Library News & Notes

"Heart of the Home" Exhibit Now Open

The Beaufort District Collection highlights Women's History with a new exhibit, "Heart of the Home: Kitchen Archaeology at Mont Repose" and a free lecture on Saturday, March 21st.Read More...

BDC Celebrates National Women's History Month

March is National Women's History Month. Each year National Women's History Month employs a unifying theme and recognizes national honorees whose work and lives testify to that theme. The theme for 2015, "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives," presents the opportunity to weave women’s stories – individually and collectively – into the essential fabric of our nation’s history. The nine honorees have each written Caucasian, African-American, Native American, Latina, and Chinese-American women back into the fabric of our nation's history. Learn more at http://www.nwhp.org/.Read More...

BDC Schedule Adjustments

Please note: The Beaufort District Collection Research Room will be closed on Thurs., Feb. 19th; Fri., Feb. 27th; and Mon., Mar. 2nd due to staff shortage. New Research Room hours begin Mon., Mar 9th due to staff shortage.

Fort Motte: BDC Archaeology Program

The Library's special local history collection and archives unit, the Beaufort District Collection, is honored to host Prof. Steve Smith for a lecture on Revolutionary War era Fort Motte this Thursday, 12 February at 6 pm. Gen. Francis Marion captured Fort Motte from the Redcoats in May 1781. This lecture, co-sponsored with the Beaufort Chapter, Archaeological Society of South Carolina, is free and open to the public. Join us upstairs in the 2nd floor lobby just outside the BDC's Research Room doors for another "enlightening experience" brought to you by the BDC.

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