Speaker Series: Xavier Salomon

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

The Library Society hosts Xavier F. Salomon to discuss his experience as the Frick Collection’s Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator. For this program, Salomon will focus on artist Rosalba Carriera (1673-1757), who was the most celebrated woman artist in eighteenth-century Europe.

Revealing the True Legal System of Jim Crow // Buxton Books + CLS present Margaret Burnham

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

Please come join Buxton Books and CLS as we invite in Margaret Burnham, civil rights lawyer, to discuss with us her new book By Hands Now Known. Tickets are $10 for CLS members and $15 for guests. Free for students by calling the number listed below and showing a valid ID at check in. To […]

Spring Symposium: The Future of Publishing with John Ingram

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

CLS, in partnership with Buxton Books, is thrilled to announce an exclusive two-day Publishing Symposium featuring John Ingram. This lifelong learning program will dive deep into the past, present, and […]

Lite Lunch: Zibby Owens & Friends Author Panel

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

Buxton Books and CLS are excited to welcome back media powerhouse Zibby Owens for a Lite Lunch—and this time she’s bringing friends! Join us on Friday, April 28, at Noon […]

Coffee with an Author: Patti Callahan Henry

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

Join Buxton Books and the Charleston Library Society (located 164 King Street) on Tuesday, May 2 as we celebrate the publication of Patti Callahan Henry’s new title - THE SECRET BOOK OF FLORA […]

A Celebration of Lowcountry Voices

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

Join CLS, Evening Post Books, and Buxton Books for Lowcountry Voices, a special celebration of Charleston's unique literary community. This cocktail event is scheduled from 5:00PM to 7:00PM on May […]

Karen White Channels the Spirit of New Orleans

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

Join Buxton Books and CLS for a special evening with Karen White, an author with an uncanny sense of place. She conveys the spirit of a setting, and its inhabitants, […]

Book Tour Exclusive: A Celebration of First Ladies

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

Join CLS and Buxton Books on Thursday, June 29, for a publication week author talk with Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray on their new book, The First Ladies!  After the success of their first title together, The Personal Librarian, we could not be more excited for this new release. The evening will begin at 6:00 pm as the […]

Book Tour Exclusive: Ann Napolitano Brings Her Oprah-blessed Book to CLS

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

On Wednesday July 19th, in collaboration with Buxton Books, we will be welcoming the acclaimed author Ann Napolitano, to discuss her latest book, Hello Beautiful. The March release—an aching tribute to Louisa May Alcott's Little Women—has garnered wide acclaim since it first dropped, landing on the map of popular literary history by becoming the 100th selection […]

Book Tour Exclusive: Patti McCracken’s Arsenic-laced True Crime Tale

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

​Arsenic, a midwife, and modern history's most astonishing murder ring. Patti McCracken's masterful true crime thriller, The Angel Makers (HarperCollins, March 2023), is a narrative tour de force rooted in […]

Lite Lunch // Mark Catesby’s Journey as Nature’s Messenger

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

On Wednesday, September 13, CLS and Buxton Books presents a mid-day escape into the wild and wonderful world of Mark Catesby. During this Lite Lunch program, the acclaimed writer and Catesby chronicler Patrick Dean will share stories from his fascinating new book, Nature's Messenger, as we retrace the pioneering naturalist's personal and professional path  from […]

Book Tour Exclusive: Mary Beard’s Profile of an Emperor—New Insights into Ancient Rome

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

Join CLS and Buxton Books on Wednesday, November 1, for an evening with Mary Beard, a literary legend dubbed "the world's most famous classicist" by the Guardian, in celebration of the release of her forthcoming book, Emperor of Rome: Ruling the Ancient Roman World, due out in October. During this exciting Book Tour Event, Beard […]