Library News & Notes

Libraries Closed Wednesday, April 23

All branches of the Beaufort County Library system will be closed on Wednesday, April 23rd for Staff Development Day. We will resume normal operating hours on Thursday, April 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Sunshiney river
Birds darting; dipping
Insect buzzing stops
(Submitted by Lin Mix)

Little hummocks in the river
Cool breeze blowing over
Tide's coming in
(Submitted by Lin Mix)

Fire flares above
Errant cotton's set ablaze
Death becomes the day
(Submitted by Cameron W.)

Striped umbrellas stand
Along the sandy beaches
Lifeguards keeping watch
(Submitted by Lynda Slesinski)

Civil War Symposium and Confederate Memorial Ceremony

The only Confederate soldier interred in the Beaufort National Cemetery with a tombstone marked as unknown has been finally been identified. Pvt. Haywood Treadwell of the 61st NC Volunteers, Co. G will be recognized along with other Confederate soldiers on May 9th and 10th.

Friday May 9th, USCB Performing Arts Center, Free and open to the general public:
6 pm: A dry encampment of Confederate re-enactors, an informal talk on Civil War medical practices and a live band performing Civil War era music on the groundsRead More...

Celebrate National Poetry Month with your kids at local libraries

 April is National Poetry Month, and we invite you to celebrate with the Beaufort County Public Library system. Your local library has plenty of poetry books for all ages, and there are several upcoming events for you to enjoy.Read More...

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