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Horry County Memorial Library Announces the Availability of 3D Printed Surgical Mask Straps

On April 29, 2020 in County News, Emergencies

[Conway, South Carolina, April 28, 2020] – The Horry County Memorial Library System has 3-D printers operating throughout the workday and manned by staff dedicated to helping healthcare workers and first responders. The Carolina Forest, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach branches have been steadily printing two different sizes of surgical mask straps, also known as ear saver bands. These straps have been distributed locally, across South Carolina and more. The following are just a few places that the straps have been sent to:

  • Nurses at Grand Strand Medical Center
  • North Carolina
  • A medical student at West Virginia University
  • A hospital in New York
  • The Horry County Sheriff’s Department
  • The J. Reuben Long Detention Center

If you are in need of these ear saving straps, please call one of the following numbers:

  • Carolina Forest (843) 915-5282
  • Conway (843) 915-7323
  • North Myrtle Beach (843) 915-5281

During the COVID-19 closure, the Horry County Memorial Library remains steadfast in efforts to engage, support, and improve the lives of our citizens, by creating surgical mask ear savers, offering eCards, curbside pickup, and more!

To obtain additional information please call any Horry County Memorial Library or send an email.

Horry County Memorial Library Locations and Phone Numbers

  • Aynor (843) 358-3324
  • Bucksport (843) 397-1950
  • Carolina Forest (843) 915-5282
  • Conway (843) 915-7323
  • Green Sea-Floyds (843) 392-0994
  • Little River (843) 915-5284
  • Loris (843) 756-8101
  • North Myrtle Beach (843) 915-5281
  • Socastee (843) 915-5283
  • Surfside (843) 915-5280



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