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Horry County Announces New Library Director

Horry County officials are pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Elvis-Weitzel as the new Director of Libraries for Horry County Memorial Library. 

Elvis-Weitzel is a lifetime resident of Conway, beginning her library career in 2005 as a Youth Services Library Assistant at Conway Library and becoming the Youth Services Librarian soon after. She took the position of Branch Librarian in 2015 and was promoted to Assistant Director three years later. Prior to librarianship, Tracey taught in local elementary schools for ten years. 

Tracey holds a Master’s in Library and Information Science degree from Clarion University and a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from USC-Coastal Carolina College. She has Professional Librarian Certification from the South Carolina State Library and is a member of both the South Carolina and American Library Associations. 

Elvis-Weitzel said, “I am thrilled to be named the new Director of Libraries and I am committed to helping Horry County Memorial Library anticipate and respond to the changing needs of the community by providing resources, services and spaces that help advance opportunity and education. My top priorities for the Library include initiatives with new and emerging technologies and improved user experience.”

Horry County Memorial Libraries includes ten branches and a bookmobile in locations around Horry County dedicated to informing, enriching, and empowering all persons in our community by creating and promoting free and easy access to a diverse array of available ideas and information.

 



Revised Weekly Update: Additional Meetings Canceled or Postponed

Upcoming Meetings

Due to cases of COVID-19 and potential exposures, the following meetings have been canceled or postponed.  

Keep Horry County Beautiful

Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 11:30 a.m.

Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.

 

Planning Commission Workshop

Thursday, January 28, 2020, 3 p.m.

Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.

 

Library Board of Directors

Thursday, January 28, 2020, 4:30 p.m.

Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.



Bucksport Library Branch Closing until January 4, 2021

Due to increased cases of COVID-19 and potential exposures, the Bucksport Library branch located at 7657 Highway 701 South in Conway will be closed the remainder of this week and next, with an anticipated reopening on Monday, January 4. The other library branches are open and operating on the normal holiday schedule. Curbside pickup is available at those branches and strongly encouraged. Visit https://bit.ly/3mGs4qz for the list of other locations and contact information for the other branches.



Bucksport Library Closes Due to Maintenance Issues

The Bucksport branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2020, due to maintenance issues.

Library patrons are encouraged to visit one of the other branches located throughout Horry County. Locations, hours, and COVID19 limitations can be found on the Horry County Memorial Library System's website.



Socastee Library to Close for Parking Lot Maintenance

The Socastee branch of the Horry County Memorial Library System will be closed Thursday, September 3, 2020, and Friday, Friday, September 4, 2020, weather permitting, for parking lot maintenance.

Library patrons are encouraged to visit one of the other branches located throughout Horry County. Locations, hours, and COVID19 limitations can be found on the Horry County Memorial Library System's website.



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