BDC@ The Branches Celebrates National Poetry Month

Poet Amy Jenkins Bassett has graciously agreed to present a reprise of this program at the Lobeco Branch Library on Tues., April 26th beginning at 4 pm.

And next month, on Thursday May 5th, Alice Connelly Moore, will share some poems and essays from her Inspired Words in a BDC@ Beaufort Branch program beginning at 2 pm.

Here is a way to participate in National Poetry Month without leaving your computer terminal. For the past 10 years, Knopf has sent out a free poem from one of its distinguished poets each day during the month of April in celebration of poetry month. Visit the Knopf Doubleday Poem-a-Day website to learn more about the poems and poets and to sign up for this year’s poem-a-day email.

Hope to see you at one of our more literary events!

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.