Jewish Family Roadshow in the Addlestone Library’s Special Collections

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The Addlestone Library is currently hosting an unique exhibit on South Carolina Jewish history in Special Collections. The Jewish Family Roadshow (March 29th-May 19th) is a collection of photos, books, diaries, paintings and other materials on loan from Jewish families with deep roots in South Carolina. The Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina will hold […]

April 1, 2013

Helene Berr: A Stolen Life, March 2013 at the Addlestone Library

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Why Do We Continue To Read Holocaust Journals? The Case of Helene Berr, Theodore Rosengarten Addlestone Library, Room 227 Tuesday, March 12, 6pm In 1942, at age 21, Helene Berr began writing a journal describing a world that brutally ostracized her for being a Jew. She wrote in her journal every day until March 1944 […]

March 8, 2013

Addlestone Library Acquires State-of-the-art Document Scanner

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The Addlestone Library announces the addition of a new state-of-the-art document scanning kiosk (known as the Knowledge Imaging Center or KIC) located in the Library’s first floor copy room, beside Java City. The KIC walk-up kiosk scanner provides fast, convenient scanning of all types of documents. The KIC features intuitive touch screen controls for easy […]

February 28, 2013

Linda Lear to Speak on Rachel Carson, Influential Environmentalist

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, In the News, Lecture

Rachel Carson’s 1962 blockbuster Silent Spring helped inspire the contemporary environmental movement and warned us of the dangers of the misuse of pesticides. But fifty years later the book is still as hotly debated as it was when it was published and Carson herself has been both maligned and mythologized. The Friends of the Addlestone […]

February 19, 2013

All Lovers of Nature Love a Swamp: Wading and Wandering Throught the Lowcountry Marsh

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, In the News, Lecture, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

The Friends of the Addlestone Library invite you to join Dr. Jim Tuten, Associate Professor of History, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, for a look at the evolution of two beloved Lowcountry pastimes: hunting and fishing. Dr. Tuten, a Lowcountry native and expert on the defunct South Carolina rice industry, will examine the unique natural landscape […]

February 11, 2013

What’s Happening at the Library in 2013?

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Performance, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

Winter/Spring 2013 Programming There are lots of exciting things happening in and around the Library in the next few months! A Memory of Light, Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson Addlestone Library Rotunda Saturday, January 12, 3pm Join Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougal for a public book signing as they concludetheir cross-country launch for A Memory […]

January 8, 2013

Fall 2012 Addlestone Authors’ Series Plans Finalized

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The Friends of the Library are proud to announce the Fall 2012 Addlestone Authors’ Series. We will launch the series with a lively discussion from historian Alexander Moore, author of the Fabric of Liberty, on September 19 at 6pm in Alumni Hall. The book deals with the history of The Society of the Cincinnati of the State […]

July 3, 2012

Mackenzie Library Launch Successful

Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Lecture, Mackenzie Library, Special Collections, Wish List

On October 18th we hosted a launch of the Mackenzie Library Project featuring historian and University of South Carolina Professor David Shields.  The evening showcased the original and recently restored books from the College’s first library with publishing dates that go from 1633 to 1769.  They were restored by the CofC’s Senior, Brien Biedler, and […]

November 10, 2011