Library News & Notes

Well-Read episode #13 - Book Club Picks

Ann and Halle have suggestions for running a book club, and share some favorite books for discussion. As always, we end with what we're reading this week.


Local History & Artifact Programs

Our local history and archives unit, the Beaufort District Collection, is sponsoring two programs this week.

Thursday, November 12th:

USCB Libraries and the BDC are continuing our booktalks tour with our two favorite historians. We're heading to Southern Beaufort County in November and December. November 12th we'll be in Room #159 of the Hargray Building on USCB's Hilton Head Gateway Campus in Bluffton. (BTW: Thursday you have a great 2-fer-1 deal opportunity: Local poet, novelist, and professor Ellen Malphrus is having a book signing next to the USCB Bookstore.)Read More...

BDC Program: SC State Constitution of 1865

“SC'S CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1865” with Dave Smoot | Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 6:00pm | Beaufort District Collection, 2nd floor, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort The Civil War was over. The Union had won. After 4 long years of war, what would the peace look like? Would Reconstruction be a preservation of the old, or a remaking of the new? Answers to this very important question varied throughout all the former Confederate state conventions as they prepared to re-join the United States.Read More...

Well-Read episode #12 - Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives

Halle and Ann feature their favorite books about ordinary people doing extraordinary things with their lives. As always, we close with what we're reading this week.


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