A Brief History of the High and Low Battery Seawalls, Part 2

November 2, 2017
Welcome to the Charleston Time Machine. I’m Nic Butler, historian at the Charleston County Public Library, and today’s program is Part 2 of a brief…

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Celebrate Elephant and Piggie this month with CCPL

November 1, 2017
CHARLESTON, SC – Spend November celebrating two of the cutest characters in children's literature, Mo Willems' Piggie and Elephant. Head to you local branch for…

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Teen input needed for best YA fiction survey

October 29, 2017
Librarians across the country are gathering input from teen readers about their favorite fiction titles, and Charleston voices need to be heard!  The Young Adult Library…

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Charleston County Public Library launches new website

October 29, 2017
Website features improved navigation, enhanced search and reference materials access, and new online room reservations system Contact:  Maggie Mohr, Communications Coordinator Phone: 843-805-6804 Email: [email protected] CHARLESTON, SC – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has…

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A Brief History of the High and Low Battery Seawalls, Part 1

October 26, 2017
In Charleston parlance, “the Battery” is the common name for what is actually a pair of man-made seawalls that define the southern tip of the…

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ShakeOut 2017

October 19, 2017
It’s time for our annual ShakeOut!  No, I’m not talking about some retro-themed dance contest, I’m talking about the Great Southeast ShakeOut of 2017, which is sponsored by the Federal…

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Celebrate Halloween with CCPL

October 16, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Whether you're looking for a scary movie or to make your own Halloween mask, the Charleston County Public Library has plenty of…

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A Short History of Philadelphia Alley

October 13, 2017
Philadelphia Alley is not the shortest or narrowest thoroughfare in the city of Charleston, but it is sufficiently small to escape the attention of many…

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Finance Committee meeting on Oct. 16

October 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The CCPL Board of Trustees Finance Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 16 in the Main Library Board Room.

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YALLFest 2017 author lineup announced

October 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The seventh edition of YALLFest, a young adult book festival, will take throughout the Holy City on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10 and 11. This…

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