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SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104

SC Center for Community Literacy - Episode 104

January 8, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews the staff members of the South Carolina Center for Community Literacy: Christine Shelek, Executive Director; Liz Hartnett, Program Coordinator; and Valerie Byrd Fort, Cocky’s Reading Express Coordinator. The Center is the state’s designated examination site for new children’s and YA books, which are available to the public. Cocky's Reading Express™ is the University of South Carolina’s literacy outreach program. USC students travel the state with their friend, Cocky, visiting elementary schools across South Carolina. The students read to the children, and Cocky helps the children understand the importance of life-long reading.

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From Our Collection: Fairy Tales - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 103

From Our Collection: Fairy Tales - LibraryVoicesSC Podcast Episode 103

December 30, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers learns about unique fairy tales with the Library's Collections Management and Digitization department staff members, Sarah Pettus and Kerry Jeyschune. In this episode, Sarah and Kerry tell us about tales from books available from the State Library's collection:

BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

BibliObservatory - Ann Chadwell Humphries - Episode 9

December 27, 2019

A conversation with Ann Chadwell Humphries of Columbia, SC, about the value of poetry and recitation. Ann also shares her experiences as a South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services patron, braille learner, and poetry student.

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• Episode Transcripts and Photos
American Printing House for the Blind
South Carolina State Library Talking Book Services 

Chef Edward Lee - Episode 102

Chef Edward Lee - Episode 102

December 6, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses culinary literacy and SC Read Eat Grow with Chef Edward Lee. Chef Lee is the author of Smoke & Pickles and Buttermilk Graffiti and is the chef/owner of restaurants 610 Magnolia, MilkWood, and Whiskey Dry in Louisville, Kentucky; and he is also the culinary director of Succotash in National Harbor, Maryland, and Penn Quarter, Washington, DC. He appears frequently in print and on TV, including earning an Emmy nomination for his role in the Emmy Award-winning series The Mind of a Chef. Most recently, he wrote and hosted the feature documentary called Fermented. He lives in Louisville and Washington, DC, and you can find him on Instagram and Twitter @chefedwardlee. Learn more about Chef Lee at his website and on SCETV's KnowItAll website.

Ashlee Priester - Episode 101

Ashlee Priester - Episode 101

November 6, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers talks about South Carolina Business One Stop (SCBOS) with Ashlee Priester. Ashlee is the Managing Director of SCBOS and graduated from Winthrop University with a bachelor's degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. Learn more about SCBOS at scbos.sc.gov.