Draw your own Pigeon, Piggie, and Elephant with Mo Willems!

Draw your own Pigeon, Piggie, and Elephant with Mo Willems!

March 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are there any fans of Pigeon, Elephant, and Piggie at your house? (Of course the answer is YES!) What if you could learn to make your own Piggie and Elephant stories? Now you can! 

Author and illustrator Mo Willems has been ho...

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Book recommendations for artists and their artwork

Book recommendations for artists and their artwork

March 25, 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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Books featuring giraffes to pair with our virtual Cincinatti Zoo field trip

Books featuring giraffes to pair with our virtual Cincinatti Zoo field trip

March 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you joined our field trip to the zoo this afternoon, you saw a pair of baby giraffes, Theo and Fennessy, and learned all about how they live and grow up. 

If you have a child - or maybe it's you! - who loves giraffes, they ...

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CCPL teams up with US Census to get everyone counted

CCPL teams up with US Census to get everyone counted

March 24, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We are excited to announce that we’ve partnered with the U.S. Census Bureau to support the #2020Census! As a partner, we’ll be working to ensure that the Charleston community is accurately represented.

For the first time, ...

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CCPL offers free Wi-Fi outside of library buildings for public use

CCPL offers free Wi-Fi outside of library buildings for public use

March 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – Community members without access to internet are invited to access the Wi-Fi outside of most of the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches. While CCPL remains closed due to the Coronavirus, the Library’s Wi-Fi exten...

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Digital book recommendations for Women

Digital book recommendations for Women's History Month with YA librarian Ashley Collins

March 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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CCPL modifies temporary closure period

CCPL modifies temporary closure period

March 20, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches are temporarily closed and will remain closed until further notice. Fines incurred during this period are being waived.

“It appears we will be unable to reopen on March 31. I...

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Pandemic and Panic: Influenza in 1918 Charleston

Pandemic and Panic: Influenza in 1918 Charleston

March 20, 2020

Pandemic and panic visited Charleston in the autumn of 1918 when the Spanish Influenza spread throughout the community in a wave of acute sickness and death. Under the shadow of the Great War raging in Europe, the city was ill-equipped to counter ...

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CCPL expanding digital resources and programming, offering temporary e-Card for free access during branch closures

CCPL expanding digital resources and programming, offering temporary e-Card for free access during branch closures

March 19, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches may be closed, but patrons can still engage with their library from the comfort of their homes. CCPL offers an array of digital resources, programming and services, and continu...

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Reading companion to exploring the sloth enclosure at the Cincinatti Zoo

Reading companion to exploring the sloth enclosure at the Cincinatti Zoo

March 19, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you joined our field trip to the zoo this afternoon, you saw Mo the Sloth eat a grape with a vitamin in it. Who knew they liked grapes, and strawberries, and corn on the cob! 

If you have a child who loves sloths, they migh...

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