How you can use CCPL

How you can use CCPL's resources to change jobs

June 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are you tired of being comfortably uncomfortable in your current job? If you consistently feel unfulfilled or bored with your career and need a change, this post is for you. 

Deciding to change your profession is an important ...

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Remembering Charleston’s Liberty Tree, Part 1

Remembering Charleston’s Liberty Tree, Part 1

June 26, 2020

Charleston’s Liberty Tree is an important part of the story of the American Revolution in South Carolina. As a venue for both weighty political debates and patriotic celebrations, it appears as a relatively minor character in the general narrati...

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10 tips for job seekers

10 tips for job seekers

June 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Searching for work can be difficult. Job-seekers are often stressed about money and time, or just feeling unsure about the whole process. But CCPL is here to help. We are available by phone, email, as well as in person, to answ...

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Juneteenth, Febteenth, and Emancipation Day in Charleston

Juneteenth, Febteenth, and Emancipation Day in Charleston

June 19, 2020

Commemorating the end of slavery has been an important part of the yearly calendar in numerous communities across the United States since the end of the Civil War, but there is no singular date of observance. Whether one celebrates the demise of h...

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CCPL selected to participate in building a national network of museums and libraries for school readiness

CCPL selected to participate in building a national network of museums and libraries for school readiness

June 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As part of a Cooperative Agreement with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, awarded to Boston Children’s Museum to expand its existing School Readiness through Partnerships program to 3 new states; the Charleston C...

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Reading with Pride: LGBTQ+ must reads for your holds list

Reading with Pride: LGBTQ+ must reads for your holds list

June 17, 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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Black Lives Matter community reads now available on CCPL OverDrive in pair of special collections

Black Lives Matter community reads now available on CCPL OverDrive in pair of special collections

June 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Starting this week, Charleston County Public Library and OverDrive have made available a collection of titles focused on anti-racism and social justice. The new collection is called African-American Perspectives and can be found...

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CCPL seeking community input on Bees Ferry West Ashley Library programs, events and creative studio

CCPL seeking community input on Bees Ferry West Ashley Library programs, events and creative studio

June 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) wants your input! CCPL is collecting input and opinions from community members about potential programs/events and makerspace (do-it-yourself) equipment for the new Bees Ferry West Ashley ...

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Figuring out your funds

Figuring out your funds

June 15, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Managing money can be both confusing and overwhelming. The task can become even more daunting when purse strings are pulled tighter due to the uncertainty a global pandemic brings. You may have more mouths to feed at home, more...

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CCPL launches #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

CCPL launches #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

June 15, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church five years ago by promoting acts of kindness around the county and releasing a special tribute documentar...

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