Stay healthy! Celebrate Health Literacy Month with CCPL

Stay healthy! Celebrate Health Literacy Month with CCPL

October 1, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - October is Health Literacy Month, a month focused on promoting the importance of understandable health information. Health Literacy Month is more than just to acknowledge the importance of health literacy, but rather an opportun...

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Support Your Local Library at Pop-up Book Sales

Support Your Local Library at Pop-up Book Sales

September 30, 2020

Do you love your local library and want to show your support? Then come out to one of three upcoming pop-up book sales hosted by the Charleston Friends of the Library. The Friends are a volunteer-run nonprofit and one of CCPL's biggest advocates. ...

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10 books to revel in your love of the Lowcountry

10 books to revel in your love of the Lowcountry

September 29, 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. 

But it...

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CCPL, CCSD launch L Squared program to give students free access to all library resources, services

CCPL, CCSD launch L Squared program to give students free access to all library resources, services

September 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) continues to expand and improve their partnership with the Charleston County School District (CCSD). The latest program, L2 (L Squared) comes on the heels of the 2020 Summer Reading partn...

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CCPL's Main Library among 4 county in-person absentee voting locations for November election

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - In October, The Charleston County Board of Elections and Voter Registration will open four in-person satellite voting locations. Citizens will also be able to return completed mail-in absentee ballots to election officials at th...

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Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

Spotlight on Jobseeker Services: The Federal Bonding Program

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - At Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), our aim is to reach and assist people from as many walks of life as we can. Plenty of people have made mistakes in their past and are actively trying to better themselves. Many folks f...

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CCPL now offering Google Chromebooks for checkout

CCPL now offering Google Chromebooks for checkout

September 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is lending out 90 Google Chromebooks at nine library branches throughout Charleston County in an effort to get patrons equitable access to technology. Earlier this month, 90 Kajeet mobile ...

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CCPL staff member at Wando Mount Pleasant Library tests positive for COVID-19

CCPL staff member at Wando Mount Pleasant Library tests positive for COVID-19

September 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library was notified by a staff member of the Wando Mount Pleasant Library that they tested positive for COVID-19.  

Charleston County Public Library staff implemented our response plan, per CDC and DH...

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Nicholas Trott’s Forgotten Charleston Residence

Nicholas Trott’s Forgotten Charleston Residence

September 25, 2020

Nicholas Trott was the most prolific author and premiere legal scholar in colonial South Carolina, but his house and the memory of its location disappeared more than two centuries ago. A trail of small clues led to the rediscovery of its location,...

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3rd and long: Football books to celebrate the return to the gridiron

3rd and long: Football books to celebrate the return to the gridiron

September 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There's a chill in the air, and while 2020 has changed how we tailgate, friends and families are still finding ways to gather and celebrate their favorite teams, whether it's college or professional. 

From the coin flip to tha...

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