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May 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

May 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Edmund’s Oast Exchange, 1081 Morrison Drive
Charleston, SC 29403 United States
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Volunteer Appreciation Celebration The Friends of the Library would like to express our sincere thanks to all of our volunteers for all they do to ensure that the Charleston County Public Library system is one that we can all be proud of.   If you are a volunteer with the Charleston Friends of the Library, please join us for a special celebration to honor YOU on Thursday, May 17th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Edmund's Oast Exchange.  We will have a complimentary…

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Beach Reads Book Sale

May 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sullivan’s Island Farmer’s Market, 1921 Ion Ave
Sullivan's Island, SC 29482 United States
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Come shop the Charleston Friends of the Library Beach Reads Book Sale on Thursday, May 24th from 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Sullivan's Island Farmers' Market, 1921 I’On Avenue (in front of Poe Library). Our Beach Reads Book Sale will feature individually priced adult paperbacks starting at just $1. Romance! Thrillers! Suspense! You name it-- we've got it.

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July 2018

John’s Island Book Sale

July 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - July 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Johns Island Library, 3531 Maybank Hwy.
Johns Island, SC 29455 United States
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Are you ready to find some great books at a great price?  The John’s Island Book Sale, offered by the Charleston Friends of the Library is just around the corner.  On July 27th and 28th, more than 10,000 books, DVDs, and CDs will be available at the John’s Island Regional Library for incredibly low prices.  Prices start at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books.  Children’s books start at just $0.50! Last year’s annual John’s Island book sale raised…

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September 2018

Black Ink: The Charleston African American Book Festival

September 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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Black Ink:  A Charleston African-American Book Festival Saturday, September 8, 2018 Terry McMillan, one of America’s most beloved and critically acclaimed authors, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Black Ink Book Festival on September 8. McMillan became the empowering voice of a generation of women with her New York Times #1 bestsellers Waiting To Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. She will join 60 black authors and hundreds of readers for the third annual festival from…

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October 2018

That BIG Book Sale

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - October 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Omar Shrine, 176 Patriots Point Rd,
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 United States
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Featuring over 60,000 books, DVDS, CDs, audio books, sheet music, and maps available to purchase for prices as low as $.50 Our next That BIG Book Sale event is scheduled for October 12th-14th at the Omar Shrine Auditorium, with our Preview Sale for members on October 11th .   Membership Preview Sale & Reception Held the evening before the sale goes public / 5 - 8 PM / Omar Shrine Auditorium Become a member of Friends and join us for a…

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November 2018

Holiday Book Sale

November 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am - December 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Mt Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Rd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464 United States
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Looking for some extra stocking stuffers this Christmas? Shopping for Kwanzaa or a New Year's Party? Come shop the Charleston Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale. It's the best bargain in town! At the sale, you will find more than 10,000 books, DVDs, and CDs, with prices starting at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books. Items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories, cookbooks and a variety of non-fiction topics. Children’s books start at just $0.50.…

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March 2019

March Book Sale

March 1 @ 9:00 am - March 2 @ 4:00 pm
Otranto Road Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road
Charleston, SC 29406
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Please join us for our March Book Sale! Come shop the Charleston Friends of the Library March Book Sale on Friday, March 1st from 9:00 am- 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Otranto Regional Library, 2261 Otranto Road, Charleston, SC 29406. At the sale, you will find more than 10,000 books, DVDs, and CDs, with prices starting at $1 for paperbacks and $3 for hardback books. Items include mysteries, romances, classics, children’s books, local histories,…

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April 2019

Books for Bier 2019 – Donate a book, get a free beer!

April 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E Bay St.
Charleston, SC 29403 United States
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Annual fundraiser benefiting The Charleston County Public Library April 9 - 5:30 - 8pm | Bay Street Biergarten - 549 East Bay St, Charleston Bring a gently used book and receive a free beer. Plus, any child who brings a children's book to donate will receive a free root beer. In addition, we will sell books and have amazing silent auction items for you to bid on. Come support your local library and have fun with us! *Limit one beverage…

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The Public | Movie & Panel Discussion

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by The Library Foundation of the Lowcountry & Charleston Friends of the Library: CHARLESTON PREMIER: The Public | starring Emilio Estevez & Alec Baldwin. Following the film, a panel discussion on homelessness and the role of the public library. Featured Panelists: Darlene Jackson, Interim Director, Charleston County Public Library | Gene Brunson, Director, Berkeley County Library System | Jenn Gleber, Branch & PR Manager, Dorchester County Library - Summerville To purchase tickets, please click here #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

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West Ashley Book Sale

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Want to attend the book sale a day early? A special event for Friends of the Library members will be held at the Hurd/St. Andrews Regional Library, Thursday evening, May 23rd  from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. To become a member, please click here.  Members can also join at the door! Can’t wait for the next book sale? You can find $1 books in the Friends of the Library section of a number of Charleston County Public libraries.  These books are refreshed often and you will find a variety…

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