Join local authors Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May for a book signing event

Join local authors Mary Alice Monroe and Angela May for a book signing event

May 21, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will host New York Times bestselling author and Charleston local Mary Alice Monroe and her longtime colleague and co-author Angela May for a free in-person drive-thru book signing of t...

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Read, Log, and Win this summer with CCPL’s 2021 summer reading program: Tales & Tails

Read, Log, and Win this summer with CCPL’s 2021 summer reading program: Tales & Tails

May 20, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Summer is almost here, and Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help students and children read more than ever. This joint initiative is part of the l...

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CCPL, Reach Out and Read, launch Books for Babies program

CCPL, Reach Out and Read, launch Books for Babies program

May 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Reach Out and Read South Carolina have teamed up to provide literacy and community resources to parents and caregivers through the Books for Babies program. This program, which t...

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CCPL’s streaming video services move from RBdigital to Libby

CCPL’s streaming video services move from RBdigital to Libby

May 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library card holders can now find streaming movies, TV shows, and video-based learning resources available at CCPL through the Libby app. 

Earlier this year, ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines on RBdi...

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Charleston County Public Library, government officials break ground on new Keith Summey North Charleston Library

Charleston County Public Library, government officials break ground on new Keith Summey North Charleston Library

May 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Construction of the new Keith Summey North Charleston Library is underway. Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government officials kicked off the construction of the new facility during a groundbr...

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South Carolinians are required to complete job searches online again

South Carolinians are required to complete job searches online again

May 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The COVID-19 pandemic has continued for more than a year now and it still has a high level of impact on the economies of the United States and South Carolina. According to a report from the Congressional Research Service, unemp...

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Conflict Resolution Skills: A needed soft skill for employees in the workplace

Conflict Resolution Skills: A needed soft skill for employees in the workplace

May 12, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Conflict between individuals is an inevitable, yet healthy part of life.  People have different value and belief systems that influence their perceptions of the world. In the workplace, conflict is bound to happen between manage...

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Enrollment for FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Now Open

Enrollment for FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Now Open

May 12, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Charleston County Public Library is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of ...

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The Forgotten Dead: Charleston’s Public Cemeteries, 1794–2021

The Forgotten Dead: Charleston’s Public Cemeteries, 1794–2021

May 7, 2021

The steady growth of Charleston’s population in the generations after the American Revolution required municipal authorities to provide a succession of public burial grounds for its poorest citizens, transient visitors, and enslaved people of Afri...

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CCPL to close Mt. Pleasant Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

CCPL to close Mt. Pleasant Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

May 5, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the Mt. Pleasant Library, located at 1133 Mathis Ferry Rd, on Saturday, May 29 at 5 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The library, ...

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