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Hurricane Florence Update: Horry County Memorial Library Schedules

Date: September 11, 2018

Time: 4 p.m.

 

Please note the following status of the various branches of the Horry County Memorial Library:

 

Closed, Tuesday 9/11:

Surfside

North Myrtle Beach

Aynor

Socastee, closing at 5:00 p.m.  

 

Libraries Opening from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, 9/12

Conway

Bucksport

Green Sea/Floyds

  

Libraries Closed Wednesday, 9/12

Surfside

North Myrtle Beach

Little River

Aynor

Loris

Carolina Forest

Bookmobile

Socastee



Carolina Forest Library to Hold Volunteer Fair

Conway, South Carolina – The Carolina Forest branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will hold the 1st Annual Volunteer Fair Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Community organizations needing volunteers will be on hand such as:

  • Freedom Readers
  • Horry County Literacy Council
  • Tidelands Hospice
  • Heartland Hospice
  • Myrtle Beach Vet Center
  • Caris Healthcare
  • SOS Healthcare
  • North Myrtle Beach Sea Turtle Patrol
  • Sea Haven
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Horry County Museum
  • Horry County Board of Architectural Review
  • Keep Horry County Beautiful
  • And many more!

 

In addition, the Horry County Animal Care Center will be at the Library to host a very special Adoption Day. They will have adoptable dogs with reduced adoption fees of just $40!

The Carolina Forest Library is located at 2250 Carolina Forest Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Contact them for more information at (843) 915-5282, visit them online or follow them on Facebook.



Horry County Memorial Libraries to Celebrate International Literacy Day

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Memorial Library System and the Horry County Literacy Council have teamed up to host the 2018 International Literacy Day Celebration. International Literacy Day was declared by UNESCO in 1966 and is celebrated annually on September 8th to bring attention to global literacy needs. This year’s theme is “Literacy and Skills Development” which highlights child and adult literacy.

As part of the celebration, everyone is invited to the Carolina Forest Library September 8, 2018, for free family events throughout the day including tandem reading, bilingual story time, personal reflections on literacy, refreshments, and information about services and resources offered by the Horry County Memorial Library System and the Horry County Literacy Council. The full schedule is as follows:

9 a.m.

Horry County Memorial Library System information table and library card sign-up.

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Horry County Literacy Council information table

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Presentations by the Carolina Forest Library & the Horry County Literacy Council

Tandem reading presented by the Carolina Forest Library

Bilingual story time presented by the Horry County Literacy Council

 

The Carolina Forest Library is located at 2250 Carolina Forest Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. For more information, contact the library at (843) 915-5282.



Carolina Forest Library to Offer Extended Hours

Conway, South Carolina – To better serve the needs of the Carolina Forest community, the Carolina Forest branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will offer extended hours beginning Tuesday, September 5, 2017:

  • Mondays through Thursdays: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
  • Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

For a list of library locations or more information visit the Horry County Memorial Library online at www.hcml.org or contact the Horry County Memorial Library Administrative offices at 843-915-5285.



Socastee Library Parking Lot to Be Repaved

Conway, South Carolina – The parking lot of the Socastee branch of the Horry Memorial Library system will be repaved Monday, May 8, 2017, and Tuesday, May 9, 2017.  To accomplish this, the parking lot will be closed.  Signage will be in place to direct patrons of alternate parking areas.  Once parked, patrons will be directed to enter the library via one of the two side entrances as the main entry will be locked.

Patrons with questions are encouraged to call the Socastee Library at 843-915-215-4700.



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