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Take FirstSearch for a Spin

Through the FirstSearch database, powered by OCLC’s…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on March 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Library Statistics for 2010 (with graphs!)

The Harrison County Public Library has completed the yearly statistics for the Indiana State Library and is excited to share them with our patrons.  For all three branches, there were a total of 92,019 patrons that came through the front doors. (Harrison County has a population of 39,364 according to the 2010 Census.)  Of those patrons, a total of 53,981 used the computers.  


This year, there were 108,903 materials physically available to those patrons. This…


Added by Autumn on March 10, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Youth Programs for the week of March 13-19

A storytime for 4 to 6 year olds, B is for Bulldozer, will be held at Main Monday, March 14 at 6:30 pm, at Palmyra Tuesday, March 15 at 4 pm and at Lanesville Friday, March 18 at 10 am.  Teens will meet at Main Tuesday, March 15 at 6 pm for music share night.  Mother Goose, for babies and children under age two, is offered at Main…


Added by Alisa Burch on March 10, 2011 at 8:47am — No Comments

50 Blog Members!

In the last 12 days 50 people have signed up to be members of the HCPL blog!  We need 300 members to equal the newsletter's audience.  Let's see if we can keep up this pace.  Help us to get 300 members by inviting everyone you know to join.


Invite your friends to join the Harrison County Public Library Blog!

Added by Autumn on March 9, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Find it in a snap!

Simply by scanning these codes with your smartphone [that has a data connection], you can access the following HCPL services in the blink of an eye.

Curious how to scan? Use your phone's camera + a scanning application. Scan apps are available for Android users,…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on March 9, 2011 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Creative Cards Class

Come join us for a Creative Card Class on March 7th. It will be upstairs at the Main Branch from 6-8pm. You must sign up at the Main Branch (738-4110) two days before the actual class. Hope to see you there. Carla

Added by Carla Adkins on March 2, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Download Audiobooks & eBooks Anywhere, Anytime

Enjoy popular titles from the comfort of home


Harrison County Public Library is proud to offer you best-selling and classic audiobooks and eBooks available 24/7 from the library’s website,


You can browse the collection, check out with your library card, and download to PC,…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on March 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — 4 Comments

2011 Friends of the Library members

The Friends of the Library are now beginning their 2011 membership drive.  If you do not receive a brochure in the mail, pick up one at your library. 


What are Friends of the Library?  You have a choice

l. You can pay your dues each year to help Friends help the Library in any way we are asked.

2, You can join the Friends at their meetings on the second Monday of January, March, May, July, September & November at 7:00 pm in the Wiseman room on the second…


Added by Genarose Turner on February 24, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

First Post Of The Harrison County Public Library's Blog!

The first blog post for the Harrison County Public Library was written just inside these doors, to the right and up a small set of stairs.  That's right I'm sitting at the Reference Desk an extremely useful desk if you want to find a book, need some computer help, want tax forms you can't find, or just for general information.  Come visit us…


Added by Autumn on February 23, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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