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6:22 am on Thursday June 27, 2013

Charleston architecture review OKs 8-story hotel for old library site, and one more

After several years of debate, Charleston's Board of Architectural Review approved a plan for an 8-story hotel near Marion Square at the old Charleston library, and another hotel at 239 Meeting Street.
12:31 am on Wednesday March 28, 2012

Charleston library deal gets you free, legal music downloads from home

Looking to save some scratch and still be able to score some new tunes?  Well, weighing in at three per week and 100% legal, the Charleston County Public Library has a partnership with online music distributer "Freegal" that you should know about....
11:43 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Download current eBooks for free from Charleston library to iPads, more

Charleston County residents can now download free eBooks to their computers, iPads, Kindles, iPhones, Android devices, and other portable devices from Charleston County Public Library's website. The library is offering more than 1,200 books for...
4:11 am on Monday October 3, 2011

Charleston library teaming up with local kids to beat a world reading record

Charleston County children will help break a world record Thursday, October 6, as they join two million children nationwide reading the same book on the same day in Jumpstart's Read for the Record initiative, a project designed to draw attention to...
8:23 am on Monday June 13, 2011

Beef up your bookcase during this weekend's 'That Summer Book Sale'

Image by Flickr user Christchurch City LibrariesHaven't stocked up your pile of summer reads? Don't fret--instead, check out Charleston Friends of the Library's That Summer Book Sale at the Main Branch (68 Calhoun Street) June 17th through the 19th...
2:28 pm on Tuesday September 7, 2010

Got advice for Charleston's library system? They want to hear it

Image by Flickr user OzymanWhat would you do to make the Charleston Country library system better? More branches? More DVD rentals? More computer instruction? Perhaps even something crazy like more books? Well the library is interested in knowing...
3:50 am on Thursday January 14, 2010

Charleston County Library's trashy movie night

On January 28th at 6:30 p.m., the Charleston County Public Library will be hosting a free screening of the award-winning documentary about Egypt's Zabaleen ("garbage people") called 'Garbage Dreams.'
9:44 pm on Wednesday October 8, 2008

Charleston Library selling books on the cheap

Image by Flickr user elliotharmonImage by 20081008booksale.jpg This weekend, October 10-12, the Friends of the Charleston Public Library is presenting a book sale in which over 60,000 items will be for sale at the Gaillard Municipal Auditorium‎ at...