Upcoming Events

Speaker Series: David O. Stewart

CLS welcomes the return of history & historical fiction writer, David O. Stewart for a topical & unique Zoom lecture. Stewart will focus on his historical mystery novels in this digital format event. In particular he will discuss the The Paris Deception which centers itself and its protagonists around the 1919 Paris Peace Conference and the 1919 Pandemic. Through this lecture we will learn about our nation's and the world's response to one of the last major pandemics. Topical and interesting, with a good measure of mystery, this event will certainly entertain all. To RSVP, click the RSVP Now button & fill out the form.

Speaker Series: Ace Atkins & Lisa Unger

Mystery & Thriller readers rejoice! CLS is welcoming two powerhouse authors, Ace Atkins and Lisa Unger, to discuss their two most recent captivating novels through a Zoom conversation. Atkins will highlight The Revelators, the 10th installment in his hit Quinn Colson series, which just this summer got a green-light from HBO to develop a television series, and Unger to discuss her October 2020 release, Confessions on the 7:45. These two authors are not only talented in their craft, they are friends who know how to thrill all their readers. Join us for this gripping Zoom conversation about two books that will keep you on the edge of your seat! To RSVP, click the RSVP Now button.

An Evening with David Rubenstein

The Charleston Library Society is excited to welcome back David M. Rubenstein to discuss his recent best-seller, "How to Lead: Wisdom from the World's Greatest CEOs, Founders, and Game Changers". Thanks to the innovation of Zoom, Mr. Rubenstein will be in conversation with John Huey, former Editor-In-Chief of Time, Inc. At a time when leadership is in great demand, Rubenstein will give us glimpses into the interviews he conducted with legends across all fields. Get your tickets for this sell-out event!

Charleston Library Society

Fall COVID-19 Hours

For public safety reasons, the Library Society will be limiting access to members only on Mondays - Fridays, 9:30AM to 4:00PM.


Many CLS events are experiencing changes, postponements, and cancellations. Please check the Upcoming Events page for the latest information and updates. For any questions or concerns, please call 843-723-9912. We apologize for these inconveniences.