The wacky world of deadly yet endearing psychotic serial killers, frenetic Florida road trips, and various and sundry oddball characters recently came to Wilson. Novelist Tim Dorsey spoke at the Friends of Hackney Library's Fall 2011 dinner on October 25, 2011 in Hardy Alumni Hall on the Barton College Campus. The event began with a book signing at 6:00 pm followed by dinner and the program at 7:00 pm. Follow this link for more information!
Barton College’s Friends of Visual Arts and Friends of Hackney Library jointly sponsored a lecture, “Marginalia, Mischief, and the Ornamented Book,” and reception on Sunday, September 18, at 4 pm in the Willis N. Hackney Library. The event also included the ll Libro: The Art of the Book exhibition at 3:30 pm in the Barton Art Galleries. Follow this link for more information!
This fall, The Band Book Tour presented a major concert event. On Thursday, August 25th, 2011, The Hackney All-Stars rocked the Barton College Library. Dozens of musicians from across the state participated in a jam session that blew the roof right off the library. The event began at 4:00pm and featured food, giveaways, and more music than anyone knew what to do with. The event was sponsored in part by the Friends of Hackney Library. Follow this link for more information!
Berry kicked off his tour in the company of some 70 guests on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:30 to 7 pm, with a book signing and reception on the first floor of Hackney Library. The event, sponsored by the Friends of Hackney Library, was free and open to the public. Copies of The Jefferson Key were available for purchase during the event. Follow this link for more information!
The Spring 2011 Dinner/Lecture featured award-winning poet, writer, and psychologist Judson Mitcham.
The Friends program was held on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, beginning with a book signing and wine reception at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and a lecture at 7:00 pm., in Barton College's Hardy Alumni Hall. Follow this link for more information!