Nominate your favorite CCPL librarian for the I Love My Librarian Award

Nominate your favorite CCPL librarian for the I Love My Librarian Award

September 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Has a librarian made a difference in your life or your community? Now is your chance to honor their contributions by nominating them for the national I Love My Librarian Award.

The I Love My Librarian Award invites library u...

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5 job seeking apps to help you find your next career

5 job seeking apps to help you find your next career

September 13, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Looking for a job has never been easier. Android and Apple smart devices, like tablets and phones, allow job seekers to search and explore jobs no matter where they are. And better yet, all the apps mentioned below are free to d...

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CCPL plans special programs for Hispanic Heritage Month

CCPL plans special programs for Hispanic Heritage Month

September 12, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Celebrate the rich and vibrant culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans with the Charleston County Public Library during Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, 2020. Discover something new at special programs ...

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#LibrariesTransform national read-along kicks off Sept. 14, download the book free on OverDrive

#LibrariesTransform national read-along kicks off Sept. 14, download the book free on OverDrive

September 12, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The 2020 Libraries Transform Book Pick is now available! Readers nationwide have the chance to connect over the same title at the same time. 

From September 14-28, the unlimited copies of the ebook are available to libraries f...

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The Advent of Black Suffrage in South Carolina

The Advent of Black Suffrage in South Carolina

September 11, 2020

Modern conversations about the legacy of voter discrimination in South Carolina politics tend to focus on the civil-rights struggles of the mid-twentieth century, but the roots of this important issue lie much deeper in the past. Founded on import...

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Celebrate National Online Learning Day with CCPL!

Celebrate National Online Learning Day with CCPL!

September 10, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - September 15 is National Online Learning Day, an annual celebration of the ever-increasing popularity and necessity of online education for all ages. Sometimes referred to as e-learning, online learning provides students with ...

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CCPL urges temporary eCard holders to upgrade to full library card

CCPL urges temporary eCard holders to upgrade to full library card

September 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With our libraries closed due to the pandemic, we were unable to issue regular library cards in our buildings. As a result, we began offering temporary eCards as a way to allow patrons to access our eResources (e.g. databases, e...

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Becoming a viable job candidate: Honing soft skills & articulating experience

Becoming a viable job candidate: Honing soft skills & articulating experience

September 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As you search and apply for jobs, understanding your soft skills set is essential.  Being able to articulate job readiness with your life experiences will position you as the best person for the job.

You may have all the expe...

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Love a good historical mystery? West Ashley

Love a good historical mystery? West Ashley's branch manager put together this book list for you

September 8, 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. 

While ...

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CCPL lending additional hotspots to patrons in rural areas

CCPL lending additional hotspots to patrons in rural areas

September 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is lending out 100 mobile hot spots to community members in the most rural areas of the County in an effort to get them connected to Internet.  

The Kajeet devices, powered by Verizon,...

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