PLAD is January 27th

Q: What is PLAD?
A: PLAD stands for "Public Library Appreciation Day" According to Sandra Saad, Office of Development and Marketing, "That's the day library volunteers, board members and program advocates spend time visiting with their legislators at the state capital to share stories about the impact that public libraries are making in communities across our state." This year, PLAD is observed on January 27th.

Q: Why should you care?
A: Public libraries contribute to the economic health and quality of life of their communities.

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.