Law Talk with SC Bar

Law Talk with SC Bar

July 5, 2022

Join CCPL at select branches through November for a topic overview and Q&A with a volunteer attorney. The clinic will consist of a 30-40 minute presentation by an attorney, followed by an open question and answer session. These sessions are design...

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The Charleston Tar-and-Feathers Incident of 1775

The Charleston Tar-and-Feathers Incident of 1775

July 1, 2022

Like most American colonists during the turbulent spring of 1775, the people of South Carolina were anxious about British military preparations to suppress the first sparks of the Revolution. When two Irishmen in Charleston expressed views that of...

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CCPL Launching Community Fridge program at three library branches

CCPL Launching Community Fridge program at three library branches

June 30, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is launching Free and Fresh Community Fridges at three library branches on July 1. The fridges will be available at the John L. Dart (1067 King St), Otranto Road (2261 Otranto Rd), ...

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Operating hours expanding at Edisto, McClellanville libraries

Operating hours expanding at Edisto, McClellanville libraries

June 30, 2022

Operating hours at the Edisto Island and McClellanville libraries are expanding. These changes to hours will help the libraries better serve its patrons and the surrounding community. Beginning July 1, hours at the libraries will be as foll...

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CCPL Celebrates Black Music Appreciation Month

CCPL Celebrates Black Music Appreciation Month

June 22, 2022

Curated by Gerald B. Moore, Branch Manager/Adult Services Librarian

The month of June is recognized as Black Music Appreciation Month. Created by President Jimmy Carter in 1979, this month celebrates the African American musical contributions and...

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Navigating the Bar of Charleston Harbor: Gateway to the Atlantic

Navigating the Bar of Charleston Harbor: Gateway to the Atlantic

June 17, 2022

Ship traffic flowing in and out of Charleston Harbor has played a vital role in the local economy for more than 350 years. For most of that time, however, a network of shifting sandbars at the mouth of the harbor complicated the passage of all lar...

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Join CCPL for Summer Reading events for the entire family at various branches

Join CCPL for Summer Reading events for the entire family at various branches

June 15, 2022

The Summer Reading Program is underway at the Charleston County Public Library. Throughout the summer, we have featured programs and events for the entire family to enjoy! We invite kids, teens and adults to visit various branches to participate i...

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Drumming with Taiko Charleston

Drumming with Taiko Charleston

June 13, 2022

Join CCPL for this unique musical experience with Taiko Charleston. Taiko drumming is a dynamic musical art form with Japanese roots. Suitable for teens and adults this diverse group of performers will put on an intense and exciting performance to...

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Access a Registered Nurse For Community Health Resources at Your Local Library Branch

Access a Registered Nurse For Community Health Resources at Your Local Library Branch

June 9, 2022

CCPL has partnered with a registered nurse to provide community health resources and information to patrons. Nurse Hannah Noel-Bouchard will be visiting select branches throughout the summer. Check out the schedule to find out when she'll be at a ...

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Summer Feeding Program provides free meals for kids and teens at select library branches

Summer Feeding Program provides free meals for kids and teens at select library branches

June 6, 2022

CHARLESTON, SC –The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) have teamed up to provide free meals and snacks at several library branches for kids this summer break. ...

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