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Hart County Library, 150 Benson Street, Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-4655 Fax: 706-376-1157
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Hart County Library is a Georgia PINES Library. Georgia Library Public Information Network for Electronic Services, or PINES, is Georgia's public library automation and lending network for 249 libraries in 127 counties. PINES is an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the University System of Georgia. Fifty percent of Georgia's population and 44 of Georgia's 58 public library systems rely on the PINES network for their library service. PINES creates a statewide "borderless library" that eliminates geographic and socio-economic barriers and provides equal access to information for all Georgians. Georgians with a PINES library card have access to materials beyond what is available on their local shelves and enjoy the benefits of a shared collection of 7.7 million books and materials that can be delivered to their home library with no charge to the library user that contributes to a more educated Georgia through lifelong learning.

Hart County Library also gives you access to GALILEO. GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A World Wide Web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to multiple information resources, including secured access to licensed products. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

Hart County Library offers Public Internet Access, Story Times, and Meeting Rooms.
We have the Anderson Independent, Athens Daily News and Wall Street Journal.
We have one weekly newspaper, The Hartwell Sun from 1877 to the present.

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Posted by rsanders on 2015/1/29 13:26:58 (58 reads)

YAAL Coffee House Night @ Hart County Library
Thursday, January 29, 2015
6:00-8:00 PM
Hang out, drink coffee & eat snacks.
Listen to free entertainment!
Ages 13-19
Coffee $1.00 for a cup with free refills!
Hot Cocoa also available.
Snacks 25c each!


Posted by rsanders on 2015/1/29 13:26:44 (13 reads)

Working? Busy? Can’t get a ride?
You can still participate in Hart County Library YAAL Programs.
Online. Anywhere. Anytime.
We are offering online and onsite programs February 16-20 during Winter Break for ages 13-19

All programs will be based on the GA Peach Book Award Nominees
They can be checked out at the front desk.

VIRTUAL PROGRAMS @ YOUR LIBRARY:
February 16-20, 2015

Monday: MAKE a Book Trailer: Chose one of the GA Peach Book Nominees and make a book trailer for our YAAL Facebook page.

Tuesday: MAKE a Selfie Book Review: Take a selfie with your favorite book from the GA Peach Book Nominees for our Instagram account.

Wednesday: MAKE it Short & Tweet - Tweet a Story: Write a synopsis of your favorite book from the GA Peach Book Nominees in 140 characters or less (leave room for @HartCoLibrary and #YAAL).

Thursday: MAKE Mixed “Tapes”: Create a soundtrack for your favorite book from the GA Peach Book Nominees: make a mixed cd/flash drive & bring to library Friday.

Friday: Award Ceremony! We will watch the winning book trailer, listen to the soundtracks, eat snacks, win prizes, and reveal the book award winners! All winners will be posted on Facebook.

All Week: Pick your winners for the GA Peach Book Nominees. Vote on Facebook and find out the winners on Friday, Feb. 20th.
Programs for Ages 13-19


Posted by rsanders on 2015/1/7 11:08:55 (48 reads)

Facebook: Hart County Public Library
Facebook YAAL Group: YAAL
Instagram: HartCountyLibrary
Twitter: @HartCoLibrary
Want text reminders? Text @99d59 to (678) 719-0291


Posted by rsanders on 2014/11/24 14:56:20 (146 reads)

Join the Third Thursday Book Club in February!
We will be reading "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty
Discussion will be on Thursday, February 19, 2015 @ 6:00 p.m.

A story is always better shared. New Members Welcome!

The Chaperone is a captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in the 1920s and the summer that would change them both.
Only a few years before becoming a famous silent-film star and an icon of her generation, a fifteen-year-old Louise Brooks leaves Wichita, Kansas, to study with the prestigious Denishawn School of Dancing in New York. Much to her annoyance, she is accompanied by a thirty-six-year-old chaperone, who is neither mother nor friend. Cora Carlisle, a complicated but traditional woman with her own reasons for making the trip, has no idea what she’s in for. Young Louise, already stunningly beautiful and sporting her famous black bob with blunt bangs, is known for her arrogance and her lack of respect for convention. Ultimately, the five weeks they spend together will transform their lives forever.



Posted by rsanders on 2014/11/19 10:37:07 (208 reads)

CROCHET WITH CARRIE! February 3
Ages 13 & Up
Beginners and Advanced Students
Meet new friends! Relax after a hard work week!
Learn something new!
We will cover basic stitches and techniques
Hart County Library
February 3 from 4-5pm
Please call 706-376-4655 or stop by the library to sign up, space is limited
Please bring:
Size H or I crochet hook
Smooth, light-colored
worsted weight yarn.
Check out this video to get started:


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