Pirates in the Room, Pirates over Zoom

Pirates in the Room, Pirates over Zoom

The Barbee Library Max and Sarah Williams Life Long Learners have once again made history with the launch of hybrid presentation capabilities offering concurrent “in-library” and “via Zoom” participation options. This week, Southport Historical Society President Dr....
International Literacy Day, September 8th

International Literacy Day, September 8th

As Friends of the Library, we all share a love of reading. But did you know that there are approximately 771 million people worldwide who lack basic literacy skills? In the United States, a shocking 1 in 5 adults have low literacy skills, while in NC 26% of adults...
The Real History of Pirates

The Real History of Pirates

Today’s session of the Barbee Library Max and Sarah Williams Life Long Learners (LLL) series examined the history of pirates and the reasons why pirates capture our imaginations. Unbeknownst to your Roving Reporter, several of the Zoom series participants sported...