Nome, Alaska. When a deadly epidemic begins affecting the children of Nome, their only hope is to relay life-saving medicine over 650 miles of snow-covered trails using teams of sled dogs. Across the long journey, one dog overcame nearly impossible odds to become a hero

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  • Black Dog

    Stuart Woods

    After returning home from a treacherous adventure, Stone Barrington is all too happy to settle back down in his New York City abode. But when he’s introduced to a glamorous socialite with a staggering inheritance, Stone realizes his days are about to be anything but quiet. As it turns out, Stone’s intriguing new companion has some…

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  • Dog and Hat and the Lost Polka Dots

    Darin Shuler

    Dog and Hat are practically inseparable, and when the dots on Dog’s favorite shirt disappear down a storm drain, the two friends descend into the sewers where they encounter many obstacles and unforseen dangers–and come face-to-face with an alligator.

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  • Dog Says, Cat Says

    Marilyn Singer

    Dog and Cat are very different from one another, but they have a few things in common.

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  • Elmer and the Talent Show

    Crystal Velasquez, Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw

    Elmer is a special needs Dachshund who lives at Danny and Ron’s Rescue, but he longs to be adopted, and when he attracts the attention of a family he is willing to do anything to impress them — including working hard at the agility course for the pet talent show.

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  • Every Dog in the Neighborhood

    Philip C. Stead

    Louis and his eccentric Grandmother set out to count every dog in the neighborhood when they find out about city hall’s woefully inadequate record keeping.

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  • Holy Chow

    David Rosenfelt

    In Holy Chow, the next mystery from bestselling author David Rosenfelt, the beloved characters–both human and canine–of this fan-favorite series are back on the case with the author’s trademark wit and humor. Retired lawyer Andy Carpenter’s calling has always been running the Tara Foundation. The dog rescue organization places hundreds of dogs in new homes…

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  • Hot Dog

    Doug Salati

    A summery picture book about mindfulness, featuring an overheated—and overwhelmed—canine in need of sea, sand, and fresh air.

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  • Lou

    Breanna Carzoo

    Meet Lou. Lou has an important job … as the neighborhood toilet for dogs on their walks. Useful as he may be, he gets the feeling that deep down inside, there might be more to him than that. He just doesn’t seem to know exactly what yet. When disaster strikes, will Lou find out what…

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  • Loving Edie : how a dog afraid of everything taught me to be brave

    Meredith May

    After the author adopts Edie, a sweet golden retriever puppy, she is faced with an unusually anxious and fearful dog, and embarks on an unforgettable journey to fix Edie, learning lessons about selflessness and unconditional love as she realizes that maybe Edie is secretly the one doing the saving

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  • Stanley the Dog: First Day at School

    Bobby Bones

    Tells the story of Stanley the bulldog’s first day of school, during which he learns the importance of being himself.

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Kershaw County Library Updates

The 2022 Friends’ Book Sale is Here!

It's the most wonderful time of the year... book sale time! Join The Friends of the Kershaw County Library at the Old Armory in Camden starting Thursday, September 22, 5 PM to 8 PM, for Friends' Night, the kick-off of the annual book sale. You can become a Friend at the door and enjoy the...

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Need help? Let KCL give you a hand.

KCL is Here to Help with Our Social Work Program Michaela Thompson, MSW, is happy to help however she can. Check out Michaela's hours and locations on the calendar below and find a spot perfect for you.Appointments are also available and can be requested via phone (803) 729-7062, email...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

Stephen King just celebrated his 75th birthday on September 21. His first novel was published in 1974 and was made into a movie in 1976, and again in 2013. Can you name this novel?

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