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Student Art Exhibition in Hackney Library Reflects Censorship Themes Represented by Banned Books

Update:  A few more pieces have been added to the student art exhibit since this post was first published.  Drop by when you can to see them all! Banned Books Week might be over, but its influence is not.  Now on … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2018: “Banning Books Silences Stories. Speak Out!!

Who would have thought that censorship is alive and well in the United States?  Yet, nowhere is it seen more explicitly than in recent attempts to ban or challenge various books from being made available through school, public, and university … Continue reading

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Dr. Jeremy Strickler to Explore the Relationship Between the U.S. Constitution and the American Presidency during Constitution Day Program

UPDATE:  Due to the disruption expected by the arrival of impending Hurricane Florence, this program will be rescheduled for a later date. Hackney Library is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeremy Strickler, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Service at … Continue reading

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Vivian Howard–Chef, Author, and TV Star–To Be the Featured Speaker at a Jointly-Sponsored Fall 2018 Friends Event

UPDATE:  We have good news!  We are opening up this event to non-Friends members, so if you are interested in attending, please come by either Hackney Library or the Wilson County Public Library ASAP to pick up an invitation.  Deadline … Continue reading

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Hackney Library’s Web Site Gets a Makeover!

The librarians at Hackney Library have been working hard on a variety of changes to our electronic resources during the summer, and none more so than Technology Librarian Josh Newport. One of the changes you’ll notice from last semester is … Continue reading

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Hackney Library to Mark the Start of the New Academic Year with its “Charmed” 13th Annual Open House!

Some claim that 13 is an unlucky number, but not Hackney Library! That’s because we will be hosting our 13th Annual OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, August 23, from 4-6 pm, on the first floor of Hackney Library, and we feel sure that good luck will abound … Continue reading

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Exams are Right Around the Corner, and so is “Study ‘Round the Clock,” coming Friday, May 4!

A quiet, safe space to study, collaborate, and complete assignments.  Check. 4 days of 24-hour library availability.  Check. Free hot beverages.  Check. There’s all this and more during the return to Hackney Library of “Study ‘Round the Clock” during exam period! … Continue reading

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