Join Charleston County Public Safety, CCPL in signing up for Smart911 next weekend

Join Charleston County Public Safety, CCPL in signing up for Smart911 next weekend

April 21, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – In honor of 9-1-1 education month and Smart911 Day on April 30, public safety and library officials in Charleston County are encouraging members of the community to sign up for Smart911, a free service that allows individuals an...

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Captain Thomas Hayward’s Poetic Description of 1769 Charles Town

Captain Thomas Hayward’s Poetic Description of 1769 Charles Town

April 16, 2021

April is National Poetry Month, a fitting time to explore the history of a well-known poem with a puzzling past. This famously bold verse from 1769 contains a diverse and sarcastic description of Charleston that is preserved in a single manuscript...

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3 organizations looking for new employees

3 organizations looking for new employees

April 14, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Attention Job Seekers! From time to time, the Workforce Development Team at CCPL will use this platform to share information about employment opportunities in our service areas.

While we are committed to connecting you with r...

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CCPL, South Carolina Aquarium team up to make memberships available for checkout

CCPL, South Carolina Aquarium team up to make memberships available for checkout

April 12, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The South Carolina Aquarium’s efforts to increase accessibility to all Charleston residents has taken a big step forward. The Aquarium is partnering with Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) to offer week-long membership...

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Granville Bastion and the Unfinished Fort of 1697

Granville Bastion and the Unfinished Fort of 1697

April 9, 2021

After the South Carolina General Assembly resolved in the spring of 1696 to build a brick fortification in Charleston at the east end of Broad Street, a series of revisions enacted during the following year altered both its location and its design...

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CCPL to close Cooper River Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 27

CCPL to close Cooper River Memorial Library on Tuesday, April 27

April 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – With construction expected to begin soon on the new Keith Summey North Charleston (KSNC) Library, the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will close the current Cooper River Memorial (CRM) Library, located at 3503 Rivers A...

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Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace

Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace

April 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Soft skills in the workplace are a set of interpersonal skills used to interact socially with another person on the job.  These skills include clear communication, empathy, translating what your boss or co-workers say and want, ...

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Charleston County, CCPL team up to help landlords, renters seek assistance

Charleston County, CCPL team up to help landlords, renters seek assistance

April 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston County citizens struggling to make rent and utility payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for aid. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is accepting applications from renters and landlords....

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North Charleston Arts Fest returns with 4 virtual programs at CCPL

North Charleston Arts Fest returns with 4 virtual programs at CCPL

April 6, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - It's time for the North Charleston Arts Fest, the annual multi-day celebration of arts and culture highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, a...

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Books on the Go: CCPL, CARTA bring free books to 2 Charleston bus stops

Books on the Go: CCPL, CARTA bring free books to 2 Charleston bus stops

April 5, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Public transportation riders in Charleston County will now have access to free books for their rides. Charleston County Public Library and The Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) have partnered to provide f...

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