Library News & Notes

What to bring to the beach? How about these books from BCL...

Off to the beach? Be sure to pack a few good books for those lazy hours under the umbrella. Whether your taste tends toward mysteries, chick lit, true adventure, or one of the great classics, you will find much to choose from at your local library.
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Free Lecture: Campaign for Charleston

As has been noted earlier this month, there were three pivotal Civil War battles in July 1863: Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and the Campaign for Charleston.Read More...

Local Role in the Campaign for Charleston

The summer of 1863 witnessed three massive campaigns (Gettysburg, Vicksburg, and Charleston) that sharply affected the outcome of the Civil War. The Beaufort County Historical Society is sponsoring a free lecture with Beaufort's own historian rock stars to commemorate the significance of the role our area played in "The Campaign for Charleston" as the Federal Army and Navy's logistical and medical center.Read More...

Delve into history at your local library this summer

Summer is an excellent time to dig into history. Nothing is more relaxing than a day of reading, whether at the beach, in the mountains, in a foreign country or at home. There are several intriguing biographies to consider. Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872 and died in 1933.Read More...

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