Check it Out!

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…

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…

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

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…

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

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…

Bottle Cap Mandala Complete!

After three days and more than 50 student and community volunteers, Bryant Holsenbeck’s Bottle Cap Mandala is complete and on view in the Rotunda of the Addlestone Library! Visit the exhibit page for more information and photographs! Stop by the library this evening between 5pm – 7pm for the opening – and visit tomorrow at…

Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck arrives…with 50,000 bottle caps.

Environmental Artist Bryant Holsenbeck travelled from Durham, NC yesterday to start her mini-residency at the College of Charleston’s Addlestone Library this week. And, she brought 50,000 of her favorite bottle caps and jar lids. Holsenbeck will begin creating her three-dimensional installation – a mandala – this morning in the Rotunda of the Addlestone Library. And…