Library News & Notes

Well-Read episode #7 - Fall 2015 Releases

It's our fall book preview! Find out what titles Ann and Halle are looking forward to reading as the weather cools. We'll finish up with what we're reading this week.

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Check Those Mortality Schedules, 1850 - 1880

Most budding genealogists know that they should check the Federal censuses for their ancestor but many overlook checking the various Mortality schedules for their ancestor. If your ancestor happened to die between June 1, 1849 - May 31, 1850 or June 1, 1859 - May 31, 1860 or June 1, 1869 - May 31, 1870 or June 1, 1879 - May 31, 1880 you may miss a treasure lode if you overlook the Federal Mortality Schedules.Read More...

Local History in August

We're reaching out to the community tonight through the USC-B Reception and Book Signing with Dr. Larry Rowland and Dr. Stephen Wise. (At long last, volume 2 of the History of Beaufort County South Carolina is published and on library shelves!) We're taking some of our own Civil War, Reconstruction era, and phosphate mining treasures to display. Library Director, Ray McBride and Library Assistant Director, Jan O'Rourke will be on hand to meet-and-greet you and answer any questions you might have about the Library system.Read More...

Well-Read episode #6 - Books That Make You Laugh

We covered the tearjerkers last week, but now it's time to laugh! Ann and Halle pick their favorite funny books, and, as always, we'll close with what we're reading this week.

 

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