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YCL invites all ages to join our "All Together Now" Summer Learning Challenge! The Challenge starts June 5 and runs through July 28, with prize drawings, reading incentives, free in-person and online events, and more. Register online and use our fun, interactive Beanstack service to help us reach our reading goal — 2,023,000 minutes! You'll earn digital badges as you progress, get book recommendations by email, and enjoy many other exciting features! Visit for more details!

June 5 – July 28 • All Ages • Register Online Now!

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Comic fans, thanks for joining us for the return of LibraryCon, our popular, family-friendly comic and pop culture convention! We had a great time meeting special guest authors and enjoying games, cosplay contests, crafts, a scavenger hunt, panels, food trucks, and more. We would love to hear your feedback! Please take our brief 2023 LibraryCon Survey, and keep checking for for future announcements about LibraryCon!

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Thank You for Supporting Patchwork Tales!

YCL would like to thank all the performers, sponsors, and those who attended our 22nd annual Patchwork Tales Storytelling Festival! We hope you enjoyed the festival's unique new format, featured lineup of talented storytellers and performing artists, fun games and activities, and entertaining pre-festival events. Please visit for future announcements and more information about Patchwork Tales. We look forward to more tale-telling again next year! 

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Do you want to hear a story from YCL staff at any time? Now you can!

Call the Library’s Dial-A-Story phone line at 803-620-8585. You'll hear a variety of stories for adults, teens, and children, as well as music and songs, poetry, jokes and riddles, history tidbits, trivia, and more!

Visit YCL's Virtual Library for Homework & Career Help

BrainfuseGet online help from real, live tutors; powerful tools for learning, writing assistance, and test preparation; a Language Lab for those learning a foreign language; and expert tutoring for Spanish. Live tutors are available daily from 2:00–11:00 p.m.

Ferguson's Career Guidance CenterExplore detailed content, video interviews, and educational pathways on more than 140 industries and 1,000 professions, with current information on earnings, employment trends, job requirements, and essential skills. Access live tutoring for K–12 students, with Live Homework Help, WriteTutor Center, Test Prep Center, and the SkillsCenter Resource Library. Real-time tutoring is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in English and Spanish.

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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for virtual programs from your favorite YCL staff members! View storytimes, book readings, and tutorials, find exercise and meditation classes from professional instructors, and more! New videos are posted each week, with something for the whole family!

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