Library News & Notes

Reduced Hours Effective June 1, 2015

NEWS RELEASE
April 27, 2015

Due to lack of funding, all branches of the Beaufort County Library system will reduce operating hours to the public, effective June 1, 2015. The Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head branches will reduce operating hours from 50 hours per week to 42 hours per week. The Lobeco Branch Library will reduce its hours from 40 hours per week to 28 hours per week, and the St. Helena Branch Library will reduce its hours from 40 hours per week to 32 hours.Read More...

BDC Research Room Hours Open to Public Reduced Starting March 9th

The special local history collection and archives unit of the Beaufort County Library will implement a reduction in hours that the research room is open to the public. This reduction is due to a staffing shortage.Read More...

Save Your Treasures

The Beaufort District Collection takes its responsibility to be a good steward of the materials entrusted to us very seriously. Therefore we must be up-to-date on preservation thought, practices, and techniques. Preservation Week gives us a special opportunity to share our knowledge about preservation practices with the community in order to empower you to better protect your family treasures. Come learn some general principles of preservation that can extend the lives of your precious documents and photographs.Read More...

Wersler, Last Ferry to Beaufort

We host local author Charles Wersler on Saturday, April 18th at 1 pm just outside our Research Room door. Come hear what he learned about life in Beaufort from the end of the Civil War to after World War II through a study of personal photographs and historical documents about the last ferryman in Beaufort County, who just so happened to also be his grandfather. The free BDC@ the BDC program is first come, first seated.Read More...

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