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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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Discussion on “Contemporary Immigration” coming in March

The library will host a TALK Book Discussion Series on the topic of Contemporary Immigration, with three sessions beginning March 1. A different book will be discussed each evening, facilitated by a discussion leader provided by the Kansas Humanities Council, which is sponsoring the series.

Book sets are available for checkout at the library. Participants are welcome to attend any and all sessions. This is a great way to interact with others in the community while discussing literature pertinent to today’s issues. For more information, contact the library!

  • March 1, 2012 • 6:30 p.m.
    Discussion of “Caramelo”
    Discussion leader: Kim Stanley from McPherson College
  • March 29, 2012 • 6:30 p.m.
    Discussion of “Harbor”
    Discussion leader: Martha Ortiz Sanchez from Wichita State University
  • April 26, 2012 • 6:30 p.m.
    Discussion of “Typical American”
    Discussion leader: Martha Ortiz Sanchez from Wichita State University

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