The Beaufort County Library system is pleased to announce that it is now offering to its cardholders free access to ReferenceUSA, a trusted source of business and residential information for reference and research.
With the most up-to-date data available in the market, ReferenceUSA can help users 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.
Library cardholders can access the ReferenceUSA website at any time; however, their active Beaufort County Library account n...
The Beaufort District Collection (BDC) celebrates Preservation Week in April.
Family Treasures Advice: A Preservation Week Drop-In
BDC staff offer practical tips and advice on how best to preserve your paper-based family treasures for the next generation. Free advice, hand-outs and online links will be provided to those who stop by our table in the Library’s lobby.
Time and Date of Event: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10 am – 2 pm
Location of Event: BDC@ Hilton Head Branch, 11 Beach City Road
Talk with neighbors about things that matter over a cup of coffee or tea. April topic: Polarization among people — what can be done to bridge the divide? Sessions are open, hosted, drop-in conversations among people with diverse views and a shared passion for engaging with others. Discuss a new topic each month. Pull up a chair and join us. Everyone is welcome to attend. No need to register. Conversation Cafés are always free of charge. All hosts are volunteers.
Time and Date of the Event: Tuesday, April 4 at 5:30pm
Location of Event: St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr Rd, 843.255.6540
The Public Library Foundation of Beaufort County announced the launch of the Foundation’s major fundraising campaign to raise $250,000, and the creation of the Legacy Society in honor of Pat Conroy. The additional funds will expand the Foundation’s impact on the future of the Library and its goal of maintaining its position as a first-class library, meeting the needs of the citizens of Beaufort County.
Commenting on the importance of the Campaign to the future of the Library, Patsy Hand, co-chairperson of the Foundation stated, “Over the past ten years the Foundation has...
Enjoy the town’s free big screen at our monthly showings with refreshments. Vegan: Everyday Stories is a feature-length documentary that explores the lives of four remarkably different people who share a common thread - they're all vegan. The movie traces the personal journeys of an ultramarathon runner who has overcome addiction to compete in one hundred mile races, a cattle rancher's wife who creates the first cattle ranch turned farmed animal sanctuary in Texas, a food truck owner cooking up knee-buckling plant-based foods, and an 8-year-old girl who convinces her family of six to go vegan. There are a number of great movies focusing on why to...