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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Smithsonian Comes to Avery


Avery Research Center, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Lecture, Press

The Avery Research Center is excited to host “Word, Shout, Song: Lorenzo Dow Turner Connecting Communities through Language”, the exhibition developed by the Smithsonian Institution’s Anacostia Community Museum, in January 2012. This exhibition is a beautiful and thought-provoking assemblage of artifacts, photographs, and text that documents the life and work of Dr. Lorenzo Dow Turner, […]

December 19, 2011

Mackenzie Library Launch Successful


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Exhibition, Lecture, Mackenzie Library, Special Collections, Wish List

On October 18th we hosted a launch of the Mackenzie Library Project featuring historian and University of South Carolina Professor David Shields.  The evening showcased the original and recently restored books from the College’s first library with publishing dates that go from 1633 to 1769.  They were restored by the CofC’s Senior, Brien Biedler, and […]

November 10, 2011

Check it Out!


Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

Click on the link below to hear a little from Stephen Hoffius and Susan Williams as they talk about their book Upheaval: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow.  Both Hoffius and Williams will be speaking at the College of Charleston on August 31 in the Addlestone Library Room 227 at 6:00 pm […]

August 3, 2011

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


College of Charleston, Events, Friends of the Library, Piccolo Spoleto, Spoleto

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 […]

April 25, 2011

Friends of the Library Panel Discussion: “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” Wednesday, February 16th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, Addlestone Library, Second Floor, Room 227


College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

Please join the Friends of the Library for our second panel discussion, “Sustainable Buildings in the Lowcountry,” in our ongoing  year-long series, “Going Green: Fad or Forever?” We will address the following sustainability issues and more.  Please encourage your students to attend! What is LEED? What does building “green” really mean? Associated cost of building […]

February 15, 2011

One in eight people worldwide lack access to safe water…learn why.


College of Charleston, Events, Lecture

Today, 884 million people lack access to safe water supplies, representing approximately one in eight people in the world. The United Nations estimates that by 2025, forty-eight nations, with combined population of 2.8 billion, will face freshwater “stress” or “scarcity”. Learn the issues facing water quality, scarcity, and sustainability – and what you can do […]

January 18, 2011