The Rise of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1865–1896

The Rise of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1865–1896

October 23, 2020

The right to vote, which is enshrined in the United States Constitution, affords citizens the opportunity to express their political views. In post-Civil War South Carolina, however, White conservatives regarded suffrage as a privilege that the st...

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Tips for successfully working remotely

Tips for successfully working remotely

October 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Working outside the office has become a reality for many. Commutes have been reduced from highway to hallway, schedules have been shifted. Doing your work outside your workplace can be challenging. It can be lonely and difficult...

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CCPL expands hours at branches offering in-library service

CCPL expands hours at branches offering in-library service

October 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 28 the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will offer hours of operation on Wednesday afternoons at select branches.

In addition to their current operating hours, the Main, Baxter-Patrick Jame...

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Celebrating friends for Friends Week with this book list of good vibes and great friendships

Celebrating friends for Friends Week with this book list of good vibes and great friendships

October 20, 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. 

But it...

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CCPL celebrates the Charleston Friends of the Library during National Friends of Libraries Week

CCPL celebrates the Charleston Friends of the Library during National Friends of Libraries Week

October 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will be spending the week of Oct. 18-24 celebrating its Charleston Friends of the Library group as part of the 15th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week.

The Cha...

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The WISE Telehealth Network in rural Charleston County Receives funding from South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to improve women’s health

The WISE Telehealth Network in rural Charleston County Receives funding from South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to improve women’s health

October 15, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The WISE (Women in the South-East) Telehealth Network has been chosen to receive funding from the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to increase access to high value, quality healthcare in rural areas. The Ch...

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10 tips for performing well in any job interview

10 tips for performing well in any job interview

October 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The interview process can be intimidating – especially if you are trying to land your first real job during a pandemic. Fortunately, CCPL is here to help. We are available by phone, email, text, chat as well as in person to answ...

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10 historical fiction books that will immerse you in eras long past

10 historical fiction books that will immerse you in eras long past

October 12, 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. 

But it...

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CCPL mourns untimely death of Wando Mount Pleasant employee

CCPL mourns untimely death of Wando Mount Pleasant employee

October 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library is mourning the death of one of its valued staff members. Christine Whipple died Thursday, Oct. 9. 

Christy worked in adult services at the Wando Mount Pleasant Library since March of 2019 and...

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South Carolina’s War Against Beasts of Prey, 1693–1790

South Carolina’s War Against Beasts of Prey, 1693–1790

October 9, 2020

Modern discussions about the conservation of South Carolina’s natural wildlife tend to focus on the protection of animals and habitats that have declined over the generations as a result of human encroachment. In contrast, we hear less about the c...

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