Remembering Rhettsbury

February 16, 2018
One of Charleston’s least-remembered eighteenth-century neighborhoods was a suburban plantation known as “The Point,” then “Rhett’s Point” or “Rhettsbury,” and later, “Trott’s Point.” This tract,…

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Read Across America events happening at CCPL branches

February 15, 2018
Enjoy listening to Dr. Seuss favorites as we celebrate his birthday with local celebrities. A celebrity? Who could that be? A mayor? A sailor? A…

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George Washington in Charleston, 1791

February 9, 2018
It’s February, and President’s Day is just around the corner. This Federal holiday has officially existed since 1885, but it actually has much deeper roots.…

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The Story of Gadsden’s Wharf

February 2, 2018
I’d like to invite you to join me for a trip down to Gadsden’s Wharf. Perhaps you’ve heard about this site in the news recently.…

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CCPL launches new First Monday Gallery Night series highlighting monthly featured artists

February 2, 2018
CHARLESTON, SC – The Saul Alexander Gallery is launching a series that highlights new artwork on display each month. First Monday Gallery Night kicks off…

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Bright Star Theatre to present multiple programs at CCPL honoring African-American History Month

January 31, 2018
The Bright Star Theatre will be in the Lowcountry on Tuesday, Feb. 13 and Wednesday, Feb. 14 to present three unique programs that honor African-American…

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The End of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

January 26, 2018
January 2018 marks the 210th anniversary of a major milestone in the history of the United States, and the history of Charleston in particular. On…

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Celebrate Harry Potter with CCPL

January 25, 2018
It’s time to get your costumes, wands and Butterbeer tankards at the ready, because Charleston County Public Library is celebrating Harry Potter Book Night – the…

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Larry Gale

January 23, 2018
A resident of Charleston since 1965, Larry Gale is the Data Architect and Senior Systems Engineer on the Medical University of South Carolina Enterprise Data…

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CCPL partnership provides free tax assistance

January 23, 2018
Area residents can receive free help with their taxes at several Charleston County Public Library branches through a project coordinated with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax…

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