Music at the Library: CSO's Holiday Strings
Dec
15
7:00 pm19:00

Music at the Library: CSO's Holiday Strings

The CSO string quartet--Yuriy Bekker, Micah Gangwer, Jan-Marie Joyce, and Norbert Lewandowski--will put you in the holiday spirit performing favorite tunes at the Charleston Library Society.

Tickets for this concert are on sale through the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. To purchase tickets, please call 843-723-7528x110 or by clicking here.

A Conversation with Julian Fellowes
Jan
11
6:00 pm18:00

A Conversation with Julian Fellowes

  • Dock Street Theatre

 The Charleston Trust and the Charleston Library Society welcome Julian Fellowes as the guest of honor at a reception at the Dock Street Theater.

For tickets, please click here or call 843-723-9912


Special Family Storytime: The Snow Queen
Dec
3
2:00 pm14:00

Special Family Storytime: The Snow Queen

Ballet Evolution (BE), Charleston’s professional ballet company, presents a very special Storytime at the Charleston Library Society to celebrate the upcoming world premier of The Snow Queen.

Free to the public. To RSVP, please email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org or call 843-723-9912.

Speaker Series: John Sacret Young
Dec
1
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: John Sacret Young

Join us as we welcome John Sacret Young to discuss his "artoir" Pieces of Glass.

Free to the public-- To RSVP, call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

MUSC Health Care Series: Ray Turner
Nov
29
6:00 pm18:00

MUSC Health Care Series: Ray Turner

In partnership with MUSC, the Charleston Library Society will be holding the MUSC Health Care Series. This innovative and diverse series will give patrons opportunities to learn what's new in many different health fields. 

To RSVP, please call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

Speaker Series: Tom Blagden
Nov
17
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Tom Blagden

Come listen to Tom Blagden speak about his book Acadia National Park: A Centennial Celebration. 

To RSVP, call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Music at the Library: Kiev Trio
Nov
15
7:00 pm19:00

Music at the Library: Kiev Trio

Enjoy renowned pianist Volodymyr Vynnytsky and cellist Natalia Khoma, anchors of the Library Society’s Music at the Library series since its inception as they perform as part of The Kiev Trio.

For tickets, call 843-723-9912 or click here

CLS Book Sale
Nov
12
Nov 13

CLS Book Sale

Come visit us the weekend of November 12th for the CLS Book Sale! Browse a wide selection featuring best-selling fiction, noteworthy non-fiction, beautiful coffee table books, and rare finds. You never know what you'll go home with!

Speaker Series: Jack Weatherford
Oct
27
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Jack Weatherford

Join us as we welcome New York Time Bestselling Author, Jack Weatherford as he speaks about his new book, GENGHIS KHAN AND THE QUEST FOR GOD: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom
This event is free for members and $10 for nonmembers. 

For tickets, call 843-723-9912 or click here. 

Speaker Series: Russell A. Berman
Oct
26
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Russell A. Berman

A Fraying Alliance? Challenges to the Trans-Atlantic Partnership Between the US and Europe

To RSVP, please call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

MUSC Health Care Series: Ken Tew
Oct
25
6:00 pm18:00

MUSC Health Care Series: Ken Tew

In partnership with MUSC, the Charleston Library Society will be holding the MUSC Health Care Series. This innovative and diverse series will give patrons opportunities to learn what's new in many different health fields. 

 To RSVP, please call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

Charleston Artist Collective Show
Oct
20
6:00 pm18:00

Charleston Artist Collective Show

The Charleston Artist Collective brings its new show Between the Pages to the Library Society. A portion of all sales will be donated to the Charleston Library Society.

Please RSVP to mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org or call (843) 723-9912

Speaker Series: Rufus Jones, Jr.
Oct
17
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Rufus Jones, Jr.

Speaker Series: Rufus Jones- Negro at Home, Maestro Abroad- The Epic Story of Dean Dixon

To RSVP to this event, please email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org or call (843) 723-9912

CLS Book Club: My Name is Lucy Barton
Oct
12
10:00 am10:00

CLS Book Club: My Name is Lucy Barton

This month's selection is My Name is Lucy Barton by Elisabeth Strout. This New York Times bestseller will provide plenty of material for a wonderful discussion.

To RSVP, please call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

Speaker Series: Dwight McInvaill
Sep
29
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Dwight McInvaill

Dwight McInvaill discusses Alice Ravenel Huger Smith: Beloved Family and Cherished Friends, Special Catalysts to a Charleston Renaissance Artist.

To RSVP, call 843-723-9912 or email mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Speaker Series: Lauren Collins
Sep
23
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Lauren Collins

RSVP to mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org or call (843) 723-9912

Lauren Collins began working at The New Yorker in 2003 and became a staff writer in 2008. Her subjects have included Michelle Obama, Donatella Versace, the graffiti artist Banksy, and the chef April Bloomfield. Since 2010, she has been based in Europe, covering stories from London, Paris, Copenhagen, and beyond.

Closed for Labor Day Weekend
Sep
3
Sep 5

Closed for Labor Day Weekend

The Charleston Library Society will be closed for Labor Day Weekend. We will return to our normal hours Tuesday, September 4th at 9:30AM. 

An Evening with BJ Barham
Aug
21
8:00 pm20:00

An Evening with BJ Barham

BJ Barham's solo album ROCKINGHAM is debuting on August 19th.  We are thrilled to have his tour stop by the Library Society for a concert!

For tickets, please click here.