Dart Library Bike Rodeo to honor librarian’s legacy

November 9, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Families are invited to take part in a Bike Rodeo presented by John L. Dart Library, the City of Charleston Police Department, and Safe Kids Trident Area. 

During the event, visitors will pedal through a bicycle obstacle co...

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CCPL named one of America’s Star Libraries

CCPL named one of America’s Star Libraries

November 7, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charleston County Public Library was named one of America’s best public libraries by Library Journal, the oldest and most respected publication in the field. Through a rating system that measures the services of more than 7,300 ...

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New Facilities in the Works!

New Facilities in the Works!

August 18, 2016

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Welcoming the Newest Member of the Board

Welcoming the Newest Member of the Board

August 18, 2016

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Library adds thousands of free downloadable items to its website

Library adds thousands of free downloadable items to its website

July 28, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hundreds of thousands of eBooks, audio books, songs and movies are now available for local residents to download or stream free – if they have a Charleston County Public Library card.

In addition to the free digital service...

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Library board elects Brack to be new chairman

Library board elects Brack to be new chairman

July 1, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Board of Trustees of the Charleston County Public Library has elected Charleston businessman and publisher Andy Brack to serve as its chairman.
 
Other officers elected include tax professional Steven Clem of James Island...

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Dart Mural reflects Cynthia Graham Hurd

Dart Mural reflects Cynthia Graham Hurd's joy

June 20, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Friends, family and co-workers gathered Monday at the John L. Dart Branch Library to honor one of those lost in the Emanuel AME Church shootings by dedicating a bright, wall-sized, geometric mural in her honor.

Cynthia Graham...

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Programs honor Emanuel victims

Programs honor Emanuel victims

June 13, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — As we approach the first anniversary of the Emanuel AME Church shooting on June 17, Charleston County Public Library is planning several special events and programs to honor the nine Charlestonians who lost their lives, includin...

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June Library Programs, including Emanuel-related events

June Library Programs, including Emanuel-related events

May 17, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — June is a busy month at Charleston County Public Library’s 16 branches with special programs, exhibits and a book drive planned to mark the one-year anniversary of the Emanuel AME Church shooting along with dozens of events to m...

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Book drive continues librarian

Book drive continues librarian's legacy

May 12, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — To continue the early literacy goals of 31-year CCPL librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd, one of nine people killed in 2015 during a shooting at Emanuel AME Church, her siblings started a foundation and are planning a month-long book ...

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