Wednesday, May 4, 2016


Depression affects everyone in a family.  This novel explores how this happens.  Find non-fiction books in the library about depression. Click on the title below to read the full review.

Adam Haslett - Imagine Me Gone - Book Review: When Margaret’s fiancĂ© is hospitalized for depression in the 1960s, she is shaken but ultimately unwilling to abandon the man she loves. Imagine Me Gone traces the aftershock of Margaret’s fateful choice as John’s condition ripples out over the subsequent decades, affecting not only their life together but the lives of their three children. Although depression and...

Here are some non-fiction titles.


Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Click on the title below to see the rest of the book review on this new science fiction book.  Reserve your copy now.

Sylvain Neuvel - Sleeping Giants - Book Review: BookPage Fiction Top Pick, May 2016 An inventive tale inventively told, Sleeping Giants is designed for people who like to take things apart and put them back together. Its jigsaw-puzzle narrative style works as a mirror for the project at the story’s center: the gathering and assembly of the scattered pieces of a huge and mysterious robot. But the real appeal of the book—the debut...
Thanks for reading

Monday, April 25, 2016


Here is our calendar for May. There are many opportunities for all of the family.
Please join us and thanks for reading.

Thursday, April 21, 2016


Take your reading to new heights - Feature: Spring has arrived, and along with it comes a flock of books about our feathered friends. Here are three new titles that bird watchers will find especially intriguing. Jennifer Ackerman, longtime nature writer and contributor to Scientific American, thinks it’s time to ditch the term “bird brain.” In "The Genius of Birds,"  she offers compelling evidence that birds are far...

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Check out other books and learn about birds that are all around us.
Thanks for reading.

Monday, April 18, 2016


It's troubling to think about our final days, but to make sure that your loved ones know what you would like, Lutheran Hospice is providing help in completing documents so that you last wishes are known.  These are legal documents and will be notarized.

Five Wishes Program
Wednesday, April 20 at 2 p.m. or
Thursday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m.

To become familiar with what you might like, the following books are available in our library system.

Thanks for reading.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016



Pop up $1 Friends of the Library Book Sales
The Friends of the Library are hosting Pop Up sales that will feature a sample of the Friends’ favorite books at the unbeatable price of $1. Purchases at these Pop Up sales go towards raising funds on behalf of the CCPL system. The first round of sales will take place on the following dates:
•    Wednesday, April 6 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Dorchester Road Library

•    Wednesday, April 6 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the Mt. Pleasant Library
•    Friday, April 8 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the James Island Library

•    Friday, April 8 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the McClellanville Library
•    Monday, April 18 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Poe/Sullivan's Island Library

•    Monday, April 18 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at West Ashley Library
•    Wednesday, April 20 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Hurd/St. Andrews Library
•    Wednesday, April 20 from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. at John's Island Library
•    Friday, April 22 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Otranto Road Library
•    Monday, April 25 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Cooper River Memorial Library