Update: BDC Compact Shelving

As you may recall, the Public Library Foundation is serving as the fiscal agent for the BDC Compact Shelving Campaign. Sandra Saad, of the Office of Development and Martketing, sent out a notice on Dec. 22nd, that the "total raised to date for the BDC Shelving Campaign is $36,245." Thanks to all who have contributed thus far to the fund.

In case you want to know more about why compact shelves are the best solution to our storage problems, you can review the September 30th posting about the compact shelving project.

Donations are will be accepted until we reach our goal of $85,000. Please send your donation to the "Public Library Foundation of Beaufort County" with a notation that your donation is for the "Beaufort District Collection" compact shelving project. The mailing address for the PLFBC is:

Public Library Foundation of Beaufort County
311 Scott Street, Suite 201
Beaufort, SC 29902

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.