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Charleston County Library

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Book sale...looking for a deal!!

My husband and I read a fair amount. We love to find a deal on books we like. We decided to give... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Cumming, Georgia
via mobile
Great Experience

Enjoy the many options and great reading. Love going back and when they have the book sale is great.

Reviewed 25 July 2017
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29 Apr 2018
“Book sale...looking for a deal!!”
24 Jul 2017
“Great Experience”
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I read a fair amount. We love to find a deal on books we like. We decided to give Charleston Library a try and glad we did. Hard backs $1 and paperback .50. Yes we found 15 books we couldn't leave without....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Viviancumming
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Enjoy the many options and great reading. Love going back and when they have the book sale is great.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MelianAnn
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The library is a fun place to visit, especially with kids. There are lots of programs for both adults and kids. There are reading times as well as puppet shows. The relic room is fantastic. There are friendly people willing to help with anything. The...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank terriej2013
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I visited the Charleston County Library, South Carolina Room, for the purpose of studying my family genealogy. I visited there several hours for a couple of days, during the second week of May. The library is easy to get to in the heart of the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank A M
Reviewed 10 January 2016

It was my unfortunate experience to speak with Susan, an administrative employee, at the main library. I wanted information about reserving a meeting room for a civic association and her dismissive, condescending attitude is something a taxpayer should never encounter. She barked out information, was...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank AccuracyAdvocate
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I am not a teen, but during my visit to the library I was impressed that they have a teen section which has books and other topics that is geared towards them. I have never been in a library that's had that. I guess they...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank leemarienp
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Very helpful staff. The tall guy in the information booth went above and beyond to help me out. I was working on a research paper so I needed the Internet and printing access.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Keith G
Reviewed 27 September 2012

I must admit that I'm a library fan. The staff is very well trained, they're very helpful, and the sheer number of books, CDs, and movies is staggering. It's a beautiful place to lose oneself for hours (days). I could happily move in :)

Thank parkerb436
Reviewed 12 July 2012

When entering the Main Library up the front steps you'll likely walk through a gauntlet of cigarette smoking and spitting slobs, Once within the building you'll notice the smell of the overwhelmingly high percentage of the users who are homeless and who have ripened in...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Allison H
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Old classic building with large selection of materials and a very helpful staff.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank njjoaner
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