Library News & Notes

BDC's National Women's History Month Display

BDC Preservation Associate Charmaine Seabrook Concepcion designed and installed the "Beaufort Women of Courage, Character and Commitment" display in the Research Room this month. She selected some images from the Byrne Miller Papers and the photo morgue of the Lowcountry Ledger that she's been processing for almost a year. You'll see that she chose some of the book length treatments of the life and times of Byrne Miller, Kate Gleason, the Petigru Sisters, Harriet Keyserling, and Rosalie Pazant, in other words, some of the most significant women in Beaufort's long and storied past.Read More...

Teen books like 'Divergent' and 'Yaqui Delgado' hold appeal for adults

 If you pay attention to book and movie trends right now, you'll know that teen fiction is having a moment.Read More...

St. Helena Branch offers day of workshops, costumes and fun for area comic and manga fans

Calling all comic and manga fans -- the St. Helena Branch Library is gearing up for its second annual GraphiCon event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 29 at 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road.Read More...

Save the Date: May 15th - Phosphate Lectures

Cultural heritage organizations like to band together to bring extra special series, events, or presentations to you, our community. We try to maximize our limited funds and reach by collaborating well and as often as possible. On Thurs., May 15th, the Beaufort District Collection, the Beaufort County Historical Society, and the Coastal Discovery Museum are co-sponsoring free lectures by Dr. Shepherd McKinley about his book, Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer, and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina published by the University Press of Florida.Read More...

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