Celebrate Read Across America March 1-5

Celebrate Read Across America March 1-5

February 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C.- Ready, Set, Read Across America! To celebrate the fun and value of reading, we invite you to join us for daily virtual read-alouds with local guest readers as we celebrate the annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Ac...

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Learn to use the SC DEW mobile app and manage your claims

Learn to use the SC DEW mobile app and manage your claims

February 16, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) has launched a mobile app that enables users to complete their weekly certifications, monitor their claim status and view documents and messages in their portal. Th...

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Charleston County, Fetter Health announce 2nd COVID-19 vaccine location at CCPL

Charleston County, Fetter Health announce 2nd COVID-19 vaccine location at CCPL

February 16, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - On Thursday, February 25, Charleston County is partnering with Fetter Health Care Network to administer COVID-19 vaccines at the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library located at 1858 S. Grimball Rd., Charleston, SC 29412. Vaccines...

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Doctor Caesar and His Antidote for Poison in 1750

Doctor Caesar and His Antidote for Poison in 1750

February 12, 2021

In the spring of 1750, the South Carolina General Assembly purchased the freedom of an enslaved man known as Doctor Caesar, who possessed life-saving medical knowledge. In return for his emancipation, Caesar divulged to a committee of White legisl...

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Employee of Dorchester Road Library tests positive for COVID-19

Employee of Dorchester Road Library tests positive for COVID-19

February 12, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Dorchester Road Library is temporarily closed following a staff member testing positive for COVID-19. Per CCPL's response protocols, the library will be cleaned and sanitized by a certified third-party contractor. 

The boo...

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What labor market information would be helpful on a job search?

What labor market information would be helpful on a job search?

February 10, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Whether you are just starting a career, looking for a different one, or looking to advance in your present career, you can use labor market information to develop an effective job search strategy.  Many jobs are filled before th...

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Charleston County, Fetter Health announce partnership to administer COVID-19 vaccine at CCPL

Charleston County, Fetter Health announce partnership to administer COVID-19 vaccine at CCPL

February 9, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Charleston County’s Public Safety Directorate and Fetter Health Care Network announced plans to administer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible citizens in rural communities throughout Charleston County. The first v...

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Meet Your Library: Outreach to Senior Communities

Meet Your Library: Outreach to Senior Communities

February 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - With the Charleston County Public Library's Outreach Department, the library comes to you. This is especially helpful in local senior communities, like the Canterbury House. 

Sydney Reddick visits the CCPL Outreach team durin...

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'An Undeniable Possession of Talent': James Henry Conyers of Charleston

February 5, 2021

James Henry Conyers is not a well-known figure in the history of South Carolina, but his brief experience as the first man of color to enter the U.S. Naval Academy in 1872 places his name on an eternal list of brave individuals who pushed against ...

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Employee of St. Paul

Employee of St. Paul's Hollywood Library tests positive for COVID-19

February 2, 2021

CHARLESTON,S.C. - The St. Paul's Hollywood Library is temporarily closed following a staff member testing positive for COVID-19. Per CCPL's response protocols, the library will be cleaned and sanitized by a certified third-party contractor. 

Th...

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