August 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Tiny Dancer?

This little gem was in one of our boxes of unidentified photographs. “Soft Shoes” was signed by F. Wallace 73.

We have been lucky lately with solving these mysteries; can you help us make it 4 in a row by identifying this or any of the other still unknown images?

Added by Kathy L. Fisher on August 27, 2012 at 12:41pm — No Comments

New Books

Just put Princess Academy Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale and The Empty City from the Survivors series by Erin Hunter on the shelf. 



Added by Alisa Burch on August 24, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Newest American Girl - Meet Caroline Abbott

The newest character in the American Girls series is Caroline Abbott from Sackets Harbor, NY, during the war of 1812.  We will be adding her adventures to our collection when they are available in September.   More information, including photos of the doll and a video interview with American Girl founder, Pleasant Rowland, visit this…


Added by Alisa Burch on August 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

What Indiana Means to Me

Fourth graders are invited to enter a statehood essay contest, "What Indiana Means to Me".  The contest,  sponsored by the Indiana Statehouse Tour Office and the Indiana Center for the Book, is held annually in conjunction with the celebration of Indiana's birthday.

The contest is open to any Indiana…


Added by Alisa Burch on August 16, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Effective Aug. 13th, 2012: New DVD/VHS Circulation Policy

To complete implementation of the new circulation policy adopted by the Harrison County Public Library Board of Trustees, a new DVD/VHS circulation policy goes into effect beginning Monday, August 13th.

DVDs and VHS cassettes now have a 7-day checkout period, as opposed to the previous 3-day loan, and…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on August 13, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

TAG (TEEN ACTIVITY GROUP) begins on TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 from 6-7:30 pm

Our Tuesday TAG Meetings for the fall season will begin on AUGUST 21 at 6 pm at the Main Branch for all Harrison County Teens in grades 7-12.  Our first meeting will be a Computer Night and a Planning Session for future meetings.

Added by Diana Lasky on August 6, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments

HCPL's New Circulation Policy Goes Into Effect August 2nd

As of August 2nd, 2012, patrons will receive longer loan periods for some materials.

Books, magazines, books on tape, books on CD and Playaways now have a 3-week checkout period, as opposed to the previous 2 weeks. The number of renewals for these items has decreased…


Added by Jessica Stroud-Gibson on August 2, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

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