CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank bring afterschool snacks to the library

CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank bring afterschool snacks to the library

January 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) are working together to alleviate child hunger in Charleston by providing afterschool snacks at five library branches. The free, nutritious snacks ...

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CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank expand after school snacks program

CCPL, Lowcountry Food Bank expand after school snacks program

January 8, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Lowcountry Food Bank (LFB) are working together to alleviate child hunger in Charleston by providing afterschool snacks at five library branches. The free, nutritious snac...

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SC Works Trident offering virtual workshops for job seekers in January

SC Works Trident offering virtual workshops for job seekers in January

January 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SC Works Trident  provides job seekers with employment support in a variety of ways from job searching to application assistance to on-the-job training and education.  SC Works Trident  will continue to offer Virtual Employme...

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Top 10: Elephant, Piggie and Pigeon helped kids and families make it through 2020

Top 10: Elephant, Piggie and Pigeon helped kids and families make it through 2020

January 4, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - At CCPL, we spend a lot of time getting kids to read. That means we have a team of people who spend a lot of time thinking about what books will attract kids -- from babies to preteens -- to the library and into the stacks to pi...

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Three CCPL branches returning to curbside services only

Three CCPL branches returning to curbside services only

January 4, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – After recent temporary closures due to COVID-19, three Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) branches are temporarily suspending in-person services and returning to curbside operations only. The Main Library (68 Calhoun St.)...

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Meet Your Library: Life Cycle of a Book

Meet Your Library: Life Cycle of a Book

January 4, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - When a branch opens in the Charleston County Public Library system, every book is brand new. After a while, the books are checked out, well loved, and the journey with Charleston County will come to an end. This is all part of t...

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Top 10: Most popular stories from the Charleston Time Machine podcast

Top 10: Most popular stories from the Charleston Time Machine podcast

January 3, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - 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...

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Employee of St. Paul

Employee of St. Paul's/Hollywood Library tests positive for COVID-19

January 3, 2021

CHARLESTON,S.C. - The St. Paul's Hollywood Library is temporarily closed following a staff member testing positive for COVID-19. Per CCPL's response protocols, the library will be cleaned and sanitized by a certified third-party contractor. The br...

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Top 10: Family connections and stories dominate 2020 downloadable audiobooks

Top 10: Family connections and stories dominate 2020 downloadable audiobooks

January 1, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What books are your neighbors listening to? What’s popular across Charleston County? What books are we carrying around on our phones, on e-readers in our purses and backpacks? What books have spent more time on coffee and bedsid...

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Top 10: Action, suspense lead list for audiobook fans in 2020

Top 10: Action, suspense lead list for audiobook fans in 2020

December 31, 2020

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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