Storytime in the Rabbit Hole
Feb
21
Feb 23

Storytime in the Rabbit Hole

Come have a sweet time in the Rabbit Hole!

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

Speaker Series: Christopher Dickey
Mar
2
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Christopher Dickey

Come enjoy Christopher Dickey as he discusses his most recent book Our Man in Charleston, while also diving deeper and going farther than the book goes with additional stories and lecture topics! 

This free event is and open to the public! We do ask that you RSVP, to do so please call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

Irish Georgian Society- Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and its Demesne
Mar
15
6:00 pm18:00

Irish Georgian Society- Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and its Demesne

The Irish Georgian Society requests the pleasure of your company for a lecture and reception with guest speakers Sir David Davies, IGS President, and Mr. William Laffan, author and curator of Abbey Leix: An Irish Home and Its Demesne.

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

Speaker Series: Webb Hubbell
Mar
30
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Webb Hubbell

Join us as the Library Society welcomes Webb Hubbell as he discusses his recent release A Game of Inches. To RSVP, please call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Rock and Rondo Redux
Apr
6
7:00 pm19:00

Rock and Rondo Redux

Rock and Rondo Redux returns – this time with the winds taking over!  

Tickets are $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. To purchase tickets, please call 843-723-9912 or click here.


Closed for Presidents' Day
Feb
20
9:30 am09:30

Closed for Presidents' Day

We will be closed for Presidents' Day observing the birthday of our Founding Father, George Washington. We will reopen with our normal hours Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 9:30am.

Music at the Library: Baroque to the Future
Feb
15
7:00 pm19:00

Music at the Library: Baroque to the Future

The Library Society will go back in time to offer a very special evening of Baroque music featuring Yuriy Bekker and friends, with a special guest appearance by Natalia Khoma. The music of the Baroque era will be followed by a reception, giving patrons the opportunity to mingle with these gifted musicians.

Tickets are a flat rate of $35 for this special evening. To purchase tickets, call 843-723-9912 or click here.

CLS Book Sale
Feb
11
Feb 12

CLS Book Sale

Come visit us the weekend of  February 11th 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!

Schedule- Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm & Sunday: 12:00pm-3:00pm

Speaker Series: Melanie Stiassny
Feb
9
6:00 pm18:00

Speaker Series: Melanie Stiassny

Without our oceans, which cover almost 72 percent of our planet, Earth simply could not exist—or humanity survive. Join us as author Melanie Stiassny from the American Museum of Natural History, takes an epic, oceanic journey as she talks about her new book Opulent Oceans

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

CLS Book Club: The Noise of Time
Feb
1
10:00 am10:00

CLS Book Club: The Noise of Time

The Book Club's first meeting in 2017!

CLS Book Club's success depends on the dedication of our wonderful volunteers and patrons. So, please RSVP if you are planning on attending. To RSVP, call 843-723-9912 or email dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org

This meeting's selection is The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes. A compact masterpiece dedicated to the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich.

269th Annual Meeting- SOLD OUT
Jan
24
5:00 pm17:00

269th Annual Meeting- SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT

January 24th at 5:00 PM, please join of us for the 269th Annual Meeting of the Charleston Library Society with guest speaker, Walter B. Edgar.  Because of limited seating, please RSVP to (843) 723-9912 or dreutter@charlestonlibrarysociety.org.

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

CSOL Presents New Year's Musicale
Jan
3
6:00 pm18:00

CSOL Presents New Year's Musicale

The "rising stars" are home for the holidays! This is an opportunity for several young professional musicians to give back to members of the Charleston community who have supported them during their formative years of musical study in a concert that is sure to be a very special evening.

To buy tickets, click here.

Closed for Holiday Break
Dec
22
Jan 3

Closed for Holiday Break

The Charleston Library Society will be closed for Holiday Break from Thursday, December 22nd at 1:00PM through Tuesday, December 3rd at 9:30AM. 

We wish our members and patrons a safe, happy, and warm holiday season!

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.

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.