Library News & Notes

From the Beacon: "One County Reads One Country" links Beaufort County with Afghanistan

Through a grant from the federal Library Services and Technology Act, the Beaufort County library system is hosting a series of events to celebrate "One County Reads One Country," which began this month.

The country that Beaufort County will be reading about is Afghanistan, and the titles selected are:Read More...

From the Beacon: Click, download, read: EBooks now available at Beaufort County libraries

EBooks are now available for checkout at Beaufort County public libraries through the new 3M Cloud Library. Customers can read eBooks on their iPhones, iPads, iTouches, Android devices, PCs, Nooks, Sony Readers or a variety of other devices. This intuitive interface makes checking out and downloading eBooks fun and easy. The "Cloud Library" enables users to read the same eBook on a variety of devices. Users can begin a title on one device, and then continue reading on another device.Read More...

Gerhard Spieler, 1920 - 2012

Local historian Gerhard Spieler died July 14th. Age had slowed his body, but not his curiosity. I always enjoyed our conversations about the people, places, and themes of our local history when he dropped by the BDC. When the Beaufort Gazette quit publishing his long-running local history column, groans of disappointed readers were heard throughout the county.Read More...

Obituaries in South Carolina

Interested in finding obituaries in other parts of South Carolina but don't know where to start?Read More...

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