Library News & Notes

Show Your Love for Libraries

Public libraries are tasked with serving a broad swath of the American public, from birth to the grave, with an ever broadening variety of materials and technologies. Yes, we serve school children but we also have to serve the toddler, the mother, the great-grandfather. We struggle to adapt to evolving needs and expectations of our community while maintaining older strategies of knowledge dissemination always under financially constricted conditions. It is a constant juggling act - usually with insufficient funds and staff to do all that we need to do for our communities.Read More...

Spring forward with the library during National Library Week

"Lives Change @ Your Library" is the theme for this year's National Library Week, which is April 13-19. If it has been a while since you have visited the library, come in and ask for a tour. You will be amazed by the number of services the library offers ... and free.Read More...

Catalog/eBooks will be unavailable April 20-21

The library catalog, SCLENDS, will undergo a system upgrade that will begin on Sunday, April 20th at 9:00pm, and continue through Monday, April 21st at 8:00pm. During this time, library users will not be able to pay fines, place items on hold, renew materials or access the 3M Cloud Library eBook service. After the upgrade, the library catalog will be smartphone and tablet-friendly and include faster, improved searching features including increased font sizes for vision impaired users. Beaufort County Library branches will be open during normal operating hours while the upgrade takes place.Read More...

Beaufort County New Poll Worker Training

The Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration will be conducting New Poll Manager Training. All persons interested in working the polls for the first time, may enroll in one of these sessions. (Click here for more information.)

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