Love your library? Nominate us for the City Paper

Love your library? Nominate us for the City Paper's Best Of Charleston awards!

January 9, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The nomination period of the City Paper's Best of Charleston awards is coming to a close! If you love your library, here's a perfect chance to recognize us with some nominations!

There are 400 different categories, from best go...

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CCPL teams up with YWCA to offer girls-only code camp at 3 branches

CCPL teams up with YWCA to offer girls-only code camp at 3 branches

January 8, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What do your daughters want to be when they grow up? If you think they might want to be tech stars, get them started now with our free Y GIRLS CODE program presented by YWCA Greater Charleston!

They'll learn to code in a fun, f...

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Join CCPL, authors to celebrate the life of local bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons

Join CCPL, authors to celebrate the life of local bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons

January 7, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Acclaimed authors, renowned poets, distinguished educators and more will gather at CCPL’s Main Library on Friday, Feb. 7 from 6-8 p.m. to celebrate the life and legacy of their friend and colleague Anne Rivers Siddons. Jo...

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A look back at the 10 most popular travels in the Charleston Time Machine

A look back at the 10 most popular travels in the Charleston Time Machine

January 3, 2020

Each week we take a trip through time in the Charleston Time Machine, traveling from point to point through history to examine the lesser known stories and the tales behind major events that helped shape Charleston. 

This week we'll take a look ...

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Top 10: Suspense, mystery, and nonfiction feature in 2019 downloadables

Top 10: Suspense, mystery, and nonfiction feature in 2019 downloadables

December 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - We're closing out 2019 with Top 10 lists, and today we're focused on downloadables. 

There's nothing like being able to carry an entire library in your pocket or purse, and being able to download thousands of books to your pho...

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Great Decisions 2020: Join focused foreign policy discussions at your local library

Great Decisions 2020: Join focused foreign policy discussions at your local library

December 31, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Join America’s largest discussion series that fosters civic participation through conversations about world affairs. Read the briefing book for background information about the featured topic each week, then join one or both o...

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Proprietary vs. Royal Government in Colonial South Carolina

Proprietary vs. Royal Government in Colonial South Carolina

December 27, 2019

South Carolina was born as an English colony and continued as such until the American Revolution, but its first century of existence was marked by two contrasting periods characterized by different forms of colonial administration: An initial “p...

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Top 10: Living healthier, cleaning better, and being yourself top nonfiction reads of 2019

Top 10: Living healthier, cleaning better, and being yourself top nonfiction reads of 2019

December 27, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There's nothing like a good book of nonfiction to expand the mind—and the heart. Nonfiction challenges, informs, and moves through a deeply reported investigation into a current events, an emotional memoir about one writer's l...

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Reasons to check out a telescope and spend your nights outside this week

Reasons to check out a telescope and spend your nights outside this week

December 27, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - There's always something to see in the night sky, and this week is no exception. With a CCPL telescope, you can spend the week exploring the galaxy with your feet still firmly planted on the ground. 

Each telescope comes with ...

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Top 10: Action and suspense lead list for audiobook fans in 2019

Top 10: Action and suspense lead list for audiobook fans in 2019

December 26, 2019

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Whether they're how you survive that long commute on I-26 or what keeps you moving in the gym or on a long run, audiobooks are great, hands-free entertainment. And it turns out listening to an audiobook is just like reading a bo...

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