The Friends of Hackney Library and Friends of the Wilson County Public Library are pleased to welcome short story writer, novelist, and journalist Michael Parker as guest speaker of a jointly-sponsored dinner/lecture on October 4, 2016, in Hardy Alumni Hall on the campus of Barton College. Follow this link to find out more!
Hackney Library is pleased to host the Honorable Robin E. Hudson, Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, as featured speaker at our annual Constitution Day reception and program. The event will be held this year on Monday, September 19, 2016 at Hackney Library from 5:00-7:00 pm. Follow this link to find out more!
On Thursday, August 18, we will be hosting our eleventh annual Open House from 4-6 pm on the first floor of Hackney Library, during which we will both be welcoming new students, faculty and staff to the Library and to the Office of Student Success and welcoming back returning students, staff, and faculty. Follow this link to find out more!
The Friends of Hackney Library are delighted to host New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline at their annual spring event on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. A book signing and wine reception will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by the program at 6:30 pm; dinner will follow at 7:15 pm. The event will be held on the campus of Barton College in Hardy Alumni Hall. Follow this link to find out more!
We look forward to welcoming back to campus historian, author, and former CEO Garland S. Tucker III for his second reception, book signing and program in Hackney Library. The impetus for Tucker’s return visit is the publication of his latest book, Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, from Jefferson to Reagan (Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2015). Follow this link for more information!