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Charleston Public Library Leading Boycott of Major Publisher

Following up on our October post about the new eight-week embargo on library e-books imposed by Macmillan…. The Charleston County Public Library in Charleston, SC, is leading the charge, as 60 percent of libraries across the country boycott Macmillan entirely, including twenty-two in South Carolina. “We ask our patrons to be patient and understand that […]

New Embargo on e-Books Hurts Libraries Everywhere

From Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library: Beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan publishers, one of the country’s “big five” publishers, is imposing an eight-week embargo for libraries on new e-books. This embargo means that for the first eight weeks after an e-book is released, libraries will only be able to purchase a single copy of […]

The Little Library in Rich Square

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of the Little Library opening in Rich Square. To celebrate, we thought we’d share with you the press release from our friend Cal Bryant, editor of Roanoke-Chowan Publications. Enjoy!   RICH SQUARE – In an effort to bring books to the citizens of Rich Square and the surrounding area, “Braxton’s […]

Summer Library Reading Programs Start this Week

It’s summer! Which means it’s time to read more books (or, at the very least, it’s time for your KIDS to read more books!). Here’s what some library systems around the state having going on. By no means is this list comprehensive: Chapel Hill Public Library hosts The Summer Blast! Kids, teens, and adults are […]