Library News & Notes

Hot books for sizzling summer reading

We have officially entered the dog days of summer, and whether you are planning a vacation or staying here in the lovely Lowcountry, it is the perfect time to grab a book and while away the hours absorbed in a good story. The term "beach read" means different things to everyone, but ultimately, the book needs to be a page-turner.Read More...

Connecting with Archaeology

The mission of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, maintain, and share materials about the local history, Gullah culture, archaeology, genealogy and natural history of this area. Through the years we have been connected to and supportive of the study of archaeology. For more than a decade we've partnered with Beaufort County Planning Department, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) and the Hilton Head Chapter, ASSC and other agencies to bring programs about archaeology to the community during the month of October.Read More...

Find comfort in the familiar with novels set in the Lowcountry

A good book can take you to far-off places. But sometimes staying closer to home -- near the familiar -- is just as exciting. Check out these books set in the Lowcountry.Read More...

Interested in military history? BCL offers plenty to read

Every year, from May through July, we have several observances that honor America and pay tribute to our men and women who are serving and have served in our armed forces, and to especially remember those who died in service to our country.Read More...

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