Titles from CCPL

Titles from CCPL's collection to remember the Holocaust

January 27, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - January 27 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a day to commemorate the slaughter of millions of people by Nazis in World War II. This year, our selectors have put together a list of books to read from the Charleston ...

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5 Tips for Teleworkers

5 Tips for Teleworkers

January 26, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Teleworking is the new normal.  The reality is a lot of companies have ditched their brick-and-mortar offices because their business can run remotely just as efficiently. With the last two years and counting, you might be in thi...

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South Carolina's Capitation Tax on Free People of Color, 1756–1864

January 21, 2022

COMING UP ON THE NEXT CHARLESTON TIME MACHINE:

For more than a century, free people of African descent in the Palmetto State were required to pay a special "poll" or "head" tax every year to maintain their freedom. The amount of the tax and the r...

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CCPL encourages community members without internet access to visit local library branch to order free at-home COVID tests online

CCPL encourages community members without internet access to visit local library branch to order free at-home COVID tests online

January 20, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With the recent announcement by the federal government that households in the U.S. can now order free at-home COVID-19 test kits online to receive by mail, Charleston County Public Library is reminding the community about its ...

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CCPL revises schedules for Saturday, January 22 due to winter weather

CCPL revises schedules for Saturday, January 22 due to winter weather

January 20, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will adjust its operating hours for Saturday, Jan. 22 due to the potential impacts from winter weather. 

Poe/Sullivan's Island, Folly Beach, McClellanville, Edisto Island, and Village ...

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6 books to read for MLK Day 2022

6 books to read for MLK Day 2022

January 12, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrates the life and civil rights work of Dr. King. This year, part of Charleston County Public Library's celebration is to share a small collection of specially curated titles.

In 1994, the holid...

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Book Review: "Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now" by Rob Barnett

Book Review: "Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now" by Rob Barnett

January 12, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The book Next Job, Best Job: A Headhunter’s 11 Strategies to Get Hired Now by Rob Barnett is a useful guide for those recently out of work or looking for a new job. The book was published in June of 2021, so the suggestions w...

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Five Years of Charleston Time Machine

Five Years of Charleston Time Machine

January 6, 2022

Five years ago this week, I launched the first episode of what became a weekly podcast and blog called Charleston Time Machine. The past sixty months have passed like a blur that I can scarcely recall because I’ve been so immersed in the process o...

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CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank expand afterschool snacks program

CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank expand afterschool snacks program

January 3, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) are working together to alleviate child hunger in Charleston by expanding their afterschool snacks program to four additional library branches....

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Top 10: The most circulated young adult novels of 2021 at CCPL

Top 10: The most circulated young adult novels of 2021 at CCPL

January 1, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - These days it seems like all young adult books are great reads for everyone, but these are the ones that got the most attention from teens and adults alike this year at CCPL. 

Oh, you hadn't heard that adults are picking up al...

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