Education and Literacy Resources

  • Read SC, also known as the South Carolina Center for the Book is the South Carolina Affiliate of the Library of Congress. Read SC co-sponsors literary events, such as the Speaker @ the Center, South Carolina Book Festival, the Annual Read-In and Letters About Literature contest.

  • The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's 46 county and regional public libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the Library is responsible for public library development, library service for state institutions, service for the blind and physically handicapped and library service to state government agencies.

  • SC Literacy 2030 is a statewide initiative supporting public libraries, community organizations, literacy service providers, educators, businesses and legislators in creating pathways to improving literacy throughout South Carolina, and Rewriting South Carolina’s future one reader at a time

  • South Carolina First Steps to School Readiness is the state’s comprehensive early childhood education initiative. We exist to ensure South Carolina’s children are ready for school success.

  • South Carolina ETV is the state's public educational broadcasting network with 11 television and eight radio transmitters, and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.

  • Literacy is at the root of a person’s ability to succeed, and the family is at the heart. We are the National Center for Families Learning, formerly known as National Center for Family Literacy, and since 1989 we have helped more than one million families make educational and economic progress by pioneering - and continuously improving - family literacy programs.