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Former AC/Barton Tennis Coach and Alum Tom Parham Donates Bob Dylan Collection to Hackney Library

If you’re a Bob Dylan fan, there’s great news “Blowin’ in the Wind” for you:  Former Atlantic Christian College (now Barton College) tennis coach and alumnus Tom Parham has donated his collection of over 30 books and 4 DVDs about … Continue reading

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Hackney Library’s Art Gallery Features New Exhibit by Josiah King, Barton Adjunct Art Instructor

The Art Gallery space adjacent to Hackney Library’s first-floor Technology Classroom features a new exhibit of paintings by North Carolina artist and teacher Josiah King.  He is a new addition to Barton College’s School of Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts, … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Welcomes the Honorable Albert S. Thomas, Jr. as its Constitution Day 2017 Speaker

Hackney Library is pleased to host the Honorable Albert S. Thomas, Jr., attorney and retired judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, as featured speaker at our annual Constitution Day reception and program.  The event will be held this year on … Continue reading

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Ever Popular “Study ‘Round the Clock” Returns May 5 through May 10!

  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 … Continue reading

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Hackney Library Displays Artifacts from the College’s Archives to Commemorate the Centennial Anniversary of the U.S.’s Entry into World War I

April 6th, 2017 marks the centennial anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I, and the campus of Atlantic Christian College (as Barton was known during that time) was not immune to its effects: Who on the campus … Continue reading

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Hackney Library to Host Book Signing/Reception Honoring Assistant Professor of Spanish, Dr. Luis Carlos Ayarza

Much like the camera lens captures a fleeting moment, the writing of Barton College’s own Dr. Luis Carlos Ayarza provides the reader with a momentary glimpse into his soul as he contemplates his research interests through a collection of commentaries in … Continue reading

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Water Bottle Refilling Station Installed in Library

Hackney Library is going green—and we don’t mean the walls!  A new combined water bottle refilling station/water fountain has replaced the old water fountain at the foot of the stairs in the library’s Learning Commons. It’s one of two Halsey-Taylor … Continue reading

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