Library News & Notes

Celebrate archaeological heritage of South Carolina at the Beaufort District Collection

Blogger Brian Mathews reminded me that communities are "people doing stuff together." As he wrote, libraries "cannot be everything to everyone, but we can be very good at being some things to many people." One of the things that the Beaufort District Collection does very well is collaborate to bring programs and events to Beaufort Read More...

Digital Collections Back Online

The Lowcountry Digital Library is back online so you can enjoy our selections from the Lucille Hasell Culp and Donner Family images again. and

Archives are awesome: Celebrate history at Beaufort District Collection

The term "archives" refers to both a historical record and the facility that holds historical records. A historical record today can be on any medium -- paper, tape, microform, photograph, electronic or digital -- to serve as proof that an event occurred, explain how something happened, or fulfill a financial or sentimental need. In most cases, these records have significance beyond the immediate reason for their creation and use.Read More...

Celebrate your right to read whatever you want - even if 'underpants' is in the title

Celebrate Banned Books Week at one of the branches of the Beaufort County Library through Sept. 27. It is a time to express your right to read whatever. In 1967, the American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom wrote a creed based on and upheld by the United States' First Amendment.Read More...

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