OKI Author Captures Horror, Hope in the Flood

OKI Author Captures Horror, Hope in the Flood

It was another full house of book lovers when FOLSOI hosted local author Cindy Horrell Ramsey at Barbee Library to discuss her latest novel, Trying Not to Drown, a heart-wrenching story about a family whose home is destroyed by flooding after Hurricane Florence. ...
Local Author Writing ‘New’ Civil War Series

Local Author Writing ‘New’ Civil War Series

The audience was “at attention” when Southport author Col (Ret.) Dobie McArthur was the guest speaker for FOLSOI’s Meet the Author program at Harper Library in mid-May. He was there to talk about his life, military career, and a thrilling series of Civil War books...
Check It Out! National Library Week April 3-9

Check It Out! National Library Week April 3-9

Way back in the late 1950s, librarians and book sellers across the country began to ring the alarm on a dramatic decrease in library usage and book purchases—at the same time America’s use of a new technology called television was rising. Worried that America’s...