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Preparing Your Houseplants for Winter - Workshop at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library
Oct 01, 2021

Preparing Your Houseplants for Winter - Workshop at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join April Tyner from the local business and plant boutique Life Doesn’t Succ on October 11 at 7:00 p.m. for a unique and fun workshop all about house plants! Participants are invited to bring a plant they have questions about as well as a pot for...

Officer Involved Shooting
Oct 01, 2021

Officer Involved Shooting

UPDATE October 4, 2021 - On October 1, 2021, Hickory Police obtained warrants on Gregory Ray Cribb for felony Robbery with Firearm/Dangerous Weapon and felony Second Degree Kidnapping. Charges were obtained after officers learned Cribb attempted to r...

P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic - October 2021
Sep 30, 2021

P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic - October 2021

The Hickory Police Department’s October traffic enforcement P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic - will be located on Hwy 70 SE from Lenoir Rhyne Blvd to 10th Avenue Drive SE. Enforcement will focus on following too closely, distracted driving...

Catawba County EDC supports Corning’s $150 million manufacturing investment and creation of 200 jobs in Hickory
Sep 28, 2021

Catawba County EDC supports Corning’s $150 million manufacturing investment and creation of 200 jobs in Hickory

The Catawba County Economic Development Corporation announced today that Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) has planned a manufacturing expansion in Trivium Corporate Center in Hickory, North Carolina. Corning will invest $150 million and create 200 job...

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan
Sep 24, 2021

Community input requested for West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan

The City of Hickory Planning Department and the West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Association continue to work on updating the existing West Hickory/Westmont Neighborhood Plan, which was completed in 2000. New neighborhood leadership and resident...

Hallow-Read Spook-tacular Challenge
Oct 01, 2021

Hallow-Read Spook-tacular Challenge

The library invites all youth to participate in a trick or treating reading challenge. Sign up at https://hickorync.beanstack.org/reader365, read 600 minutes during the month of October, and when you’ve completed your minutes, come in for a trick or ...

Gone Digital Challenge
Oct 01, 2021

Gone Digital Challenge

Did you know you can download free e-books, movies, music, and more from the library using your library card? Want to participate in a fun reading challenge? Visit the library and pick up your Gone Digital bookmark. If you check out 1 item from Kanop...

Portion of Sixth Street NW will be closed October 5 and 6 at night
Sep 29, 2021

Portion of Sixth Street NW will be closed October 5 and 6 at night

Public Utilities will be closing Sixth Street NW, between Twelfth Avenue NW (Geitner Rd) and Thirteenth Avenue Place NW, for infrastructure installation. The work will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will last until 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, and aga...

Halloween Torch Craft
Sep 28, 2021

Halloween Torch Craft

Join us at the library to create your own light-up skull or flame torch using simple circuitry and led bulbs. Suitable for ages 8-12. Space is limited, so registration is required. For more information, please call 828-304-0500. Patrick Beaver Mem...

Sails Original Music Series continues in October, brings back Selwyn Birchwood
Sep 24, 2021

Sails Original Music Series continues in October, brings back Selwyn Birchwood

The City of Hickory’s 2021 Sails Original Music Series, presented by Frye Regional Medical Center, continues in October and welcomes visionary bluesman Selwyn Birchwood back to The Sails Stage on Friday, October 1, at 6:30 p.m. in Downtown Hickory. ...

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