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Tues., Thurs., Fri.  10-5
Saturday 10-2

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Hamilton Plates and Native American-themed memorabilia from the collection of Ken Vinton

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Reserve Museum Passes from Home!

Museum Passes

You can now browse for and book museum passes online. A valid library card is needed to reserve and pick up the pass.

Book Clubs at the Library

We have clubs for all ages and interests. Here's what we're reading now.

  • Mystery Book Club - Dog On It by Spencer Quinn | meeting - April 22 at 2 p.m.
  • Afternoon Book Club -The Good House by Ann Leary | meeting - May 12 at 1 p.m.
  • Evening Book Club - Baker Towers by Jennifer Haigh | meeting - April 28 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Childrens Book Club - Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee | meeting May 6 at 2:45 p.m.

Copies of all books are available at the library.

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Overdrive Help

The SAILS Library Network is constantly updating the Overdrive collection. Check out our Virtual Library Help page to get started.

Our E-Technology webpage has links and resources from Best Bookish Apps for Kids aged 2-8 and Free Apps for Readers.

Library Newsletter Online

Our library newsletter features stories about library events, tips for finding books, and more. The monthly newsletter is available at the library and for download here! You may also subscribe to receive the library newsletter by email each month, and receive info about new and notable books through our new BookLetters service.

Friends of the Library

The next regular meeting for the Friends will be Wednesday, April 22 at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome!

Library Board of Trustees

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be heldĀ Tuesday, April 21, atĀ 6:30 p.m.

There is still a vacancy on the board that the trustees are actively seeking to fill. If interested, please fill out the Talent Bank form on the Town of Halifax Web site, and/or contact the library director with questions.

Trustee meetings are open to the public.

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