In some communities in the state the move toward tax support was more easily accomplished than the others. The town of Greenville was able to gain tax support in 1922 to form the Greenville Public Library. The success of this library was then the basis for the formation of South Carolina's first county public library system. Public campaigns for funds were conducted to make the county-wide service a genuine reality and an active bookmobile service was provided throughout the county.
Some communities such as this up-country city campaigned for and won public support for libraries. Greenville used some of these funds to establish bookmobile service to the surrounding rural areas.
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