Library News & Notes

Catalog/eBooks will be unavailable April 20-21

The library catalog, SCLENDS, will undergo a system upgrade that will begin on Sunday, April 20th at 9:00pm, and continue through Monday, April 21st at 8:00pm. During this time, library users will not be able to pay fines, place items on hold, renew materials or access the 3M Cloud Library eBook service. After the upgrade, the library catalog will be smartphone and tablet-friendly and include faster, improved searching features including increased font sizes for vision impaired users. Beaufort County Library branches will be open during normal operating hours while the upgrade takes place.Read More...

Beaufort County New Poll Worker Training

The Beaufort County Board of Elections and Registration will be conducting New Poll Manager Training. All persons interested in working the polls for the first time, may enroll in one of these sessions. (Click here for more information.)

There's no excuse to go a year without reading a book

An Associated Press poll revealed that one in four adults read no books last year, which is sad news.

Combahee Ferry Exhibit - BDC

Balancing present needs for infrastructure with environmental and cultural heritage preservation is always difficult. A decades long vigorous discussion about widening US Highway 17 centered on concerns about the environmental impact on the waterways and historic landscapes within the ACE Basin. Preliminary investigation near the Combahee River crossing indicated a rich and multi-tiered archaeological site awaiting below the surface.Read More...

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