Library News & Notes

Mother’s Day Tea, Let’s Build Something Together event, and More at St. Helena Branch Library

Conversation Cafe Talk with neighbors about things that matter over a cup of coffee or tea. Sessions are open, hosted, drop-in conversations among people with diverse views and a shared passion for engaging others. May’s topic is "How Do We Raise Moral Children?" Adults and ages 12+ Time and Date of Event: Tuesday, May 2nd, 2016 at 5:30pm Location of Event: Community Meeting Room, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Price of Event: Free Contact info: Contact Meghan at mkilgore@bcgov.net or call 843-255-6559 for more information Website: beaufortcountylibrary.org Line Dancing with Sharon Short Description of the Event: Come get some low impact exercise wit

May the Fourth Be With You, Mad Hatter Tea Party, More at Bluffton Branch Library

May the Fourth Jedis of all ages, join the resistance against the dark side! Play video games, eat snacks, make crafts and watch a movie. Time and Date of Event: Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 4pm Location of Event: Bluffton Branch, 120 Palmetto Way Price of Event: Free. Contact info: 843-255-6510, reasterbrooks@bcgov.net Website: beaufortcountylibrary.org LEGO Robotics Build and program robots with our LEGO WeDo 2.0 kits. Ages 7-12 Time and Date of the Event: Tuesday, May 9 at 4:00pm; Monday, May 15 at 3:30pm;Friday, May 26 at 11:00am; Tuesday, May 30 at 3:00pm (Registration is Required) Location of Event: Bluffton Branch Library 120 Palmetto Way Bluffton, SC 29910 Price of the Event: Free Co

Hilton Head Library to Offer Programs on Disease Prevention, Consumer Law, I.D. Theft, More

Disease Prevention Chiropractor provides lifestyle tips to remain in optimum health. Time and Date of the Event: Thursday, May 4, 2017 6:00pm-7:00pm Price of the Event: Free Contact Information: Lauren Read, 843-255-6531, lread@bcgov.net Website: beaufortcountylibrary.org Consumer Law Clinic Local lawyer hosts lecture and Q&A on credit cards, loans, and more. Time and Date of the Event: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 6:00pm-7:00pm Price of the Event: Free Contact Information: Priscilla Pomazal, 843-255-6524, priscillap@bcgov.net Website: beaufortcountylibrary.org Conversation Café Talk with neighbors about things that matter over a cup of coffee or tea. Sessions are open, hosted, drop-in conversation

The Bookmobile has arrived!

We are so happy to announce that our new Bookmobile has arrived! Over the next few weeks, our staff will be busy prepping the vehicle, stocking the shelves, and finalizing stops. We will keep you posted on when it will be ready to serve our community!

Tide of Death: The Hurricane of 1893

The Beaufort District Collection (BDC) revisits the most devastating natural disaster in Beaufort’s long and storied history in May. Tide of Death: The Hurricane of 1893 BDC Manager Grace Cordial shares first person accounts, photographs and other rare materials of the night in 1893 that death came to call in Beaufort County. Co-sponsor: Beaufort History Museum. Space is limited. Registration required. Time and Date of Event: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 2:00 pm Location of Event: Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902 Price of Event: Free; Ages 12 - Adults Library’s Event Calendar BeaufortCountyLibrary.org For Learning. For Leisure. For Life.

Talk with neighbors about things that matter

Read the article from the Beaufort Today Talk with neighbors about things that matter over a cup of coffee or tea. Sessions are open, hosted conversations among people with diverse views and a shared passion for engaging with others. Discuss a new topic each month. Tuesday, May 2 at 10:30am | Bluffton Branch Library Topic: What’s the impact of pain? In collaboration with Senior Services of Beaufort County Tuesday, May 2 at 5:30pm | St. Helena Branch Library Topic: How do we raise moral children? Tuesday, May 11 at 5:30pm | Hilton Head Branch Library Topic: What is the role of literature - especially fiction - in our lives? What does reading novels do for us emotionally? spiritually? politi

Libraries to Close for Staff Development Day

All branches and departments of the Beaufort County Library system will close on Wednesday, April 19 for Staff Development Day. The system will reopen to normal operating hours on Thursday, April 20. Library’s Event Calendar

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