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Friends of the Howland Public Library

Friends of the Howland Public Library will be holding a meeting in the Community Room in the Library at 313 Main St on December 9th at 7:00 pm. Friends of HPL is a non-profit group formed to support the Howland Public Library in areas of Advocacy-Public Awareness Campaigns and to have one or two fund […]

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Food for Fines through December

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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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Free Children’s Museum Family Pass at HPL!

HPL now offers a free Family Pass to the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum.  Any adult Mid-Hudson Library System cardholder may borrow the HPL Family Pass by checking it out with his or her library card.  The Pass allows for free general admission during public hours for the entire family. The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum defines “family” as up […]

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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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