New Baxter-Patrick James Island Library opening with several big programs

October 22, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library, located at 1858 South Grimball Road, on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. The library has put together a list of events for kids, teens, ...

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Take a walk through a story at Palmetto Islands County Park

October 21, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - CCPL has partnered with Charleston County Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Healthy Tri-County, to promote a love of literacy, exercise and the great outdoors through the installation of a StoryWalk at the Palmetto Isla...

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Hampstead Village: The Historic Heart of Charleston’s East Side

October 18, 2019

Hampstead Village is a historic neighborhood of downtown Charleston, better known today as the heart of the city’s “East Side.” Created as an affluent suburb in 1769, Hampstead has endured a series of booms and busts over the past two and a ...

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Dart Library's K'Lani Green named inaugural Cynthia Graham Hurd Staff Award winner

October 16, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. – At its annual Staff Development Day on Oct. 14, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) announced John L. Dart Branch Manager K’Lani Green as the winner of the inaugural Cynthia Graham Hurd Staff Award. This award honors t...

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Tech Team’s Top Ten for Fall and Winter

October 16, 2019

The Tech Team has some free, popular apps to help you get ready for the upcoming holiday season. Whether your plans involve food, shopping, or turning yourself into a zombie, these apps will help you get the job done! Many others are available –...

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CCPL to open Baxter-Patrick James Island Library on Saturday, Nov. 2

October 12, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library, located at 1858 South Grimball Road, on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony begin...

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From Intendant to Mayor: The Evolution of Charleston’s Executive Office

October 11, 2019

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The mayor of Charleston is a prestigious officer who commands respect throughout our community and beyond, but that hasn’t always been the case. Nearly two centuries ago, the city’s executive evolved from a nearly...

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Join Help Me Grow SC for Free Child Developmental Screenings

October 11, 2019

Join Help Me Grow SC this October and November for Read, Rattle and Roll. This event offers free developmental screenings for children ages 5 and a half and younger. 

Children will enjoy fun and interactive play areas focused on learning, behavi...

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25 finalists named in National Book Award honors

October 9, 2019

NEW YORK - The National Book Foundation announced Wednesday the 25 finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. A panel of literary experts selected and adva...

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CCPL makes call for new potential stops of Mobile Library routes

October 8, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library is coming to a location near you, with the launch of a new Mobile Library in early 2020. The Mobile Library will be replacing the current bookmobile.

“This vehicle will be bigger and better, p...

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