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There's no excuse to go a year without reading a book

An Associated Press poll revealed that one in four adults read no books last year, which is sad news.

Combahee Ferry Exhibit - BDC

Balancing present needs for infrastructure with environmental and cultural heritage preservation is always difficult. A decades long vigorous discussion about widening US Highway 17 centered on concerns about the environmental impact on the waterways and historic landscapes within the ACE Basin. Preliminary investigation near the Combahee River crossing indicated a rich and multi-tiered archaeological site awaiting below the surface.Read More...

Tips, resources to help young children be ready to read

The Beaufort County Library provides resources and programming to help any parent or caregiver ensure their child develops skills that will help them learn to read.
The Every Child Ready to Read early literacy initiative, designed by the American Library Association, introduces parents, caregivers and family members to five simple activities that are critical to helping the young child in your life develop the early literacy skills they will need to become successful readers. Those five simple activities are talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.Read More...

BDC's National Women's History Month Display

BDC Preservation Associate Charmaine Seabrook Concepcion designed and installed the "Beaufort Women of Courage, Character and Commitment" display in the Research Room this month. She selected some images from the Byrne Miller Papers and the photo morgue of the Lowcountry Ledger that she's been processing for almost a year. You'll see that she chose some of the book length treatments of the life and times of Byrne Miller, Kate Gleason, the Petigru Sisters, Harriet Keyserling, and Rosalie Pazant, in other words, some of the most significant women in Beaufort's long and storied past.Read More...

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