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Tips for Back to School

The back-to-school season is upon us, bringing with it a blend of excitement, nervousness and anticipation. Whether you’re a student, a parent or a teacher, this time of year marks a fresh beginning and a chance to set the tone for the upcoming academic year. To help you navigate this transitional period with confidence, we’ve compiled a list of tips and tricks to ensure a successful start to the school year.

Learning & Growing with Mother Nature

Chapin Branch Library is planting a pollinator garden. After receiving our Certified Wildlife Habitat® status from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation, we looked around and asked what else we could do to promote lifelong environmental learning. So much of our food comes from flowering plants — apples, cucumbers, watermelons, nuts and so much more. Crops depend on our wildlife friends to pollinate the flowers while they search for food. I learned this firsthand when a failed pumpkin patch never produced a single pumpkin. The vine was there, and flowers bloomed, but with no pollinators, no pumpkins grew.

S.C. Plants the Seed

Want some fresh vegetables? Pelion Branch Library received a book award grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for their S.C. Plants the

Heirloom Gardening

About 15 years ago I was introduced to heirloom plants by a family member. I was always somewhat interested in gardening but learning that there

Notice: All locations will be closed Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

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