Library News & Notes

Well-Read episode #23 - Award Winners

We're talking award-winning books this week! Find out how awards inform Ann and Halle's reading, and we'll finish with what we're reading this week. 

 

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Government Accountability in the Digital Age

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History recently launched SCERA, a new electronic records archive with 450 GB of state records that are now available to the public through an easily searchable website, http://e-archives.sc.gov.Read More...

Happy Freedom of Information Day!

Freedom of Information Day is the mid-point of Sunshine Week. Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote open government and freedom of information. This non-partisan, non-profit initiative is celebrated in mid-March each year to coincide with the birthday of the "Father of the United States Constitution," James Madison, that is, March 16, a.k.a. National Freedom of Information Day. This national initiative is sponsored by the American Society of News Editors and Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.Read More...

Union Troops Occupy Beaufort Arsenal!

The 50th Pennsylvania (USA) is occupying Beaufort and the Arsenal this weekend! Beaufort History Museum will be hosting 30 re-enactors from all over the Eastern Seaboard in a Living History Civil War Encampment, March 11 - March 13th. Beaufort County Library and Penn Center are partnering with the Beaufort History Museum to bring this free event to the community.Read More...

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