Lifeboat Jobs: SC DEW provides an anchor to hospitality, accommodation industry job seekers

Lifeboat Jobs: SC DEW provides an anchor to hospitality, accommodation industry job seekers

August 31, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Hospitality and Accommodation employers were some of the first to close their doors due to COVID-19. As one of South Carolina’s largest industries, many of these businesses have started to reopen and there is great demand to reh...

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CCPL kicks off new book club for adults to combat racism through literacy

CCPL kicks off new book club for adults to combat racism through literacy

August 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Racism is fueled by ignorance and hatred. At Charleston County Public Library, we are committed to combating racism through the pursuit of knowledge and empathy. As part of that commitment, CCPL created a new adult book club to ...

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Changing the Narrative: Understanding Systemic Racism

Changing the Narrative: Understanding Systemic Racism

August 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As we wrap up this year’s Summer Reading program, this year’s theme, “Imagine Your Story” has taken on new meanings for many as our patrons voraciously read through new adventures, took literary journeys, and learned about other...

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Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with these great reads

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with these great reads

August 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – One hundred years ago, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution became official, the final step in a long process to give women the legal right to vote.

It’s Women’s Equality Day and we’re celebrating with a book list full of c...

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What Impact has COVID-19 had on South Carolina Employment?

What Impact has COVID-19 had on South Carolina Employment?

August 26, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the U.S. economy unlike any other event in 2020. It has caused business shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, travel bans, social distancing orders, and, overwhelming health impacts. Profits are down...

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Looking for work? Don

Looking for work? Don't miss the Chamber of Commerce virtual job fair

August 19, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The COVID pandemic has altered nearly every aspect of our lives. The way we interact, work, and plan for the future have been changed and it is evident that in order to succeed, we must adapt. The Charleston Metro Chamber of Com...

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12 pandemic-escaping sci-fi books to take you to another world

12 pandemic-escaping sci-fi books to take you to another world

August 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - No one knows books and gives better recommendations than librarians. That's one of our favorite things to do, and we spend a lot of time researching and reading new books and old ones to keep our recommendations fresh. 

With o...

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eBooks, audiobooks on RBdigital moving to CCPL

eBooks, audiobooks on RBdigital moving to CCPL's OverDrive and Libby apps

August 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston residents can browse, borrow and enjoy even more ebooks and digital audiobooks from Charleston County Public Library through the award-winning Libby reading app. 

Digital books previously available through the RBdig...

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CCPL expands in-library services, re-opens additional branches

CCPL expands in-library services, re-opens additional branches

August 17, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – On Monday, Aug. 24, six additional Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches will begin allowing patrons inside the facilities, offering limited in-person services such as browsing and mobile printing. This follows th...

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Bee Jackson’s 1926 Visit to Charleston: Behind the Scenes

Bee Jackson’s 1926 Visit to Charleston: Behind the Scenes

August 14, 2020

In mid-April of 1926, a professional dancer from Brooklyn named Bee Jackson paid a brief but memorable visit to the Charleston area. Highlights of that event were captured in professionally staged photos and even silent moving pictures, but the br...

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