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Hart County Library

Hart County Library, 150 Benson Street, Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-4655 Fax: 706-376-1157
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Founded in 1938, Hart County Library is a charter member of the Georgia PINES Library network. The Georgia Library Public Information Network for Electronic Services, or PINES, is Georgia's public library automation and lending network for 284 libraries. PINES is an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service, a unit of the University System of Georgia. It is the public library automation and lending network for 284 libraries and affiliated service outlets in 53 library systems covering 143 counties (53 of the 63 library systems in Georgia).

The PINES network creates a statewide "borderless library" that helps to eliminate geographic and socio-economic barriers and provides equal access to information for all Georgians. Georgians with a PINES library card have access to materials beyond what is available on their local shelves and enjoy the benefits of a shared collection - over 10 million items - that can be delivered to their home library with no charge to the library user, contributing to a more educated Georgia through lifelong learning.

Hart County Library also provides access to GALILEO - GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. A web-based virtual library, GALILEO provides access to numerous informational resources – over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals – to over 2000 institutions. More than 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.

Hart County Library offers Public Internet Access, a copier and fax machine, programs for children and adults, story times, and Meeting Rooms. We have the Anderson Independent, Athens Daily News, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal. We have one weekly newspaper, The Hartwell Sun from 1877 to the present, in paper format and on microfilm.

Hart County Library was awarded the title of Georgia Public Library of the Year for 2016 by the Georgia Public Library Service, recognizing that this library staff best exemplifies the qualities needed to positively impact the lives of residents in the communities it serves. The library has received official commendations for their award from the State House of Representatives, the Governor of Georgia, and from the United States Congress.
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Library News : Independence Day closing
Posted by rsanders on 2019/7/1 16:44:53 (68 reads)

REMINDER: Hart County Library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. We will re-open for our regular schedule on Friday, July 5th. We sincerely hope all of our friends, supporters, and patrons have a fun and safe holiday!

Library News : 2019 Summer Reading Program - July Calendar
Posted by rsanders on 2019/7/1 15:30:22 (64 reads)



July 08 1:00 PM Free movie! (Popcorn and soda 50 cents each.)
July 09 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ben Roy and the Science Zone!
July 11 2:00 PM Build with Home Depot!
July 15 1:00 PM Free movie! (Popcorn and soda 50 cents each.)
July 16 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Cliff Patton: Magic & Balloon Artistry!
July 18 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Drop in & Build! Legos, Legos, Legos!
July 22 Last day to turn in SRP hours!
July 26 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Star Wars Pizza Party and Prizes for the Top Readers!


Every Monday at 11:00 AM: TINY TOTS Baby Storytime for ages Birth – 23 months.
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM: TODDLER TIME Storytime with guests & crafts for ages 2 – 5.

For more information, call Hart County Library at (706) 376-4655!

Library News : Summer Reading Program 2019
Posted by rsanders on 2019/5/22 20:14:06 (336 reads)

2019 Summer Reading Program - June Calendar

June 3 - Start Reading!! Summer Reading Program Begins – register at the front desk.
The Roaming Gnome is back – get your clues at the front desk once per week!
June 6 - 7:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover.
June 10 - 1:00 PM Free Movie! Popcorn & Soda 50 cents each.
June 11 - 2:00 PM Tommy Johns Presents – Puppets and Magic
June 17 - 1:00 PM Free Movie! Popcorn & Soda 50 cents each.
June 20 - 1:00-3:00 PM Drop in & Craft: Paint Space Rocks.
June 21 - 3:00-4:00 PM Todd Key – Cirque du Todd, juggling, circus skills etc.
June 24 - 1:00 PM Free Movie! Popcorn & Soda 50 cents each.
June 25 - 2:00 PM Keith Karnok – Puppets and Magic.
June 27 - 1:00 – 3:00 PM Drop in & Build! Legos, Legos, Legos!

Every Monday at 11:00 AM TINY TOTS Baby Story Time for ages Birth-23 months.
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM TODDLER TIME Story Time with guests & crafts for ages 2-5.

Library News : National Library Week and National Library Worker Day!
Posted by rsanders on 2019/4/9 21:36:11 (362 reads)

It's National Library Week (and Tuesday is National Library Worker Day!)! Thanks very much to the library's Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Hart County Library for their ongoing support... as well as the cards and the flower arrangement!

Library News : Hart County Library's test proctoring service
Posted by rsanders on 2019/1/9 16:22:21 (639 reads)

Starting in 2019, the Hart County Library will begin charging a fee for proctoring tests. The library's Board of Trustees voted at their December meeting to charge $20.00 per test for this service. Proctoring will be scheduled based on the library director's availability. Please call the library to schedule a time -- 706-376-4655.

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