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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.
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Chamber Food Drive needs your donations!

The Annual Hesston Chamber of Commerce food drive is in full swing, collection donations for the Hesston Resource Center. The library is one of several drop-off points in the community. Items can also be taken to Central National Bank, City Hall, First Bank, Golden Plains Credit Union, Hesston Food Market, and The Citizens State Bank. The drive ends Nov. 30.

Some of the most commonly requested items include:

  • Bags of rice
  • Christmas candy
  • Cooking oil (48 oz)
  • Hot chocolate mixes
  • Microwave popcorn
  • Graham cracker crusts
  • Jar or canned gravy
  • Healthy cereals
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Facial tissue
  • Sugar (regular, brown or powdered)
  • Pancake mixes/syrup
  • Jam/jelly
  • Cake mixes/frosting
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables
  • Ramen noodles
  • Laundry detergent
  • Liquid dish soap

 

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