Events

Zoom Speaker Series: Zibby Owens in Conversation with Paula McLain

Help us virtually welcome award-winning podcaster Zibby Owens of Moms Don't Have Time To Read Books on a journey filled with food, exercise, sex, books, and more! Owens will be in conversation with best-selling author and friend, Paula McLain! The two will cover all topics of Owens' recent book, Moms Don't Have Time To: A Quarantine Anthology. To RSVP, to this entertaining conversation, click "RSVP Now" or call 843-723-9912. 

Zoom CLS Book Club: A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

Spring has sprung and the CLS Book Club is back! Join us for a lively book discussion on George Saunders' newest bestselling work, "A Swim in a Pond in the Rain." A master writer is the perfect catalyst for a dynamic and fun conversations. This book is a deep exploration not just of how great writing works but of how the mind itself works while reading, and of how the reading and writing of stories make genuine connection possible. To RSVP to this free event, click the RSVP Now button or call 843-723-9912.

Book Launch Celebration & Reception: Italians in the Lowcountry

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Join CLS, Buxton Books, and the Dante Alighieri Society of Charleston as we celebrate the release of "Italians in the Lowcountry: Sunny Italy’s Charleston Colony" during this limited capacity reception. The evening will include a discussion by Eugene Massamillo about Italy, Dante Alighieri, and the continued cultural presented and importance of Italians in Charleston. Author, Christina Butler will present a brief illustrated overview of the recently released book, highlighting the themes covered, how the book came to be, and providing a summary of the Italian experience in early Charleston. To RSVP, click on the "RSVP Now" button or call 843-723-9912.

Zoom Speaker Series: Julia Cooke in Conversation with Catherine Grace Katz

Join us as we virtually welcome Julia Cooke & Catherine Grace Katz to discuss Cooke's new book of narrative history, "Come Fly The World: The Jet Age Story of the Women of Pan Am." The book centers on the remarkable unseen role women flight attendants of the 60s and 70s played on the world stage. The book reveals the largely hidden role played by international airline stewardesses, as they were then known, in the Vietnam War, while positing them as a cross between a diplomat, an adrenaline junkie, and a third-wave feminist. The two authors will also cover topics about women performing public diplomacy in unofficial roles across history. To RSVP, click the "RSVP Now" button or call 843-723-9912.

Zoom Speaker Series: Italians in the Lowcountry

Please join author Christina Butler for a virtual book talk on Italians in the Lowcountry: Sunny Italy’s Charleston Colony. The illustrated discussion will include glimpses from chapters in the book, addressing Italians in the Lowcountry from the colonial era, through the antebellum period and Reconstruction, and into the twentieth century and beyond. In addition, the conversation will highlight the importance of Italian cultural and architectural influence in the city past and present. To RSVP to this virtual event, click the "RSVP Now" button or call 843-723-9912.