The Library has two newsletters. The Heritage Observer is a quarterly with news of events, members and their interesting pursuits,  classes, and lectures and department news. Glimpses is devoted to glimpses into the history of Hilton Head Island and the Lowcountry.

Request for articles: If you are doing some interesting research, have had a wonderful genealogy experience, or have learned of information that would be of interest to our members and friends, Please contact Observer Editor, Elizabeth Hanson,  We need member's contributions to make the Observer interesting for our readers.

Click here to view the Newsletter Archives


The Heritage Library also publishes several books for sale.  Click here to visit our Bookstore.


Not all events or information occur or are scheduled convenient for deadlines. When something comes up we think you should know about, we include it on the News section of the home page and/or send you an email through Constant Contact.  If you are not on our mailing list, please call the library at 843-686-6560 to add your email.




South Carolina Genealogy & History Library

The Heritage Library Foundation
852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506