The Public Life of Charleston’s Market Hall

The Public Life of Charleston’s Market Hall

June 18, 2021

The temple-like structure standing at the intersection of Market and Meeting Streets in Charleston, with its yellow-wash walls and massive white columns is a familiar sight to many residents and visitors. Now 180 years old, the life story of this ...

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Library closed on Monday, June 21 in observance of Juneteenth

Library closed on Monday, June 21 in observance of Juneteenth

June 18, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will be closed on Monday, June 21, in observance of Juneteenth, which was recently deemed a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in all of the United States. Wi-Fi will contin...

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Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

June 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - For PRIDE Month 2021, we're celebrating with a reading list, programs, and some take and makes at several Charleston County Public Library branches. And don't forget to check out the displays in your favorite branch to find some...

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Free meals for kids and teens: Summer Feeding begins June 21 at select library locations

Free meals for kids and teens: Summer Feeding begins June 21 at select library locations

June 16, 2021

UPDATE: All library branches are closed on Monday, June 21 in observance of Juneteenth. Therefore, regular feeding operations have been modified. The sites serving hot lunch, listed below, will still serve hot lunch outside the buildings. The site...

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Employment app offers quick gigs for seasoned workers

Employment app offers quick gigs for seasoned workers

June 15, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Are you a job seeker with proven expertise or talent? Are you looking to supplement your income with local work that fits with your availability and expertise? Are you a business owner facing reduced capacity and closure due to ...

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CCPL Celebrates Amnesty for All During June and July

CCPL Celebrates Amnesty for All During June and July

June 14, 2021

Still have overdue library materials or outstanding fines and fees? No problem! During the months of June and July CCPL is celebrating going completely Fine Free with Amnesty for All! Just return your old materials and update your account inform...

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Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

June 11, 2021

You don’t have to be a foodie to recognize that bread has formed a significant part of Lowcountry foodways for centuries. While conversations about this delicious heritage often focus on recipes and ingredients, an interesting but obscure chapter ...

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CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the Dorchester Road Library, located at 6325 Dorchester Rd., on Saturday, July 3 at 5 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The librar...

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SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SC Works will offer a series of Virtual Employment Skills Workshops throughout the month of June. The workshops are free and open to all job seekers. Participants must register in advance. Click on the workshop title below to ac...

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CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

June 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church six years ago by promoting acts of kindness around the county and sharing a special tribute documentary ...

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