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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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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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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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