Friday, October 14, 2016

Maria Semple - Today Will Be Different - Book Review


Maria Semple - Today Will Be Different - Book Review: Eleanor Flood is tired of being tired. She wakes up in her trendy Seattle neighborhood already counting down to bedtime. A former artist for a “Simpsons”-esque TV show, she is stumped professionally and stuck personally. “I’m looking worse by the day,” she laments. “I’m all jowly. My back is dry. My core strength is nonexistent. Really, I’m...

Click on the title to read the full review.  Need some laughs in your life?  Check out "Today Will Be Different."

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


The public libraries have reopened except for the West Ashley Branch, which had some flooding during the storm.

If you are tired from picking up limbs and debris, come into the library and relax with a magazine or a good book.

There will be no overdue fines from Oct. 4-Oct. 16th, so don't worry if you weren't able to return your books during Hurricane Matthew.

Thanks for reading.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Due to the impending hurricane all Charleston County Public Libraries will be closed until further notice.
Please check local television, the "Post and Courier," or our website for news of when we will reopen.

Stay safe and please follow the advice of government officials.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Ian McEwan - Nutshell - Book Review

Ian McEwan - Nutshell - Book Review: In novels like Atonement and Sweet Tooth, Ian McEwan has enjoyed playing tricks with questions of his narrator’s identity. His devilishly clever and darkly humorous novel Nutshell takes another step in that direction, revealing the arc of a bizarre murder plot from the point of view of the ultimate unreliable narrator: a child in utero, two weeks away from birth. McEwan’s...

Click on the title to read the full review.  This is sure to be a bestseller.  Call or go to our catalog to place a hold. Let us know what you think.

Thanks for reading.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016


October will be a busy month the Mt. Pleasant Regional Library with Halloween Activities for kids.  Check out the calendar for Adult Programming: Mah Jongg, Book Discussion Indie Lens Popup, Caregiver Support Group and much more!