Local author, Virginia Beach, discusses the history of conservation in the Carolina Lowcountry

Join us Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 at 6PM, at the McKinley-Washington Auditorium at the Avery Research Center as local conservationist and author Virginia Beach discusses her most recent book, Rice and Ducks: The Surprising Convergence that Saved the Carolina Lowcountry. Ms. Beach’s book is a modern conservation story, rooted in America’s earliest colonial beginnings and…

Free Screening of Restrepo at the American Theater!

In 2007-08, journalist Sebastian Junger spent fifteen months embedded with a US Army platoon in Afghanistan’s infamously dangerous and remote Korengal Valley. Restrepo documents the emotions and experiences of American soldiers on the ground…fear and loneliness and boredom, bursts of excitement and laughter, and ever-deepening bonds of friendship. Please join the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library…

What’s Happening at the Library in 2013?

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…

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…

Mark your calendar for the Fourth Annual Spoleto Sneak Preview, Monday, May 9th!

This annual, hour-long sneak preview of the Spoleto USA and Piccolo Spoleto Festivals will be presented by music professors Edward Hart and Robert Taylor, theatre professor Todd McNerney, artist-in-residence (in dance) Robert Ivey, and director of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art Mark Sloan. The lecture will highlight various, must-see arts events, as well as…