The Library is home to compelling exhibits and collections that showcase the rich history
and diverse culture of the Lowcountry. Through carefully curated exhibits and access to rare
manuscripts, artifacts, and multimedia resources, the libraries offer a window into the
region's past and present.
Porcher Family History
This family history was created by Laura Heyward Porcher White for John Porcher Bryan and contains biographical information, anecdotes, and reminiscences concerning Porcher family members
The Stono Preserve's Changing Landscape exhibition explores the archaeology and history of a single geographic space in the South Carolina Lowcountry—a nearly 1,000-acre plot of land twenty miles west of the Charleston peninsula.
This exhibit explores the history of Black women in the American South from the Antebellum era to the Reconstruction era. Focusing on the experiences of enslaved women in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry.
Addlestone Library is open to the College of Charleston community and affiliates via card access. Visitors may access Addlestone Library Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, and must present a government issued ID and sign in upon entry.