NEW DATE: CCPL to Open Renovated Dorchester Road Library on Oct. 11

NEW DATE: CCPL to Open Renovated Dorchester Road Library on Oct. 11

October 4, 2022

The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the renovated Dorchester Road Library, located at 6325 Dorchester Road, on Tuesday, Oct. 11. The public is invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 9 a.m. at the branch. The ...

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Drop-in event: Representatives of the Charleston County Auditor’s Office

Drop-in event: Representatives of the Charleston County Auditor’s Office

October 3, 2022

Drop-in event: Representatives of the Charleston County Auditor’s Office will be assisting members of the public with their Charleston County property tax bills, and can confirm whether they are eligible for Property Tax savings (Homestead Exempti...

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Healthy Living with MUSC

Healthy Living with MUSC

October 3, 2022

Join doctoral students from MUSC's Division of Occupational Therapy as they give presentations and lead discussions on healthy living.

See the schedule below for locations and specific topics:

Wednesday, October 26:

  • Poe/Sullivan's Island - 3 p....

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Hispanic Prisoners in Charleston during La Guerra del Asiento

Hispanic Prisoners in Charleston during La Guerra del Asiento

September 30, 2022

During a decade of naval warfare in the 1740s, a number of British warships and privateers brought scores of Spanish-speaking prisoners to Charleston. South Carolina’s provincial government confined most of these mariners within cramped facilities...

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CCPL branches and offices closing for Hurricane Ian, Dorchester Road Library reopening postponed

CCPL branches and offices closing for Hurricane Ian, Dorchester Road Library reopening postponed

September 28, 2022

CHARLESTON, SC – Due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Ian, ALL CCPL branches and offices are closed from Thursday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 2. CCPL expects to resume normal operating schedules on Monday, Oct. 3.

Book drops a...

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The Mermaid and the Hornet in the Hurricane of 1752

The Mermaid and the Hornet in the Hurricane of 1752

September 23, 2022

The powerful hurricane of mid-September 1752 destroyed nearly every watercraft in the vicinity of Charleston, with two dramatic exceptions. His Majesty’s warship Mermaid was driven ashore near the Wando River, while HMS Hornet nearly capsized in...

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John L. Dart Library closing for renovations

John L. Dart Library closing for renovations

September 21, 2022

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the John L. Dart Library, located at 1067 King Street downtown, on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 5 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The libra...

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Elliotborough Park Pop Up

Elliotborough Park Pop Up

September 19, 2022

Join Charleston County Public Library and friends as we pop up at Elliotborough Park on Saturday, October 15, 2022 starting at 10am until noon! Enjoy storytimes at 10:30am and 11:30, an art project with artist Jeleata Nicole, and other fun activit...

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Read for the Record with CCPL!

Read for the Record with CCPL!

September 19, 2022

Help set a world record for the number of people reading or listening to the same book on one day! Join us at any of our branch locations on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022 to participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record. This year's book selection is...

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CCPL closing Village Library in Mt. Pleasant for renovations

CCPL closing Village Library in Mt. Pleasant for renovations

September 15, 2022

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the Village Library, located at 430 Whilden St in Mount Pleasant, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The lib...

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