Library News & Notes

1940 Census Workshop in Bluffton Branch Aug. 29th

Would you like to learn how to find your ancestors (or yourself) in the 1940 US Federal Census? The next BDC led "Introduction to the 1940 Census" scheduled workshop will be in our Bluffton Branch Library on Wed., August 29th from 2:30 - 4:30 pm. Seating is very limited for this workshop so pre-registration is necessary. You may pre-register in person at the Bluffton Branch Library Reference desk, by e-mail to fdenton@bcgov.net or call 843-255-6503 to reserve your seat. Once the slots are filled, registration will be closed. So, if you're interested, "Don't Delay.Read More...

Child Labor in Beaufort District Lecture This Thursday

We don't much think about the impact or prevalence of the practice of child labor these days. But it was indeed a critical issue at the turn of the last century in the United States even here in Beaufort County. And, remains an issue today.Read More...

From the Beacon: More books to add to the "One County Reads One Country" list

This month kicks off Beaufort County Library's "One County Reads One Country" project, where we encourage the community to engage in a thoughtful dialogue about Afghanistan through reading one of three selected titles and participating in the scheduled events coordinated by the library system.Read More...

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...

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