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Friends of the Beaufort Library to Hold Annual Waterfront Book Sale

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This year’s Friends of the Beaufort Library Fall Book Sale will be held Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. The Book Sale is the main fundraising event held by the Beaufort Friends, with all proceeds benefitting the Beaufort County Library System branches in Beaufort, Lobeco and St. Helena.

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Beaufort County Library Launches New “Well-Read” Podcast

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Are you looking for a good book to read? The Beaufort County Library is pleased to introduce the Well-Read podcast, a bi-weekly conversation about books between two of our experienced librarians and avid readers: Ann Cox and Halle Eisenman. In each episode, Ann and Halle discuss reading recommendations, what they’re currently reading, and other book-related fun!

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Charleston Friends of the Library hold Main Library Book Sale to Continue the legacy that Cynthia Hurd Left Behind

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On June 17, just a few days before the Main Library Book Sale was originally set to be held, a tragedy occurred just a block down the road from the library at Mother Emmanuel AME Church that took nine lives and left the Charleston community reeling.

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Art workshops designed to help community healing

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Charleston's heart is broken, and area residents are struggling with feelings of grief, fear, anger and helplessness as they try to understand the senseless murders at Emanuel AME Church. Although grief doesn’t have a one-size-fits-all solution, residents in communities with other traumatic events such as Sandy Hook and Boston tapped into their creative process to find help with their feelings

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Library System Brings Mifi30 to the Lowcountry

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The Berkeley County Library System, with assistance from Google, is pleased to be the first library system in the state to offer a new service, MiFi30, which allows customers to check out the internet for 30 days, free with their library card. This new service began with a grant over $11k from Google to the Friends of the Berkeley County Library.

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