Tag: Allan

Sep 11 2018

Sullivan’s Island Library Extends WiFi Access

By Maggie Mohr for the Island Eye News Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) customers who visit the Edgar Allan Poe/Sullivan’s Island Library can now take advantage of free 24/7 WiFi access at the park in front of Battery Gadsden thanks to the recent installation of a transmitter that boosts the signal. The Town of Sullivan’s …

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Mar 15 2018

Pat In The Hat At Poe

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News The Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library celebrated Read Across America with a visit from Sullivan’s Island Mayor “Pat in the Hat” O’Neil on Friday, March 2.  Children from Miss Aimee’s and Holy Cross preschools joined other families from the community to listen to the stories of Theodore …

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Nov 08 2016

The Warmth Of Other Suns

By Connie Darling for Island Eye News Come to the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library, 1921 I’on Avenue, Sullivan’s Island, on Saturday November 19, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. for a lively discussion of The Warmth of Other Suns. Light refreshments will be served. Email darlingc@ccpl.org or call 843.883.3914 for more details. In this epic, beautifully …

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Aug 31 2016

Thanks, And Apologies From Battery Gadsden Cultural Center

Thursday evening, Aug. 18, Battery Gadsden Cultural Center sponsored a fabulous presentation by Dr. Nic Butler, resident historian for the Charleston County Public Library, covering the history of the four “pest houses” or quarantine stations that existed on Sullivan’s Island during the 18th century. The lecture was held at Battery Gadsden itself, part of the …

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Aug 31 2016

Book Club To Visit Grisham’s “Gray Mountain”

By Connie Darling for Island Eye News Come to the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library, on Saturday Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. for a lively discussion of “Gray Mountain” by John Grisham. The year is 2008, and Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track—until the recession hits …

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Aug 15 2016

Gators, Snakes And Kids, Oh My!

Photos by Steve Rosamilia The South Carolina Aquarium Rovers brought animal facts and fun to the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library on Friday, July 15, 2016, as part of the Charleston County Public Library’s Summer Reading Program. Families learned how animals adaptations allow them to survive in the wild, and participants got up close and …

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Jul 07 2016

‘Philomena’ Discussed

By Delores Schweitzer for Island Eye News The Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library Beachlovers’ Book Club will meet 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 16, for a lively discussion of “Philomena: A Mother, Her Son and a 50 Year Search,” by Martin Sixsmith. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Email darlingc@ccpl.org or call 843-883-3914 for more …

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May 10 2016

Historian Discusses Sullivan’s Island Pest House Origins

Photos by Steve Rosamilia Charleston County Public Library Historian Dr. Nic Butler presented “The Pest House: A Brief History” on March 19, 2016, at the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library on Sullivan’s Island. Butler provided primary source evidence for the establishment of the Pest House on Sullivan’s Island and its tumultuous history. He also cited …

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Apr 07 2016

Beachlovers’ Bookclub Explore ‘The Nightingale’

Come to the Edgar Allan Poe Branch Library on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. for a lively discussion of “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Email darlingc@ccpl.org or call 843.883.3914 for more details. “In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, …

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Feb 10 2016

Vendors Wanted For Sullivan’s Island Farmers’ Market

By Lisa Darrow for Island Eye News Photos by Ralph Secoy The Town of Sullivan’s Island is now accepting vendor applications for its inaugural farmers’ market slated to begin Thursday, April 7, 2016. The market will be located on the grounds of 1921 I’On Avenue, in front of Battery Gadsden and Edgar Allan Poe Library. …

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