Like downloading CCPL titles from OverDrive? You

Like downloading CCPL titles from OverDrive? You're going to love new 'deliver later' function

March 6, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Do you love reading? Do you love the Libby app to download books on the go? There have been some recent changes to Libby that will help make sure you’re able to read the books you want to read when you want to read them.

Duri...

Read more

CCPL mourns untimely death of long time employee

CCPL mourns untimely death of long time employee

March 5, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library is mourning the death of one of its valued staff members. Anthony Ervin died Saturday, Feb. 29 at the age of 47.

Ervin served as the route manager for the system, ensuring the delivery of hundre...

Read more

CCPL to open new St. Paul’s Hollywood Library on Saturday, March 28

CCPL to open new St. Paul’s Hollywood Library on Saturday, March 28

March 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the new St. Paul’s Hollywood Library, located at 5130 Hwy 165, on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m....

Read more

Celebrate Women

Celebrate Women's History Month at CCPL with a series of women's empowerment programs

March 1, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Throughout the month of March, CCPL will be celebrating Women's History Month with a series of women's empowerment programs, including gallery events, book discussions, lectures, and more!

How did Women's History Month get st...

Read more

Group of stuffed animals on sleepover at Main Library run amok overnight

Group of stuffed animals on sleepover at Main Library run amok overnight

February 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Librarians at Main Library returned to the building Saturday morning to find pizza crusts and empty soda bottles strewn on the floor, and a bunch of toys left in precarious places. This comes after a group of stuffed animals inv...

Read more

Self-Purchase: The Price of Freedom from Slavery

Self-Purchase: The Price of Freedom from Slavery

February 28, 2020

Can you put a monetary value on your freedom? This philosophical question was once a legitimate query in South Carolina. Our early laws described enslaved people as property, trapped in lifetime of legal servitude without hope of advancement. By e...

Read more

#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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

Pages