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Full online curriculum for children ages 2-8 is subscription-based, with no advertising, pop-up ads, or links to other sites. Children can learn and explore with their parents, or on their own (depending on age and ability), in a safe and secure online educational environment. *Available only within library branches. (Free access not available from home.) Library Edition

Search billions of records and discover your family's roots.

​Provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s. 


A collection of subscription databases with resources such as books, magazines, maps, and videos.

​Provides high-quality publications for students and teachers alike. Discus allows students to safely search for up-to-date information without sifting through advertisements and non-educational results found in search engines such as Google.

Consumer Reports Articles

Access the PDFs of articles from Consumer Reports Monthly Issues

Read articles online thanks to access to DISCUS resources provided by the South Carolina State Library. If you are prompted for a password, contact us. To read the full Consumer Reports Buying Guide, please use our Flipster service.

History of the Beaufort County Library

The library's story begins in the 1700s and continues through present day.

Read about multiple structure fires, ravages of war, and the dedicated community who made the dream of a library for all possible.

Learning Express Library

Collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources for elementary school students through adults. Improve academic, workplace and personal skills, explore colleges and careers, prepare for college admissions and occupational exams, and practice for the GED®, ASVAB and U.S. citizenship exams.

Local History

If you're looking for a boatload of information on local history and Lowcountry topics, don't miss our blogs and other online collections maintained by our Beaufort District Collection (BDC). Learning Suite

Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Real-time access to comprehensive data and independent analysis on thousands of investments, spanning mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, and closed-end funds. Serves all levels of investors with a range of dynamic tools and thoughtful perspectives to help them make more informed investment decisions.

Online Obituary Index

Includes the names of more than 24000 people whose deaths were noted in the Beaufort County SC local newspapers from 1862 to approximately 1992. The list of names is often updated. 


Premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. It offers the most up-to-date data available in the market. Business and consumer databases are continuously updated from more than 5,000 public sources. Find jobs by job skills, location, and industry, find business opportunities, locate companies nationwide, research business executives, view historical market trends, track down addresses and phone numbers, discover news articles for research, and more.

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