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Children’s traveling art show on display at Carnegie Public Library

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2019

Members of the community can visit Cultivating Creativity, a traveling art show that highlights student art from local area schools, at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library until July 7. Cultivating Creativity displays 44 works of student art from 33 different area schools, ranging from primary...

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrate Pride

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrate Pride

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 18, 2019

Rosa Coit (left), a sophomore from Charleston High School, colors patterns on a coloring sheet during Celebrate Pride at the Rotary Room of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library on Monday afternoon. She said she decided to attend Celebrate Pride because members of the LGBTQ community should feel...

Carnegie Public Library waiving late book fees for food donations

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2019

Members of the Charleston community who have late book fines for the Carnegie Public Library can waive their fees by donating food, which will go to the Charleston Food Pantry, in the month of June. The library is accepting a wide variety of food and toiletry items, including juice, cereal, pasta, ...

Carnegie Public Library to celebrate LGBTQ pride

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 10, 2019

People can mingle over cupcakes while celebrating LGBTQ pride at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library's second Celebrate Pride social gathering next week. Library associate Daniel Briscoe said the gathering, which will take place on June 17 at 6 p.m. in Rotary Rooms A and B of the Carnegie Public...

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

FEATURE PHOTO: Crafting flowers out of coffee filters

Raine Zhu, Raine Zhu

June 4, 2019

Tonya Morton, an employee of the Charleston Carnegie Public Library, teaches people how to use coffee filters to craft into flowers at the Rotary Room B Tuesday evening. She said people can make peonies and poppies out of dyed coffee filters during this activity and bring their flowers home after...

DNA: Ties that Bind Set for Wednesday

Andrew Paisley, Campus Reporter

April 17, 2018

An introduction of DNA genetic testing will be available at “DNA: Ties that Bind,” a lecture held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Charleston Carnegie Public Library. The lecture, hosted by Eastern’s Academy of Lifelong Learning and taught by Lois Dickenson, a genealogist at the library,...

Charleston Carnegie Public Library to host children’s activities

Staff Report

January 8, 2018

The Charleston Carnegie Public Library will host a series of programs this week for children of various ages. The first event, an Astronomy Night, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library’s parking lot if the sky is clear. Telescopes will be set up for participants to use, with a guided viewing...

History comes alive, Eastern students portray under-recognized women

History comes alive, Eastern students portray under-recognized women

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

March 1, 2017

Eastern students told the stories of under-recognized women from history at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library Thursday night. In honor of Women’s History Month, the women’s studies program sponsored a performance in the library where a group of students impersonated a woman of their choosing. History...

Doctor speaks about experience with sexuality

Doctor speaks about experience with sexuality

Olivia Swenson-Hutlz, Assistant Photo Editor

January 20, 2017

  Bernie Ranchero, a family practice physician from Sara Bush Lincoln Health Center, came to speak about his experiences as a gay man during a meeting of Charleston’s chapter of PFLAG Thursday night. Ranchero said it took him until he was 31 to come out as gay, which could partially be attributed...

Crafting coming to Charleston Carnegie Library

Lynnsey Veach, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

The Eastern and Charleston communities are invited to “Come, craft, and relax” at the Make and Take craft event at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library. The library will be hosting the event 6 p.m. Tuesday. According to the library’s website, “It’s Make and Take, Grown-up style! We...

Women’s Chemistry Committee to host Halloween camp for young girls

Jada Huddlestun, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

Young girls interested in learning about chemistry through participating in Halloween activities can do so Saturday at the camp, “Chemistry Colors Halloween: Potions, Magic and More.” The Women’s Chemist Committee is hosting this event for the first time, and it will be held Saturday from 1-3...

Star Wars event at library trained aspiring Jedi

Star Wars event at library trained aspiring Jedi

Molly Dotson, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015

People of all ages dressed as Yoda, Storm Troopers, Wookies, Darth Vader and other various Star Wars characters gather in a crowded room at Charleston Carnegie Public Library on Wednesday. The 4th annual Star Wars Day was held in rotary rooms A and B of the library. Children were running and jumping...

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