Shakespeare on the Steps

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

On the heels of last October’s wildly successful cocktail party spotlighting some of the bard’s best lines, we are thrilled to announce a second pop-up Shakespeare experience coming in March—and this time, we’re taking the action outdoors! Join us on Sunday, March 12, as we transform our front steps into a stage for a plein […]

March New Members Mingle

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Please join us for our New Member's Mingle! Every second Monday of the month, we host our newest members of the CLS family. The evening will include an orientation of the library and informational tour with Q & A about your membership benefits. RSVP required to attend.

Free

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – St. Patty’s Day

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, please click here. Join us for our beloved Story Time in the Rabbit Hole! During this hour long, kid-friendly program, children and their parents/caregivers can join Zora, our incredible Childrens' Library Coordinator. She will […]

Free

Charleston’s Architectural Renaissance Man

For six decades, the renowned twentieth-century architect and preservationist Albert Simons helped shape the modern structural landscape of the Holy City. On March 14, Ralph Muldrow—whose recent book on the visionary aesthete, The Architectural Legacy of Albert Simons in the Holy City, came out in October—will join us to share insights into Simons’ legendary life […]

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – St. Patty’s Day

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, please click here. Join us for our beloved Story Time in the Rabbit Hole! During this hour long, kid-friendly program, children and their parents/caregivers can join Zora, our incredible Childrens' Library Coordinator. She will […]

Free

Saturday Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – All Things Green

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, click here. Please join us for our beloved Story Time in the Rabbit Hole! During this hour long, kid-friendly program, children and their parents/caregivers can join Kenna, who led our CAMPS in the STACKS […]

Free

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – Spring

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, please click here. Join us for our beloved Story Time in the Rabbit Hole! During this hour long, kid-friendly program, children and their parents/caregivers can join Zora, our incredible Childrens' Library Coordinator. She will […]

Free

A Storytelling House Tour with Robert Sackville-West

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

We’re pleased to host Lord Robert Sackville-West, the 14th-generation proprietor of Knole, a fabled country house that combines a unique familial narrative with an equally enchanting literary pedigree.  A former archbishop's palace located in Knole Park, Sevenoaks, United Kingdom, Knole is known for its legendary “calendar house” layout, which features 365 rooms, 52 staircases, 12 […]

CLS Book Club — The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

If there was any leader of the Revolution, Thomas Jefferson once asserted, “Samuel Adams was the man.” For his part, John Adams thought his cousin “the most sagacious politician” of all. Intrigued? Excellent! Join us for the next gathering of The CLS Book Club, during which we will discuss this very figure via our latest […]

Free

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – Spring

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, please click here. Join us for our beloved Story Time in the Rabbit Hole! During this hour long, kid-friendly program, children and their parents/caregivers can join Zora, our incredible Childrens' Library Coordinator. She will […]

Free

An Expert’s Guidebook for Confidence & Success

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Lydia Fenet, a Christie's auction house ambassador and the author of The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You, is a global thought leader who “knows how to get the attention of a room immediately,” according to Martha Stewart. Having experienced her smart and engaging talks firsthand during appearances here at CLS, we are […]

“Eggs In The Stacks” 2023! The Hunt is ON!

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Please join us for our "Eggs in the Stacks" Easter Egg Hunt! Zora Mayo, Storytime & Children's Librarian, will start this fun event with a special Springtime reading, followed by age-appropriate Egg Hunts in the Main Reading Room & Rabbit Hole. Join us for yummy treats, special prizes, and a lot of fun. We think […]

Free

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – Farm Animals

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Due to the high enthusiasm surrounding Story Time, we will be offering this to members only. To join the Library Society, please click here. Join us for our beloved Story […]

Free

Inside Mepkin Abbey, with Robert Macdonald & Adam Parker

Charleston Library Society 164 King Street, Charleston, SC, United States

Join Robert Macdonald and Adam Parker as they discuss Between the Marsh and the Skies: The Mepkin Abbey Story, Macdonald's captivating, meticulously researched, and beautifully illustrated history of Mepkin Abbey. […]