Lowcountry Digital Library adds 30,000th image!

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) just uploaded its 30,000th image, having added more than 20,000 images in the past year. This project is a collaborative effort led by the College of Charleston to build a digital (online) library that includes digitized primary documents, photographs, publications, oral histories, and other resources from 10 different local cultural…

Fall events announced!

Been wondering what’s going on with the Friends of the Library this fall? We’ve announced our fall events schedule – check out our EVENTS page for more information! And be on the lookout for the fall edition of Discovery, the Friends of the Library newsletter! We’ll be posting the online edition on September 20th! We…

Stand up and Laugh!

National Comedian J.B. Smoove Friday, March 26, 2010 8:00pm, Physicians Auditorium Nationally-known actor and comedian J.B. Smoove will perform a stand-up show as the finale of the “What’s so Funny?” series. J.B. Smoove is best known for his role as Leon Black on HBO’s hit series, Curb Your Enthusiasm. Smoove has also been featured on…

A Special Event with Jenny Sanford

Jenny Sanford: Staying True Wednesday, March 17 | 10:30am Emmett Robinson Theatre, 44 St. Philip Street *please arrive by 10:15am so we may begin promptly at 10:30am. $25 for Friends of the Library members. Reservations required. To register, please email friendsofthelibrary@cofc.edu with the number of tickets you would like to reserve. Payment will be accepted…

March 2010 Reading with Friends

Regeneration by Pat Barker Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, where army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. Rivers’ job is to make the men in…

The Winthrop Roundtable with Bob Seelert

Thursday, March 11, 2010 – 6:30pm Bob Seelert has been the CEO of five companies in three different industries. Mr. Seelert spent 23 years with General Foods Corporation and closely observed one of the biggest mega-mergers in US corporate history: the acquisition of General Foods by Philip Morris in 1985. Known for building brands and…

Funny on Film: A History of Silver Screen Humor

Join the Friends of the Library for the second discussion in our four-part humor series, What’s So Funny? Monday, February 15th at 6pm Addlestone Library, Room 227 Anne Slatton, professor of video production and film theory, University of North Carolina-Asheville, will discuss humor in film from the 1920’s to present. Having worked as a professional…