The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 1

The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 1

June 5, 2020

The tabby Horn Work that once guarded the northern approach to Charleston formed the citadel of American resistance during the British siege of 1780, but the story of its construction commenced decades before the Revolution. It arose from prolonge...

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Free Meals for Kids and Teens - Summer Feeding Program Begins June 8

Free Meals for Kids and Teens - Summer Feeding Program Begins June 8

June 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC –The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) have teamed up provide free weekly meals and snacks to children aged 18 and under this summer. The Summer Fe...

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CCPL adjusts some of the announced curbside operation hours to begin June 8

CCPL adjusts some of the announced curbside operation hours to begin June 8

June 2, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – CCPL will begin providing curbside service on Monday, June 8 at most library branches so patrons may pick up books and other items they have placed on hold. The library locations have been closed since March 16 due to the COVI...

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Getting started with a resume

Getting started with a resume

June 2, 2020

Do you feel unsure about resumes? Are you confused about how to start? In this blog I’ll discuss why a resume is important, how to get started and how to store your resume digitally for the future. There are also some links to additional resourc...

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CCPL is here to help inspire understanding and community healing

CCPL is here to help inspire understanding and community healing

June 1, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The emotions related to the tragic death of George Floyd are resonating across our nation and our own community. We are saddened and horrified by what happened to Mr. Floyd and we stand with the members of our black community. O...

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The Horn Work: Marion Square’s Tabby Fortress

The Horn Work: Marion Square’s Tabby Fortress

May 29, 2020

Have you heard the story of the Horn Work in Marion Square? You know—that mysterious, unobtrusive, lumpy slab of concrete covered with oyster shells standing in the park near King Street? Did you know it’s actually a tiny remnant of a massive ...

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SC DEW offers 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits through pandemic resource

SC DEW offers 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits through pandemic resource

May 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC DEW) is now offering emergency unemployment benefits. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is available for up to 13 additional weeks of insurance ...

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Need some help relaxing after this year

Need some help relaxing after this year's wild ride? This book list will help

May 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - No one knows books and gives better recommendations than librarians. That's one of our favorite things to do, and we spend a lot of time researching and reading new books and old ones to keep our recommendations fresh. 

With o...

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Imagine Your Story: Registration open for this year’s summer reading program

Imagine Your Story: Registration open for this year’s summer reading program

May 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help students and children read more than ever this summer. This joint initiative ...

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Using LinkedIn and Lynda.com for job seeking

Using LinkedIn and Lynda.com for job seeking

May 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What is LinkedIn? How could this be of value to me? These may questions you are asking yourself especially during this period of dealing with the pandemic COVID-19. These were some of the questions, I asked myself prior to crea...

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