Library News & Notes

BDC Research Room Hours Open to Public Reduced Starting March 9th

The special local history collection and archives unit of the Beaufort County Library will implement a reduction in hours that the research room is open to the public. This reduction is due to a staffing shortage.Read 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...

Wersler, Last Ferry to Beaufort

We host local author Charles Wersler on Saturday, April 18th at 1 pm just outside our Research Room door. Come hear what he learned about life in Beaufort from the end of the Civil War to after World War II through a study of personal photographs and historical documents about the last ferryman in Beaufort County, who just so happened to also be his grandfather. The free BDC@ the BDC program is first come, first seated.Read More...

"Heart of the Home" Exhibit Now Open

The Beaufort District Collection highlights Women's History with a new exhibit, "Heart of the Home: Kitchen Archaeology at Mont Repose" and a free lecture on Saturday, March 21st.Read More...

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