Library News & Notes

Plenty to Choose From. Take Your Pick!

February 12th is rather busy day if you're interested in increasing your knowledge of local history and/or African American genealogy. It's impossible to attend both the book review presentation and the genealogy workshop so you will have to pick the topic (and location) that best suits your needs! Both are free.

1) BDC@ Bluffton Branch History Book Club
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Bluffton Branch

Courthouse Records Advice

Sometimes, others can just say thing better than I can seem to manage. Too many folks think everything is on the internet. While it is certainly true that the amount of research material available over the internet has most definitely increased in recent years, there are still plenty of instances in which a researcher will have to go, physically, to where the records are stored. Ms. Barkley offers some advice on how to approach these research expeditions. See Connections for the article:

Tax Help @ Our Branches

All of our branch libraries host tax help sessions during the tax season. Click here for schedule. (Under "Type of Event," select "Tax Assistance.") Or visit page 11 of our "Upcoming Events" newsletter HERE!

Beaufort County Magistrate to hold office hours at St. Helena Branch Library

Every Monday from 1:00pm-4:00pm, the Beaufort County Magistrate will hold office hours at the St. Helena Branch of the Beaufort County Library system. The service began Monday, February 4th. Article from

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