CCPL announces phased reopening plans after closure due to COVID-19 pandemic

CCPL announces phased reopening plans after closure due to COVID-19 pandemic

May 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is preparing for a phased reopening of its library branches, which have been closed since March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are the important dates related to the resuming o...

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Learn to play from Grammy winners! CCPL rolls out music lesson service on rbDigital

Learn to play from Grammy winners! CCPL rolls out music lesson service on rbDigital

May 6, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library and rbDigital teamed up to provide a new digital service for patrons interested in spending their time in quarantine learning to play an instrument. Starting now, ArtistWorks for Libraries is ava...

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Grant funding available for restaurant workers

Grant funding available for restaurant workers

May 5, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Coronavirus pandemic drastically affected service sector jobs in Charleston County and South Carolina. Workers in industries such as restaurants, hotels, childcare services, retail trade and transportation services have take...

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Kick off Latino Books Month with 40 great reads

Kick off Latino Books Month with 40 great reads

May 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Since 2004, May has been the home of Latino Books Month. The month-long celebration encourages readers to discover Latino books that highlight Latino culture and Latin American identity in both English and Spanish.

This year, w...

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Did you know you can send a fax online?

Did you know you can send a fax online?

May 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC - A popular misconception is that using online faxing and fax machines are on the decline. However, the opposite is true. Fax usage continues to grow. In fact, according to a 2019 study from the International Data Corporation (IDC),...

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Explore the Star Wars universe on OverDrive and hoopla this May the 4th

Explore the Star Wars universe on OverDrive and hoopla this May the 4th

May 2, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There are hundreds of ebooks, graphics novels, audiobooks, and soundtracks available of OverDrive and hoopla to help you celebrate Star Wars Day. We've put together a list of some of our favorites.

Hoopla and OverDrive offer ma...

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A Moderate Trot through the History of Street Speed

A Moderate Trot through the History of Street Speed

May 1, 2020

Working animals dominated the streetscape of early Charleston, and their rhythmic hoof beats defined the pace of life for most of the city’s history. From colonial times to the turn of the twentieth century, citizens traveled no faster than “a mod...

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SC DEW offers extended hours, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program

SC DEW offers extended hours, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program

April 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - On Friday, April 24, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (SC DEW) launched their Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA, is a self-service, federally funded ...

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Read-alikes to pair with Dia de lose Libros 2020

Read-alikes to pair with Dia de lose Libros 2020's read along session

April 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you enjoyed this morning's read-along for Dia de los Libros with Lourdes from Main Library, then you'll probably also enjoy these titles!

All of them are available digitally for download with your CCPL library card. 

What ...

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Which middle grade reader ordered the mystery with a side of adventure? Your list is ready!

Which middle grade reader ordered the mystery with a side of adventure? Your list is ready!

April 28, 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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