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Books, movies, e-books a way to escape during holidays

Cooler temperatures and falling leaves can only mean one thing -- it's holiday time, a time of family visits, food and festivities. Amidst all the happy clamor and clanking of toys, it is good to find a quiet spot away from the noise: Curl up in a blanket and enjoy a good story, gather the family to listen to an audio book or share a bowl of popcorn while watching a holiday flick.

Before the tree is trimmed, try a few of these suggested books, DVDs, CDs or e-books from the library.Read More...

Get homemade gift ideas from our vast collection of crafting books

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are scrambling to come up with creative gift ideas for their loved ones. Instead of buying presents for your friends and family, why not make them yourself this year? A beautiful, handmade gift can be both economical and allow you to make a heartfelt gesture that shows you care. Beaufort County Library offers a wide array of books that can help you create the perfect gift.Read More...

Help foster a love of reading by sharing book with littlest of readers

I remember the first time I read a book to my daughter. At the time, she was barely a few weeks old and swaddled tightly. I knew she wouldn't understand -- and she might have been snoozing at the time -- but I was so excited to read to her. I had looked forward to this moment for years.Read More...

Modern children's picture books are works of art in their own right

November is Picture Book Month, an international literacy celebration of the beauty and value of picture books, and the Beaufort County Library is the perfect place to explore the stunning artwork contained in today's picture books.

If it's been a while since you ventured into the world of children's books, you will be surprised by the quality and variety of the artwork that these treasures contain.Read More...

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