Entries by Sandy Meier

Faye Griffin Receives FOSCL’s Outstanding Individual Award

At its annual meeting on April 21, Friends of South Carolina Libraries (FOSCL) President John Bradley presented Darlington County resident Faye Griffin with its Outstanding Individual Award. Grriffin was nominated for her award by Fran Knotts, President of the Friends of the Lamar Library; Sherry Humphries, Lamar Branch Library Manager; Nancy Ray, Darlington County Library Director; Sue Rainey,  former Darlington County Library Director; and  Ken Hughes, former […]

State Senator Gerald Malloy Receives FOSCL’s Outstanding Public Official Award

FOSCL President John Bradley honored the accomplishments of South Carolina State Senator Gerald Malloy by presenting him with  FOSCL’s Outstanding Public Official Award at the annual meeting of the Friends of South Carolina Libraries on April 21 in Columbia. Senator Malloy, who  represents  Senate District 29 (Darlington, Lee, Chesterfield, and Marlboro counties), was nominated by Friends of the Darlington County Library President Lois Baldwin, Darlington […]

Darlington County Honors Friends of the Library

The Darlington County Library System celebrates the sixth annual National Friends of Libraries Week during the week of October 21st thought the 27th by honoring our Friends of the Library groups in Darlington, Hartsville, Lamar, and Society Hill.  Across the county, the Library has over 300 dedicated Friends who contribute thousands of hours annually as volunteers helping […]

Mothers of newborns to receive welcome bags when leaving Carolina Pines

Mothers whose babies are born at Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center are now receiving “Welcome Baby Bags” filled with informational material, baby board books, baby wipes and other baby supplies before leaving the hospital. The bags are a partnership effort between Carolina Pines, Darlington County First Steps and the Darlington County Library System. Read Article

The Most Popular Book by Year

A New Reason to Lie About Your Age? The Most Popular Books by Year When I ran across this list of the most popular books by year, it asked what was the most popular book the year you were born.  As 2016 draws to a close, the Darlington County Library System will again need to […]

Jimmy Newsom Signature Award

Darlington County Library System Receives the 2012 Jimmy Newsom Signature Award The Darlington County Library System received the Darlington County School District’s 2012 Jimmy Newsom Signature Award at its annual Education Forum on December 7th. The Jimmy Newsom Signature Award was created in 1998 by the district’s Teacher Forum to honor former district superintendent, Jimmy […]