July 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Pool Party Postponed

The Summer Reading Pool Party had to be postponed due to lightning.  The new date is Thursday, Aug. 9 from 6-8 pm. 

Added by Alisa Burch on July 31, 2012 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Swing by HCPL's booth at the 2012 Harrison County Fair!

Be sure to visit us at the 2012 Fair! Learn more about the library's adult and youth programs, the branches and our other services--and check out the photo slideshow (which includes progress at the Elizabeth branch). We always welcome your questions and comments.

Also, don't forget to enter the drawing for a gift basket that includes books, DVDs and other goodies!…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on July 30, 2012 at 4:24pm — No Comments

We May Have a Winner! We just don’t know who it is…-- SOLVED!

It is Fair Season around the country and just in time for the 153rd Harrison County Fair, we offer you a new Unknown Image that seems appropriate. We can tell from the ribbon it was taken in the 1940s, but the exact year is a bit more difficult to read. Could this be a photo of one of your 4-H family members?  NOTE: This image also appears in the “Harrison Co. Fair Sesquicentennial Anniversary 1860-2009” book produced by the Historical Society of Harrison County…


Added by Kathy L. Fisher on July 23, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

GIS Map Details Drought Conditions Throughout Indiana

"New data about the drought in Indiana is available in GIS. The Indiana Geographic Information Council’s blog for GIS News released a current ArcGIS map this week detailing the conditions in all Indiana counties. The Current Drought Map was contributed by…


Added by Autumn on July 21, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

150 Blog Members!

A year and a half after beginning the library blog, we now have 150 blog members!  Please spread the word and help us get 150 more in the next year!  Thanks for being a part of the blog.

Added by Autumn on July 18, 2012 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Free Books!

Check out Barnes & Nobles Summer Reading program and earn a free book.   To participate:

  1. Read any eight books this summer (you can count the ones you have read for our library summer reading program) and record them on the Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Imaginations Destination Journal.  Be sure to let them know to whom you would recommed each book and why.
  2. Bring the completed journal to a Barnes & Noble store between May 22, and September 4,…

Added by Alisa Burch on July 12, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Check Kindle Date and Time

If you are having difficulty downloading books onto your Kindle and have tried all other options, check your date and time on your device.  If your Kindle has had no power for a while it can revert back to a previous date and your book will not download. Go to settings and click on date and time and change to the current date and time.  Then go to your Amazon account and click on "Manage My Kindle".  Then try to download the book again.

Added by Tammy Morgan on July 9, 2012 at 4:18pm — 2 Comments

eReaders Available for Checkout

In November 2016, HCPL added Kindle eReaders to the collection for check out by patrons at all branches. Each eReader is pre-loaded with 45 popular titles, and is available for a two-week loan period.…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on July 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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