Inspired Words from Local Author

Alice Connelly Moore will be reading from her book of poems and essays, Inspired Words, in the BDC@Beaufort Branch program,Thurs., May 5th beginning at 2:00 pm. The program is free. Anyone interested in learning more about what it was like to grow up, rear a family, and run a small business in Beaufort is welcomed to attend. 

David Lauderdale wrote a column about her Inspired Words in the Beaufort Gazette/Island Packet back in September. 

We hope you can make it and get to know Mrs. Moore and her writings.

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.