Heroism and heartbreak during COVID-19: A traveling photo exhibit by photographer and ICU nurse Alan Hawes

Heroism and heartbreak during COVID-19: A traveling photo exhibit by photographer and ICU nurse Alan Hawes

March 11, 2022

The exhibit, Heroism and Heartbreak during COVID-19 will be traveling to various branches in 2022. While witnessing the daily devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic and working with the sickest patients, Alan Hawes was compelled to marry his two pa...

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Make Networking Work for You

Make Networking Work for You

March 9, 2022

By Sarah Hodierne/Workforce Development Team

Networking can seem intimidating to do. Whether you are new to your field or looking to switch career paths, connecting with other professionals is an important part of your workforce development. The ...

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Strategies for Finding Employment After You Have Been Fired

Strategies for Finding Employment After You Have Been Fired

March 4, 2022

Written by Melissa Hatch

Looking for work after having been fired can be intimidating. You are filling out an online application and things are going well, and then there it is. THE question: Have you ever been fired? Do you answer honestly? Will...

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Celebrate Women

Celebrate Women's History Month with CCPL

March 1, 2022

CHARLESTON, S.C. - March is Women's History Month, a celebration of women's contributions to history, culture and society. It's been observed annually in March since 1987 in the United States.

Did you know Women's History Month began as a weeklon...

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The Voice of the

The Voice of the 'Black Swan' in 1873 Charleston

February 25, 2022

Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield was born into slavery in Mississippi but gained freedom and education in Philadelphia. Her fine singing voice opened doors to a musical career in the 1850s that led her across the American Northeast, the United Kingdom,...

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Free Gardening Classes at Your Local Library

Free Gardening Classes at Your Local Library

February 25, 2022

Taught by Clemson Extension Horticulture Agent Chris Burtt

Join us for a discussion with Clemson Extension Horticulture Agent Chris Burtt, where he will discuss topics such as how to get started and best plants for beginners. Visit ccpl.org/calen...

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CCPL Seeking Community Input on Programs, Events and Creative Studio for Keith Summey North Charleston Library

CCPL Seeking Community Input on Programs, Events and Creative Studio for Keith Summey North Charleston Library

February 24, 2022

CHARLESTON, SC - Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) wants your input! CCPL is hosting a community forum on Tuesday, March 8 from 5:30-7 p.m. to collect input and opinions from community members about potential programs/events and makerspace/c...

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The Colonial Roots of Black Barbers and Hairdressers

The Colonial Roots of Black Barbers and Hairdressers

February 11, 2022

Three centuries ago, enslaved men of African descent in the Lowcountry of South Carolina routinely shaved and coiffed their White owners. As the population of “free persons of color” swelled in late-eighteenth-century Charleston, Black men with ha...

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Library’s Board of Trustees Seeking Funding to Enhance Main Library’s Renovation

Library’s Board of Trustees Seeking Funding to Enhance Main Library’s Renovation

February 11, 2022

The CCPL Board of Trustees is working to fund a state-of-the-art Main Library in downtown Charleston. The current 104,000-square-foot building, located at 68 Calhoun Street, is scheduled to undergo renovations as part of the referendum-funded capi...

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MUSC offering free breast and cervical cancer screenings at select branches

MUSC offering free breast and cervical cancer screenings at select branches

February 10, 2022

CCPL in partnership with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Mobile Health Unit is offering free* breast cancer screenings throughout the months of February and March. Cervical screenings will also be available for women ages 21-64.

Feb. 15 - St. Paul's ...

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