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Kirkwood Community Afterschool Program

The Kirkwood Community has partnered with KCL for great afterschool programs for middle schoolers!

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

We're excited to announce the Friends are holding their book sale, just in time for the holiday season!

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  • We are Grateful

    Traci Sorrell

    The word otsaliheliga is used by members of the Cherokee Nation to express gratitude. Beginning in the fall with the new year and ending in summer, follow a full Cherokee year of celebrations and experiences. Written by a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, this look at one group of Native Americans is appended with a…

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  • Attitude of Gratitude

    Julie Andrews

    Gerry, the very fairy princess, learns the importance of gratitude even in the face of disappointment over the course of Gratitude Day at school.

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  • The Wisdom of Sundays

    Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey says, ‘If you want to be more fully present and live with a wide-open heart, Super Soul Sunday is where your journey begins.’ Now, for the first time, the moments of inspiration that have enlightened millions on the three-time Emmy Award-winning Super Soul Sunday are collected in The Wisdom of Sundays, a cherishable,…

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  • Apple Cake

    Dawn Casey

    “In this simple rhyming story, … a child says thank you for the gifts nature provides, from hazelnuts in the hedge to apples from the tree, eggs from the hens to milk from the cow. Eventually, the family has enough ingredients to make something special: a delicious apple cake”

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  • Box of Butterflies

    Roma Downey

    Ever since she was a little girl, Roma has seen butterflies as a reminder of God’s presence. They have appeared to her in moments when she needed encouragement and reminded her she is not alone. In this deeply personal book, Roma shares stories from her life, alongside quotes, poems, scripture, and artwork that she prays…

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  • Help Yourself: celebrating the rewards of resilience and gratitude

    Dave Pelzer

    In a practical guide to overcoming a debilitating personal history, the author uses his own powerful story to explain how people can move beyond personal suffering and painful memories to regain control of their lives.

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  • Before We Eat

    Pat Brisson

    As a family sits down to enjoy a meal, thoughts of those who provide the food, from farmers who plant and tend seeds to store clerks who sell groceries, fill each one with gratitude

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  • What I Know for Sure

    Oprah Winfrey

    Collects inspirational wisdom shared by the cultural icon as penned for her “O” column throughout years marked by her retirement from her show, her launch of a television network, her honorary degree from Harvard, and other high-profile milestones. After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, “What do you know for sure?” Oprah Winfrey began writing…

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Kershaw County Library Updates

The Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends regret to announce the upcoming book sales have been postponed. They look forward to the new year, where hopefully we'll be able to...

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Kirkwood Community Afterschool Program

The Kershaw County Library is partnering with the Kirkwood Community as they provide an afterschool program for children in the area! Middle school students will be able to join a writing club, reading club, or both. By joining these clubs, tweens/teens will get a free journal or book in order to...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

This woman, who was the first female magazine editor in the United States, campaigned heavily for the creation of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Do you know who she is?

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