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Happy Friends of Libraries Week!

The Howland Public Library joins thousands of libraries across the country in celebrating National Friends of Libraries Week.  Friends of the Howland Public Library operate Beacon Reads Book Store at 309 Main Street.  Funds raised by Friends have helped pay for Battle of the Books, annual regional teen literacy competition; our Freegal subscription, which features […]

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Library Façade Project Ready to Go

The Howland Public Library is pleased to announce that the long-awaited façade improvement project is underway.  As a public library serving the City of Beacon and beyond (the Beacon City School District), we also extend special thanks to the Mayor and City Council for awarding the library a Façade Improvement Project grant in the amount […]

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Call for Photographers: Second Saturday eExhibits at the Howland Public Library

The Howland Public Library recently installed an electronic bulletin board near the entrance of the library.  As a part of Beacon’s Second Saturday,  the eBulletin Board will feature an “eExhibit” of the work of Hudson Valley photographers. Interested photographers should email CommunityArt@beaconlibrary.org 5 jpegs or a website link and a description of the proposed project. Ideally, […]

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HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW OFFERS STREAMING MUSIC

HPL now offers our cardholders the ability to stream entire music albums every day as part of its free online music offering.  The new initiative, part of Freegal 4.0, provides HPL cardholders with increased access to over 6 million songs from 28,000 recording labels that originate in over 80 countries. Included is the complete local […]

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Dutchess County Job Resource Center:

Dutchess County Job Resource Center: Online access to help with finding a job & developing your career. Includes resumé & interviewing tips, job & career resources for veterans, practical answers to common questions about finding a job & more.

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Need to repair your car?

Wondering if your car has a recall? Get the full Chilton Manual for any car through our website! With your library card you get anytime, anywhere access for every domestic and foreign automobile and light truck.

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