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  • Winter Reading Series is successful

    Rachel Rawn, Havre-Hill County Library|Updated Mar 4, 2016

    Thank you to everyone who has been coming to our biweekly Winter Reading Series. We have had four Montana authors come discuss their books with us so far, and we have one author left. On Thursday, March 10, at 4 p.m., Ken Egan will be at the Havre-Hill County Library to discuss his book “Montana 1864.” The presentation is free and open to the public. This is part of the Hometown Humanities grant Havre received from Humanities Montana. Partial funding for the Speakers Bureau program is provided by a legislative grant from Mon...

  • Library News and views: Foundation helps fund library projects

    Rachel Rawn, Havre-Hill County Library|Updated Jan 29, 2016

    Do you know about the Havre Hill County Library Foundation? The foundation is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, managed by a group of community volunteers who handle the donations made to the Havre-Hill County Library and decide what donated money will be spent on. A lot of the donations come in the form of memorials; when beloved family members and friends die, people donate money to the Foundation in their memory. We offer the option to honor friends and family while they are still alive as well, in the form of...

  • Library News & Views

    Rachel Rawn, Havre Hill County Library|Updated Jan 8, 2016

    Happy New Year from the Havre-Hill County Library staff. The new year means our annual Winter Reading Series is about to kick off, and this year’s series is going to be wonderful and unique. We have five Montana authors scheduled to come and discuss their books with us, and the first author to make the trek to Havre will be Philip Burgess, author of “Penny Postcards and Prairie Flowers.” Burgess will be at Havre-Hill County Library to discuss his book Thursday, Jan. 14, at 4 p.m. This event is free and open to the publi...

  • Community Focus: Banned Books Week fights censorship

    Rachel Rawn director Havre Hill County Library|Updated Sep 25, 2014

    This is Banned Books Week. This is one of our favorite weeks here at the Havre-Hill County Library. It is an annual event celebrating intellectual freedom and the importance of the First Amendment. Banned Books Week is all about your right to read, even books that contain unorthodox and unpopular opinions. It is about your right to have these materials publicly available to you, so that you can form your own opinions and come to your own conclusions. Intellectual freedom is a cornerstone for democracy, and it is explicitly pr... Full story

  • Library's summer Reading Program winds down

    Rachel Rawn Havre Hill County Library|Updated Aug 5, 2013

    Rachael Rawn Havre-Hill County Public Library As the Havre-Hill County Library wraps up the yearly Summer Reading Program, we always feel a little pang of longing. Fall is just around the corner; soon school will start, and the library will be a much quieter place. But don’t worry, the library won’t let the summer slip quietly into the night. Here at the library summer will go out with a bang. The Summer Reading Program finale extravaganza will be Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. Puppet duo Bat Honey, based in Missoula, will present the... Full story