Networking during a global pandemic

Networking during a global pandemic

September 15, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Networking involves interacting with others, exchanging information, and developing professional or social contacts.  If done correctly, successful networking can open doors to mentorship, professional development, and career gr...

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Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 3

Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 3

September 10, 2021

Following his violent capture in Christ Church Parish, the African fugitive Albro was committed to jail in Charleston with a former friend and an infamous pair of convicted White criminals. Days later he returned to the village of Mount Pleasant f...

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CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank bring back afterschool snacks to the library

CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank bring back afterschool snacks to the library

September 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) are working together to alleviate child hunger in Charleston by providing afterschool snacks at four library branches. The free, nutritious snacks ...

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Check out these online jobseeker resources for military veterans

Check out these online jobseeker resources for military veterans

September 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Military Veterans may face a challenging period of unemployment after leaving the armed forces. Our Workforce Development Team/Taskforce has collected and compiled some websites and online resources for those who have served and...

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CCPL to open renovated Hurd/St. Andrews Library on Sept. 20

CCPL to open renovated Hurd/St. Andrews Library on Sept. 20

September 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the renovated Hurd/St. Andrews Library, located at 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, on Monday, Sept. 20. The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 9:30 a...

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Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 2

Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 2

September 3, 2021

Following Albro’s fatal encounter with a young White man on Dewees Island, the African fled through the waters of Copahee Sound and across several mainland plantations to evade detection. Meanwhile, the victim’s father traveled to Charleston to al...

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CCPL celebrates Library Card Sign Up Month in September

CCPL celebrates Library Card Sign Up Month in September

September 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - This September Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library c...

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The Informational Interview: What is it and why is it important?

The Informational Interview: What is it and why is it important?

September 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Sometimes the most current and specific information about a career field may not be available online.  You may find the most helpful information comes from people who are currently working in the field.

An informational inter...

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Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 1

Murder and Manhunt in 1820: Albro’s Flight from Slavery, Part 1

August 27, 2021

When an enslaved African man named Albro asserted his freedom and fled from the Isle of Palms in 1819, the laws of South Carolina marked him as a criminal fugitive. Spied and then pursued by white men on Dewees Island one night in early 1820, Albr...

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Looking for work? Check out these businesses hiring!

Looking for work? Check out these businesses hiring!

August 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Attention Job Seekers! From time to time, the Workforce Development Team at CCPL will use this platform to share information about employment opportunities in our service areas.

While we are committed to connecting you with r...

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