Spring Programs Drawing to a Close

This Thursday, don't miss Dr. Nic Butler talk about "The Building of Fort Lyttleton" at the Hilton Head Island Branch Library beginning at 1 pm. He'll do an evening presentation at the Beaufort Branch Library from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

Bill McIntosh is back on Thursday, May 6th to talk about his book, Indians' Revenge about the Yamassee War. The Beaufort Branch Library Children's Programming Room has a capacity limit of 45. We'll open the room at 5:00pm for the presentation which starts at 5:30pm. This will be similar to "musical chairs:" the first 45 participants can stay for the presentation. No saving of seats for others!

Don't forget that if you're interested in participating in a free Oral History workshop conducted by the Oral History Program of the Citadel and Avery Institute on Saturday, May 22nd at the Beaufort Branch Library, you need to pre-register by calling us at 843-470-6525; 843-255-6468 or e-mailing cseabrook@bcgov.net. We can only accept 40 registrants.

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.