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FOHL Spring Lecture

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Friends of Hackney Library Spring Dinner and Lecture Featured author: Lee Smith Author of seventeen books, including Dimestore, Guests on Earth, Fair and Tender Ladies, and On Agate Hill 6 p.m., Wine Reception and Book Signing 6:30 p.m., Dinner and Remarks Hardy Alumni Hall For additional information, contact Luann Clark at 252-399-6329 or

Author Steve Berry to Begin National Book Tour at Barton College

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton College and the Friends of Hackney Library are pleased to welcome bestselling author Steve Berry to campus for his first stop on a national book tour to promote “The Jefferson Key” (published by Ballantine Books, May 2011), the latest novel in his series of thrillers featuring protagonist Cotton Malone. Berry will kick off his tour on Wednesday, May 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a book signing and reception on the first floor of Hackney Library. The author’s remarks will begin at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Barton College Friends of Hackney Library, this event is free of charge, and the community is invited […]