#BookGoal2020: Grab some coffee at Luke

#BookGoal2020: Grab some coffee at Luke's before cracking open this list

February 24, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With so many journalists gathering across the street from Main Library this evening for the Democratic Debate (and getting more feedback from other journalists who love everything Stars Hollow), we can't help but share part two ...

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Private Manumission: An Intimate Path to Freedom

Private Manumission: An Intimate Path to Freedom

February 21, 2020

The laws of early South Carolina viewed enslaved people as private property that individual owners could trade, sell, and even emancipate as they saw fit. That liberty allowed numerous slave owners to set free an unknown number of men, women, and ...

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CCPL, Gibbes Museum team up to offer free museum passes to check out

CCPL, Gibbes Museum team up to offer free museum passes to check out

February 20, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – In an effort to fulfill their mission to make art accessible to all, the Gibbes Museum of Art has launched a partnership with the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) that will make 15 family-level memberships available fo...

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CCPL announces line-up for NEA

CCPL announces line-up for NEA's Read Across America

February 17, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is joining the nation in celebrating the National Education Association's (NEA) 21st annual Read Across America event. Several library branches will host celebrity readers during events ...

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Deadline extended for community input on proposed solutions for West Ashley Library flooding

Deadline extended for community input on proposed solutions for West Ashley Library flooding

February 15, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government have extended the deadline through Feb. 29 for community members to submit feedback about proposed solutions for ongoing flooding concerns at the West Ashl...

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Public Manumission: A Reward for Remarkable Service

Public Manumission: A Reward for Remarkable Service

February 14, 2020

On multiple occasions between 1708 and 1822, the South Carolina General Assembly voted to spend public funds to secure the freedom of enslaved people who had performed remarkable acts of public service. These public manumissions, as we might call ...

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We're feeling the love with 10 'Best Of' nominations! Vote for us for City paper's Best Of Charleston

February 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We are thrilled to announce that Charleston County Public Library has been nominated for an overwhelming 10 - seriously, 10! - City Paper Best of Charleston 2019 Awards! (We thought it was nine when the nominations were release...

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CCPL's rbDigital portal for ebooks, audiobooks enhances accessibility with new update

February 13, 2020

LANDOVER, Md. - For patrons who use rbDigital to download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, or watch movies and TV shows for free with their Charleston County Public Library card, the service has been enhanced to support the latest WCAG 2.1 web acces...

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Weigh in on proposals to ease West Ashley Library flooding issues

Weigh in on proposals to ease West Ashley Library flooding issues

February 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) seeks the community’s input as it works to find a solution to the ongoing flooding issues at the West Ashley Library on Windermere Boulevard.

CCPL and Charleston County Governme...

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Authors, community gather for tribute to renowned author Anne Rivers Siddons

Authors, community gather for tribute to renowned author Anne Rivers Siddons

February 10, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Acclaimed authors, renowned poets, distinguished educators and more gathered at CCPL’s Main Library on Friday, Feb. 7 to celebrate the life and legacy of their friend and colleague Anne Rivers Siddons. 

Joined by more ...

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