Money Smart Week 2021: Learn to manage your money with a week of programs

Money Smart Week 2021: Learn to manage your money with a week of programs

April 5, 2021

Everyone can use a little help improving their money management skills. But where can you find the resources and information you need to make sound financial decisions? Your local library, of course!

Spend Money Smart Week, from April 10 to April...

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Yom Hashoah: Titles from CCPL

Yom Hashoah: Titles from CCPL's collection to remember the Holocaust

April 3, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - April 8 marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day this year, a day to commemorate the slaughter of millions of people by Nazis in World War II. The date corresponds to the 27th dat of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar, and is the...

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Charleston County’s Mobile Library Service, 1931–2021

Charleston County’s Mobile Library Service, 1931–2021

April 2, 2021

The idea of packing books into a vehicle for distribution predates the automobile, but mobile library collections became a reality in Charleston County during the golden age of the motor car. Since the first gasoline-powered bookmobiles hit the ro...

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CCPL celebrates National Library Week and Library Outreach Day with pop-up events, outreach programs, social media giveaways, and more

CCPL celebrates National Library Week and Library Outreach Day with pop-up events, outreach programs, social media giveaways, and more

April 2, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – National Library Week (April 4-10) and National Library Outreach Day (April 7) are just around the corner, and the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is celebrating with a week of fun and exciting events, including the offi...

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Women

Women's History Month: 11 books written by women focusing on women's experiences

March 31, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - March is Women's History Month, a great time to delve into the historic moments led by women and the stories they've collected along the way. This week Programming and Outreach Librarian Jackie Lyonsat Main Library  put together...

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Planting the St. Paul

Planting the St. Paul's Hollywood Community Garden

March 31, 2021

HOLLYWOOD, S.C. - The Charleston County Public Library's St. Paul's Hollywood branch is now home to a new Community Garden. The garden contains six raised planting beds filled with fruits and vegetables, like okra, squash, kale, cabbage and cantal...

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Dealing with job search burnout

Dealing with job search burnout

March 31, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Applying for a new job can be stressful at the best of times; nowadays, it is even more difficult. Last year, unemployment rates hit a high after the start of the pandemic. Many people continue to face unemployment. Some sectors...

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The Bowling Green: Recreational Space in Colonial Charleston

The Bowling Green: Recreational Space in Colonial Charleston

March 26, 2021

Modern Charleston County includes a large number of public parks and recreational sites at which citizens can gather and enjoy a variety of outdoor activities. We take such amenities for granted today, but their profusion is a relatively recent de...

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7 questions for Workforce Development Librarian Staci Henderson

7 questions for Workforce Development Librarian Staci Henderson

March 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - CCPL hired Staci Henderson a year ago, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit South Carolina, to specialize in the area of Workforce Development and helping library users realize their ability to grow their job skills and develop...

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CCPL receives funding for mobile creative studio, digital skills training

CCPL receives funding for mobile creative studio, digital skills training

March 22, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) has been awarded two grants that will help the library system provide enhanced innovative services and resources to Charleston County. A Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Impact g...

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