SC Legislators Penalize Universities for LGBT Curriculum, ALA & SCLA Respond

The College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina-Upstate have both been penalized by the House budget committee to the tune of $70,000 for including LGBT-themed material in their reading programs. The American Library Association and the South Carolina Library Association have both written letters expressing concern over this issue.

South Carolina Libraries Journal Seeks Book Reviewers

The editorial board of the new South Carolina Libraries journal is planning to publish the inaugural issue next fall. Book Review Editor Elise Wallace is working to gather a pool of volunteers to write book reviews for this bi-annual publication. The books to be reviewed will include those about South Carolina or libraries, authored by a South Carolinian, or published in South Carolina.

Let’s Get Together! New Members Round Table Brunches

NMRT Brunch

The New Members Round Table brunches are back for another year. Come join us Saturday, March 22 at 10 am at DiPrato’s in Columbia (342 Pickens Street). We’ll be meeting with no set agenda. No awkward icebreakers, just an informal and dutch-treat chance to get to know one another in a relaxed atmosphere. It’s a perfect chance to meet fellow SCLA members!

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