We are the public library system of Beaufort County, South Carolina. 

Our locations are gathering places that allow all residents - regardless of economic, social or racial background - free access to education, technology and literacy development.


The Beaufort County Library serves and supports the community for learning, for leisure, for life.


The Beaufort County Library System is a free and accessible center of ideas, information, and resources that foster learning, community, and literacy. The Library provides open and guided access to a wide variety of media and programs to inform, inspire, and empower people in their pursuit of lifelong learning, personal enrichment, and cultural understanding.

We are governed by a Library Board of Trustees who are appointed by Beaufort County Council. The Library system is a department of Beaufort County Government.

2020 Year In Review
Curbside Sessions
New Cards Issued
Items Borrowed
Digital Resource Usage:
Hoopla up 54%
cloudLibrary up 26%
Flipster up 29%
Ancestry up 295%
Lynda.com NEW!
Website Sessions 177,963