Friends of Beaufort County Library's 'Books Sandwiched In' presenters announced

The Books Sandwiched In series, sponsored by the Friends of the Beaufort County Library and begins in January, is one of the Beaufort “Friends” most popular projects. Local authors, well-known community leaders, celebrities, educators and world-travelers have appeared as presenters on the Books Sandwiched In stage.  With book selection from a wide-range of books and subject matter, including those by local authors, best sellers, and fascinating prize-winners, the series has attracted large audiences for many years.

This year, the Books Sandwiched In audiences will be treated to another intriguing line-up of both books and presenters. This year at the event there’ll be light lunch for sale, provided at USCB, or you may bring your own.  Coffee and cookies are complimentary.

The Series kicks off Monday, January 7th at noon, and continues every Monday (except January 21st) through March 4th in the USCB Center for Performing Arts, 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort.

Here is a list of event dates and books selected:

Monday, January 7 –  “11/22/63” by Stephen King  (Presenter: Tim Johnston)

Monday, January 14 – In the Garden of the Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler’s Berlin by Erik Larson  (Presenter: Gerald Schulze)

Monday, January 28 – The Painted Veil by Somerset Maugham  (Presenter: Kathy Kilgore)

Monday, February 4 – The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson  (Presenter: Reverend James E. Moore)

Monday, February 11– The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins  (Presenter: Blakely Williams)

Monday, February 18– The Paris Wife by Paula McLain  (Presenter: Nan Sutton)

Monday, February 25–  Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson  (Presenter: Joan Gilchrist)

Monday, March 4– The House of God: The Classic Novel of Life and Death in an American Hospital by Samuel Shem  (Presenter: Dr. Thomas J. Downs MD)

The event is of no cost to participants, and audiences are encouraged to support the Library by joining as a member of the Friends of the Library.  For more information, please contact Jane and Lloyd Sidwell, Co-Chairs:  (843)694-2864 or (843)379-5246, or visit