Charleston County Public Library Guide

Find out how to utilize our local libraries.


Bookshelves at CCPL’s Main Branch on Calhoun Street | Photo provided by the Charleston County Public Library

Table of Contents

Charleston County Public Library has a lot to offer, so we’re breaking down the resources, services, and events you may not know about.

There are over a dozen branches (some are being renovated or constructed) and a Mobile Library, with unique experiences at each location.

How to get a card

To become a cardholder, stop by any branch, fill out an application, and provide a photo ID and proof of address. Or, fill out this online form and pick up your free card at your preferred branch. See who’s eligible.

Did you know? You can check out books, audiobooks, e-books, movies, TV shows, and music for free with your library card.

Free services

Free events

Book it to your favorite branch to pick up a card, explore services, and attend events.

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