The Beaufort District Collection (BDC) is the library system’s special local history collection and archives. They support research into the people, places, events, and themes of the community’s long, broad, and deep history.
• The Shaping of South Carolina Exhibit on loan from the South Carolina Historical Society: Learn how troublesome establishing state boundaries was and remains in this traveling exhibit on loan from the South Carolina Historical Society. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through January 30, 2015, except as otherwise noted for holidays. Beaufort District Collection is located on the second floor, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC, 29902. Contact Grace Cordial, 843-255-6468, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.
• Family History Drop-In: Beaufort District Collection Preservation Associate will be on hand to answer questions about how to start uncovering your roots through the Ancestry Library Edition and BDC’s own online obituary index databases. The drop-in will be the first Wednesday of each month, 4 to 6 p.m., through April 2015. The next drop-in will be held Wednesday, December 3 at 4 p.m. at Lobeco Branch, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco, SC, 29931. Contact: Charmaine Concepcion, 843-255-6468, or email email@example.com.
Note all branches and departments of the Beaufort County Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Nov. 28. All locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26.