The Roots of Spain’s Claim to South Carolina, 1513–1670

The Roots of Spain’s Claim to South Carolina, 1513–1670

September 24, 2021

The history of South Carolina, like any other chronological narrative, is more than just a list of important events and famous personalities. Our history is a complicated matrix informed by the experiences of numerous people with different and oft...

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Hurd/St. Andrews Library reopens after interior renovation project

Hurd/St. Andrews Library reopens after interior renovation project

September 21, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The newly renovated Cynthia Graham Hurd/St. Andrews Library, located at 1735 N. Woodmere Drive, is now open to the public. CCPL held a grand reopening ceremony and ribbon cutting to welcome back the public. The branch has been u...

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CCPL, Charleston County BEVR partner to increase voter engagement

CCPL, Charleston County BEVR partner to increase voter engagement

September 20, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has partnered with the Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration (BEVR) to help more members of the community register to vote.

“The right to vote is a key part of o...

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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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CCPL celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

CCPL celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Join the Charleston County Public Library in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month as we recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month ...

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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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