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Book Bundles… To Go!

(Note: This column should be read in the style of a ‘90s infomercial.) Are you sick and tired of spending your hard-earned time and energy browsing the stacks at your local library? Are you constantly looking up titles on your phone, bumbling and tripping over your shoelaces while carrying heavy stacks of books through the …

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Enough With the Used Book Donations Already!

WARNING: The following column contains graphic depictions of book mutilation. Reader discretion is advised. Have you ever wondered what happens to the used books you donate to the library? When we’re out of storage space, and we most certainly are, used book donations are disposed of. To be more specific, if they’re paperbacks, we put …

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Fun(d) Stuff!

We have two exciting things lined up for you this week – one is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Library, and the other a FUN-raiser in coordination with Madison County Rural Health Council! That’s not to say that the fundraiser isn’t also fun, because the event definitely puts the “fun” in “fundraiser.” I …

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A Storybook Walk in the Village of Hamilton

Submitted by Stephanie Henry of the Madison County Rural Health Council On Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, a Storybook Walk, featuring the Caldecott Award winning book “A Tree is Nice” by Janice May Udry with beautiful watercolor illustrations by Marc Simont, will be available for community members to enjoy. The story begins …

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Library Opening July 20!!

Starting on Monday, July 20, the Hamilton Public Library will open to the public! Due to COVID-19, the following terms/restrictions apply:  We apologize for all of the inconveniences associated with opening our building during a pandemic. These procedures are being put in place to protect us all. Thank you in advance for your cooperation, understanding, …

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Imagine Your Story!

As you may have anticipated, this year’s Summer Reading Program (SRP) is going to be unlike any other. I feel like I usually start out with that sentiment to talk about our annual SRP and all the great programs we have lined up, but this year, as mentioned previously, it’s different. Of course that has …

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