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Summer Reading Has Officially Started!

Summer Reading is here! Click the button to learn more about how to participate this year. We have programs for all ages! Summer Reading runs until July 31.

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The Game Called Go

Learn how to play the ancient Chinese/Japanese game of Go at the Camden library on Friday, June 2 at 10:30 AM. Sign up via email to laurend@kershawcountylibrary.org

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  • Baba’s Gift : a Persian father’s love of family

    Ariana Shaheen Amini

    Baba enchants his six daughters with his stories, transporting them to his childhood in Iran as they play on the flowering vines of the Persian carpet in California. He tells the story of a determined young man who comes to the United States, the challenges of leaving his Persian family, and the unfolding of his…

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  • Boy Dad

    Sean Williams

    Celebrating fathers who raise, love, and uplift little men, this picture book shows how there’s nothing a dad won’t do for his favorite boy.

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  • Daddy Dressed Me

    Michael Gardner

    It’s Move Up Day for Ava and her kindergarten class, and Ava is chosen to recite a poem! She worries about remembering the words, but her daddy reassures her he will help her practice until she’s confident. But Daddy struggles with self-doubt himself when he decides to sew Ava a new dress for the occasion…

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  • My Dad is a Tree

    Jon Agee

    A little girl convinces her dad to be a tree all day long, no matter what, even in the rain, in this imaginative picture book that encourages playing pretend and pays tribute to parents.

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  • My Day with Dad

    Rae Crawford

    A father and daughter spend a day together doing fun activities.

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  • My father’s brain : life in the shadow of Alzheimer’s

    Sandeep Jauhar

    A doctor’s memoir about his father’s experience of dementia, and an overview of the history of and latest findings on the disease

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  • No Fair!

    Jacob Grant

    Pablo and his dad are ready for a fun day together at the farmer’s market-what’s better than a bike ride, doughnuts, and hot apple cider? But Pablo’s dad says that everything Pablo picks out is too big for him. It’s just no fair! What if he was in charge and his dad was the kid,…

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  • Papa’s Mark

    Gwendolyn Battle-Levert

    “A son teaches his father how to write his name so he can vote for the first time in this historical tale filled with warmth and strength by Coretta Scott King Honor winner Colin Bootman’s expressive oil paintings. In a new author’s note, veteran teacher and author Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert expands upon the obstacles facing African…

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  • The Boy Who Followed his Father into Auschwitz : a true story retold for young readers

    Jeremy Dronfield

    In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was seized by the Nazis. Along with his teenage son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany. There began an unimaginable ordeal that saw the pair beaten, starved, and forced to build the very concentration camp they were held in. When Gustav was set to…

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Kershaw County Library Updates

All Together Now with KCL!

Summer Reading 2023 Join KCL for this year's Summer Reading theme: All Together Now! We're working as a team to make the world, and our community, a better place. You can get started at your local branch of the Kershaw County Library! Summer Reading takes place from June 1 to July...

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KCL Social Worker on Leave

KCL Social Worker on Extended Leave Camden, SC - Michaela Thompson, KCL's library social worker, will be on extended leave from April 17, 2023 until July 17, 2023. If you or someone you know needs assistance between these dates, please contact Access Kershaw. Access Kershaw is an initiative...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

This American children's author, born June 5, 1919, is famous for creating the world of Busytown. Can you name him?

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