The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 2

The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 2

June 12, 2020

Over a period of nearly a year and a half in the late 1750s, the people of Charleston watched scores of laborers transform tons of oyster shells into a towering concrete barrier designed to protect the town’s northern boundary from invading enem...

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Charcute-reads: Pair some snacks with your reading this summer

Charcute-reads: Pair some snacks with your reading this summer

June 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Let's talk about book snacking. Everyone knows some books are just so good you need some snacks nearby. 

But how much time have you spent thinking about really pairing your books and snacks? Can the right snack choice make tha...

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CCPL begins curbside at downtown library branches

CCPL begins curbside at downtown library branches

June 10, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will begin providing curbside service to the downtown branches (Main Library and Dart Library) on Monday, June 15 so patrons may pick up books and other items they have placed on hol...

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Let's kick off National Gardening Week with this book list from the Garden Club of Charleston

June 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Chances are, you're like a lot of people on this side of the pandemic: you spend three months talking about using the time at home to start a garden but you never did it. 

Don't fret. We're here to help, and we called in some ...

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There be dragons! Kids are invited on our Summer Reading quest with these magic books

There be dragons! Kids are invited on our Summer Reading quest with these magic books

June 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If there's one thing lands of magic and make believe are known for, it's a quest that lasts for weeks of adventure, excitement, and even a little danger! Join us every Tuesday morning through July as we set out on our own quest ...

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The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 1

The Rise of Charleston’s Horn Work, Part 1

June 5, 2020

The tabby Horn Work that once guarded the northern approach to Charleston formed the citadel of American resistance during the British siege of 1780, but the story of its construction commenced decades before the Revolution. It arose from prolonge...

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Free Meals for Kids and Teens - Summer Feeding Program Begins June 8

Free Meals for Kids and Teens - Summer Feeding Program Begins June 8

June 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC –The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) have teamed up provide free weekly meals and snacks to children aged 18 and under this summer. The Summer Fe...

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CCPL adjusts some of the announced curbside operation hours to begin June 8

CCPL adjusts some of the announced curbside operation hours to begin June 8

June 2, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – CCPL will begin providing curbside service on Monday, June 8 at most library branches so patrons may pick up books and other items they have placed on hold. The library locations have been closed since March 16 due to the COVI...

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Getting started with a resume

Getting started with a resume

June 2, 2020

Do you feel unsure about resumes? Are you confused about how to start? In this blog I’ll discuss why a resume is important, how to get started and how to store your resume digitally for the future. There are also some links to additional resourc...

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CCPL is here to help inspire understanding and community healing

CCPL is here to help inspire understanding and community healing

June 1, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The emotions related to the tragic death of George Floyd are resonating across our nation and our own community. We are saddened and horrified by what happened to Mr. Floyd and we stand with the members of our black community. O...

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