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Purseapalooza!

You read that right, the title of this blog is Purseapalooza! For those that have not seen this word before, here’s a breakdown:  – Purse (noun) \ˈpərs\ : a receptacle (such as a pocketbook) for carrying money and often other small objects – Apalooza (noun) \ə-pə-ˈlü-sə\ : a social event in which entertainment, food, and …

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Ice, Ice, Baby

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, I know that’s a Christmas song, but there’s something about sub-zero temperatures and snow that actually sticks around for more than an hour that just gets me feeling all warm and cozy inside. Maybe it’s the new HVAC system that was installed here at the library …

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Suggestions?

Here at the Hamilton Public Library, we develop a specifically curated collection of new materials to suit our community’s needs. These materials include books for patrons of all ages from kids’ picture books to large print, audiobooks, DVDs, and even comic books and video games! There are many factors involved in how we decide on …

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Survey Says…

During the last few months, nearly 100 of you filled out a comprehensive survey about library services and access that you either received with your utility bill, or found on our website. First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to do that! Your responses will help us draft plans for how …

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Local Children’s Book Author to Visit Hamilton Public Library

Former local resident and author of three books, Diane Gray, will be doing a reading at the Hamilton Public Library on November 9, 2021 at 10:30.  Her first book, “The Bears with Unruly Hairs,” was welcomed with great reviews when it was published a few years ago. This year, Gray has been busy completing her …

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Knit(ting) Happens (to be taught at the Hamilton Public Library)!

Looking to learn how to knit, or learn more about it? It may not surprise you to read that we’re hoping to fix that, as long as you qualify to take a knitting class! How do you qualify? By answering the following questions:  1: Are you a beginner?  2: Are you between the ages of  …

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The Golden Rule

While some things go without saying, sometimes it never hurts to have a reminder. Before I get into what the heck I’m talking about, here’s something from our Patron Code of Conduct: “All patrons and visitors must abide by the following behaviors while visiting this shared community space. Treat staff and fellow patrons with courtesy …

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