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.

Community Book Discussion of “Enrique’s Journey”

Join us for a special book discussion next Tuesday, October 2, at 6 p.m. We’ll be discussing “Enrique’s Journey” by Sonia Nazario, which details a Honduran boy’s struggle to reunite with his mother in the United States. Copies of the book are available at the library. Light refreshments will be served, but you are welcome to bring a brown bag dinner with you.

Nazario, a Pulitzer-prize winning reporter and author, will be speaking at Hesston College at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9,
in the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary, 309 S. Main St. This event is open to the public, and admission is free. There will be a Q&A and book signing after the presentation.

It’s a privilege to have a speaker of Sonia Nazario’s caliber in Hesston, and we hope you’ll be a part of these special events!


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