Library News & Notes

Well-Read episode #26 - Short Stories

Need a short read? Ann and Halle suggest some short story collections, and as always, we'll finish with what we're reading this week.  

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Military History Projects and Programs

We seldom think about the magnitude of the number of sites of military conflict in our state. As the South Carolina Battlefield Preservation Trust (SCBPT) website states "Since the Province of Carolina was chartered in 1663, hundreds of battles representing nearly every regional and national conflict have been fought on South Carolina soil." You have the opportunity later this month to learn a bit more about some of these battles in free programs scheduled by the Beaufort District Collection, the Beaufort Chapter, Archaeological Society and the Beaufort County Historical Society.Read More...

A Yankee Scholar - Author Book Talk

Please join us on Saturday, May 7th for another free inspiring and enlightening program about Beaufort District's local history and Gullah culture. At 1 pm we're hosting an Author Book Talk on A Yankee Scholar in Coastal South Carolina (University of South Carolina Press, 2015) with Bob Hester.Read More...

In Biblio Novitas Episode #1- Library Makerspaces

Welcome aboard the maiden voyage of the In Biblio Novitas podcast. Your host, Armistead Reasoner, peers into the world of library makerspaces with fellow Beaufort County Library staff Kelli Baxter and Adam Farver. Much to our delight, we discovered a world of fun, simple, imaginative, creative projects that everyone can bring to life in the Beaufort County Library makerspaces. As you listen to the podcast, we hope you will be inspired to visit one or both of our makerspaces (St.Read More...

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