Looking for work? Don

Looking for work? Don't miss the Chamber of Commerce virtual job fair

August 19, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The COVID pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of our lives. The way we interact, work, and plan for the future have been changed and it is evident that in order to succeed, we must adapt. The Charleston Metro Chamber of Com...

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12 pandemic-escaping sci-fi books to take you to another world

12 pandemic-escaping sci-fi books to take you to another world

August 18, 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. 

With o...

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eBooks, audiobooks on RBdigital moving to CCPL

eBooks, audiobooks on RBdigital moving to CCPL's OverDrive and Libby apps

August 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston residents can browse, borrow and enjoy even more ebooks and digital audiobooks from Charleston County Public Library through the award-winning Libby reading app. 

Digital books previously available through the RBdig...

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CCPL expands in-library services, re-opens additional branches

CCPL expands in-library services, re-opens additional branches

August 17, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – On Monday, Aug. 24, six additional Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches will begin allowing patrons inside the facilities, offering limited in-person services such as browsing and mobile printing. This follows th...

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Bee Jackson’s 1926 Visit to Charleston: Behind the Scenes

Bee Jackson’s 1926 Visit to Charleston: Behind the Scenes

August 14, 2020

In mid-April of 1926, a professional dancer from Brooklyn named Bee Jackson paid a brief but memorable visit to the Charleston area. Highlights of that event were captured in professionally staged photos and even silent moving pictures, but the br...

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CCPL closes three regional libraries to undergo renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

CCPL closes three regional libraries to undergo renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

August 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing three regional libraries on Saturday, Aug. 22 to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. Otranto Road Regional LibraryJohn’s Island Regiona...

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Hungry for a good book? Here are a baker

Hungry for a good book? Here are a baker's dozen titles with food in the plot

August 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Do you enjoy both reading and cooking in your leisure time? Me too! My name is Andrea LaFalce, and I work in Adult Services at our Main branch in downtown Charleston.

While reading books I have always appreciated references to...

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Job seeker tips to avoid scams in a pandemic

Job seeker tips to avoid scams in a pandemic

August 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As many Americans adjust to the ‘new normal’ presented by an ongoing global pandemic, scammers are also adapting their deceptive methods to yield themselves the opportunity to steal your identity and your money. During this time...

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Representing Charleston at the 1926 National “Charleston” Contest

Representing Charleston at the 1926 National “Charleston” Contest

August 7, 2020

On a pair of snowy evenings in Chicago in February 1926, two young dancers from Charleston competed with other couples to determine the most proficient “Charlestoners” in the United States. Spectators judged their steps to be the most graceful and...

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CCPL begins in-library services at four branches on Aug. 10

CCPL begins in-library services at four branches on Aug. 10

August 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is expanding its services after the closure of its branches on March 16 due to COVID-19. Starting Monday, Aug. 10, four library branches will begin allowing patrons inside the faciliti...

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