BDC @ The Branches Spring Programs

Wed., Mar. 23rd, 6 pm - BDC @ Beaufort Branch – Photographer Sandy Dimke will explain how to make your family photographs more reflective of your life and times – so that 100 years from now they’ll still be interesting!

Library Open House is Sat., Apr. 16th. (Don’t know what precisely what the BDC staff will be doing or where we might be yet, but as soon as I know, I’ll share with you).

Wed., Apr. 27th, Noon – I’ll be speaking at a Rotary Club meeting on Hilton Head Island about the programs and services of the BDC and how we participate in National Preservation Week.

Thurs., May 5th, 2:00 pm - BDC @ Beaufort Branch -- Author and poet Alice Connelly Moore will share her Inspired Words (published 2010).

Sun., May 15th, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm BDC @ Bluffton Branch Computer Lab – Hands-on Basic Genealogy Workshop and introduction to the wonders (and vicissitudes) of the Ancestry Library Edition database. Registration is limited. Registration is required. Basic computer skills are necessary. Sign up at the Bluffton Reference desk or by calling 255-6503.

As always, we appreciate your support for these and other Beaufort County Library programs and services.

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.