Upcoming Events

Speaker Series: Carl Safina & Mary Alice Monroe

Join the Charleston Library Society as we host authors Carl Safina and Mary Alice Monroe as they discuss Safina's most recent book, Becoming Wild: How Animal Cultures Raise Families, Create Beauty, and Achieve Peace. These two powerfully, strong writers will have a lively conversation covering topics from the environment & ecosystems to writing & acquiring new perspectives. Tickets are $5 and include a $5 off coupon to use through Buxton Books on either Safina's Becoming Wild or Monroe's On Ocean Boulevard. To purchase tickets, call 843-723-9912 or click on the purchase tickets button.

Inside the New York Times Book Review With Pamela Paul & Dwight Garner

Join us for a much-anticipated conversation between the Editor of the New York Times Book Review, Pamela Paul, and long-standing Times book critic—previous Review editor—Dwight Garner. These two will give us a glimpse into the unique perspective of being part of one of the most influential literary reviews in the US. To RSVP, click on the RSVP Now button & fill out the form!

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.

Charleston Library Society

COVID-19 Hours

For public safety reasons, the Library Society will be limiting access to members only on Mondays - Fridays, 9:30AM to 12:00PM.


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.