Racial disparities report now available at CCPL branches

December 13, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) and the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are pleased…

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The Story of Susan’s Library

December 7, 2017
The Charleston County Public Library system has officially existed for just about eighty-seven years, but this week we’re celebrating the 90th anniversary of our oldest…

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Get ready for the holidays with CCPL

December 4, 2017
Get ready for the holidays with plenty of festive events and activities at your local library! From plays and storytimes to musical performances and movie…

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Celebrate the 90th anniversary of John L. Dart Library

December 4, 2017
CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will host a 90th anniversary celebration of Dart Hall Library and the John L. Dart Library from 10:30 a.m.-12…

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Carolina’s Bajan Roots, Part 2

December 1, 2017
Let’s continue our conversation about the connections between South Carolina and the Caribbean Island of Barbados with a bit of review to refresh your memory.…

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Coming to 5 library branches: Porkchop Productions presents Holly and the Christmas Kerfuffle

November 29, 2017
With only a week left before Christmas, toys are disappearing from Santa's Workshop, and Holly has to catch the toy thief fast! Big laughs, crazy…

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Thanksgiving in Early Charleston

November 22, 2017
It’s Thanksgiving season again, and for most people that means a day of rest, relaxation, and feasting with close friends and family. As a historian…

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Barbados and the Roots of Carolina, Part 1

November 16, 2017
If you pick up any book about the origins of South Carolina in the late 1600s, you’ll be sure to find references to the island…

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Reopening dates set for Folly Beach, West Ashley library branches

November 15, 2017
CHARLESTON, SC - Following repairs to damage caused by Hurricane Irma, the West Ashley and Folly Beach library branches are scheduled to reopen on the…

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Captain Anson and the Spanish Entourage

November 10, 2017
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting a descendant of Captain George Anson, the former local celebrity whose name is permanently affixed to Charleston’s first…

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