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Hackney Library Looks at AC/Barton College Sports Then and Now

Did you know that Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College) fielded a baseball team in 1910?  Or a football team in 1920?  Or a women’s basketball team in 1920?  Or a variety of other sports teams and clubs throughout its … Continue reading

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New Exhibit of Barton Art League Book Covers Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock

The Barton Art League, a small group of Barton students who have a genuine passion for art and all the creative fields, is showcasing work from Ms. Susan Fecho’s Graphic Design class for the first exhibition of the fall in … Continue reading

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“Banned Books Week” Display of Challenged/Censored Books on Display in Hackney Library

According to the American Library Association (ALA), Banned Books Week (September 22-28, 2019) “is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in … Continue reading

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Author and Educator Terry Roberts to be Featured Speaker at Joint Fall 2019 Friends Dinner

The Friends of Hackney Library and the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are delighted to host author and educator Terry Roberts as the featured speaker at their next joint book signing, dinner, and lecture, scheduled for Tuesday, October … Continue reading

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Hackney Library to Host Historian, Author Jeff Broadwater as Constitution Day Speaker on Tuesday, Sept. 17

The U.S. Constitution is as relevant today as it was on September 17, 1787, when it was signed by delegates of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia—perhaps even more so now than ever, as what the Constitution calls for and what … Continue reading

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14th Annual Open House to be Held in Hackney Library on August 22, 2019, 4-6 pm

Hackney Library’s having a party this week, and you’re invited! On Thursday, August 22, 4-6 pm in the library’s Learning Commons, we will be celebrating the new 2019-20 academic year by welcoming new students and employees to campus and welcoming … Continue reading

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Robert Burns Symposium to be held Monday, April 1 at Barton College

Barton College’s Willis N. Hackney Library is pleased to present the Robert Burns Symposium as part of the K.D. Kennedy, Jr. Rare Book Room / Special Collections annual programming on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. Our featured keynote speaker … Continue reading

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