Online professional courses provided free to those unemployed due to COVID-19

Online professional courses provided free to those unemployed due to COVID-19

October 7, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you are South Carolina Unemployment Insurance claimant displaced from work due to COVID-19, thousands of professional online courses are available to you at no cost through the South Carolina Department of Employment and Work...

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Spend Star Wars Reads Day in a galaxy far, far away with these 10 reads

Spend Star Wars Reads Day in a galaxy far, far away with these 10 reads

October 6, 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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Recall Their Names: The Personal Identity of Enslaved South Carolinians

Recall Their Names: The Personal Identity of Enslaved South Carolinians

October 2, 2020

The enslaved people of early South Carolina bore a variety of names, many of which were not of their own choosing. Combing through documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, we find a robust record of the personal names applied to man...

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Stay healthy! Celebrate Health Literacy Month with CCPL

Stay healthy! Celebrate Health Literacy Month with CCPL

October 1, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - October is Health Literacy Month, a month focused on promoting the importance of understandable health information. Health Literacy Month is more than just to acknowledge the importance of health literacy, but rather an opportun...

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Support Your Local Library at Pop-up Book Sales

Support Your Local Library at Pop-up Book Sales

September 30, 2020

Do you love your local library and want to show your support? Then come out to one of three upcoming pop-up book sales hosted by the Charleston Friends of the Library. The Friends are a volunteer-run nonprofit and one of CCPL's biggest advocates. ...

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10 books to revel in your love of the Lowcountry

10 books to revel in your love of the Lowcountry

September 29, 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, CCSD launch L Squared program to give students free access to all library resources, services

CCPL, CCSD launch L Squared program to give students free access to all library resources, services

September 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) continues to expand and improve their partnership with the Charleston County School District (CCSD). The latest program, L2 (L Squared) comes on the heels of the 2020 Summer Reading partn...

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CCPL's Main Library among 4 county in-person absentee voting locations for November election

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - In October, The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will open four in-person satellite voting locations. Citizens will also be able to return completed mail-in absentee ballots to election officials at th...

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Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - At Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), our aim is to reach and assist people from as many walks of life as we can. Plenty of people have made mistakes in their past and are actively trying to better themselves. Many folks f...

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CCPL now offering Google Chromebooks for checkout

CCPL now offering Google Chromebooks for checkout

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is lending out 90 Google Chromebooks at nine library branches throughout Charleston County in an effort to get patrons equitable access to technology. Earlier this month, 90 Kajeet mobile ...

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