Library News & Notes

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...

From the Beacon: Support your local library by buying used books from Friends

If you still like buying your books in the old-school paper format, then don't count the library out.Read More...

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