Conroy Center hosts upcoming events

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The Pat Conroy Center has an exciting upcoming series of events. 

They include:

• Never Forget: A Writing Workshop for Those Who Served on the Front Lines and the Home Front will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Building 12, Beaufort. Tickets are limited. Visit

• “I Was Born to Be in a Library”: Pat Conroy’s Great Love of Libraries, presented by Jonathan Haupt, comes to the St. Helena Island Branch Library on Tuesday, Sept. 12; Beaufort’s Santa Elena History Center on Saturday, Sept. 16; the Carolina Forest branch of the Myrtle Beach library on Tuesday, Sept. 19; and the Socastee branch on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The tour continues across South Carolina through spring 2018, with dates now set for the Anderson, Florence, and Greenville libraries. This presentation also will be featured at the 2017 South Carolina Library Association annual conference in Columbia on Thursday Oct. 12. 

• The second annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival will be held in Thursday, Oct. 19, through Sunday, Oct. 22, celebrating this year’s festival theme of the Transformative Power of Education. A full schedule of events, roster of presenters, and ticketing information is available at See page B1 for more information.

The Pat Conroy Literary Center is at 308 Charles St. in Beaufort. Call 843-379-7025 or email or visit

The center is open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.