Talking Book News

Join us for Digital Books and Friends' Book Club

The South Carolina State Library’s Talking Book Services is pleased to announce upcoming dates for our Digital Books and Friends’ Book Club - a book club for our audio readers. Book club sessions will take place online via Zoom on Fridays from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on August 28, September 25, and October 30, 2020.

Celebrate Juneteenth with Talking Books

The South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services (TBS) is proud to share resources related to Juneteenth!  June 19th is recognized as the day that the practices of the transatlantic slave trade in the United States became illegal in 1865.  The bel

Summer Reading Program

Talking Book Services (TBS) patrons have a summer reading program that is created just for them. This program is divided into four categories, based on age, to encourage everyone to participate. The categories are: Emergent – 0 to 5, Child – 6-11, Youth – 12-17, Adult – 18 and up.

NLS Name to Change October 1

NLS is pleased to announce final approval from the Librarian of Congress to change its name. This move will help address the use of outdated language in the current name and more clearly communicate the breadth of those served.

Boyd Receives National Award

The Julie Klauber Award Committee, Keystone Systems, and the South Carolina State Library are pleased to announce Brenda Boyd, Reader Advisor, South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services, is the recipient of the