Reminder: Lunchtime closures of Research Room

BDC Staff is temporarily reduced to 1/2 our usual contingent from August 1st - August 5th. Hourly employees must be given the opportunity to get a lunch break according to Federal Labor laws.

Therefore, the Beaufort District Collection Research Room must be closed during lunch, Noon to 1 pm to comply on these dates:

Monday, August 1st
Tuesday, August 2nd
Wednesday, August 3rd
Thursday, August 4th
Friday, August 5th

Customary hours of operation, that is, 10 am - 5 pm, Mondays through Fridays resume Monday, August 8th.

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.