Wowza, Hesston! Crunching the numbers for May, and your library was BUSY. Thank you for making the HPL such a great destination. The library saw its highest May circulation EVER - 8,097 items! (that's more like a summer month circulation number) ...

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Hesston Public Library

Anyone interested in memoir writing is encouraged to attend the free workshop tonight, 6:30 p.m., with Al Ortolani, published poet and writing instructor. This event is part of “Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War,” a statewide oral history project to commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War. The program is supported by Kansas Humanities Council. No registration required. ...

Over a dozen published authors are in Hesston today for Nerdcamp KS!!!

Don't miss out on the "community book signing" opportunity this afternoon from 3:45-4:15. Watermark Books & Cafe will have books available for purchase.

Books on the go!

Project Gutenberg is a great source of free public domain works that can be read on your computer, Kindle, Nook, Android phone, iPhone and iPad, among other devices!

For more information about Project Gutenberg, and to check out their catalog, visit www.gutenberg.org. For more information about Project Gutenberg on Mobile Devices, click here.

You also can find audiobooks and ebooks through the State Library of Kansas. You will need a Kansas Library Card, which can be obtained at our library. Visit their site at www.kslib.info and click on “Explore Our Resources” in the top yellow box. Scroll down and select “Audiobooks, Music & More” on the left side of the options, toward the bottom.

You can add the OverDrive Media Console to your computer, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, Android Phone or Windows 7 phone and download directly onto your devices. You also can download to a computer and then transfer to another device, such as an MP3 player. Some audiobooks can even be burned onto CD.

For more information, visit the library!

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