The WISE Telehealth Network in rural Charleston County Receives funding from South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to improve women’s health

The WISE Telehealth Network in rural Charleston County Receives funding from South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to improve women’s health

October 15, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The WISE (Women in the South-East) Telehealth Network has been chosen to receive funding from the South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare to increase access to high value, quality healthcare in rural areas. The Ch...

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10 tips for performing well in any job interview

10 tips for performing well in any job interview

October 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The interview process can be intimidating – especially if you are trying to land your first real job during a pandemic. Fortunately, CCPL is here to help. We are available by phone, email, text, chat as well as in person to answ...

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10 historical fiction books that will immerse you in eras long past

10 historical fiction books that will immerse you in eras long past

October 12, 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 mourns untimely death of Wando Mount Pleasant employee

CCPL mourns untimely death of Wando Mount Pleasant employee

October 11, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library is mourning the death of one of its valued staff members. Christine Whipple died Thursday, Oct. 8. 

Christy worked in adult services at the Wando Mount Pleasant Library since March of 2019 and...

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South Carolina’s War Against Beasts of Prey, 1693–1790

South Carolina’s War Against Beasts of Prey, 1693–1790

October 9, 2020

Modern discussions about the conservation of South Carolina’s natural wildlife tend to focus on the protection of animals and habitats that have declined over the generations as a result of human encroachment. In contrast, we hear less about the c...

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Online professional courses provided free to those unemployed due to COVID-19

Online professional courses provided free to those unemployed due to COVID-19

October 7, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - If you are South Carolina Unemployment Insurance claimant displaced from work due to COVID-19, thousands of professional online courses are available to you at no cost through the South Carolina Department of Employment and Work...

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Spend Star Wars Reads Day in a galaxy far, far away with these 10 reads

Spend Star Wars Reads Day in a galaxy far, far away with these 10 reads

October 6, 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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Recall Their Names: The Personal Identity of Enslaved South Carolinians

Recall Their Names: The Personal Identity of Enslaved South Carolinians

October 2, 2020

The enslaved people of early South Carolina bore a variety of names, many of which were not of their own choosing. Combing through documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, we find a robust record of the personal names applied to man...

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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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