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CCPL's Main Library among 4 county in-person absentee voting locations for November election

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - In October, The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will open four in-person satellite voting locations. Citizens will also be able to return completed mail-in absentee ballots to election officials at th...

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Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - At Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), our aim is to reach and assist people from as many walks of life as we can. Plenty of people have made mistakes in their past and are actively trying to better themselves. Many folks f...

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CCPL staff member at Wando Mount Pleasant Library tests positive for COVID-19

CCPL staff member at Wando Mount Pleasant Library tests positive for COVID-19

September 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library was notified by a staff member of the Wando Mount Pleasant Library that they tested positive for COVID-19.  

Charleston County Public Library staff implemented our response plan, per CDC and DH...

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Nicholas Trott’s Forgotten Charleston Residence

Nicholas Trott’s Forgotten Charleston Residence

September 25, 2020

Nicholas Trott was the most prolific author and premiere legal scholar in colonial South Carolina, but his house and the memory of its location disappeared more than two centuries ago. A trail of small clues led to the rediscovery of its location,...

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3rd and long: Football books to celebrate the return to the gridiron

3rd and long: Football books to celebrate the return to the gridiron

September 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There's a chill in the air, and while 2020 has changed how we tailgate, friends and families are still finding ways to gather and celebrate their favorite teams, whether it's college or professional. 

From the coin flip to tha...

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Library partner SC THRIVE offers COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

Library partner SC THRIVE offers COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

September 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Life as we know it changed six months ago when a global pandemic entered our world. Our economy, financial stability, healthcare, and livelihoods are still reeling from the effect of COVID-19. Hoping to ease some strain and prov...

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CCPL launches Dial-A-Story program with stories for children, teens, and adults

CCPL launches Dial-A-Story program with stories for children, teens, and adults

September 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston County Public Library is bringing story-time home to families and children: you can now listen to stories by dialing into our new Dial-A- Story line! All you need is access to a phone and you can listen to stories...

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CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank launch Kids Cafe snack program for children and teens after school

CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank launch Kids Cafe snack program for children and teens after school

September 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Lowcountry Food Bank are working together to alleviate child hunger in Charleston by providing after school snacks at the Main Library in downtown Charleston. The free, nutriti...

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The Myth of “Trott’s Cottage”

The Myth of “Trott’s Cottage”

September 18, 2020

In a quaint brick structure recessed from the south side of Cumberland Street once lived one of the most famous South Carolinians of the colonial era, Chief Justice Nicholas Trott—so says a century’s worth of tourist literature and newspaper copy....

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Explore the universe with CCPL and the SC State Museum

Explore the universe with CCPL and the SC State Museum

September 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Who wants to explore the universe this fall?

Vacations turned into staycations this year, and this ongoing pandemic really made it difficult to get out and find fun things to do. But Charleston County Public Library is teaming ...

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