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Kids to Parks Day

Join us at Powder Magazine Park in Camden on Saturday, May 14 for fun and games with the KCL Outreach team!

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Korean Lantern Festival

Learn about Korean culture and create a beautiful paper lantern with the Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project via Zoom!

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  • Eyes that Kiss in the Corners

    Joanna Ho

    A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers’. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother’s, her grandmother’s, and her little sister’s. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled…

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  • Friends are Friends, Forever

    Dane Liu

    Just before Chinese New Year, Dandan discovers that her family is moving to America, far away from her best friend Yueyue; before they leave Yueyue gives her a stack of red paper and a spool of string so she can share the art of paper cutting with Americans–and when Chinese New Year comes around again Dandan…

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  • Jade City

    Fonda Lee

    For centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors have used magical jade to enhance their abilities and defend the island of Kekon from foreign invasion. Now the war is over and a new generation vies for control of Kekon’s bustling capital city. Four siblings of the powerful Kaul family must prepare for battle… and the fragile peace between…

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  • Phoenix Extravagant

    Yoon Ha Lee

    Gyen Jebi isn’t a fighter or a subversive. They just want to paint. One day they’re jobless and desperate; the next, Jebi finds themself recruited by the Ministry of Armor to paint the mystical sigils that animate the occupying government’s automaton soldiers. When Jebi discovers the depths of the Razanei government’s horrifying crimes–and the awful source…

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  • Prairie Lotus

    Linda Sue Park

    Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered book about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend. Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America’s heartland, in…

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  • The Island of Sea Women

    Lisa See

    A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane”, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends that come from very different backgrounds. When they are old…

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  • The Mountains Sing

    Que Mai Phan Nguyen

    The multi-generational tale of the Trân family, set against the backdrop of the Vîet Nam War. Trân Dêu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hànôi, her young granddaughter, Huang,…

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  • The Mountains Sing

    Que Mai Phan Nguyen

    The multi-generational tale of the Trân family, set against the backdrop of the Vîet Nam War. Trân Dêu Lan, who was born in 1920, was forced to flee her family farm with her six children during the Land Reform as the Communist government rose in the North. Years later in Hànôi, her young granddaughter, Huang,…

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  • The Proudest Blue

    Ibtihaj Muhammad

    With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It’s the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it’s her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab–a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone…

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Kershaw County Library Updates

Write Club: Poetic Form Begins in April

This program is currently full. We are still creating a waitlist in case a participant can't make it or has to drop out. If you're interested in adding your name to the waitlist, please fill out the form below. Join KCL for a club specifically for adults who love to write! Write Club began in 2021...

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Kershaw County Library to Host Kitchen Program

Kershaw County Library to Host Kitchen Program on Donated Demonstration Kitchen   Elgin, SC – The Kershaw County Library’s inaugural cooking program has been scheduled for March 26 at 11 AM at the Elgin branch. Inventive Southern Cuisine will be led by local chef Melissa Saveedra of...

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Do You Know? Tuesday Trivia

The last major volcanic eruption in the US was on May 18, 1980. Where did it occur?

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