Charleston County Public Library to distribute meals to children beginning Monday
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Library says they have teamed up with the Lowcountry Food Bank and Charleston County School District to provide free meals and snacks at select branches and mobile library stops.
The program provides free lunches or snacks to children 18 years of age and younger during the traditional summer vacation period.
Officials say the meals are provided by CCSD’s Nutrition Services Department and will be distributed Monday through Friday at six library branches between Monday and Aug. 6.
Those six locations and their start times are as follows:
John’s Island Regional: 3531 Maybank Highway, John’s Island
Projected to BEGIN July 19 due to construction
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Otranto Regional: 2261 Otranto Road, Charleston
Projected to BEGIN July 7 due to construction
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Dorchester Road Regional: 6325 Dorchester Road, North Charleston
Projected to END June 30 due to construction
11:10 - 11:25 a.m.
John L. Dart: 1067 King Street, Charleston
11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Cooper River Memorial: 2036 Cherokee Street, Charleston
12 - 12:15 p.m.
Main Library: 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston
12 – 12:15 p.m.
Additionally, snacks will be provided at three branches and three mobile stops:
McClellanville: 222 Baker Street, McClellanville
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 12 -1 p.m.
(On Tuesdays, breakfast will be served from 10 – 11 a.m. courtesy of CCSD)
Edisto: 1589 Highway 174, Edisto Island
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 2 - 3 p.m.
Baxter-Patrick James Island: 1858 Grimball Road, Charleston
Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
CCPL’s Mobile Library: Various Stops
Wadmalaw Community Center: 5605 Katy Hill Road, Wadmalaw Island
First and Third Thursdays of the Month, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Adams Run Wiltown Community Center: 5779 Parkers Ferry Road, Adams Run
First and Third Thursdays of the Month, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Awendaw Seewee Outpost: 4853 N. Highway 17, Awendaw
Second and Fourth Thursdays of the Month, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
“Providing equitable access to vital resources is a key focus of CCPL, and we are thrilled to expand our Summer Feeding program to even more areas of the county through our Mobile Library,” Devon Andrews, CCPL Associate Director, Community Engagement, said . “We are so grateful to our partners at CCSD Nutrition Services and Lowcountry Food Bank for making this program possible and helping us better serve the Charleston community.”
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