Library News & Notes

Lots for kids to do or read at BCL this Christmas season

Christmas is almost here. The decorations are up, and we're getting into the holiday spirit. There are lots of family-friendly activities happening in the community, and many are presented by the Beaufort County library system. In the excitement and hustle of the holiday season, take time to get cozy with your children, and enjoy reading together. The library has many wonderful holiday books; here are some of our favorite "Season's Readings" titles.

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Technology grant will help you meet your inner 'maker'

Next time you stop by your local library, check out books and then attend a free class on how to design and print out your own plastic toy.

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Books, movies, e-books a way to escape during holidays

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves can only mean one thing -- it's holiday time, a time of family visits, food and festivities. Amidst all the happy clamor and clanking of toys, it is good to find a quiet spot away from the noise: Curl up in a blanket and enjoy a good story, gather the family to listen to an audio book or share a bowl of popcorn while watching a holiday flick.

Before the tree is trimmed, try a few of these suggested books, DVDs, CDs or e-books from the library.Read More...

Get homemade gift ideas from our vast collection of crafting books

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are scrambling to come up with creative gift ideas for their loved ones. Instead of buying presents for your friends and family, why not make them yourself this year? A beautiful, handmade gift can be both economical and allow you to make a heartfelt gesture that shows you care. Beaufort County Library offers a wide array of books that can help you create the perfect gift.Read More...

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