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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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Last ‘Science & Religion in Conversation’ to be Held Tuesday, May 3rd, 3:00 pm

The Barton College final public forum ‘Science and Religion in Conversation’ will be held on Tuesday afternoon, May 3rd at 3 PM in Barton College’s Hackney Library.  Our discussion this month highlights The Sacred Depths of Nature by Ursula Goodenough. Though … Continue reading

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‘Science and Religion in Conversation’ Forum Takes Place Tuesday, April 5, 3 pm

The Barton College monthly public forum ‘Science and Religion in Conversation’ will be held again on Tuesday afternoon, April 5th at 3 PM in the Barton College’s Hackney Library.  Our discussion this month highlights The Quantum and the Lotus: A … Continue reading

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NYT Bestselling Author Christina Baker Kline to Speak at Friends of Hackney Library’s Spring 2016 Wine Reception, Book Signing and Dinner Program on April 12

The Friends of Hackney Library are delighted to host New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline at the annual spring event on Tuesday, April 12, 2016.  A book signing and wine reception will be held from 6:00 to 6:30 … Continue reading

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