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Welcome to the Library of Harleyville Elementary and Harleyville-Ridgeville Middle!


Join the February Reading Challenge!

 Read a book by one of this month's Featured Authors/Illustrators.

Read a Caldecott or Newbery Winner/Honor Book.

Read a book from the SC Book Awards Nominees List (see lists below).

Read a book recommended by a teacher.

Read a book by an author whose last name begins with the same letter as yours.

Read a book about the struggle for racial equality.

Read a book about kindness.

Read a book about a February holiday or celebration.

Read a book about Chinese New Year.

Read a book about a winter sport or activity.


Looking for fun family activities? Try these activity calendars from Upstart!

Daily Fun with Your Little One! (Early Literacy Calendar)

Children's Activity Calendar

Teen Activity Calendar 

Read--EVERY day.

No exceptions.

Here's why.



Click the links below for information--and fun! 



Wondering how to spot fake news? Here's a handy guide of things to look for so you won't be fooled!

(Infographic published by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 Looking for reading ideas? Here's a great starting point: NPR's list of 100 Must-Reads for Kids 9-14. (They also have a list of 100 Best Teen Novels.) How many of these can you cross off your list?

 (Here's a link to more npr booklists.)



While you're visiting the Dorchester County Public Library website (linked above), be sure to take note of their Bestseller & Award List. You're sure to find lots of good books for readers of all ages!

Dorchester Public Library Bookmobile Schedule


While you are visiting the site, be sure to check out their calendar of special events and activities for the whole family---St. George and Summerville locations!


AND... it's not too late to participate in their Winter Reading Program!


Now available at a library near you!      


2017 - 2018 SC Book Award Nominees

(click logo for list)