Library board elects Brack to be new chairman

July 1, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Board of Trustees of the Charleston County Public Library has elected Charleston businessman and publisher Andy Brack to serve as its…

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Dart Mural reflects Cynthia Graham Hurd's joy

June 20, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Friends, family and co-workers gathered Monday at the John L. Dart Branch Library to honor one of those lost in the Emanuel AME…

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Programs honor Emanuel victims

June 13, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — As we approach the first anniversary of the Emanuel AME Church shooting on June 17, Charleston County Public Library is planning several special…

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June Library Programs, including Emanuel-related events

May 17, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — June is a busy month at Charleston County Public Library’s 16 branches with special programs, exhibits and a book drive planned to…

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Book drive continues librarian's legacy

May 12, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — To continue the early literacy goals of 31-year CCPL librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd, one of nine people killed in 2015 during a shooting…

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Artist to paint mural honoring library employee shot at Emanuel AME

February 22, 2016
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A world renowned artist is painting a colorful, wall-sized mural of books on the side of the John L. Dart Branch Library…

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Library architects seek input for new branches; community meetings begin next week

September 9, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The public has spoken, but we need to hear more. In November, Charleston County Public Library asked residents if they wanted to…

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Sandy Hook responder visits August 29 to share tips to help Charleston heal

August 20, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. — In December 2012, a lone gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School and killed 26 children and adults. His actions traumatized an…

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New streaming services are free for those with library cards

July 29, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston County residents now can stream a wide variety of music and award-winning independent films for free through two online services available…

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Art workshops designed to help community healing

July 21, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston's heart is broken, and area residents are struggling with feelings of grief, fear, anger and helplessness as they try to understand…

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