Library News & Notes

Compete in the Teen Video Challenge

Who needs $150? Everyone, right? If you are 13 to 18 years old, you have a chance to win this amount and, at the same time, win $50 for your local library.Read More...

Model Trains and Railroad Materials

The Beaufort District Collection likes to highlight special collections materials on specific topics when other parts of the Library are holding programs. For example, the annual Model Trains event at Beaufort Branch allows us to share some of our railroad related items with visitors to the Research Room. Read more in Connections, the BDC’s blog.

National Day of Listening: Nov. 28

Conversation serves a vital function among humans. StoryCorps tries to get a broader sense of what melds us into Americans through conversations between everyday people talking about their lives with loved ones. This year on Friday, November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving, StoryCorps ( asks all Americans to take an hour to record an interview with a loved one, using recording equipment that is readily available in most homes, such as computers, SmartPhones or tape recorders.Read More...

Celebrate world's heroes with books, movies

Heroes tend to be associated with military service, and rightly so. But they can also be your parents, people who have overcome great odds, leaders of significant causes or a neighbor. Sadly, many heroes experience lives of suffering and hardship after their feats. We have many heroes at the library, where their stories can be read (in books) or seen (on DVDs).Read More...

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