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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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Jun 01 2018

‟Libraries Rock” This Summer

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News Are you ready to Rock and Roll this summer? The Poe library is part of the 16-branch Charleston County Public Library system, connecting patrons to great books, movies, and media of all types, along with wonderful performers, speakers and teachers. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock” and …

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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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Jan 26 2018

Op-Ed: Building A Village, Part I

By Rick Reed for The Island Eye News With the small town feel, laid back lifestyles and many activities and needs within walking or biking distance; Sullivan’s Island has the opportunity to be what used to be connected neighborhoods and intergenerational community. Urban planning, sprawl, unfettered growth, isolation of age groups into silos (ghettos even) …

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Jan 17 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: January 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, Well, it’s our first column of 2018 and I hope you are having a healthy and happy new year… with our opening snow week as good training in resilience, flexibility and humor. Wasn’t it fun out here on the first snow day when we saw our Island decked out for 2018 Christmas …

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Oct 03 2017

Fun Fall For Grown-ups At The Poe Library

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News Frequent visitors to the Poe Branch Library on Sullivan’s Island know it is a lively place. Laughter and snatches of deep conversations pour forth from the Fiction and Nonfiction rooms as patrons write, play games, or talk about books. Be warned. Poe is about to get a …

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Aug 08 2017

What Was Buzzing At Poe Library

Photos by Steven Rosamilia On Saturday, July 22 Kay Greiman spoke to a group of young people at Poe Library on behalf of the Bee Cause Project, a national project whose mission is to ensure future generations are stewards of the natural environment who understand, engage and are inspired by the wonder of honey bees. …

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May 31 2017

Poe Library Book Club Discusses ‘Strength In What Remains’

By Delores Schweitzer for Island Eye News In Strength in What Remains, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man’s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in the United States from Burundi in search of …

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Apr 14 2017

Poe Park Update

Councilmember Sarah Church, chair of the Sullivan’s Island Town Recreation Committee, recently provided an update on the status of the Poe Park playground and the replacement of aging equipment. “The Park Foundation generously offered to cover the cost of new equipment for the park,” Church says. “They brought the design proposal to Town Council, which …

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Mar 11 2017

Poe Library Book Club Reads “The Underground Girls Of Kabul”

By Delores Schweitzer for The Island Eye News On March 18, the Poe Library’s Beachlovers Book Club will discuss “The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan,” by Jenny Nordberg. In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the …

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