Get lit this Thanksgiving with literary-themed cookbooks

November 19, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. – It’s the week of Thanksgiving, which means many of you are getting ready for a few days of nonstop cooking. For the booklovers in the kitchen, there’s a chance to marry your love of cooking with your love of literature wit...

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'Let me finish this chapter': Books you can't put down this Thanksgiving break

November 17, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. – There are few ways better than avoiding Thanksgiving Eve chores or those awkward conversations about politics and religion around the dinner table than this timeless excuse: “Be right there! I just want to finish this chapte...

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CCPL hosts Porkchop Productions for 'Holly and the Snowman'

November 16, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. - How can you make a snowman when it’s 98 degrees outside? Join Holly the Elf on her quest to make a seemingly impossible holiday wish come true! Will Jack Frost be willing to change his icy ways or will tropical snow be a no-go...

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Celebrate Stan Lee's life and legacy with books, movies, and comics

November 12, 2018

Stan Lee, the comic book genuis who invented some of the world's most recognized names such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday at the age of 95. 

Lee was declared dead at a hospital in Los Angeles, according ...

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Thank You for Your Service: 16 books about veterans

November 10, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As we honor servicemen and -women for their patriotism, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for their country and everyone in it, we take a look at some of their stories. 

Tales of war have been handed down for centuries. F...

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The Tail of Washington’s Horse

November 9, 2018

Have you seen the tail of the horse in the portrait of George Washington that hangs in Charleston’s City Hall? Have you heard the tale of how that painting came to be, and why the horse’s rear-end is so prominently displayed? Is this depiction...

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Sign up for Medicare, Affordable Care plans with Insure SC at 3 CCPL branches

November 5, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Insure SC are currently conducting open enrollment for Medicare (Nov. 5-Dec. 7) and Affordable Care Act (Nov. 5-Dec. 15).

 Insure SC, is an initiative of Palmetto Project, works collaboratively with other agencies and organiz...

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'If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,' he'll have a bunch of events at CCPL branches

November 3, 2018

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Celebrate the importance of picture books, and meet the mouse from the classic “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" book, who will entertain and delight audiences during special visits and storytimes. Check out the schedule liste...

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Keeping Time in Charleston’s Past

November 2, 2018

As we conclude the 100th season of “Daylight Saving Time” and set our clocks back to “Standard Time,” let’s pause for a moment to reflect on the concept of time keeping in Charleston’s past. Before the proliferation of wristwatches, sm...

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Charleston County Public Library and government officials break ground on St. Paul’s Hollywood Library

October 30, 2018

CHARLESTON, SC – Construction of the new St. Paul’s Hollywood Library branch is underway. Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County Government officials kicked off the construction of the new facility during a groundbre...

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