CLS Book Sale
Oct
8
Oct 9

CLS Book Sale

Come visit us the weekend of October 8th 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!

MUSC Health Care Series: Ray Turner
Oct
11
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.

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: 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

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

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.

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.

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. 

Charleston Takes on Sea Level Rise: Strategies, Projects, Funding & Progress
Nov
14
6:00 pm18:00

Charleston Takes on Sea Level Rise: Strategies, Projects, Funding & Progress

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

We know the theory and the predictions, but what concrete steps are being taken to combat the increasing sea level rise here in the Charleston area?  The League of Women Voters, partnering with S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, presents regional experts to describe defensive actions being taken now and planned for the future.

 

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

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


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.

Closed for Independence Day
Jul
1
Jul 4

Closed for Independence Day

The Charleston Library Society will be closed the weekend of July 4th to celebrate Independence Day. We hope you have a safe and happy 4th!

Toonin' In Guest Speaker: Matt Diffee
Jun
2
6:00 pm18:00

Toonin' In Guest Speaker: Matt Diffee

“Toonin’ In: The Culture of Cartoons from Hogarth to the New Yorker” with Matt Diffee
Reception and Lecture: June 2nd 6:00PM
Lecture Price- $10 students (with valid ID at door), $15 members, $20 nonmembers- for tickets click here.

CLS Book Club: Clementine
May
25
10:00 am10:00

CLS Book Club: Clementine

CLS Book Club: Clementine by Sonia Purnell

Join us for the final CLS Book Club before summer break.

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

Speaker Series: Isley, Greene & Baldwin
May
12
7:00 pm19:00

Speaker Series: Isley, Greene & Baldwin

Speaker Series: Isley, Greene & Baldwin

Come enjoy a panel with Jane Isley, Harlan Greene and William Baldwin as they discuss their new book The Preservation of Charleston.

Please RSVP to mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Speaker Series: Susan Sully
May
5
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Susan Sully

Speaker Series with Susan Sully- "Past, Present: Living with Heirlooms and Antiques"

6:00 PM

Please RSVP to mstokenberry@charlestonlibrarysociety.org