Third Annual Eggs In The Stacks 2024

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

Please join us for our "Eggs in the Stacks" Easter Egg Hunt! A 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 it […]

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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 will join Melissa, our Children's Library Coordinator. She will be reading […]

Storytelling Series // Elizabeth Varon’s Latest Biography

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

The Library Society and Buxton Books are pleased to host renowned historian of the Civil War era for her latest release – the story of the most remarkable political about-face in American history. Elizabeth Varon’s Longstreet is a bold new biography of the Confederate general whose support of constitutional rights for Black Americans after the Civil […]

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 will join Melissa, our Children's Library Coordinator. She will be reading […]

Saturday Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – St. Patrick’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 will join Kenna, our incredible Camps in the Stacks leader. She […]

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – Adventures

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 will join Melissa, our Children's Library Coordinator. She will be reading […]

Story Time In The Rabbit Hole – Adventures

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 will join Melissa, our Children's Library Coordinator. She will be reading […]

Documentary Series // “The Book Keepers”

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

A gifted writer's death a week before becoming a critically acclaimed author sends her husband and son on an inspirational book tour to ensure her dream lives on. Carol Wall's debut memoir – about cancer, friendship, and cultivating an open heart – was a breakout success. But joy turned to tragedy when the breast cancer […]

Book Tour Exclusive // Charles Frazier shares “The Trackers”

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

Buxton Books and the Charleston Library Society are honored to host Charles Frazier for a pub week debut of The Trackers in its paperback release. In his first official appearance in Charleston, the award-winning and New York Times-bestselling author of Cold Mountain, Thirteen Moons, Nightwoods, and Varina will share insights from developing his latest success […]

A Tumultuous Narrative of SC ~ “The Grim Years” by Dr. John J. Navin

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

In keeping with a subject matter close to our hearts, we are pleased to host Dr. John J. Navin for a personal account of his 2020 debut: The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670-1720. With extraordinary detail and analysis, Navin reveals the hardships that were experienced by people of all ethnicities and stations in life […]

Lite Lunch // Edwardian Britain with Jane Tippett and Martin Williams

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

The Library Society is delighted to welcome authors and historians Jane Marguerite Tippett and Martin Williams for their first State-side book discussion on the diverse but complementary approaches they adopted when researching and writing about the lives and reigns of King Edward VII (r. 1841-1910) and his grandson, King Edward VIII (r. 1936), later Duke […]

Revitalizing the Art Salon with Julie Wheat and Douglas Balentine

In June of last year, Julie Wheat and Douglas Balentine took part in an Artist Residency at the Chateau Orquevaux in the Chapmagne-Ardenne region of France. The owners of the Chateau have created a unique residency format with 20+ artists a month staying on the property, creating, and sharing their work in an effort to […]

Workshop // Paper Marbling in the Bindery

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

Join Charleston Library Society's Director of Conservation James Davis and Conservation Intern Sam Barnheart for an introduction to the ancient art of decorative paper marbling: a method of aqueous surface design using ink and paint colors, which can produce patterns similar to smooth marble or other kinds of stone. During this creative session, you will […]

Literary Torchbearers ~ Retrospective on Larry McMurtry & Pat Conroy

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

Following its publication in 1925, The Great Gatsby sold poorly and quickly fell out of print. F. Scott Fitzgerald felt the failure sharply. When he died in 1940 he believed that he and Gatsby were doomed to obscurity. Resurrection of The Great Gatsby, and of Fitzgerald's reputation, came in the form of one Edmund Wilson, who was […]

Chamber Music // A Spring Tradition

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

Join the Charleston Symphony for an elevated musical experience in an intimate setting. Enjoy carefully curated Chamber Music from your beloved Charleston Symphony musicians up close and personal as they perform distinguished works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Strauss. Beethoven is known for being the catalyst between the classical and romantic era. His innovative chord progressions […]