The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 2

January 17, 2020

The secret confederacy of angry South Carolinians that formed in November 1719 assembled in Charleston that December as an elected Convention of the people. In a showdown with the legitimate proprietary government, the members of the Convention st...

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Animals run amok after hours at Wando Mount Pleasant

January 17, 2020

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - Staff members at Wando Mount Pleasant Library are working Friday morning to pick up the messes made by stuffed animals left overnight in the library. 

The animals were invited to a special storytime with their favorite chi...

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Chronic conditions: A reading companion to the Human Story Series event

January 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library welcomed Dorathea Chaplin and Ginger Smith to the Main Branch Auditorium to discuss how they live life to the fullest while balancing the needs of chronic health conditions. 

During the hour lo...

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The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 1

January 9, 2020

Frustrated by years of neglect and contrary government, the citizens of South Carolina asserted their political will in the closing months of 1719 by organizing a rebellious confederacy that descended on Charleston to seize the reins of power. It ...

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Love your library? Nominate us for the City Paper's Best Of Charleston awards!

January 9, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The nomination period of the City Paper's Best of Charleston awards is coming to a close! If you love your library, here's a perfect chance to recognize us with some nominations!

There are 400 different categories, from best go...

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CCPL teams up with YWCA to offer girls-only code camp at 3 branches

January 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What do your daughters want to be when they grow up? If you think they might want to be tech stars, get them started now with our free Y GIRLS CODE program presented by YWCA Greater Charleston!

They'll learn to code in a fun, f...

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Join CCPL, authors to celebrate the life of local bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons

January 7, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Acclaimed authors, renowned poets, distinguished educators and more will gather at CCPL’s Main Library on Friday, Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. to celebrate the life and legacy of their friend and colleague Anne Rivers Siddons. Jo...

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A look back at the 10 most popular travels in the Charleston Time Machine

January 3, 2020

Each week we take a trip through time in the Charleston Time Machine, traveling from point to point through history to examine the lesser known stories and the tales behind major events that helped shape Charleston. 

This week we'll take a look ...

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Top 10: Suspense, mystery, and nonfiction feature in 2019 downloadables

December 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We're closing out 2019 with Top 10 lists, and today we're focused on downloadables. 

There's nothing like being able to carry an entire library in your pocket or purse, and being able to download thousands of books to your pho...

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Great Decisions 2020: Join focused foreign policy discussions at your local library

December 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Join America’s largest discussion series that fosters civic participation through conversations about world affairs. Read the briefing book for background information about the featured topic each week, then join one or both o...

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