Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

Read the Rainbow with CCPL this PRIDE Month

June 17, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - For PRIDE Month 2021, we're celebrating with a reading list, programs, and some take and makes at several Charleston County Public Library branches. And don't forget to check out the displays in your favorite branch to find some...

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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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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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Women

Women's History Month: 7 autobiographies from women leading the way

March 17, 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. That's why this month we have a collection of autobiographies to share that celebrate ...

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Great autobiographies for Black History Month

Great autobiographies for Black History Month

February 23, 2021

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. 

As par...

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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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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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Top 10: Strong female lead survival stories rule YA checkouts in 2020

Top 10: Strong female lead survival stories rule YA checkouts in 2020

December 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - What are your neighbors reading? 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 bedside tables th...

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CCPL Staff Picks: Top 2020 Books for Kids & Teens

CCPL Staff Picks: Top 2020 Books for Kids & Teens

December 29, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - As we look back on 2020, one bright spot is the many wonderful new books we read this year! When we asked CCPL staff to choose their favorite book of 2020, many of the standouts were children's and young adult books.

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