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Charleston Library Society
164 King Street
The Charleston Library Society is the South's oldest cultural institution and the third oldest library in the United States. For more than 250 years it has collected, preserved, and made available cultural materials for the use of its members and research
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Trisha Kometer is passionate about volunteerism.
She and her husband became involved with Fields to Families as a gleaners and farmers market representatives soon after relocating to Charleston in 2008.
She has served on the board of directors since 2010, and currently chairs the organization's grantwriting committee.
Trisha is a Librarian & Archivist at the Charleston Library Society, president of Friends of Cape Coast School for the Deaf and the Blind, an active member of the Junior League of Charleston, and a volunteer with other local nonprofits such as East Cooper Habitat for Humanity and Lowcountry Orphan Relief.
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CLS- Recent News
Library archivist Trisha Kometer says the contents of its vaults, one of which is located behind an antique shop on Charleston's King Street, remain unclear."We have lists but because the library itself has been moved from place to place to place, the collections have been integrated, they have been pulled apart and a lot has gone on during the years," she said, making it difficult to tell for sure.
"It was written the day that Thomas Jefferson was sworn in (as president)," Kometer
Once again, I thank Carol, Janice, Trisha
, Debbie, and Rob.
Our full-time staff has grown marginally thanks to an extraordinary gift from an anonymous friend last May, allowing Trisha Kometer
to transition from her
role as part of a SHRAB grant to a full-time archivist and librarian.
Edward Crisp â€“ Carolina Antique Maps & Prints
"Through the map conservation project, we are commemorating the 300th anniversary of the publication of this important work," says Trisha Kometer, the society's archivist.