Charleston County Public Library announces additional branch closures for day of solar eclipse

August 16, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will close all but three of its branches on the day of the solar eclipse, Monday, Aug.…

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The “South Carolina Hymn” of 1807

August 10, 2017
Let’s travel back in Lowcountry music history to talk about South Carolina’s first state anthem, or at least the state’s first unofficial anthem.  I’m talking about a piece of…

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International speaker offers ideas to help residents address issues of social justice, race relations

August 5, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Join Kiran Singh Sirah for “Telling Stories that Matter: Cultivating Community through Story,” a public presentation at Main Library at 6 p.m.…

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Teen input needed for best YA fiction survey

August 5, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Librarians across the country are gathering input from teen readers about their favorite fiction titles, and Charleston voices need to be heard!  The…

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The Fall of the Urban Vultures

August 4, 2017
Today we’re going to travel back in Lowcountry natural history to continue and conclude our discussion of vultures in urban Charleston.  In the previous episode,…

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Celebrate Reading at The Joe

August 1, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Join the library for a fun night of baseball, and help celebrate reading at the Charleston RiverDogs game against Greenville on Sunday,…

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Access Summer Reading records for school

July 31, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — While CCPL's Summer Reading programs ended July 31, participants can still log in to view and print a record of the books…

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The Rise of the Urban Vultures

July 28, 2017
Today we travel back in Lowcountry natural history to explore a very specific aspect of Charleston’s famous public market, which is the oldest institution of its kind in the…

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CCPL, government officials break ground on Wando Mount Pleasant Library

July 25, 2017
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Charleston County Public Library and Charleston County Government officials kicked off the construction of a new library branch in Mount Pleasant…

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Huzzah For Bastille Day?

July 21, 2017
Today we’re going to travel back in Lowcountry history to talk about Bastille Day, which is celebrated on the 14th of July by Francophiles around the…

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