The Horn Work: Marion Square’s Tabby Fortress

The Horn Work: Marion Square’s Tabby Fortress

May 29, 2020

Have you heard the story of the Horn Work in Marion Square? You know—that mysterious, unobtrusive, lumpy slab of concrete covered with oyster shells standing in the park near King Street? Did you know it’s actually a tiny remnant of a massive ...

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SC DEW offers 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits through pandemic resource

SC DEW offers 13 additional weeks of unemployment benefits through pandemic resource

May 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC DEW) is now offering emergency unemployment benefits. The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is available for up to 13 additional weeks of insurance ...

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Need some help relaxing after this year

Need some help relaxing after this year's wild ride? This book list will help

May 27, 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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Imagine Your Story: Registration open for this year’s summer reading program

Imagine Your Story: Registration open for this year’s summer reading program

May 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help students and children read more than ever this summer. This joint initiative ...

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Using LinkedIn and Lynda.com for job seeking

Using LinkedIn and Lynda.com for job seeking

May 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What is LinkedIn? How could this be of value to me? These may questions you are asking yourself especially during this period of dealing with the pandemic COVID-19. These were some of the questions, I asked myself prior to crea...

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SC Thrive offers rental assistance for those affected by COVID-19

SC Thrive offers rental assistance for those affected by COVID-19

May 24, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives in a multitude of ways, and we at CCPL are here to present another valuable, local resource. As of May 20th, 2020, nonprofit organization SC Thrive is offering a Rental Assistance pro...

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Hucksters’ Paradise: Mobile Food in Urban Charleston, Part 2

Hucksters’ Paradise: Mobile Food in Urban Charleston, Part 2

May 22, 2020

The business of peddling food through the streets is an ancient practice that became a part of Charleston’s culinary scene during the colonial era. The real “golden age” of local huckstering dawned after the Civil War, when scores of formerl...

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Patrons can soon pick up books and other items through CCPL’s curbside service

Patrons can soon pick up books and other items through CCPL’s curbside service

May 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will begin providing curbside service on Monday, June 8 at all its library branches so patrons may pick up books and other items they have placed on hold. The library locations have been...

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A community of helping hands

A community of helping hands

May 20, 2020

Many people are struggling right now during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are without jobs so the ability to obtain the basic needs of life like food, toiletries, medication, and diapers is extra burdensome. One day, they were providing for the...

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