Fall 2017 Program Season Kicks Off


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Events, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Panel Discussion, Race and Social Justice Initiative

Why Wait for the Leaves to Change? The Friends of the Library are pleased to announce our Fall 2017 program season. From on-campus collaborations to the Winthrop Roundtable, FOL’s programming provides opportunities for lifelong learning that strengthen our community and connects the Library to luminaries across the Lowcountry and beyond. *** Life’s Biggest Questions 6:00 p.m. | […]

September 4, 2017

Book Celebration: Life’s Biggest Questions with David Benatar


Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Friends of the Library

Life’s Biggest Questions A Conversation with David Benatar Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Room 227 FREE and Open to the Public “David Benatar’s new book, The Human Predicament, offers justifiably pessimistic analyses of some of the most interesting and important issues of human existence, including birth, suffering, death, and suicide. Benatar’s […]

September 1, 2017

NASA Lands at the Library Saturday, Aug. 19


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Friends of the Library, South Carolina Historical Society

The lunar shadow is fast approaching the Lowcountry. Before donning viewing glasses and craning your neck, join the Friends of the Library for a pair of FREE presentations with NASA scientists Alex Young and Paul Hertz. On Saturday, Aug. 19, at 2:00 p.m., learn where and when to experience the awe-inspiring celestial event with Dr. Young as he discusses […]

August 16, 2017

Chancellor William H. McRaven is the Winthrop Roundtable Keynote Speaker


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Winthrop Roundtable

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the Friends of the Library at the College of Charleston will host William H. McRaven as the keynote speaker at the annual Winthrop Roundtable.  William McRaven is the University of Texas System Chancellor, a retired U.S. Navy four-star admiral, and author of the New York Times best seller, Make Your […]

July 13, 2017

Book Celebration – The Shark Club with Ann Kidd Taylor and Special Introuction by Sue Monk Kidd


Author Visit, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, The Sophia Institute

The Sophia Institute presents The Shark Club by Ann Kidd Taylor Special introduction by Award Winning Author Sue Monk Kidd Thursday, June 29, 2017 6:30 – 8:00 pm Reception to Follow Lance Hall, 150 Meeting St.,  Charleston, SC 29401 The event is free. Register here.  Co-Sponsored by the College of Charleston Friends of the Library […]

June 23, 2017

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY AT THE COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON PRESENTS MARJORIE J. SPRUILL


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Lecture

Monday, April 17, 2017, 6 pm School of Science & Math Room 129, 202 Calhoun Street DIVIDED WE STAND The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics   At the 1977 National Women’s Conference in Houston, TX, delegates from across the United States—led by Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, and other prominent […]

April 17, 2017

THE RESILENCE OF SOUTHERN IDENTITY: WHY THE SOUTH STILL MATTERS IN THE MINDS OF ITS PEOPLE


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Uncategorized

College of Charleston Faculty Lecture Series Wednesday, April 5, Noon. Addlestone Library Room 360 Dr. H. Gibbs Knotts, Professor of Political Science The South is changing.  People are moving to the region at a very high rate.  Urbanization and suburbanization are occurring, particularly here in the Lowcountry.  In addition, one of the most powerful symbols of […]

March 2, 2017