Library News & Notes

Gigantic Book Sale in Beaufort’s Waterfront Park

For immediate release Press contacts are Book Sale Co-chairs: Deb Chevas (630) 204-5597 Carter Hoyt (404) 936-5695 Gigantic Book Sale in Beaufort’s Waterfront Park (BEAUFORT, SC) The Friends of the Beaufort Library, a non-profit supporting the Beaufort County Library branches North of the Broad River, will again hold its annual blow-out BOOK SALE including a Silent Auction the weekend of September 28-30 at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. Over 40,000 gently used books, music, movies and audiobooks will be available for sale at bargain prices – hardbacks are $2 and paperbacks are 50 cents or $1. This is an extraordinarily

A Lowcountry Voyage of Life

Please join us for a celebration of the life of Jennifer Campbell as we dedicate a permanent installation of Lowcountry images in her memory in the library meeting room. Friday August 17, 6:00 PM Beaufort County Library, 311 Scott Street (across Carteret St. from Twenge + Twombley) Please use Scott Street entrance. The Unveiling will be accompanied by words from: Librarian Brendagael Beasley-Forrest Photographer/Naturalist Eric Horan Attorney Ashley Twombley All are encouraged to share a thought or memory of Jennifer. Reception with hors d’oeuvres provided by Jennifer’s Book Club friends.

Borrow the Internet: SmartSpot Lending Program

The Beaufort County Library to again offer local parents opportunity to “Borrow the Internet” from select library locations. Northern Beaufort County parents of school-age children/teens can borrow from the library - for free - a portable device that provides access to internet. The intent of the program is to enable children or teens who otherwise wouldn’t have access to the internet an opportunity to complete their internet-based homework assignments from the comfort of their home. Overview Each mobile “SmartSpot” device uses cellular networks to create a personal broadband internet hotspot and provide portable, high-speed internet connectivity that can be shared between multiple users. Ea

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