Top 10: Strong female lead survival stories rule YA checkouts in 2020

Top 10: Strong female lead survival stories rule YA checkouts in 2020

December 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What are your neighbors reading? What’s popular across Charleston County? What books are we carrying around on our phones, on e-readers in our purses and backpacks? What books have spent more time on coffee and bedside tables th...

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Year end review of CCPL career and education online resources

Year end review of CCPL career and education online resources

December 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are you still actively searching for a job? Trying to hone those interview skills? Are you updating your resume and need some tips? Changing careers? Maybe looking for a seasonal employment opportunity?  If it is the latter, be ...

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CCPL Staff Picks: Top 2020 Books for Kids & Teens

CCPL Staff Picks: Top 2020 Books for Kids & Teens

December 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As we look back on 2020, one bright spot is the many wonderful new books we read this year! When we asked CCPL staff to choose their favorite book of 2020, many of the standouts were children's and young adult books.

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CCPL named 3-star library by Library Journal; Only system in SC to earn award

CCPL named 3-star library by Library Journal; Only system in SC to earn award

December 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library earned a three-star rating in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Services' 13th annual review of library systems in the U.S. CCPL is one of 11 libraries in its category to receive 3 star...

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Meet Your Library: Dig into Genealogy Research

Meet Your Library: Dig into Genealogy Research

December 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We continue our Meet Your Library series discovering the resources available in the South Carolina History Room at the Main branch. Last week, Charleston County Public Library genealogy experts explained the important informati...

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Top 10: Fiction controls the top downloadable ebooks in 2020

Top 10: Fiction controls the top downloadable ebooks in 2020

December 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We're closing out the year with Top 10 lists, and today we're focused on downloadables. 

There's nothing like being able to carry an entire library in your pocket or purse, and being able to download thousands of books to your...

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Main Library closed after staff members test positive for COVID-19

Main Library closed after staff members test positive for COVID-19

December 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Main Library at 68 Calhoun Street is temporarily closed following staff members testing positive for COVID-19. Per CCPL's response protocols, the library will be cleaned and sanitized by a certified third-party contractor....

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Suspenseful thrillers lead the way in top fiction checkouts of 2020

Suspenseful thrillers lead the way in top fiction checkouts of 2020

December 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What are your neighbors reading? What’s popular across Charleston County? What books are we carrying around on our phones, on e-readers in our purses and backpacks? What books have spent more time on coffee and bedside tables th...

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On Interviewing: What to say when you are asked,

On Interviewing: What to say when you are asked, 'Do you have any questions for us?'

December 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – More than likely this has happened to you in an interview situation: You get to the end of the interview, you breathe a sigh of relief that you made it through learning the particulars of the job and answering a slate of questio...

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Pandemic binging: Blockbuster series featured in Top 10 DVD checkouts of 2020

Pandemic binging: Blockbuster series featured in Top 10 DVD checkouts of 2020

December 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library patrons have been fixated on on the land of Westeros 2020. But that makes sense because there is no coronavirus in George R. R. Martin's fantastic land.

We continue the deep dive into the titles...

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