Library News & Notes
The library's online catalogs can be daunting, but have no fear. There are lots of Beaufort County librarians out there on the front lines, and a few like myself, behind-the-scenes catalogers, who are here to help you find those library materials you're looking for.
Looking for gardening tips? Doing a DIY project or repairing an automobile? Learning a foreign language? Traveling to Machu Picchu? Need a pie recipe? A Pilates DVD? Crocheting ideas?
We've got you covered.
The Internet is great for many things -- printing IRS tax forms, booking a flight to New York, streaming your favorite TV show. But the Internet becomes a scary abyss of information when you suspect you have a medical issue. Type "pain in left kidney" into a popular search engine, and you'll likely end up scared out of your wits with the results. Suddenly you're diagnosing yourself with a variety of ills, and first thing the next morning, you make an appointment with your doctor because you're sure your gallbladder needs to be removed.
Would you like to try a local traditional recipe dish for your summer parties, gatherings, and cookouts? We stock a variety of cookbooks in the Beaufort District Collection and Local History sections at the Branch Libraries. We even have a food and recipes page for several lowcountry delicacies online at http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/htdocs- sirsi/frogmore.htm#Hoppin'%20John.
Some Lowcountry local cookbook author’s websites to visit are:
Our usual and customary Research Room hours of operation are adjusted for the next 5 business days. We are open for business 10 am until Noon and 1 pm until 5 pm from Wed., June 19th through Tues., June 25th. We will be closed for lunch from Noon until 1 pm on each of those workdays.
Regular Research Room hours of operation resume Wed., June 26th.Read More...