The Beaufort County Library is pleased to announce it is the recipient of a $25,000 planning grant from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation. The funds will support the development of a creative curation project as part of the comprehensive plan to create a Beaufort County Interpretative Center on Reconstruction History. Partners for the project include SCETV, the University of South Carolina Beaufort, the University of South Carolina’s College of Education, The Mitch
From Mexico to Canada: One Islander’s Epic Trek Short Description of the Event: Hear – and see photos – about the Pacific Crest Trail as thru-hiker Michael Koslow chronicles his 2,663-mile journey. Get an idea of what goes into planning such an adventure, the landscapes traversed, and experiences to be had. Whether you would contemplate a similar long-distance hike or would like to live vicariously, come and be amazed! Time and Date of the Event: Saturday, January 7, 2017 f
All branches and departments of the Beaufort County Library System will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26. All locations will reopen on Tuesday, December 27. Additionally, the Library system will be closed on Monday, January 2 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3.
The Library’s special local history collection and archives unit revisits local hurricanes in January 2017. Hurricanes of Beaufort’s Past Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm Location of Event: BDC@ Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902 Price of Event: Free but registration is required; Ages 12 – Adults. Register through the Beaufort History Museum website “Events” page. Contact info: Grace Cordial, 843-255-6468, email@example.com Website: beaufortcountylibr
Event Name: Let’s Get Crazy with Legos! Short Description of Event: Let’s get those Legos moving! Free play fun with motors, gears, and battery power packs. All ages. Time and Date of Event: Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017 at 2:00pm Location of Event: Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort, SC 29902 Price of Event: Free Contact info: Kathleen McTeer, 843-255-6469, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: beaufortcountylibrary.org Event Name: Do You Wanna Build a Snowman? Short Description
Thanks to a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) administered by the South Carolina State Library (SCSL), a pilot partnership between Beaufort County's public schools and libraries seeking to bring Internet access to some families living in rural, northern Beaufort County has been so successful that the Library has been awarded a $23,194 grant to expand the program. The Beaufort County Library has partnered with Beaufort County, the Beaufort
All branches will be closed Wednesday, October 6 for staff work day.