#BookGoal2020: Head into Stars Hollow and read like Rory Gilmore

#BookGoal2020: Head into Stars Hollow and read like Rory Gilmore

January 28, 2020

Face it, everyday is a good day to spend some time in Stars Hollow if you're a book lover. If you've ever watched an episode of Gilmore Girls, you know that Rory Gilmore is a voracious reader. She even extolled her love of books in her valedictori...

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CCPL partnership provides free tax assistance in 2020

CCPL partnership provides free tax assistance in 2020

January 28, 2020

NOTE: As a precaution to help limit the spread of coronavirus and support nationwide efforts to promote social distancing, the Charleston County Public Library has suspended programming and outreach events until March 28 at all of our location...

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CCPL seeks community input on proposed solutions for West Ashley Library flooding

CCPL seeks community input on proposed solutions for West Ashley Library flooding

January 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) wants the community’s input as it works to find a solution to the ongoing flooding issues at one of its branches. CCPL and Charleston County Government are hosting a public forum on Tue...

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The Myth of the Holy City

The Myth of the Holy City

January 24, 2020

The phrase “Holy City” is a fixture of the Charleston lexicon often used to describe our community’s deep history of religious freedom and diversity. Contrary to popular belief, however, the early inhabitants of the South Carolina Lowcountry...

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CCPL offers free test prep courses, practice tests for SAT, ACT, ASVAB in February

CCPL offers free test prep courses, practice tests for SAT, ACT, ASVAB in February

January 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Is your teen sweating the SAT or anxious about the ASVAB or the ACT? Do they need help crafting the perfect college admissions essay? Do all of those test prep materials seem daunting to them while the thousands of dollars those...

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SEWE takes over the library with events, programs Feb. 11-15

SEWE takes over the library with events, programs Feb. 11-15

January 21, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SEWE is taking over the library! Join Charleston County Public Library as we host a collection of Southeastern Wildlife Expo events at our branches during the three-day event focused on celebrating wildlife and nature through f...

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The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 2

The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 2

January 17, 2020

The secret confederacy of angry South Carolinians that formed in November 1719 assembled in Charleston that December as an elected Convention of the people. In a showdown with the legitimate proprietary government, the members of the Convention st...

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Animals run amok after hours at Wando Mount Pleasant

Animals run amok after hours at Wando Mount Pleasant

January 17, 2020

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. - Staff members at Wando Mount Pleasant Library are working Friday morning to pick up the messes made by stuffed animals left overnight in the library. 

The animals were invited to a special storytime with their favorite chi...

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Chronic conditions: A reading companion to the Human Story Series event

Chronic conditions: A reading companion to the Human Story Series event

January 14, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County Public Library welcomed Dorathea Chaplin and Ginger Smith to the Main Branch Auditorium to discuss how they live life to the fullest while balancing the needs of chronic health conditions. 

During the hour lo...

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The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 1

The South Carolina Revolution of 1719, Part 1

January 9, 2020

Frustrated by years of neglect and contrary government, the citizens of South Carolina asserted their political will in the closing months of 1719 by organizing a rebellious confederacy that descended on Charleston to seize the reins of power. It ...

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