CCPL hosts Amnesty Week

September 3, 2017
CHARLESTON, SC – CCPL will waive late fees for overdue materials that are returned during a special Amnesty Week Sept. 18-24. In honor of Library…

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The Road Paradox

August 31, 2017
For the first 180 years of Charleston’s existence—from the arrival of the first settlers, through the entire colonial era and the American Revolution, through the…

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Saul Alexander Gallery call for submissions

August 30, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Saul Alexander Gallery at Main Library will accept submissions September 1-30.  This is an opportunity for South Carolina artists and craftsmen to present…

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Flood researchers need survey participants

August 30, 2017
CHARLESTON, SC – Were you impacted by the catastrophic flooding that hit the Midlands in October 2015 or Hurricane Matthew last November? CCPL supports ongoing research…

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The Omnibus Revolution(s)

August 24, 2017
Let’s roll back the hands of time to talk about a nineteenth-century transportation phenomenon that few people remember, but one that revolutionized the concept of…

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What (and Where) is Bee’s Ferry?

August 18, 2017
Bee’s Ferry—or more precisely, Bee’s Ferry Road—is a name that’s familiar to everyone who lives west of the Ashley River, or to anyone who has…

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Charleston County Public Library announces additional branch closures for day of solar eclipse

August 16, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will close all but three of its branches on the day of the solar eclipse, Monday, Aug.…

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The “South Carolina Hymn” of 1807

August 10, 2017
Let’s travel back in Lowcountry music history to talk about South Carolina’s first state anthem, or at least the state’s first unofficial anthem.  I’m talking about a piece of…

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International speaker offers ideas to help residents address issues of social justice, race relations

August 5, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Join Kiran Singh Sirah for “Telling Stories that Matter: Cultivating Community through Story,” a public presentation at Main Library at 6 p.m.…

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Teen input needed for best YA fiction survey

August 5, 2017
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Librarians across the country are gathering input from teen readers about their favorite fiction titles, and Charleston voices need to be heard!  The…

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