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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How Longitude Lane Got Its Name

July 14, 2017
Longitude Lane is a short, narrow alley in urban Charleston that has captured the imagination of countless tourists and residents alike.  Measuring approximately 540 feet long…

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Library architects to present designs for new branch in West Ashley during July 24 community meeting

July 12, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library will host a community meeting on Monday, July 24 to share information with the public about updated designs for…

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Patrons invited to local branches to be photographed for new website

July 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) announces a casting call for patrons who love their local library! CCPL customers of all ages are…

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CCPL hosts Eclipse Across America events

July 10, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston County Public Library will provide numerous opportunities in August for residents of all ages to learn about the upcoming solar eclipse…

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Lord Adam Gordon’s description of Charleston, 1765

June 30, 2017
Today we’re going to travel back to the year 1765 and listen to the words of Lord Adam Gordon, who visited Charleston and the Lowcountry…

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Book drive to support literacy in honor of Cynthia Graham Hurd

June 27, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Reading Partners of Charleston and the Charleston County Public Library along with Live5 News, Wells Fargo and Mellow Mushroom are teaming up for…

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Carolina Day: A Primer for Newcomers

June 23, 2017
Today we’re going to travel back in Lowcountry history to explore the genesis and legacy of a public holiday called “Carolina Day.”  Carolina Day is…

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Vendue Range: A Brief History

June 9, 2017
Today we’re going to travel back in Lowcountry history to explore the roots of a site in urban Charleston called Vendue Range.  Almost everybody who’s been…

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CCPL selected for first-of-its-kind internship program

June 9, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will participate in a connected learning summer internship program sponsored by the Public Library Association (PLA), a division…

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