Monthly Archives: September 2014

Friends’ Fall 2014 Dinner/Lecture to Feature Poet James Applewhite

Renowned poet James Applewhite, Wilson County native and Professor Emeritus of English at Duke University, will be the featured speaker at the Friends of Hackney Library’s Fall 2014 Book Signing, Dinner, and Lecture. The event will take place on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Celebrates ‘Banned Books Week’ September 21-27

When we think of censorship, we often think of such dystopian societies as those depicted in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, and other futuristic societies.  But unfortunately, censorship attempts are alive and well in the year 2014, even in our own … Continue reading

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Grand Opening of the K.D. Kennedy, Jr. Rare Book Room in Hackney Library Scheduled for September 25

The much anticipated grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the K.D. Kennedy, Jr. Rare Book Room in the Willis N. Hackney Library at Barton College will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. The … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Art Display Features Barton Students’ Interpretations of Wiley Cash’s ‘A Land More Kind Than Home’

Hackney Library is experiencing a wealth of new art (see our recent post about the faculty exhibit in the library’s new art gallery) on display! The newest addition is the work of Barton students, hanging in the original gallery area near the … Continue reading

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Faculty Art Exhibition Now on Display in New Library Art Gallery

Come feast your eyes on the latest addition of art to Hackney Library! An exhibition featuring works by Barton College Art and Design faculty is now on display in the new “Art Gallery” in the library, located on the first … Continue reading

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