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Library Services to the Incarcerated, Detained, and Justice-Involved

The South Carolina State Library provides consultation, training, and support to:

  • Federal and state prison libraries
  • Detention centers
  • Other residential institutions 
  • Public libraries serving individuals involved in the criminal justice system

This guide contains best practices and resources to support library services to individuals who are incarcerated, committed to a residential facility, or otherwise involved in the criminal justice system.

Contact the Facilities & Access Consultant for more information on how we can assist you.