Richland Library Local Author Showcase

Calling All South Carolina Authors! Whether you’re a first time author or a veteran, whether you landed a big publishing contract or you’re self-published, Richland Library wants to showcase your accomplishment and celebrate our community’s incredibly talented local writing scene. On Saturday, December 13th, they’re turning Richland Library Main into a local author exhibit hall. […]

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Charleston “Read-Out” to Celebrate the Freedom to Read During Banned Books Week!

In recognition of Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of Americans’ right to access books without censorship, a number of Charleston-based organizations will join to commemorate the most basic freedom in a democratic society—the right to read freely. On Monday, September 22, 6 p.m., some of the area’s leading writers and artists will read from […]

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Join Local Author Mary Ann Henry at Blue Bicycle Books September 9th!

BOOK SIGNING/RECEPTION! Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 5 pm – 7 pm Blue Bicycle Books 420 King St. Charleston SC 29403 While the setting may be Southern, the themes are universal as the “ladies” in this eighteen-story collection search for family, home, and their own authentic selves. Based in South Carolina’s and Georgia’s Lowcountry, the main […]

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Lift the Lowcountry: Today’s the DAY! Please Help LILA Reach Our Goal

Beginning at midnight May 6th and for 24 hours, you can join in a national “Giving Day” movement, and SUPPORT LILA with your tax-free donation! HELP SPREAD THE WORD!!  May 6 is Lowcountry Giving Day and LILA will be accepting donations on May 6 (12:01am to 11:59pm). Our goal – to raise $10,000 for literary […]

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Meet Reading Partners!

Reading Partners is a national literacy nonprofit working in 9 different under-served elementary schools in Charleston. Currently, Reading Partners is in need of 50 volunteers who are willing to help a child with reading for just one hour per week. It’s good for you, good for students and great for the community. If you are […]

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Author Mary Glickman: Book Signing February 12

The JCC Homegrown Talent Series presents author Mary Glickman and her new book, Marching to Zion. Wednesday, February 12, 2014 @ 7 p.m. at the Charleston JCC, 1645 Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407 Event includes refreshments, book signing, and books for purchase! $5 general, $3 JCC members ************** Marching to Zion is the tragic love […]

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Plague Ship Booksigning

The JCC Homegrown Talent Series presents author Leonard Goldberg and his new book Plague Ship. The event takes place January 29, 2014, 7 p.m. at the Charleston JCC, 1645 Wallenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407 Event includes refreshments, book signing, and books for purchase! In bestselling author Goldberg’s latest medical mystery, a potentially fatal and mysterious […]

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Write Charleston! Program Kicks Off With An Evening of Enchantment January 30th!!

Write Charleston!  is a series of readings and writing workshops at our new home at the historic Circular Congregational Church.  All readings and workshops will be open both LILA members and the general public. Circular Congregational Church is located at 150 Meeting St in downtown Charleston. Admission is $10 for the general public $5 for […]

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Author Joel Derfner Coming to Charleston

The Charleston JCC Bookfest and AFFA welcome Joel Derfner, author of Lawfully Wedded Husband: How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. Enjoy wine, beer, and a look at Derfner’s new book. Charleston native Derfner shares his story of getting his own way, gay marriage, the American family, and what it means to be […]

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A CELEBRATION OF SEEKING With Nikky Finney, Jonathan Green and friends

Join artist Jonathan Green and 2011 National Book Award Winner Nikky Finney for “A Celebration of Seeking” – both the painting and the book it inspired.  Conway native Nikky Finney and others will read from Seeking: Poetry and Prose Inspired by the Art of Jonathan Green, followed by remarks from artist Jonathan Green. The Poetry […]

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