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Sir Walter Scott Symposium on April 9 at Barton College’s Hackney Library

Barton College’s Willis N. Hackney Library is pleased to present the Sir Walter Scott Symposium as part of the K.D. Kennedy, Jr. Rare Book Room / Special Collections annual programming on Monday, April 9, at 5 p.m. The featured keynote speaker … Continue reading

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Author Drew Perry to be Featured Speaker at Friends of Hackney Library’s Spring 2018 Dinner/Lecture

The Friends of Hackney Library association is pleased to welcome writer Drew Perry as featured speaker at its Spring 2018 Dinner/Lecture program on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  The event will be held in Hardy Alumni Hall on the campus of … Continue reading

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Friends Groups Jointly Present Author, Columnist, TV and Radio Host D. G. Martin for Dinner/Lecture on October 3, 2017

The Friends of Hackney Library and the Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are pleased to announce that author, columnist, and TV and radio talk show host D. G. Martin will be the guest speaker for the Friends’ jointly-sponsored … Continue reading

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Hackney Library’s 12th Annual Open House to Feature Ice Cream, Prizes, and More–Thursday, August 17, 4-6 pm!

On Thursday, August 17, Hackney Library we will be hosting our 12th Annual Open House from 4-6 pm on the first floor of Hackney Library!  During the event, we will both be welcoming new students, faculty, and staff to the Library, to the Office of Student Success, and to … Continue reading

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Friends of Hackney Library Honor Departing Library Director with First Edition Donation to Rare Book Collection

During his last week on campus, departing library director George Loveland was honored at a reception for his 5+ years of service on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Hackney Library’s Learning Commons.  Loveland is leaving librarianship for the full time ministry … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Author Lee Smith to be the Featured Speaker at the Friends Spring 2017 Program on April 4

The Friends of Hackney Library are pleased to welcome celebrated author Lee Smith as guest speaker at the Spring 2017 Book Signing, Lecture, and Dinner.  The event will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Hardy Alumni Hall on … Continue reading

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Two ‘Friends of the Library’ Groups Join Forces to Bring Author Michael Parker to Wilson for a Dinner/Lecture Program on October 4, 2016

The Friends of Hackney Library and Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are pleased to welcome short story writer, novelist, and journalist Michael Parker as guest speaker of a jointly-sponsored dinner/lecture on October 4, 2016, in Hardy Alumni Hall … Continue reading

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