Library News & Notes

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...

Local History Titles for SRP

Have you done your summer reading yet? There's still time to participate. Printed book, electronic book, audio book: whatever format suits you suits us for the purpose of being a participant. Non-fiction, fiction, a bosom-busting novel, or urban lit: we don't care what you read, just that you read something you'd like to read. Libraries are all about letting our customers select their own materials. Just get those reviews in by July 21st to be registered for the prize drawing!Read More...

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