CCPL, Charleston County Government provide update to community about new Keith Summey North Charleston Library construction

CCPL, Charleston County Government provide update to community about new Keith Summey North Charleston Library construction

March 5, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government are hosting a virtual forum to update the community on the progress of the building of the new Keith Summey North Charleston Library, which is set to re...

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Local authors, filmmakers may soon see their works on CCPL shelves

Local authors, filmmakers may soon see their works on CCPL shelves

March 2, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is working to include the work of local authors in the library’s collection of items that are borrowed. The library is opening the opportunity to authors and filmmakers through a new...

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CCPL ends quarantine period for library materials

CCPL ends quarantine period for library materials

March 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Effective March 1, the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will no longer quarantine library materials. Previously, as a precaution to protect against the spread of COVID-19, these materials were held in isolation for a peri...

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March is Women

March is Women's History Month! See what CCPL has planned...

March 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - March is Women's History Month! Each year this month is spent celebrating the contributions and achievements of women in a variety of fields.

The first National Women's History Week was established in 1980 with a proclamation f...

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March is National Nutrition Month! Check out the deliciously fun upcoming events

March is National Nutrition Month! Check out the deliciously fun upcoming events

March 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - March is National Nutrition Month! This is an annual campaign by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics inviting the community to learn about making informed food choices, and developing healthful eating and physical activity ha...

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CCPL plans for a bright future with new, innovative strategies

CCPL plans for a bright future with new, innovative strategies

March 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) published its Strategic Vision Plan for 2021-2024, paving the way for new and innovative services and programs for the community of Charleston County.

The plan focuses on five areas...

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Freedom Won and Lost: The Story of Catherine in Antebellum Charleston, Part 2

Freedom Won and Lost: The Story of Catherine in Antebellum Charleston, Part 2

February 26, 2021

Our enslaved protagonist, Catherine, was cheated out of freedom by an unscrupulous master, but she boldly asserted her independence and found an attorney to lobby for her legal emancipation. While they petitioned courts and the state legislature f...

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On Interviewing: identifying illegal Interview questions and responding to them

On Interviewing: identifying illegal Interview questions and responding to them

February 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Interviewing for a job can be scary.  Job Interviews make even the most prepared candidates uncomfortable.  As the interviewee, you might experience a bit of nervousness or anxiety attempting to sell yourself to a prospective em...

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Great autobiographies for Black History Month

Great autobiographies for Black History Month

February 23, 2021

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. 

As par...

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WISE Network offers telehealth appointments at rural CCPL branches to improve women’s health

WISE Network offers telehealth appointments at rural CCPL branches to improve women’s health

February 22, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. — If you live in rural Charleston County, women’s healthcare services may be coming to a library near you thanks to the WISE (Women in the South-East) Telehealth Network. Appointments are now available at select Charleston Cou...

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