(Columbia, SC) – This past Saturday, Richland Library Sandhills played host to a magical morning of storytelling and community engagement at the “Saturday Stories with Miss Carolina” event, generously sponsored by Richland County and Councilwoman Jesica Mackey. Miss South Carolina, Jada Samuels, enchanted young minds as she read her book, “Joy On A Journey: Finding A Mentor,” to a captivated audience of elementary-aged students.
Following the Saturday storytime, children and caregivers had the special opportunity to meet and take photos with the esteemed Miss South Carolina. Councilwoman Jesica Mackey added to the festivities with a heartwarming book giveaway, spreading the joy of reading and community connection. The event not only celebrated the magic of storytelling but also exemplified the collaborative spirit that makes Richland Library a cultural hub for the entire community.