Library News & Notes

In Biblio Novitas #3 - Beaufort County Library Hoopla Digital Service

In the third episode Armistead is joined by Ray, Halle, and Traci to discuss a fairly new digital service for Beaufort County residents called Hoopla. Using Hoopla Digital, Beaufort County Library cardholders can checkout e-books, comic books, TV series, feature films, and musical sound tracks. Be sure to listen to the insightful information Halle, Traci and Ray have to share.Read More...

Humanities Festival = Stay-cation Opportunity

Dr. Larry Rowland often says "All American history begins in Beaufort, South Carolina." Well, as the events and activities scheduled by the SC Humanities Council indicate, he just might be right!

The South Carolina Humanities Festival, June 9 - June 11, http://www.beauforthumanitiesfestival.com/ is a prime opportunity to engage in some local history, historic site visits, Gullah culture, natural history, and archeology stay-cation activities that bolster Dr. Rowland's oft quoted statement.Read More...

Well-Read episode #27 - Summer Book Preview

Get ready for some great summer reads! Ann and Halle will finish their Summer Book Preview with what they're reading this week.

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Local History Program: Yamasee War's Battle of Sadkeche

The interactions between Native American, European, and African peoples started here in the 16th century. In fact, Beaufort District held one of the first Indian reservations in what later became the United States. The relationship was by turns congenial, contentious, and ultimately deadly.Read More...

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