fall 2005, the School of Library and Information Science at USC
launched Children, Libraries, and Literacy, a statewide
initiative to reduce illiteracy in South Carolina by taking a
fresh and tactically new approach. The multi-faceted initiative
will reach out to children, adults, child care centers, and literacy
advocacy groups across the state through books, storytelling,
training, research and hands-on opportunities in collaboration
with local public and school libraries
Our ultimate goal is to
reduce the cycle of illiteracy among South Carolina’s children
and adults, particularly in those communities that are under
served or disadvantaged. Through a combination of resources,
outreach, and research Children, Libraries, and Literacy is
certain to make a positive contribution to South Carolina’s
We want to ensure that every child in SC has the opportunity, resources, and instructional support to learn to read through:
Books: Growing S.C. readers
S.C. Center for
Children’s Books and Literacy works every day
to grow, educate and shape the next generation of South Carolinians.
And what better way to do that than with its own just-launched
series – Young
Carolina Center for Children's Books and Literacy (SCCCBL)
is located at 1430 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Our main
entrance is on the Bull Street side of the building.
a.m. - 5 p.m.
The SCCCBL is open to the public and is available for classes or special tours upon request.
If you are
interested in more information, please call (803) 777-2256
or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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