Thanks to a grant by the South Carolina State Library, ABBE Library patrons can explore ANY South Carolina State Park for free!
Check Out SC: State Park Kits are now available for checkout from all ABBE Libraries. The kits are free, all you need to borrow one is an active ABBE library card in good standing.
South Carolina has 47 parks from the mountains to the sea offering a wide range of amenities and activities. Top things to do in the parks include canoeing, hiking, fishing, birding, swimming, and picnicking. South Carolina State Parks in or near the ABBE service area include Aiken State Park, Baker Creek State Park, Rivers Bridge State Park, and Barnwell State Park.
Each kit includes:
- A pass for FREE entry to any State Park,
- A magnifying glass and binoculars for getting an up close look at our natural world,
- A recommended reading list that includes some books available to checkout from ABBE so you can know before you go.
Checking out a kit is easy! You can place a hold online or by calling your local ABBE branch during operating hours. Please check the ABBE website for current hours. Once your kit is ready, just pick it up in person or via curbside service at any of our 13 library location. Kits can be checked out for a maximum of 21 days, and can be returned in the library or via our bookdrops.
Quantities are limited so get yours today!
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