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May 31, 2009

Celebrating May as Older Americans’ Month - A reception honoring the Harnett County Senior Artists Group will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at 3:00 pm at the Harnett County Public Library - Come meet the talented artists and see their beautiful art work! Also featuring harpist Ellen Adams……
Hosted by Harnett County Department on Aging & Harnett County Public

May 14 (members only), May 15-16 (everyone)

Friends Book Sale

May 2, 10:30-11:30

Growing Groceries
Master Gardener Barbara Pounds will present a program on vegetable gardening.

Apr 22, 2009

Turning Pages Book Club guest speaker Theresa Cocolin, author of The Last Rose of Summer

April 18, 10:00-11:00

Gardening From Africa to Lillington
Master Gardener David Mpongo, a native of the former Belgian Congo, will talk about growing vegetables and flowers that remind him of Africa.


Feb 25, 2009

Turning Pages Book Club Guest speaker Emma Jean Beres, author of The Sugaring Season


Ag Extension Computer Workshops for Farmers Series by James Choate

Dec 2, 2008  "Computer Training for Beginners"
Dec 9, 2008 "Pesticide Workshop"
Jan 15, 2009 "Computer Training for Beginners"
Jan 29, 2009 "Pesticide Workshop"
Feb 10, 2009 "Intermediate Level Computer Training"
Feb 19, 2009 "Pond Management"
Feb 26, 2009  "Pesticide Workshop"
April 6, 2009
April 20, 2009

Halloween Pix 2008

Book Sale April 24-26, 2008

Halloween Carnival 2007

Celia Rivenbark Program 2007

Everyone has a story National Library Week, 2006

Jennifer Licko Program 2006

Harnett County Sesquicentennial 2005


November 16, 2003, 2:30 p.m.

Campbell University Jazz Band will perform.

November 9, 2003, 2:30 p.m.

Program by Dr. Sue F. Ross, Lillington native on Paul Green's In Abraham's Bosom : The play, the Place, the Pulitzer. Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

November 1, 2003

Centennial Bus Tour of Lillington, narrated by Billy Ray Matthews and John Pat Hamilton.  Co-sponsored by the Harnett County Library.

July 5, 2003

All-classes reunion Lillington High School, Visit the museum staffed by Harnett County Library staff members.


March 2003

23 2:30 p.m. Movie of Lillington, narrated by Billy Ray Matthews

February 2003

26 2:30 p.m.  Shirlette Ammons, Heritage Restoration Chorale

January 2003

Rachel Godwin Violin Trio at Friends Annual Business meeting

November 2002  

Harnett County Department of Social Services donates books on adoption

October 26, 2002 

Haunted Library 

Summer Reading Program 2002

April 2002

March 2002

February 2002

January 2002


November 18, 2001 2:30 p.m.   


Program of traditional vocal music - Phillip and Susan Morrow to sing for the Friends of the Library Program - Reception following performance. Free and open to the Public.

November 12-16


Children's Book Week.  For specific activities, call 910-893-3446, and ask for the children's librarian.

November 11 - Dr. Douglas Kelly


Author of Carolina Scots, to speak 3:00 p.m.

October 29, 2001 6-8 p.m. Haunted Library Carnival 

June 24, 2001 - Friends of the Library program. 

 "Population, Progress and Politics:  How they Affect County Government and Development" is the topic presented by Dr. Martin Sellers of the Campbell University Department of Government and History. 

June -July 2001 - Summer Reading Program

November 26, 2:00 p.m. A visit with William Mangum

October 28, 2000 6-8 p.m. Haunted Library Carnival -
Featuring Harry Potter's Chamber of Secrets - Ages 6-12

October 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12 - Choices for the 21st Century -

Public Policy Reading and Discussion Series...call for more details. Lead by Scholar Luke Hyde. (910-893-3446)

September 17, 2000 2:30 p.m.

G. D. Gearino Speaks

Author of "What the Deaf-Mute Heard" and two other novels.

Dunn Library reopens - July 13, 2000

National Library Week April 8-15, 2000

Friends Annual Program - March 19, at 2:30 PM

Dr. Kathey Webster of CU will speak on the subject of how to be an educated consumer of modern medicine, including herbal remedies.

Read Across America - March 2


October 30 - 6:00-8:00 - Halloween Carnival

Teen Read Week -- October 17-23, 1999

October 11-23 - Book Fair - Jr. Friends Fund Raiser "Just in time for Christmas Shopping"

Banned Books Week -- September 25-October 2, 1999

Roy Parker, Fayetteville Observer-Times speaks on his recent trip to China
June 27, 2:30 p.m. at the HCPL. He is visiting with his friend, Lois Byrd, Vice President of the Friends of the Harnett County Public Library.

Color copier available for public use $1.00 per page

June 15, Summer Reading Program BeginsSRP97

Summer Hours begin June 1, 1999 Library Hours

Sunday May 23, 1999 2:30 p.m. at the Harnett County Library

Breaking the Barriers: Learning to Cope with Hearing Loss. Learn how new technology and resources can help you!

Cora Stewart Wilson and the Moonlight Schools - March 14, 2:30 p.m.

Program by Willie Nelms, Director of the Sheppard Memorial Library, Greenville, NC.   Co-sponsored by the Harnett County Literacy Association, Friends of the Library, and the Harnett County Library.


Celebrity Read-athon and Dr. Seuss's Birthday party celebration.

Check out an internet flag!  a new way of logging on to the library's Internet Computers.


New Year's Eve Casino Night 9:00 p.m. Midnight

UNC-G Horn Ensemble Program / Doug Mangum Art Show December 6, 2:00 p.m. 1998.

Halloween Carnival, Oct 31, 6-8 

New Internet Connection - July 1998

Clyde Edgerton Visits - May 31, 1998

NC LIVE Ribbon-Cutting April 1998

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