March 5 | New York Times’ Kevin Sack Explores 200-Year History of Mother Emanuel

Addlestone Library, Author Visit, Friends of the Library

The Story of Mother Emanuel Monday, March 5 | 6:00 p.m. | Addlestone Library Rm. 227 | FREE Register Join the College of Charleston Friends of the Library and Kevin Sack for a discussion of the remarkable 200-year story of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, often referred to as Mother Emanuel. Among the factors that […]

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What’s Happening at the Library in 2013?


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Film Screening, Friends of the Library, Lecture, Performance, Southeastern Wildlife Exhibition, Special Collections

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 […]

January 8, 2013

Literary Charleston


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

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 […]

January 8, 2013

Tickets Now on Sale for An Evening with Jon Meacham


College of Charleston, Events, In the News, Lecture, Press

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 […]

September 27, 2012

Fall 2012 Addlestone Authors’ Series Plans Finalized


Addlestone Library, Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, In the News, Lecture, Press

The Friends of the Library are proud to announce the Fall 2012 Addlestone Authors’ Series. We will launch the series with a lively discussion from historian Alexander Moore, author of the Fabric of Liberty, on September 19 at 6pm in Alumni Hall. The book deals with the history of The Society of the Cincinnati of the State […]

July 3, 2012

Annual Winthrop Roundtable Explores the Roots of Southern Cooking


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, In the News, Lecture, Performance, Winthrop Roundtable

On Tuesday, March 13, the Friends of the Library welcomed Executive Chef Sean Brock and Professor David Shields to the Winthrop Roundtable. After a delightful dinner of Bisque a la Creole, Fresh Striped Bass, and Strawberry Cornmeal Cake, Brock and Shields discussed the restoration and preservation of one of the great cuisines of America: the […]

March 22, 2012

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


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, In the News, Lecture, Performance, Winthrop Roundtable

  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 […]

February 9, 2012