Library News & Notes

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...

New BDC Sponsored Classes - 1940 Census

To help illuminate the ways and means of census taking, and how to put a census to the test of extracting information about an ancestor (or yourself, if you happen to be older than 72 years old), the BDC is going on the road in August. We will be offering two "Introduction to the 1940 Census Workshop" sessions in the BCL system's Branch Libraries.

Don't delay. Classes fill up quickly. Registration will close as soon as we reach our limit per location.Read More...

From the Beacon: Thrillers and romance novels make for great summertime reading

Ahhh, summertime. The days are long; the weather is warm; and our surroundings are perfect for stuffing a beach bag full of books and spending time reading by the ocean or the pool. Here are a few suggestions for books to read while relaxing this summer:Read More...

Please "Like" the BDC on FACEBOOK

Libraries are all about using social media tools to understand what our communities want from us and share what it is that libraries provide for our communities. You'll see that we have a new block "Follow Us" on the left side of the library's homepage. You have your pick of which branch you'd like to follow. If you are in Bluffton, you'd probably want to be sure to befriend Bluffton Branch. If you use Lobeco Branch as your home library, you'd probably want to be sure to befriend Lobeco Branch.Read More...

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