Bamberg Chronology

1922 Friday Afternoon Book Club opened small library on the campus of Carlisle Military Academy.
1924 Library moved to Bamberg City Hall.
1933 New building constructed with money from the Friday Afternoon Book Club and labor from the RFC.
1938 First bookmobile purchased.
1941 SC ACTS No. 68, established Bamberg County Library Board.
1945 Consolidation of Friday Afternoon Book Club Library with the Bamberg County Library.

SC ACTS No. 196 Provides for the appointment of the members to the County Library Board.

1960 Bamberg County Library participated in the demonstration of the regional library system.
1964 Bamberg County Library became member of the Aiken-Bamberg-Barnwell-Edgefield Regional Library system.
1969 New building constructed.
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