Under the Live Oak

Wando Mount Pleasant Library

Libraries loom large in our childhood memories. From those who are old enough to remember rifling through the card catalog to the youngsters whose trips to the library include time spent watching the book bot do its work, all who love the library are connected by the shared experience of seeking and discovering information.

Today’s libraries tend to include digital information platforms and multifunctional spaces for a variety of events, and the best libraries blend old-school and high-tech to offer something familiar and wonderful for every generation.

The original Mount Pleasant branch library was built in the 1970s, when a library was primarily dedicated to books: storing, organizing and sharing them. Evolving technologies, however, have brought new opportunities for the dissemination of knowledge and a new paradigm of the library experience.

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