Library Blog: 2013-2014 Year in Review

Early July is an interesting time at the Carnegie Library. It marks the mid-point of our Summer Reading program, as well as the end of our fiscal year. It is one of our busiest times of year as students and parents flock to the library for books and movies to enjoy during their summer break — nearly twice as many items were checked out in June as were checked out in February. It is also an opportunity to look back on the year that was to see where we were and where we are now.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Upcoming Events and People In The News

Hello everybody, hope you all had a nice Fourth of July celebration. I have news of another veterans oriented celebration coming up after we do our birthday wishes. Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy has been busy with his flights and adding much needed coolant to his wings. Whew — we won’t even talk about our sweltering weather this week.

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Thank you Lighthouse Ministry Store volunteers

Hello everyone, local news on the way, after we do our hot weather birthday wishes.BirthdaysHappy Birthday wishes to: My WHS classmate “Quick” Carl Grant, Robert Graham, Lisa Cartee, Jim Cromer, Will Gossett, Carla Taylor, Joyce Brock, Randy Green, Myra G. Joaquin, Roy Doolittle, Chris Styles, Lawrence Sligh, Jasmine Wallace, Peggy G. Goodman, Jean Wilkerson, Cindy Dickerson, Teresa Wardlaw, LaVerne Brock, Phifer Sube...

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Embrace Last Chance Animal Rescue

To the editor:I hope the residents of Union County read your recent article about Last Chance Animal Rescue in Carlisle. Whitney Knowlton and her volunteers have accomplished so much in so little time, and have put Union County on the road to providing an almost kill-free animal shelter. She is not easily discouraged and refuses to give up on any animal at the shelter. These unwanted dogs and cats are truly given another chance, including the opportunity to find a ...

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A productive 2014 legislative session

A lot of the news coverage of the end of the General Assembly’s legislative session has focused on the more “popcorn worthy” moments of the Senate choosing its internal leadership. But what those news stories have left out is that despite it all, 2014 was a banner year for education, government restructuring, and commonsense reform that the people of South Carolina deserve.

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Library Blog: Library now offering One Click Digital service

Recently in this column I discussed a new service the library is offering to provide access to magazines digitally — Zinio. When making Zinio available, the library also had the opportunity to make available another source of downloadable audiobooks — One Click Digital. The two services came together through distributor Recorded Books. Like Zinio, Recorded Books can be accessed from the library’s home page at www.unionlibrary.org.After accessing the site, users wi...

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Who, What, When & Where Of Whitmire: Southern heat and driving through New York City

Hello everyone, whew! That’s about all I can say about these sweltering Southern temperatures. “Please happen everyday pop-up showers” sighs our plants and flowers.BirthdaysLocal news on the way, after we send out the birthday wishes from Gottrocks The Birthday Fairy.

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