Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Do you love books?  Do you have book shelves to fill?  Come to the Johns Island Book Sale for great bargains.
John's Island book sale July 25 - 26
John's Island Regional Library Book Sale
The Charleston Friends of the Library are proud to present the John's Island Branch Book Sale of the Charleston County Public Library. With great bargains, good books and a chance to support your library system, all are invited to the John's Island Regional Branch, 3531 Maybank Highway, 29455.                    
  • Friday, July 25 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 26 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Admission is free Friday and Saturday. A special event for members will be held at the branch Thursday, July 24 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Books, DVDs and CDs will be available, with prices starting at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books. Items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories, cookbooks and a variety of non-fiction topics.
For more information, please visit 

Thanks for reading.


The next Star Therapy Dogs session will be in the auditorium August 16th, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Mark your calendar and come join in the fun of reading to a sweet dog and make a new friend!  Here is a photo from one of our sessions:


Monday, July 21, 2014


The summer is flying by.  Our summer reading programs will end in August, but the library has lots of programs for the remainder of the month.  Check out our schedule of events and mark your calendar.

Thursday, July 17, 2014


See our website for more information about the Saul Alexander Gallery.

Saul Alexander Gallery call for submissions
The Saul Alexander Foundation Gallery at CCPL’s Main Library provides space for juried art exhibitions from individuals or groups. Preference is given to works reflecting experiences and viewpoints of South Carolina residents.
Artists interesting in displaying their work during 2015 should complete and submit an application by September 30. A Gallery Committee composed of local art professionals select artists and craftsman for one-month exhibition periods. Decisions are based solely on the quality of the work submitted.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


Check out our other summer programs.  This one is at the Main Library.
Thanks for reading.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014


Award-winning young adult author dies; check out some of his work
Author of more than 100 books, award-winning writer Walter Dean Myers died earlier this month after a brief illness.
In his 45-year career, Myers’ critically acclaimed body of work spanned many different genres, including picture books, novels for teens, poetry and non-fiction. His honors include two Newbery Honor Books, three National Book Award Finalists, six Coretta Scott King Award/Honor-winning titles plus several lifetime achievement awards.
Myers took story ideas from his days growing up in Harlem and from his service in the Army. If you’re looking for a good young adult book for someone in your family or to recommend to a patron, check out one of Myers award-winning books.
Read some of Myers’ best-known titles

·   Blues Journey
·   Darius & Twig
·   Fallen Angels
·   Harlem
·   Invasion 
·   Jazz
·   Monster
·   Scorpions