Library News & Notes

Library hours to remain unchanged

May 14, 2015: For at least the next three months, existing hours at our Beaufort County Library branches will remain unchanged, instead of reducing hours, which was announced in late April. In a meeting on Wednesday, May 13, the Library Board of Trustees supported new Director Ray McBride’s proposal to keep hours as they are.

Researchers Take Note: Contact Ahead of Visit

If you are going to travel to a special collections library/archives/museum or other cultural heritage institution to do research, check for current hours of operation before you leave home. Visit the institution's web, blog, or Facebook pages for a number to call or an e-mail address to confirm availability. Experienced researchers know to do this at least a week or two in advance of a proposed research visit.Read More...

Connecting to the Past: Genealogy Program on Saturday

Perhaps you remember this Island Packet story back in February?

Kim Morgan and Akosua Moore have agreed to give us something of a reprise. They've nicked and tucked; researched,reviewed, revised, and compiled. This second outing is sure to be even more revealing than the inaugural event (which in case you missed it, was absolutely wonderful!)

Saturday, May 16, 1 pm | BDC@ Beaufort Branch, 311 Scott Street, 1st floor, Children's Programming Room | Ages 12 to AdultRead More...

Save Your Treasures

The Beaufort District Collection takes its responsibility to be a good steward of the materials entrusted to us very seriously. Therefore we must be up-to-date on preservation thought, practices, and techniques. Preservation Week gives us a special opportunity to share our knowledge about preservation practices with the community in order to empower you to better protect your family treasures. Come learn some general principles of preservation that can extend the lives of your precious documents and photographs.Read More...

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