Library News & Notes

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.)

There's no excuse to go a year without reading a book

An Associated Press poll revealed that one in four adults read no books last year, which is sad news.
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Combahee Ferry Exhibit - BDC

Balancing present needs for infrastructure with environmental and cultural heritage preservation is always difficult. A decades long vigorous discussion about widening US Highway 17 centered on concerns about the environmental impact on the waterways and historic landscapes within the ACE Basin. Preliminary investigation near the Combahee River crossing indicated a rich and multi-tiered archaeological site awaiting below the surface.Read More...

Tips, resources to help young children be ready to read

The Beaufort County Library provides resources and programming to help any parent or caregiver ensure their child develops skills that will help them learn to read.
 
The Every Child Ready to Read early literacy initiative, designed by the American Library Association, introduces parents, caregivers and family members to five simple activities that are critical to helping the young child in your life develop the early literacy skills they will need to become successful readers. Those five simple activities are talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.Read More...

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