Library News & Notes

Dr. Butler about The Planter

You may have heard the news about a recent discovery of a shipwreck that might be - or might not be - the remains of "Robert Smalls's the Planter." (We share pride in the character and achievements of our native son Robert Smalls with Charleston.) Dr. Nicholas Butler, Public Historian, Charleston County Public Library shares contemporary evidence about the ultimate fate of the steamship Planter. Open to anyone over age 12 interested in attending. This BDC@ St. Helena Branch local history program begins at 1 pm on Saturday, August 9th.
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Celebrate National Parks Month by reading up before your trip

August is National Parks Month. If your family is planning one last vacation before school starts or a holiday break later in the year, your library can help you choose a destination.Read More...

BDC Local History Programs Return in August

After a hiatus in July, the Beaufort District Collection returns with two programs during the dog days of August, one on a Saturday and the other during the evening to encourage attendance of families and working folks.Read More...

Cool down with some classic adventures

It feels as if Beaufort County has been thrust into the dog days of summer a few weeks early this year. The weather has most of us feeling tired and worn out by midafternoon and in need of a refreshing pick-me-up. The cure for the muggy summertime blues is right around the corner at one of five Beaufort County libraries.Read More...

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