Library News & Notes

BCL Staff Favorites of 2012

The Beaufort County Library staff have picked our favorite books, movies, and audiobooks of 2012. Take a look and see if you agree with our choices!

State Documents Contain Unexpected Tidbits

In this new world of electronic delivery and digitization of materials, many people are not aware of the role that state libraries and state archives play in keeping our citizenry informed and our government accountable. If nothing else, the recent saga of the Georgia Archives serves as a cautionary tale. (http://www.ajc.com/news/news/supporters-rally-against-georgia-archives-c...)Read More...

Holiday Traditions

Beaufort Branch Library has two key holiday traditions at the end of the year: The Model Trains and the annual Photography exhibit. Both are in the building at 311 Scott Street right now. Both have broad community appeal.

The model trains pull out of Beaufort Branch Station on Saturday, Dec. 15th. Make sure to drop by before the trains leave for another year!Read More...

Problems viewing web content in Internet Explorer 10?

Those using Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 may notice that they are having problems viewing certain types of web content - including the SC LENDS catalog. To work around this problem, click on the Compatibility View icon, found in the address bar to the right of the web address. It looks like a small torn piece of paper, as in the image below:

 Turn on compatibility view

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