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Storyteller and Songwriter Michael Reno Harrell to Perform at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Aug 04, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Storyteller and Songwriter Michael Reno Harrell to Perform at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Enjoy an evening of storytelling and music with Michael Reno Harrell at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Tuesday, August 17, at 6:30 p.m. Michael Reno Harrell will explore Southern Appalachian culture, history, and day to day life in the South through his stories and self-penned songs. Michael ...

Senior Bingo and Brain Games Resumes at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Jul 29, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Senior Bingo and Brain Games Resumes at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Senior Bingo returns to Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Monday, August 9, 2021 with a twist. At the beginning of each program, we will sample a variety of games and brain teasers. Senior Bingo and Brain Games will be offered the second Monday of each month at 10:00 a.m. and each session will last...

Historian in Residence Richard Eller to Discuss Hickory: A Complete History at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Jul 28, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Historian in Residence Richard Eller to Discuss Hickory: A Complete History at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library

Join us at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Monday, August 2, at 6:00 p.m. for an evening with Catawba County Museum of History’s Historian in Residence Professor Richard Eller. Professor Eller will discuss his most recent book, Hickory: A Complete History, and relate some of the stories behind th...

Murray's Mill Presentation

Jul 09, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Murray's Mill Presentation

Join us at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Tuesday, July 20, at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about Murray’s Mill, one of the sites preserved by the Historical Association of Catawba County. Executive Director Bo Teague will highlight some of the history and stories surrounding Murray’s Mill which was ...

Independence Day office and facility closings

Jun 29, 2021 | Library , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Independence Day office and facility closings

The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 6, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule updates: Public Services The Solid Waste Division and its services, including ga...

Updated library hours

Jun 28, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview

Updated library hours

Beginning Thursday, July 1, hours at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Saturday. The library is closed on Sundays. The Ridgeview Branch, which is temporarily operating out of the neighboring Ridgeview Recreation Ce...

Goat Cheese Class

Jun 01, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Goat Cheese Class

Come learn how to make delicious cheese out of goat milk. Dawn Mathews of The Thankful Goat will demonstrate how to make chevre and brie. Then the class will whip up a batch of 30-minute mozzarella. Participants will get to sample some of the cheeses. The class will be held on Saturday, June 12, fro...

Gem Mining at Hickory Public Library

May 28, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial

Gem Mining at Hickory Public Library

The Schiele Museum of Natural History is coming to Patrick Beaver Memorial Library. On Friday, June 11, educators from the Schiele Museum will set up a water sluice on the side lawn of the library. Kids ages 6 and up will learn and use identification and sorting techniques to find, examine, and clas...

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

May 25, 2021 | Planning and Development , Library , Human Resources , Finance , Boards and Commissions , Communications , City Manager , City Council , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule changes: ...

Evita: Conquest, Colonialism and Consequences Discussion at Hickory Public Library

May 24, 2021 | Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview

Evita: Conquest, Colonialism and Consequences Discussion at Hickory Public Library

Join us for a Zoom meeting on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the topic of Evita: Conquest, Colonialism, and Consequences with scholar Kim Stinson. Hickory Public Library is partnering with Hickory Community Theatre to provide discussion programs that give people a chance to engage mo...

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