Jon Meacham Ticket Availability

Tickets for An Evening with Jon Meacham are no longer available online. We will be selling a limited number of tickets at the door the night of the event. The event will be located on Rivers Green behind the Addlestone Library on the Corner of Calhoun and Coming Streets. Doors Open at 6:15pm and we advise…

Tickets Now on Sale for An Evening with Jon Meacham

On Tuesday, October 30th, the Friends of the Library are excited to welcome Jon Meacham, presidential historian, contributing editor at Time and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to the College of Charleston. Known as a skilled raconteur and an eloquent speaker with a depth of knowledge about history, politics and religion, Meacham is one of America’s most prominent…

Spring 2012 Winthrop Roundtable Features Sean Brock of Husk Restaurant and David Shields of USC

  This year’s Winthrop Roundtable on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 6:30pm will feature a variety of culture, food, and history.  We are happy to welcome back our featured speaker from the Mackenzie Library Launch, David Shields McClintock professor of Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, as well as nationally acclaimed chef Sean…

Smithsonian Comes to Avery

The Avery Research Center is excited to host “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language”, the exhibition developed by the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum, in January 2012. This exhibition is a beautiful and thought-provoking assemblage of artifacts, photographs, and text that documents the life and work of Dr. Lorenzo Dow Turner,…

Mackenzie Library Launch Successful

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…