Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with this collection of titles at CCPL

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with this collection of titles at CCPL

November 2, 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. 

But it...

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The Decline of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1900–1965

The Decline of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1900–1965

October 30, 2020

During the first half of the twentieth century, South Carolina’s political landscape was controlled by a single party of conservative White men who manipulated the state’s legal framework to silence dissenting voices. The campaign to dismantle bar...

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Explore the past and present of Native peoples this Native American Heritage Month with CCPL

Explore the past and present of Native peoples this Native American Heritage Month with CCPL

October 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - November is National Native American Heritage Month, which was originally authorized and requested by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 and has since been issued as an annual proclamation. Presidents since Bush have urged Ameri...

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Read for the Record with CCPL

Read for the Record with CCPL

October 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Help set a world record for the number of people reading or listening to the same book on one day. Join us at any of our locations on Thursday, Oct. 29 to participate in Jumpstart's Read for the Record. From our live storytime o...

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9 hauntingly great reads for Halloween

9 hauntingly great reads for Halloween

October 27, 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. 

But it...

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It's time for the next Big Library Read on OverDrive!

October 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Join a global book discussion starting Monday, Nov. 2 on OverDrive and Libby with an instant download copy of Reverie by Ryan La Sala! No waitlists. No holds. All you have to do is search for the title and download - and that go...

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CCPL to open new Bees Ferry West Ashley Library on Monday, Nov. 2

CCPL to open new Bees Ferry West Ashley Library on Monday, Nov. 2

October 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the new Bees Ferry West Ashley Library, located at 3035 Sanders Road, on Monday, Nov. 2 at 9 a.m. The 20,000 square-foot facility is located off Glenn McConnell Parkway adjace...

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Practical advice for improving your resume

Practical advice for improving your resume

October 27, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - When creating a resume, most of us think of it as an opportunity to showcase the list of jobs we have worked. While it is a good thing to present a work history for a perspective employer, you want to make sure your resume refle...

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Relief grant funds available for minority, nonprofit, and small businesses

Relief grant funds available for minority, nonprofit, and small businesses

October 27, 2020

CHARLESTON,S.C. - Are you the owner of a minority, non-profit, or small business that has experienced loss of revenue due to COVID-19? Have you accrued expenditures that you can prove were directly a result of COVID-19? Help is available to you ri...

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The Rise of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1865–1896

The Rise of Voter Suppression in South Carolina, 1865–1896

October 23, 2020

The right to vote, which is enshrined in the United States Constitution, affords citizens the opportunity to express their political views. In post-Civil War South Carolina, however, White conservatives regarded suffrage as a privilege that the st...

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