It’s been an incredibly busy month for LILA as we’ve been working towards new programming, a spiffy new calendar and… our newest member benefit – our very own LILA online bookstore!

We hope to see you at an upcoming event, and stay tuned because we have more announcements waiting in the wings for May and beyond…

little-library-partyApril 23 – Enjoy Live Entertainment and Help Us Decorate Our Free Little Libraries!

Come join us during Palmetto Brewery’s Palmetto Acoustic Unplugged Series.

We’ll be decorating the first four of our “Little Free Libraries” to debut in selected locations around the Lowcountry… Come on out and help; join us for beer for purchase, decorating, live music and food truck fun!

Stop by for live music and beer for purchase from 2 PM – 7 PM – LILA’s Book Box Painting will take place from 3-4 PM. Our very special thanks to Palmetto Brewery and Awendaw Green for making this unique social event possible.

April 27 – Free Webinar – Learn about Self-E and Reading/Writing SC Authors


The South Carolina State Library is co-hosting a free webinar with BiblioBoard on Wednesday, April 27. It’s open to anyone in our state who is interested in self-publishing or reading books written by local authors in South Carolina. Visit for more info and to register!

April 30 – Live On Stage at the Charleston Farmers Market!


To wind up National Poetry Month, LILA members and spoken word poets, led by LILA board member Marcus Amaker, will be live and on stage at the Charleston Farmers Market. Come on out and celebrate worthy words with us!

Readings/performances will take place along with musical performances on the main stage at the Charleston Farmers Market at Marion Square, open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday.

Discover a Lowcountry Author, Find Advice, or Get Your Book in Our Bookstore!

Welcome to LILA’s newest member benefit for our authors AND readers! We invite you to shop our custom online LILA bookstore, full of special reading options, curated into collections that (so far) include:

LILA Member Books: Fiction | LILA Member Books: Non-Fiction | LILA Member Books: Poetry | LILA Member Books: Children’s Literature | Special: Remembering Pat Conroy | Useful Author ResourcesLILA-bookstore

If you’re a LILA member with a book to list, please email us at with the author name and book title. If you have an idea for another curated list, or see a book missing from one of our shelves, please do let us know and we’ll get it up there right away!

Not a member yet and want to have your book included? Please click on this link: JOIN US –and become part of LILA today!

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