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Added by Alisa Burch on May 1, 2018 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Fines Waived for National Library Week April 9-14

Added by Alisa Burch on April 6, 2018 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Library Closed March 21

All branches of the Harrison County Public Library will be closed today due to snow. You may still check out e-materials on the Overdrive and Axis 360 apps. Stay safe!

Added by Alisa Burch on March 21, 2018 at 9:01am — No Comments

View Eclipse @ Your Library

Party with us today. Monday, Aug. 21,  and view the astronomical event of the century, the Great American Eclipse.  Each library branch location is hosting a viewing party.  Drop in anytime from 12:30 - 4 pm to participate.  The Maximum eclipse should be approximately 2:25-2:27 pm.  Don't be late.

We have pinhole projectors and eclipse glasses to share.   Crafts will be available for little ones to create and commemorate the event.

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Added by Alisa Burch on August 21, 2017 at 8:48am — No Comments

Library offers Pre-Eclipse Programs

In cooperation with the Harrison County Public Library astronomer Mark Steven Williams of StarGeezer Astronomy will host a series of Total Solar Eclipse Preview programs in Harrison County August 9 - August 15.

In addition to viewing the Sun through telescopes with safe solar filters and demonstrations of a “pinhole camera”, guests will learn the local circumstances of the eclipse, the history, science and folklore of eclipses, why there aren’t eclipses each month,…

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Added by Alisa Burch on August 2, 2017 at 8:38am — No Comments

Summer Reading Begins

Registration for the Harrison County Public Library 2017 Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World" begins Wednesday, May 24.  The free program runs from May 24 to July 31.

Children of all ages can register at any HCPL branch location or online at the library website www.hcpl.lib.in.us. ; The program begins May 24 but members can sign up anytime during the summer.

Children will also be able to register for story hours and craft…

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Added by Alisa Burch on May 22, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Don't Miss Corydon Capital Days

This weekend, July 9 and 10, step back in time to the days when Corydon was Indiana's first state capital.  There will be activities throughout downtown Corydon with reenactors on the square, a chuck wagon at the fairgrounds,  side show performances by Blue Monkey Side Show, and children's crafts in the…

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Added by Alisa Burch on July 6, 2016 at 8:50am — No Comments

Summer Reading Begins

Registration for the library’s Summer Reading Program 2016, “READ Indiana,” will begin Monday, May 23.   Children of all ages can register at any HCPL branch location or online at the library website www.hcpl.lib.in.us .  The program begins May 23 but…

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Added by Alisa Burch on May 19, 2016 at 8:40am — No Comments

December 25 - Y and Z

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 25 = Y for Yawn and Z for ZZZZZ.  Today’s the day!  Enjoy your family and feast.  Share presents and when the festivities are complete.  Remember to say thank you.  And give lots of love and hugs.  For many your presence will be the best present.…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 25, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 24 - X for Xylophone

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 24 = X for Xylophone.  Make a joyful noise!  Create your own instruments or listen to some Christmas…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 23 - W for Wreath

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 23 = W for Wreath.  Make a handprint or tissue paper…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 23, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 22 - V for Village.

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 22 = V for Village.  Make your own Christmas village out of recyclables.  Or draw a Christmas village…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 22, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 21 - U for Under

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 21 = U for Under.  Have a picnic under the tree!

Added by Alisa Burch on December 21, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 20 - T for Tree

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 20 = T for Tree.  Add your finishing touches to the tree.  Then play count the ornaments.  How many red?  How many bears?  How…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 20, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 19 - S for Snowflakes

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 19 = S for Snowflakes.  Make paper snowflakes.

Added by Alisa Burch on December 19, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 19 - S for Snowflakes

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 19 = S for Snowflakes.  Today make paper shttp://www.marthastewart.com/276331/how-to-make-paper-snowflakes/@center/1009041/christmas-crafts-projectsnowflakes.…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 18, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments

December 18 - R for Reindeer

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 18 = R for Reindeer.  Make some Magic Reindeer Food.  Place it on your yard Christmas Eve to guide Santa’s sleigh to your…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 17 - Q for Quilt

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 17 = Q for Quilt.  Today cuddle under a quilt or blanket and read Christmas…

Added by Alisa Burch on December 17, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 16 - P for Popcorn

 

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 16 = P for Popcorn.  Pop some popcorn and watch a Christmas…

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Added by Alisa Burch on December 16, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

December 15 - O for Ornament

As part of our Family Time ABC Christmas Countdown December 15 = O for Ornament.  Make an ornament for your Christmas tree.

Added by Alisa Burch on December 15, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

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