Tuesday, November 17, 2015


There is probably no other holiday that revolves more around food than Thanksgiving.  That big meal signals a whole season of eating right up until New Year's Day.  There are of course more things to cook and eat besides turkey and dressing.  Check out some of our cookbooks to find new inspiration for your Thanksgiving feast.

"Festive feasts : meals and memories from Halloween to Christmas" by Jeni Potter-Scott
Start new traditions with some of the many recipes in this new book.

"Cool Thanksgiving dinner : beyond the basics for kids who cook" by Lisa Wagner
How about getting the kids to join in the cooking and preparation this year?  What about crunchy glazed carrots and Sweet and Tart Dutch Apple Pie for your Thanksgiving dinner?

Find these and many more cookbooks for the holiday season.
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanks for reading.

Saturday, November 14, 2015


With the horrific news about the terrorist attacks on Paris, known as the City of Light, maybe you'd like to find out more about this beautiful city. What makes Paris one of the greatest cities in the world? 

"Paris" by Judith Mahoney Pasternak   
Paris is a city like no other in the world.  Find out why people fall in love with it.  This book has full color photos.

"The light of Paris " photographed by Jean-Michel Berts 

As king Francois Ier once said: "Paris is not a city, it's a world."  Spectacular black and white photos taken in the evening. 
Paris : the novel  by Edward Rutherfurd.
A very detailed historical novel of Paris.  Read about Paris through the centuries in this saga.
Find these and other books about Paris in our catalog.
Thanks for reading.

Monday, November 9, 2015


Veterans Day closing
All Charleston County Public Library locations and book drops will close the following dates in observance of Veterans Day:
Tuesday, November 10 at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, November 11

Book drops will
 be unavailable while the branches are closed so that staff can spend time with their families. Please do not leave items outside the book drop. Any unsecured items left are the responsibility of the patron

Thursday, October 29, 2015


Here are the Top Ten Books for October, chosen by librarians.  Notice that "After You" by Jojo Moyes is on the list.  This is a sequel to "Me Before You."  Reserve your copy today.


These books have been nominate by librarians around the country.  Check the catalog for availability.  Thanks for reading.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Do you like to read books that make you uneasy and have nightmares?  Try one of these!

"Finders Keepers" by Stephen King is a novel featuring the same three characters who were in "Mr. Mercedes."  This is about literature, murder and finding a treasure. 
"The Ice Twins" by S. K. Tremayne  Angus and Sarah move to a small Scottish island to recover from the death of one of their twin girls.  They are devastated when the surviving twin tells them
they have mistaken her identity.

Some other writers who write scary, creepy novels are Dean Koontz, Bentley Little, Peter Straub, Scott Hawkins, Emily Schultz, and Paul Tremblay.  Come in to the Mt. Pleasant Library and let us help you find a scary book! 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Remember the demonstration this Saturday, October 24 between 1-3 of how to use Mango to learn a new language.  How about Italian or maybe something really different?  Russian or Japanese?  We hope to see you here at Mt. Pleasant Regional Library. 

If you're unable to come Saturday, call 843-849-6161 or stop by the Reference Desk for information on how to access Mango.

Thanks for reading.