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College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library will resume normal operations on Sunday, September 8 at 10AM. For further details on Library hours of operation, please visit out Hours page below: Hours … Read More

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the College is cancelling all classes and College events starting Monday, September 2, following an evacuation order for coastal counties issued by the S.C. Governor’s Office … Read More

Sept. 9 | Breaking the Code of Charleston

Posted on 6 August 2019 | 12:11 pm

Who wrote the pseudonymous slave narrative, Before the War and After the Union (1914) and why does it matter Most of  all, how does learning about the author’s true identity unfold a … Read More

College Libraries Closed July 4, 2019

Posted on 3 July 2019 | 12:45 pm

The College Libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. Normal library hours will resume on Friday, July 5. For the most up-to-date hours, click here.  

Library Welcomes #CofC23

Posted on 17 June 2019 | 2:20 pm

Welcome New Students! Your Library is here to aid you. Visit us in person at the Access & Instruction Desk or online through our New Student Guide. Look for the … Read More

PRIDE | LGBTQ Project Exceeds $25,000 Challenge

Posted on 13 June 2019 | 1:15 pm

The College Libraries are pleased to announce the successful match of a $25,000 challenge gift for LGBTQ Life in the Lowcountry, a project dedicated to collecting and sharing the stories … Read More

Following a closure notice from the Charleston County government due to the threat of severe weather forecasted to affect the region, the College Libraries will close at 4:00 p.m. on … Read More

Rotunda | Paradise Pavilion

Posted on 11 June 2019 | 1:12 pm

Now on display: the Paradise Pavilion, a 12-sided, plywood and aluminum installation, designed by New World Byzantine’s Andrew Gould, which folds in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic theological and architectural traditions. … Read More

Spoleto | Tibetan Monk Creates Sand Mandala

Posted on 24 May 2019 | 11:51 am

The College Libraries are pleased to host the Charleston Tibetan Society as they present the creation of a Sand Mandala in conjunction with the 2019 Piccolo Spoleto Festival. The building … Read More

Summer 2019 | Information and Circulation Desks

Posted on 13 May 2019 | 9:11 am

Library and IT services from the former Information and Circulation Desks will be combined beginning May 13, 2019, at the new Access & Instruction Desk located at the former Circulation … Read More