One in eight people worldwide lack access to safe water…learn why.


College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

Today, 884 million people lack access to safe water supplies, representing approximately one in eight people in the world. The United Nations estimates that by 2025, forty-eight nations, with combined population of 2.8 billion, will face freshwater “stress” or “scarcity”. Learn the issues facing water quality, scarcity, and sustainability – and what you can do […]

January 18, 2011

Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck arrives…with 50,000 bottle caps.


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Exhibition

Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck travelled from Durham, NC yesterday to start her mini-residency at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library this week. And, she brought 50,000 of her favorite bottle caps and jar lids. Holsenbeck will begin creating her three-dimensional installation – a mandala – this morning in the Rotunda of the Addlestone Library. And […]

October 19, 2010

Lowcountry Digital Library adds 30,000th image!


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, In the News, Lowcountry Digital Library, Technology

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) just uploaded its 30,000th image, having added more than 20,000 images in the past year. This project is a collaborative effort led by the College of Charleston to build a digital (online) library that includes digitized primary documents, photographs, publications, oral histories, and other resources from 10 different local cultural […]

September 16, 2010

Fall events announced!


College of Charleston

Been wondering what’s going on with the Friends of the Library this fall? We’ve announced our fall events schedule – check out our EVENTS page for more information! And be on the lookout for the fall edition of Discovery, the Friends of the Library newsletter! We’ll be posting the online edition on September 20th! We […]

September 13, 2010

Stand up and Laugh!


College of Charleston

National Comedian J.B. Smoove Friday, March 26, 2010 8:00pm, Physicians Auditorium Nationally-known actor and comedian J.B. Smoove will perform a stand-up show as the finale of the “What’s so Funny?” series. J.B. Smoove is best known for his role as Leon Black on HBO’s hit series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. Smoove has also been featured on […]

March 26, 2010