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Friends of Dacus Library: Welcome

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Past Programs

  • April 19, 2018
    Author Kathryn Smith, The Gatekeeper, Miss LeHand, FDR's Secretary 
  • October 2, 2017
    South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke. Back by popular demand!
  • March 22, 2017
    South Carolina historian Walter Edgar
  • October 3, 2016
    Award-winning author Gregg Hecimovich
  • October 5, 2015
    Bestselling popular science author Sam Kean
  • April 14, 2015
    Acclaimed South Carolina naturalist Rudy Mancke

Fall Dinner and Speaker

You are invited!

The Friends of Dacus Library host

Dr. Alexis Abramson 

November 1, 2018, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

in the Richardson Ballroom

Photo of Dr. Alexis Abramson






Generational expert
Dr. Alexis Abramson

Dr. Alexis Abramson, noted generational expert, shares her advice on longevity in Living to 100! The 
Four Keys to Longevity. Dr. Alexis will inspire and inform you, no matter what phase of the journey you're on.

Tickets available online: $25 Friends members / $50 non-members

FREE seating available for Winthrop students (includes dinner and cultural credit!)
contact Dr. Mark Herring to register. Limited student seating available.


Friends of Dacus Library

The purpose of the Friends of Dacus Library is to encourage gifts, endowments, memorials, and funds for financial support of the library beyond the traditional budget. It seeks to attain this worthwhile goal via the contributions of members to the organization for either general or designated purposes. The current membership categories for those wishing to join the Friends group are:

Life (Individuals Only)         $1,000+ (given within a calendar year)
Corporate (Businesses/Organizations Only)  $500.00-$999.99*
Patron $200.00-$499.99
Sustaining Member   $100.00-$199.00
Member $50.00-$99.99
Winthrop Student  $10.00-$49.99

*An individual who gives annually in this range is still classed as Patron.

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Friends of Dacus Endowment Fund

The Friends of Dacus Endowment Fund is nearing its goal.  A decision was made to hold this endowment until it reached $100,000.  To date, we are only $20,000 from this goal.  If you would like to help please click on "Make an Online Gift" or "Join Friends Now!" links.