Library News & Notes

Commemorating the Burning of Bluffton

On June 4, 1863, over 75% of Bluffton was burned by Union forces. Join the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society and friends to commemorate this significant Beaufort District event. Festivities will be held Saturday, June 9th, 6pm –9 pm at the Heyward House Historic Center (corner of Bridge St. & Boundary St.). Food, art, and music will be on offer.

For details: call 843-757-6293 or visit www.heywardhouse.org.

From the Beacon: 6 books that will keep you up all night reading

There are those of us for whom circadian rhythms find us up at dawn and sleepy shortly after dinner; the hours of darkness that we miss always seem a bit magical. The following books with "night" in the title all seem to reinforce that idea.

'The Night Strangers'Read More...

Introduction to the 1940 Census - BDC Program on June 22nd

*Want to find yourself - or some relatives - in the 1940 US Federal Census? Sign up to attend the Beaufort District Collection program on precisely this topic in June! To help illuminate the ways and means of census taking, and how to put the 1940 census to the test of extracting information about an ancestor (or yourself, if you happen to be older than 72 years old), we will be offering a workshop on these topics Friday, June 22nd.Read More...

Beyond The Hunger Games

Did you gobble up The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins and would like other similar books to read? Here are some suggestions for other action-packed titles:Read More...

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