Library News & Notes

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about life in Beaufort from the end of the Civil War to after World War II through a study of personal photographs and historical documents about the last ferryman in Beaufort County, who just so happened to also be his grandfather.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...

"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 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...

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