Events

Speaker Series: David M. Rubenstein In Conversation with Dave Morgan

CLS is thrilled to welcome back David Rubenstein, New York Times bestselling author of "How to Lead, The American Story", and now the capstone book in a trilogy, "The American Experiment : Dialogues on a Dream". In this lively collection of conversations from some of our nations’ greatest minds, Rubenstein explores the inspiring story of America as a grand experiment in democracy, culture, innovation, and ideas. He will be joined by Dave Morgan, Founder, President and CEO of Litton Entertainment.

Speaker Series: Stuart Bennett

The Library Society welcomes author Stuart Bennett for a discussion on his newest book, "The Charleston Gambit", a historical fiction that paints a romantic yet realistic picture of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. Tickets for this in-person event are $10 for CLS members and $15 for nonmembers, and can be purchased with the button above or by calling 843-723-9912. 

CLS Holiday Member Party

CLS welcomes members for a Sunday afternoon of holiday cheer, complete with delectable drinks, delicious treats, and more!

Music at the Library: The Yale Alley Cats

The Library Society is delighted to welcome back the Yale Alley Cats, the incredibly talented, world-renowned, all-male a cappella singing group from Yale University, making music around the world since their founding back in 1943. The group will perform classic and contemporary songs, all just with the power of their impressive voices. This event is free and open to members only, and an RSVP is required.

CLS Book Club: Klara and the Sun

Beat the winter blues by joining us in our beautiful Main Reading Room for a lively discussion on CLS Book Club's pick of the season, "Klara and the Sun" by New York Times Best Seller Kazuo Ishiguro.

Speaker Series: Bruce A. Ragsdale

Calling all history buffs! The Library Society is thrilled to host author Bruce Ragsdale for an evening lecture on his new book, "Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery". A fresh, original look at George Washington as an innovative land manager whose singular passion for farming would unexpectedly lead him to reject slavery.