Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

June 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - For PRIDE Month 2021, we're celebrating with a reading list, programs, and some take and makes at several Charleston County Public Library branches. And don't forget to check out the displays in your favorite branch to find some...

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Free meals for kids and teens: Summer Feeding begins June 21 at select library locations

Free meals for kids and teens: Summer Feeding begins June 21 at select library locations

June 16, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL), Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB) have teamed up provide free meals and snacks at several library branches and outreach stops. The Summer ...

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Employment app offers quick gigs for seasoned workers

Employment app offers quick gigs for seasoned workers

June 15, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Are you a job seeker with proven expertise or talent? Are you looking to supplement your income with local work that fits with your availability and expertise? Are you a business owner facing reduced capacity and closure due to ...

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CCPL Celebrates Amnesty for All During June and July

CCPL Celebrates Amnesty for All During June and July

June 14, 2021

Still have overdue library materials or outstanding fines and fees? No problem! During the months of June and July CCPL is celebrating going completely Fine Free with Amnesty for All! Just return your old materials and update your account inform...

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Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

Charleston’s Daily Bread: Regulating Retail Loaves from 1750 to 1858

June 11, 2021

You don’t have to be a foodie to recognize that bread has formed a significant part of Lowcountry foodways for centuries. While conversations about this delicious heritage often focus on recipes and ingredients, an interesting but obscure chapter ...

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CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

CCPL closing Dorchester Road Library for renovation construction as part of referendum-funded project

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is closing the Dorchester Road Library, located at 6325 Dorchester Rd., on Saturday, July 3 at 5 p.m. to undergo renovations as part of the ongoing referendum-funded project. The librar...

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SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

SC Works offers job seekers virtual workshops in June

June 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SC Works will offer a series of Virtual Employment Skills Workshops throughout the month of June. The workshops are free and open to all job seekers. Participants must register in advance. Click on the workshop title below to ac...

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CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

CCPL renews #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd

June 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church six years ago by promoting acts of kindness around the county and sharing a special tribute documentary ...

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Parishes, Districts, and Counties in Early South Carolina

Parishes, Districts, and Counties in Early South Carolina

June 4, 2021

Scattered across coastal South Carolina, one finds a variety of saints’ names applied to numerous landmarks, institutions, and roads. Think, for example, of St. John’s High School on John’s Island, St. Andrew’s Boulevard west of the Ashley River, ...

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CCPL expands operating hours, services, and programs beginning June 1

CCPL expands operating hours, services, and programs beginning June 1

May 28, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – On Tuesday, June 1, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will relaunch some of its operations expanding hours and pre-pandemic services, as well as offering free outdoor in-person programming to patrons. Indoor programs rem...

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