CCPL recognized nationally for exceptional community impact in 2021

CCPL recognized nationally for exceptional community impact in 2021

November 23, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) received two awards (overall winner and honorable mention) from Unique Management Services as part of their 2021 Library Awards honoring top performing libraries throughout the country...

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The First People of the South Carolina Lowcountry

The First People of the South Carolina Lowcountry

November 19, 2021

The Lowcountry of South Carolina once belonged to more than a dozen distinct groups of Native Americans whose existence is now barely remembered. In the decades after the founding of Charleston in 1670, the indigenous people of this area interacte...

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How to prepare for a seasonal job

How to prepare for a seasonal job

November 16, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Seasonal jobs are positions available only during certain periods of time. These jobs are temporary and short term with clear, definite deadlines to come to an end. Seasonal jobs can be based on geography or based on the time of...

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Commemorate Veterans Day with CCPL programs and resources

Commemorate Veterans Day with CCPL programs and resources

November 5, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston County Public Library is recognizing Veterans Day by honoring and celebrating those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11, the anniversary of the end of World...

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Wielding the Sword of State in Early South Carolina

Wielding the Sword of State in Early South Carolina

November 5, 2021

For more than three centuries, the government of South Carolina has used a ceremonial sword to represent the state’s military strength and civil authority. Held aloft and brandished before crowds of citizens, this distinctive blade has played an i...

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The benefits of using a staffing agency to find work

The benefits of using a staffing agency to find work

November 2, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A partnership between a job seeker and an employer brokered by a staffing agency is beneficial to both parties.  They aim to match the right job candidates with the right position.  These agencies serve as the ‘middle-man’ provi...

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with CCPL

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with CCPL

November 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - November is National Native American Heritage Month where we recognize the contributions, achievements and sacrifices of Native American people, the first inhabitants of the United States. It's also a time to celebrate their ric...

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Reviving Apparently Dead Bodies in 1790s Charleston

Reviving Apparently Dead Bodies in 1790s Charleston

October 29, 2021

In the late summer of 1793, the City of Charleston ratified an ordinance requiring the proprietors of pubs and barrooms to assist physicians attempting to revive the bodies of “apparently dead” persons lingering in a state of “suspended animation....

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Interested in applying for a job at CCPL? Here’s how

Interested in applying for a job at CCPL? Here’s how

October 26, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are you interesting in applying for a job with Charleston County Public Library (CCPL)? Here is everything you need to know about joining our library team in four easy steps.

Step 1: Which job is right for you? Review our vac...

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CCPL, MUSC Hollings Cancer Center team up for cancer screenings in November

CCPL, MUSC Hollings Cancer Center team up for cancer screenings in November

October 25, 2021

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the cancer screenings have been postponed until a later date. Stay tuned for new dates!

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library in partnership with the USC Hollings Cancer Center Mobile Health Un...

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