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Friends of the Library Book Sale!

Don't miss out on the Friends of the Library Book Sale... going on for a limited time only! The dates left are 05/22, 06/05, 06/19. Click for more details!

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Summer Reading is Here!

Starting Monday, June 7, Summer Reading has officially begun! Sign up for the Tails & Tales program online or in-branch!

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  • Dearly

    Margaret Atwood

    This collection of poems addresses themes such as love, loss, the passage of time, the nature of nature, and, zombies.

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  • Girls and Boys Come Out to Play

    Tracey Campbell Pearson

    Mother Goose invites children on a city block to come out and play and when they do, they meet some of her most famous nursery rhyme characters

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  • Honey for You, Honey for Me : A First Book of Nursery Rhymes

    Michael Rosen

    The award-winning team behind ‘A Great Big Cuddle’ – two former UK Children’s Laureates – reunite to present a collection of nursery rhymes both familiar and rediscovered. Ages 3 to 7.

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  • How to fly (in ten thousand easy lessons) : poetry

    Barbara Kingsolver

    “In her second poetry collection, Barbara Kingsolver offers reflections on the practical, the spiritual, and the wild.” —

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  • i am the rage

    Dr. Martina McGowan

    I Am the Rage is a poetry collection that explores racial injustice from the raw, unfiltered viewpoint of a Black woman in America. Dr. Martina McGowan is a retired MD, a mother, and a poet. Her poetry provides insights that no think piece on racism can; putting readers in the uncomfortable position of feeling, reflecting, and facing what…

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  • Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose

    Nikki Giovanni

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  • Maps for the Modern World

    Valerie June Hockett

    Maps for the Modern World is a collection of poems and original illustrations about cultivating community, awareness, and harmony with our surroundings as we move fearlessly toward our dreams.

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  • No Voice Too Small

    Lindsay H. Metcalf

    Joseph Bruchac, Guadalupe Garcia McCall, and others present poems about young activists who have stepped up to make changes in their community and in the United States.

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  • The Hill We Climb: an Inaugural Poem for the Country

    Amanda Gorman

    “On January 20, 2021, Amanda Gorman became the sixth and youngest poet, at age twenty-two, to deliver a poetry reading at a presidential inauguration. Her inaugural poem, “The Hill We Climb,” is now available to cherish in this special edition.”

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Kershaw County Library Updates

Summer Reading is Here!

  Join us for a great summer of Tails and Tales! Our summer reading program is going to be a blast... we'll be reading others' tales, creating our own tales, and so much more. Here are the details! Summer Reading Dates: June 7 - August 7 Age Ranges and Reading Requirements are...

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Summer 2021 In the Know is Here!

Check out our latest issue of the In the Know! It's got Summer Reading details, loads of online programming, fun articles to read, and info about our first in-person event, Willie Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass! Give the magazine a look by clicking the cover below or pick up a copy in...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

The US Senate just unanimously passed a bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday. When is Juneteenth, and what does it commemorate?

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