Looking for a job? We

Looking for a job? We're here to help

April 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Thousands of people in Charleston County and South Carolina have lost their jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. According to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, during the week ending in March 18, mor...

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Celebrate Earth Day with these titles from hoopla

Celebrate Earth Day with these titles from hoopla

April 22, 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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Five downloadable books about armadillos to read after your virtual zoo trip

Five downloadable books about armadillos to read after your virtual zoo trip

April 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you joined our field trip to the zoo this afternoon, you got to learn about armadillos, including one with a silly name: Quesadillo! 

Do you remember what they like to eat Can you remember where they're from? We're going to...

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Manage your mind with these health and wellness reads

Manage your mind with these health and wellness reads

April 20, 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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Join CCPL for the Met Opera

Join CCPL for the Met Opera's all-star At-Home Gala on Saturday, April 25

April 18, 2020

New York — The Metropolitan Opera announced plans today to live-stream what it is billing as an At-Home Gala on Saturday, April 25, at 1 p.m., featuring performances by many of the company’s most prominent artists, live from their own quarantines ...

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Four more reasons you need a CCPL eCard if you don

Four more reasons you need a CCPL eCard if you don't have one: Check out these new services

April 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library and rbDigital are launching four new video channels this week: The Great Courses, Qello Concerts, Learn It Live, and Method Test Prep. 

They will join Acorn TV, IndieFlix, and Pongalo Novela Cl...

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Poetry Month is more than halfway over, but these book recommendations will have you leaving the prose alone for months to come

Poetry Month is more than halfway over, but these book recommendations will have you leaving the prose alone for months to come

April 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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Charleston at 350: The Legacy of Founding Decisions

Charleston at 350: The Legacy of Founding Decisions

April 17, 2020

The City of Charleston is celebrating its 350th birthday this month, as is the state of South Carolina in general. While the festivities may be subdued for the moment, the quiet passing of this anniversary presents an opportunity to contemplate th...

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Read-alike suggestions for The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Read-alike suggestions for The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

April 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you enjoyed this morning's read-along of "The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler" with Sally from Main Library, then you'll probably also enjoy these titles!

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

When a book of unexplai...

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Craft time: Build your own greenhouse with old CD cases

Craft time: Build your own greenhouse with old CD cases

April 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Finally! There's a use for all those old CD cases! Kids, if you have no idea what a CD or a cD case is, don't worry. Your parents can explain the 90s to you while making this fun craft. 

This awesome greenhouse tutorial comes ...

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