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4:32 pm on Thursday October 11, 2012

Kierkegaard and pirates converge at Charleston Library Society

Mirror’s Fathom, the first novel by College of Charleston Professor Sheridan Hough, is the story of Tycho Wilhelm Lund, anarchist, pirate, and thief of a legendary mirror. Tycho a great-nephew of Søren Kierkegaard  is asked to appraise the furniture...
12:16 am on Wednesday May 9, 2012

Book missing for 234 years to be returned to College of Charleston

Image by Charleston Library SocietyIn 1771 the College of Charleston received its first collection of donated books, more than 800 from John Mackenzie, a Goose Creek planter and Charleston Towne diplomat. However, only 77 books would survive a 1778...
11:50 am on Wednesday November 30, 2011

MWV Foundation helps Charleston Library Society bring rare titles from its vault to the public

Image by Flickr user Errol ImagesMediaThe MeadWestvaco Foundation, on behalf of MWV, has issued a $15,000 grant to support the retrospective catalog conversion of the Charleston Library Society’s Natural History Collection. Through a number of...
4:25 am on Monday November 14, 2011

Charleston Library Society hosting its Fall Book Sale

Image by Flickr user Christchurch City LibrariesThe Charleston Library Society will hold its annual Fall Book Sale behind the Library Society at 164 King Street. The Library Society is the third oldest library in America and the event is open to the...
5:00 am on Monday January 10, 2011

Book signing, reception featuring local author Brian Hicks

Image by AmazonThe Charleston Library Society is hosting a book signing event and reception on Tuesday with local author Brian Hicks. Hicks will be talking about his new book, Toward the Setting Sun, the true story of the trials and tribulations of...
5:13 am on Sunday September 12, 2010

Brush up on you intellect during the Charleston Library Society's lunch lectures

Image by Flickr user Frederic della Faille Have a thirst for knowledge and can take your lunch break at 12:15?  Well you might consider giving the Charleston Library Society's "Wide Angle Lunches" a go.  For $14 ($10 for library members) you'll get...
8:04 am on Friday November 13, 2009

Charleston Library Society hosting book sale this weekend

Image by Flickr user circulatingImage by 20091113-books.jpg The Charleston Library Society is hosting a book sale in the Charleston County Public Library rom 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday.