Library News & Notes

So much to love about BCL and all its resources

Don't you just love your local public library? Where else can you go in Beaufort County to find people who welcome you with a smile and try to give you free stuff? Let me know if you think of somewhere besides your local branch library.Read More...

Black History Month 2014

Carter G. Woodson began highlighting the distinct and crucial history of African-Americans in 1926. Since then, a week long celebration has turned into a month-long emphasis and reminder of the role that African Americans have made to American life and culture. The 2014 theme for Black History Month is "Civil Rights in America."Read More...

Our DVD collection offers independent films, TV shows you might have missed

Sometimes, people forget that libraries aren't just for books. In addition to books -- in regular, large print and electronic formats -- we have downloadable audiobooks you can play on your personal device, audio CDs, portable Playaways (excellent for walking and workouts) and music CDs.Read More...

Winter is the perfect time to lose yourself in a nice, thick book

Every January, I find myself in the mood to sit down and read a hefty book. Something about the cooler weather makes me want to curl up on the couch under a blanket with a big door-stopper of a book and become completely absorbed and transported to a fictional world. If you, too, find winter the perfect time to tackle a book with 500 or more pages, here are a few suggestions:Read More...

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