Many new things are happening at the library for you to enjoy whether you are at the library or you want to download a good book or take a new class.  We have something for everyone.  With the pandemic we know many of our patrons want something new to do at home, so check out our website and find all the new things HPL has to offer, stated Diane Johnson, library director.

*September is library card sign up month.  All you need to get a free library card is a photo ID and proof of your address. Once you have a Hendersonville Public Library card the possibilities are endless.  With your library card you have access to thousands of eBooks and audiobooks through the TN READS program as well as some new services we have added. New services for you to check out are the following:

E-books, Audiobooks, Classes and More

*RBDigital has audiobooks that don't require a wait, they are always available to check-out.  You can download them to your device or listen in the browser.  You can also stream from Acorn TV, Indie Flix as well as Qello concerts.

*Great Courses has many fun classes in addition to Method Test Prep for ACT and SAT.

*Universal Class has over 500 online courses for you to earn continuing education credits. 

*If you like crafts, check out Creativebug for lots of DIY crafts for all ages.  You can stream art & video classes.  You are sure to find projects you will love to make.

*The library has been hosting virtual programs since the pandemic has started.  A lot of our videos can be found on our YouTube Channel.  The Children’s librarians have started Alphabet Adventures, which is on Facebook Live every Wednesday at 9:30.  You can find the recordings on our website as well in the Children’s Corner. There is weekly Teen video that can be found on the Teen page.

*Booktalk takes place in a zoom meeting from 2-3 on the second Thursday of the month.  Anyone who wishes to participate can register at a link on our website.

Additionally, on display at the library is an exhibit commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the “Women’s Fight for the Vote” - A Celebration of the Women’s Suffrage movement.  This display will be at the library through the end of October.  You can also visit our art wall where you will the work of local artists, the work of Priscilla Eichler is currently on display.

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