Thank you for your participation in providing quality, community based programs throughout the winter in public libraries. This site contains information that will help librarians and staff run winter reading programs in their communities successfully and efficiently by providing easy access to all resources here.
The South Carolina State Library has long supported summer reading programs as a way to promote the joy of reading for fun, connect communities, and to encourage lifelong library users. Now the SC State Library is proud to support the Winter Reading Program to encourage patrons of all ages to be library users and avid readers.
The SC Winter Reading Program is available to all public libraries. Participating libraries will:
The purpose of the Winter Reading Program is to improve family literacy; and increase library usage and reading by all ages.
Rosey the Wren is looking for tweets and other stories about SC Libraries to share on the SC State Library's podcast LibraryVoicesSC. Make sure to use a hashtag. Some good ones to use include: #SClibrariesRock #LibrariesSC #SCLibraries, or if you want to make sure she doesn't miss your tweet or post, use #RoseyTweets.
Will Hillenbrand created the art for the SC Winter Reading Program: Cozy Up to a Good Book: Together We Read!
Will Hillenbrand retains rights to the artwork. However, libraries participating in the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 Winter Reading programs may use the art, following these guidelines, to promote and market their Winter Reading programs. Art may not be manipulated. If you are interested in using the art for a fundraiser, you must contact Will Hillenbrand directly.
In order to use images, save them first and then follow the guidelines linked above.