Sebastian Junger to Speak at C of C in November!

On November 13, 2013, the College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library will host acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker Sebastian Junger. Sebastian Junger literally took the literary world by “storm” with the 1997 publication of The Perfect Storm, his bestselling account of the doomed last voyage of a Massachusetts-based…

WSJ lauds The Compleat Angler… See it in Special Collections!

  The Wall Street Journal lauds the undying popularity of Isaac Walton’s The Compleat Angler… http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323744604578473251929009978.html The Grenville Haslam Sporting Book Collection in the Addlestone Library’s Special Collections contains 400 copies of this single title, including the famous second edition, and is one of the most comprehensive collections of The Compleat Angler in the world. To…

Addlestone Library to House SC Historical Society Collection

Starting in 2015, the College of Charleston will house the South Carolina Historical Society’s remarkable collections of books, manuscripts and archives. The College’s Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library will undergo an extensive renovation before opening the collection to the public. With the addition of the Historical Society’s materials to the College’s already extensive holdings, the…

Addlestone Library and the C of C REACH Program = Winning Combination for All

The Addlestone Library is the recent recipient of a most special award: The College of Charleston REACH Program’s Business Partnership Award… and the Library is doling awards right back! Matt Raczka, a second year REACH student from Middleton, CT, was the Library’s Student Employee of the Month Award for March 2013. Matt worked at the circulation desk during…

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

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…