Library News & Notes

September 26, 2016

All branches and departments of the Beaufort County Library System will be closed on Wednesday, October 5th for Staff Development Day. All locations will resume normal operating hours on Thursday, October 6th.

September 13, 2016

Beginning October 1, operating hours will expand slightly at three Beaufort County Library branches.

The branches and their new hours are as follows:

Beaufort Branch Library

Mon      9:00am—7:00pm

Tue        9:00am—6:00pm

Wed      9:00am—7:00pm

Thu        9:00am—6:00pm

Fri           9:00am—6:00pm

Sat          9:00am—5:00pm

Bluffton Branch Library

Mon      9:00am—7:00pm

Tue        9:00am—7:00pm

Wed      9:00am—7:00pm

Thu       9:0...

August 31, 2016

The St. Helena Branch Library is now open to the public.

Original Article

Due to an air conditioning outage, the St. Helena branch library will close at 5:00pm on Monday, August 29th.  The County is working to resolve the matter and hopes to reopen the branch to regular operating hours on Thursday, September 1st.

August 29, 2016

Due to an air conditioning outage, the St. Helena branch library will close at 5:00pm on Monday, August 29th.  The County is working to resolve the matter and hopes to reopen the branch to regular operating hours on Thursday, September 1st.

August 2, 2016

World renowned artist Alex Palkovich has chosen the St. Helena branch of the Beaufort County Library System to display his award-winning bronze sculpture “On the Way to Market.”  This 44” tall bronze sculpture depicts an African-American woman with a basket full of vegetables balanced adeptly on her head.  The sculpture illustrates the heritage of African descendants in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. This work has already won the 80th Annual National Sculpture Society Exhibition People’s Choice Award.

“We are honored to have an exceptionally talented international artist such as Alex to display his work in Beaufort.  This statue in particular is a great fit for the...

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