Celebrate Halloween with CCPL

October 16, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Whether you're looking for a scary movie or to make your own Halloween mask, the Charleston County Public Library has plenty of…

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A Short History of Philadelphia Alley

October 13, 2017
Philadelphia Alley is not the shortest or narrowest thoroughfare in the city of Charleston, but it is sufficiently small to escape the attention of many…

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Finance Committee meeting on Oct. 16

October 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The CCPL Board of Trustees Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 16 in the Main Library Board Room.

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YALLFest 2017 author lineup announced

October 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The seventh edition of YALLFest, a young adult book festival, will take throughout the Holy City on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11. This…

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Dutch Town

October 6, 2017
“Dutch Town” was a short-lived phenomenon that may have been Charleston’s first ethnic neighborhood.  It emerged in the late 1750s and its growth was fueled…

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Welcome to the new CCPL.org!

October 4, 2017
Welcome to the new CCPL.org!  After spending most of 2017 redesigning the old website and migrating years worth of content, the Charleston County Public Library is pleased…

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Read for the Record with CCPL

October 2, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Participate in the world's largest shared reading experience. This year's featured book is "Quackers" by Liz Wong. Small snacks will be provided.   Read for…

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Governor’s Bridge and the Sinkhole of 2017

September 29, 2017
One of the most dramatic local effects wrought by the recent passing of Hurricane Irma was the opening of a large sinkhole on East Bay Street.…

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Charleston County Public Library, government officials break ground on Baxter Patrick James Island Library

September 29, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government officials kicked off the construction of the Baxter Patrick James Island Library during a groundbreaking ceremony on…

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Star Wars Reads Day set for Oct. 7 at Main Library

September 25, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Stormtroopers, Tusken Raiders and R2D2 invade the Main Library for an afternoon of Star Wars-related fun for the entire family. Meet and…

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