Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with CCPL

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with CCPL

May 1, 2023

Join the Charleston County Public Library in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. It’s a time to highlight the lives and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  The monthlong celebration began in the United States in...

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Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with CCPL

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month with CCPL

May 1, 2023

Throughout the month of May, the Charleston County Public Library joins the nation in celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month. CCPL has resources and opportunities to learn about the contributions of Jewish Americans.  According to the Charlest...

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MUSC AED Education at Select CCPL Branches

MUSC AED Education at Select CCPL Branches

April 28, 2023

Join partners from MUSC's Project ADAM team for an overview of hands-only CPR, how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), and learn about the importance of swift action in a medical emergency.

John's Island Library: Tuesday, May 9 at 1...

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Yoga for Kids at CCPL!

Yoga for Kids at CCPL!

April 27, 2023

Join us at select CCPL branches as we move our bodies while exploring shapes and yoga postures. We will paint pictures in our minds, practice affirmations and breath work. The stories or poems, many with no photos and related to art and yoga in th...

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The Genesis of North Charleston

The Genesis of North Charleston's Oldest and Newest Library

April 21, 2023

Charleston County’s newest learning hub, the Keith Summey North Charleston Library, replaces a smaller facility erected more than seventy years earlier at the corner of Rivers Avenue and Dorchester Road. The new 20,000-square-foot building retains...

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Celebrate National Library Week with CCPL April 23-29 

Celebrate National Library Week with CCPL April 23-29 

April 21, 2023

The Charleston County Public Library encourages the community to visit the library during National Library Week, April 23-29, to explore all the resources available in-person and online.

Most people know about the wealth of stories available at t...

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Affordable Connectivity Program Enrollment Event at Main Library

Affordable Connectivity Program Enrollment Event at Main Library

April 21, 2023

Visit the Main Library to learn about and enroll in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) that helps low income households pay for broadband services and internet connected devices. ACP is a new government program. The enrollment event will t...

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CCPL Announces Keith Summey North Charleston Library Opening Day Programs

CCPL Announces Keith Summey North Charleston Library Opening Day Programs

April 18, 2023

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) welcomes the public to the grand opening of the new Keith Summey North Charleston Library (KSNC), located at 3503 Rivers Ave., on Thursday, April 20. The public is invited to attend a Ribbon...

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North Charleston Arts Fest at CCPL Branches Near You!

North Charleston Arts Fest at CCPL Branches Near You!

April 17, 2023

We are so excited to be participating in the 2023 North Charleston Arts Fest by sharing fun and innovative programs at our participating North Charleston branches! The annual five-day celebration of arts and culture highlights regional and local a...

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Charleston

Charleston's First Market and Place of Public Humiliation

April 7, 2023

Following the precedent of “market towns” in England, the founders of Charleston created a public marketplace with stalls for the sale of meat, fish, and produce, as well as a cage, stocks, and pillory to punish miscreants in public view. The town...

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