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Poetry and Photography Exhibit Opens Saturday, 2/13

The Howland Public Library invites you to the exhibition, Conflicts/Resolutions: Poetry Meets Photography. The exhibit will be on view in The Community Room Exhibit Space from February 13th – March 5th, 2016. A Second Saturday artists’ reception will he held on February 13th from 5-7 pm. Photographers and poets join forces in this group exhibition […]

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Food for Fines Ends on February 29th

The Howland Public Library wants to help you begin the New Year with a fresh start. Library patrons can erase or reduce their library fines and help their neighbors in need at the same time. Between January 2nd and February 29th, the library will be running the popular Food for Fines program to benefit local […]


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Check Out Our Construction Progress!

We thank you for your patience during our building upgrades. Our automatic entrance is up and running and we are making great progress with our restroom remodel. Here’s a sneak peek at the progress we’ve made.

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Winter Weather Closings and Delays

For information about winter weather closings and delays: (decision will be made by 8:30 am) Listen to message at 845.831.1134  www.beaconlibrary.org. www.facebook.com/beaconlibrary. www.cancellations.com www.whud.com. Radio stations 100.7 FM, 104.7 FM, 1260 AM, 1420 AM

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We’ve Made Some Policy Changes

We think you’re going to like these… You may have already noticed, we’ve made some policy changes!  Our goal is to make it easier for everyone to use the library.   Here they are!   Overdue fines for DVDs are now 25 cents a day. (instead of $1.00) DVD series (with more than 2 DVDs) […]