Poetry Series makes a new start in Lance Hall


From the library to the churchyard

The Charleston County Library’s Main Branch Poetry Series not only gets a new name, but a new venue starting today, Jan. 26. The newly named Charleston Poetry Series takes up shop in the Circular Congregational Church, due to budget cuts at the library. But just because some things have changed, doesn’t mean the quality of entertainment has.

The Poetry Society of South Carolina, along with the Lowcountry Initiative for the Literary Arts and the Charleston County Public Library, has invited three literary craftsmen to read at this upcoming event: Diana Pinckney, John Allman, and Al Maginnes. The event will be in the Sharpe Room of Lance Hall.

Don’t feel disheartened if you can’t make it to this particular reading. The Charleston Poetry Series is usually held on the fourth Tuesday of each month. So you’ll have seven more chances to check it out. For more information about this event, call the Main Branch at (843) 805-6930.

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