Library News & Notes

Genealogy: It's a Process

Some people are very interested in their ancestors. The Library's special local history collection and archives can sometimes help them, particularly when their ancestors once lived in this area. During the discovery phase, we oftentimes end up teaching customers a bit about the genealogical process.Read More...

Well-Read episode #28 - All-time Favorites

Our little podcast has been around for a year! To celebrate, we're talking about some of our all-time favorite books. As always, we'll finish with what we're reading this week.

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In Biblio Novitas #3 - Beaufort County Library Hoopla Digital Service

In the third episode Armistead is joined by Ray, Halle, and Traci to discuss a fairly new digital service for Beaufort County residents called Hoopla. Using Hoopla Digital, Beaufort County Library cardholders can checkout e-books, comic books, TV series, feature films, and musical sound tracks. Be sure to listen to the insightful information Halle, Traci and Ray have to share.Read More...

Humanities Festival = Stay-cation Opportunity

Dr. Larry Rowland often says "All American history begins in Beaufort, South Carolina." Well, as the events and activities scheduled by the SC Humanities Council indicate, he just might be right!

The South Carolina Humanities Festival, June 9 - June 11, http://www.beauforthumanitiesfestival.com/ is a prime opportunity to engage in some local history, historic site visits, Gullah culture, natural history, and archeology stay-cation activities that bolster Dr. Rowland's oft quoted statement.Read More...

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