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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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Karen Twohig Sworn In as HPL Trustee

Karen Twohig’s Statement of Interest:  I had served on the consistory, which is the managing board of the congregation, of the First Reformed Church of Fishkill for several years, and continue now as a member of one of the church’s committees. I have had some involvement with the Fishkill Food Pantry, which arose out of our church, […]

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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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New Library Room Use Policy

On September 2, 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Howland Public Library passed a new Room Use Policy to encourage use of the library as a meeting space when library programs are not in session.  Not-for-profit organizations may reserve a library meeting room at no charge. With prior arrangement, meeting rooms will be available […]

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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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