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Vegetable Gardening for Everyone

Monday, April 5 at 6:30pm Vegetable gardening is something everyone can enjoy, from the novice to the experienced gardener.  It can be a way to bring fresh food to your table, a way to teach children where food comes from, or even a way to beautify your yard!  We’ll look at different types of vegetable gardens […]

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“Fighting Words” by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

Amanda read Fighting Words and this is what she thought… Della, and her older sister Suki, escape an abusive living situation and end up in a foster home. They learn that there are adults in the world they can trust, and that they deserve to be happy children in a loving home. I loved The […]

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Chilton Library

The Authoritative Automotive Repair Guide Get your car ready for nice weather road trips with ChiltonLibrary! This resource provides access to repair, maintenance, and service information on cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today. All free with your HPL card! Chilton Library provides up to date information and resources on: Step-by-step service and […]

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Welcome the Class of 2034

Is your child turning 5 on or before August 31, 2021? Kindergarten registration is now open! The information session is Monday, March 29. For more information, download the flyer below. From the Kindergarten registration website: The Kindergarten Information Session for the 2021-2022 school year will be taking place via video on Monday, March 29. The […]

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Women’s History Month Collections in Kanopy

Celebrate Women’s History Month this March by watching a film in one of two collections curated by Kanopy: “Notable Figures in Women’s History” and “Directed by Women.” All of these films are available for viewing in Kanopy, a video streaming service available to HPL cardholders. Your HPL card gives you access to 10 movies a […]

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The Ultimate Presentation for Red Sox Nation

Wednesday, March 24 at 7:00pm Take a fun and enlightening journey through Boston Red Sox history with the author of the Ultimate Boston Red Sox Time Machine Book. This presentation features videos and photographs of the greatest and most fascinating players, teams, events and moments in franchise history. The program also includes trivia questions for […]

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The Archer by Paulo Coelho

Having previously read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, I felt compelled to read his latest book The Archer. As with The Alchemist, Coelho’s writing strives to inspire the reader, in this case, through the metaphor of practicing archery. The story starts off with a foreigner seeking Tetsuya, who is known as the most gifted archer […]

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Women’s History Month: Pack-Horse Librarians of Eastern Kentucky

During the Great Depression, poor states, like Kentucky, fell even further into poverty as the nation’s economy came to a grinding halt. In response to this national crisis, President Franklin D. Roosevelt enacted the New Deal in 1933 – a series of programs and public work projects meant to support farmers, unemployed, youth, and the […]