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Contact Info

Phone: (843) 805-6881
Fax: (843) 727-3741

Bookmobile Manager:
Vacant

Hours of operation: 
Monday – Friday: 9 – 5

 

Bookmobile Schedule for Spring 2015:
     
          

 
First and Third Weeks:
   

Mondays

Jan 5., Feb. 2, March 2 and 16, April 6 and 20, May 4 and 18 

9:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:00 
11:30 - 12:00
1:30 - 2:00
2:15 - 3:00

Good Shepherd Day Care - Old Town Rd.
Capers Prep. School - Bees Ferry Rd.
Grand Oaks - Magwood Rd. 
Sherman House - Wallenberg Blvd.
Heartland - Sam Rittenberg Blvd.                   

   

Tuesdays

Jan. 6 and 20, Feb. 3 and 17, March 3 and 17, April 7 and 21, May 5 and 19

10:00 - 11:00  
1:00 - 1:45
2:00 - 3:00

Fresh Fields Village - Gardeners Circle 
Cherry Point
 - Rockville
Frierson Elementary - Maybank Hwy.
                          

   

Wednesdays        

Jan. 7 and 21, Feb. 4 and 18, March 4 and 18, April 1 and 15, May 6 and 20

9:45 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:00 
11:15 - 12:00
1:30 - 2:00

Ansonborough House - Society St
Canterbury House - Market St.
Radcliff Manor - Coming St.
Carolina Bay - Savannah Hwy.
  
              

   
Thursdays

Jan, 15, Feb. 5 and 19, March 5 and 19, April 2 and 16, May 7 and 21

9:00 - 9:30 
9:30 - 10:00 
10:00 - 11:00
12:30 - 1:30
2:00 - 2:45          

Belle Hall Elementary - Egypt Rd.
Jones Rec. Center - Egypt Rd. 
Christ Kids Academy - Egypt Rd.
Belle Hall Elementary - Egypt Rd.
Sweet Grass - Mathis Ferry Rd.

 

 

Fridays

Jan. 2 and 16, Feb. 6 and 20, March 6 and 20, April 3 and 17, May 1 and 15

9:30 - 11:00
11:30 - 12:00 
2:00 - 2:45 

East Cooper School - Civitas Street
Somerby Park West - Tradition Court   
The Palms - Bowman Rd. 

   
Second and Fourth Weeks:
                         

Mondays

Jan. 12 and 26, Feb. 9 and 23, March 9 and 23, April 13 and 27, May 11

9:00 - 9:30 
10:00 - 11:00
11:15 - 12:00
1:45 - 2:30 
3:00 - 3:30

Little Grace School - Wentworth St.
Fort Johnson Christian - Camp Rd.
Bishop Gadsden - Camp Rd. 
Sunshine House - Folly Rd. 
Carter May - Ingram Road

   

Tuesdays

Jan. 13 and 27, Feb. 10 and 24, March 10 and 24, April 14 and 28, May 12 and 26

9:30 - 11:30
1:30 - 2:00 
2:30 - 3:00

Charleston Development - Line St.
Marshside Village Apts. - Gullah Ave. 

Villas at Horizon Village - Rivers Ave

   

Wednesdays

Jan. 14 and 28, Feb. 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22, May 23 and 27

9:30 - 10:30 
10:45 - 11:30  
1:15 - 2:00
2:15 - 3:00

Montessori Community School - Wood Avenue
Gateway Academy - Charlie Hall Blvd.     
Ashley Park Retirement Community - Tobias Gadsden Blvd.
Audacy Creative Arts Preschool – Savannah Hwy.

   

Thursdays

Jan, 8 and 22, Feb. 12 and 26, March 12 and 26, April 9 and 23, May 14 and 28

9:30 - 10:00
10:30 - 11:00 
1:00 - 1:30

Shady Grove Senior Center - Ancrum Hill Rd.
Lincolnville Senior Apt. - Slidell Dr. 
Bridge Assisted Living - Elms Plantation Blvd.                  

   
Fridays

Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 13 and 27, March 13 and 27, April 10 and 24, May 8 and 22

9:00 - 10:00 
10:30 - 11:00
11:15 - 12:00
2:00 - 3:00

Unity Baptist Daycare and Academy - Whipple Rd.
Franke Home - Rifle Range Road 
Children Discovery - Venning Road
Rudy's Academy - Dingle Road

 
 

History

According to the terms of the Julius Rosenwald agreement which helped to establish the Charleston County Public Library, library services were to be made available to all residents of Charleston County. At a meeting of the Board of Trustees in May of 1931, it was decided that it was impossible to cover the county by any one method. A "book truck" was considered an essential part of the operation. As a result, a Bookmobile was purchased and began service in October of 1931.

In FY2010, more than 27,000 items were circulated by the Bookmobile.

 
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