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…

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…

Literary Charleston

On November 14th, 2012, Dr. Curtis Worthington spoke on his recently published anthology of Lowcountry-based authors and works of literature that use Lowcountry locals. Held at the Avery Research Center, Dr. Worthington gave an overview of Charleston’s expansive literary history and influence. About Dr. Curtis Worthington and Literary Charleston Charleston and the surrounding Lowcountry have…

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…