Library News & Notes

Hours-Survey & Library Board Approves Library Hours

During their July 8th meeting, the Beaufort County Library System Board of Trustees approved Library Director Ray McBride’s recommendation to maintain branch hours at their current levels. The Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Branch libraries will maintain 50 hours per week, and the Lobeco and St. Helena Branch Libraries will maintain service at 40 hours per week.Read More...

Colonial Fort Frederick: Films and Tour!

The South Carolina Commons House of Assembly authorized construction of a new fort along the Beaufort River in 1731. It served mostly as a small warehouse though it was staffed with British regulars from time to time up to 1758. To prepare yourself for the program and tour, read about Fort Frederick on our "Local History and Nature" pages (http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org/htdocs-sirsi/FortFrederick.htm).Read More...

Beaufort District & Reconstruction

In many ways, Beaufort District was Ground Zero for Reconstruction. As Dr. J. Brent Morris wrote on the America's Reconstruction web site (http://www.uscb.edu/americasreconstruction/): "The Reconstruction Era was literally a period of rebuilding ...Read More...

Well-Read episode #5 - Books That Make You Cry

Need a good cry? Ann and Halle have some suggestions for tearjerkers, and we'll close with what we're reading this week.

 

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