Beaufort County Library Calendar

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Monday, September 23 2013

(All day)
Hilton Head Branch

We’re celebrating Banned Book Week with a teen trivia contest. Drop by the Children’s Services Desk anytime between Monday, September 23th -Saturday, September 28th and pick up the trivia questions. Clues can be found in the Banned Book Display in the library lobby or by using library resources. Turn in your completed trivia sheet to earn a cool prize.

10:00 AM
Beaufort Branch

Stories, songs, finger plays, and music for caregivers and their birth to 24 month old child.  Class sizes are limited and require registration.  Please call or visit to register. 

10:00 AM
Hilton Head Branch

Join us for stories and fun!

11:00 AM
Hilton Head Branch

Join us each week for short stories, rhymes, and activities that are designed to entertain little ones, ages 0-3, as we introduce skill sets for reading readiness. The same program is presented on Mondays and Wednesdays, so pick the day that fits your schedule.

Themes are:

1:00 PM4:00 PM
St. Helena Branch

Every Monday from 1:00pm-4:00pm, the Beaufort County Magistrate will hold office hours at the St. Helena Branch of the Beaufort County Library system. The service began Monday, February 4th. Article from

1:00 PM2:00 PM
HHI Public Service District Community Room

This free lecture examines the involvement of American Indians during the Civil War, looking at the various reasons why they fought, how they became aligned to the Confederacy or the Union, and the ethics of their participation in a war that was not theirs to fight. This program is sponsored by the Humanities Council of South Carolina. Details: 255-6468 Please note: This lecture is being held in the Hilton Head Public Service District Office Community Meeting Room located at 21 Oak Park Drive.

4:00 PM
Bluffton Branch

Girls ages 7 - 12 are invited to travel back in time each week with an American girl from the Dear America Book Series .
Discover what it was like to travel on a ship, or on a wagon trail.  Experience history each week through taste, sight, sound, and hands on  activities/games.  
Registration is required for this event as space is limited. Please call 255 6510 or email

4:00 PM
Lobeco Branch

Families are invites to join us for a hands on game day with authentic civil war era toys.

5:30 PM
St. Helena Branch

 Join Ms. Kathleen and learn as we play, using the State Library’s Every Child Ready to Read Initiative. Get ready to read, sing, dance, learn finger plays, and much more. One time registration required.

5:30 PM7:00 PM
Beaufort District Collection

Karen Stokes, archivist of the South Carolina Historical Society, shares the harrowing experiences recorded in letters, diaries, memoirs, and newspaper accounts of Sherman's destructive march across the Palmetto State. This "Dinner & A Lecture" event will be held in the John Mark Verdier House at 801 Bay Street in Beaufort. This event is ticketed and priced by Historic Beaufort Foundation. For information and reservations: 379-3331;

6:00 PM7:00 PM
St. Helena Branch

Enjoy a discussion of mysteries old and new over coffee and treats. This month, we’re reading Dead March by Ann McMillan. In the spring of 1861, Richmond, Virginia is just starting to feel the impact of the War Between the States. A white widow and a freed black herbalist investigate a grave robbery and the murder of a young slave woman.

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