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Friends of Hackney Library and Friends of the Wilson County Public Library Fall 2020 Lecture

The Friends of Hackney Library and the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library co-sponsored author Carole Boston Weatherford as the featured speaker for the Fall 2020 lecture on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Hackney Library on the Barton College … Continue reading

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New Arrival in the Library’s Rare Book Room

We would like to share with you one of the latest acquisitions that has been added to the K.D. Kennedy, Jr. Rare Book Room, part of the Hackney Library’s Special Collections.  We recently acquired a handwritten letter by the 19th century … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Re-Opening on August 12

Our operating hours for the first few weeks of the semester will be Monday – Friday, 8 am-5 pm.   We will resume limited evening and weekend hours in the weeks ahead.  Also, we will be requiring all patrons to wear masks while … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Resources During the Summer

As the Summer Session begins today, we want to provide an update on the library’s resources during the summer months.  In light of the precautions being taken surrounding the coronavirus, the Hackney Library building is still CLOSED to all patrons until further notice.  … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Temporarily CLOSED due to Coronavirus; Services Still Available to Barton Community

In light of the precautions being taken to restrict the spread of COVID-19, Hackney Library’s building is CLOSED to all patrons until further notice.  However, we will be providing the following services to Barton students, faculty and staff only: 24/7 access … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: John Kessel, Science Fiction and Fantasy Author, to Speak at Friends of Hackney Library Spring 2020 Event

Due to concerns about large public gatherings in this uncertain health environment, this event has been cancelled for this semester.  We hope to reschedule at a later date, perhaps Spring 2021. The Friends of Hackney Library are pleased to host … Continue reading

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“Study Round the Clock” Kicks off Thursday, Dec. 5 (Reading Day) in Hackney Library!

If you’re concerned about where you’ll find a quiet, safe place to study during exams this semester, your worries are over.  Hackney Library’s got your back with its ever-popular “Study Round the Clock,” held during Reading Day/Exam Period every semester. … Continue reading

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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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