Research

Don't forget to also take a look at our Online Services; we have several resources that may be helpful.

Zinio

A digital magazine service for Halifax County

Literati Public

Now offering a new way to research and learn!

Strategic Plan 2013-2016

HCSB Public Library System's Strategic Plan for 2013-2016

Halifax County South Boston Public Library System

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY JULY 4 IN OBSERVANCE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY.

BOTH BRANCHES OF THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 3:30 PM ON JULY 7 AND WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY ON JULY 11 FOR THE PURPOSES OF STAFF TRAINING.

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE LIBRARY BOARD WILL BE HELD ON JULY 12 AT 4:30 PM AT THE HALIFAX PUBLIC LIBRARY.

RURAL BROADBAND

Visit ruonline.virginia.gov and let your voice be heard concerning broadband internet access in rural communities.

FY 2016 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN CONTINUES THROUGH THE END OF JUNE

View our donor page at LOVEYOURLIBRARYDONORS.BLOGSPOT.COM.


THE LIBRARY IS NOT ACCEPTING DONATED BOOKS AT THIS TIME

The library is not accepting donated books at this time.  Please save your donations as we hope to be able to once again accept them by the end of the summer.
 
UPCOMING FINE/FEE CHANGES
The following changes will take place to the library's schedule of fines and fees on September 6, 2016:

  • All items that currently have a per day overdue fine amount of .15 cents will have a per day overdue fine amount of .20 cents.
  • The per page cost for black and white photopcopies and printouts will go from .15 cents to .20 cents, while the per page cost for color copies and printouts will go from .50 cents to .75 cents.
  • All items that currently have a maximum overdue fine limit of $5.00 will be raised to $6.00.

UPCOMING TITLES FOR THE TEA & BOOK DISCUSSION CLUB
July: A Man Called Ove, by Frederik Backman
August: The Summer Before the War, by Helen Simonson
September: At the Edge of the Orchard, by Tracy Chevalier
October: The Greater Journey, by David McCullough
The Tea & Book Discussion Club meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 2:30 pm at the Halifax Public Library.

GET READY FOR SUMMER READING: THE ART OF READING
The library will be offering lots of great programs and events this summer.  Familiar favorites, such as Art @ the Library and Art for Adults, will continue during the summer.  Adult Crafts will expand to include both the Halifax and South Boston libraries.  There will be reading logs available for kids and adults, along with prizes for our readers and programs for all ages, from young children to adults.

Children's author Chris Woodworth will be speaking at the Halifax Public Library on July 21 at 3 pm.  This will be a great program for tweens, teens, and adults.

Check the program calendar on this web site for information on dates and times for specific programs.

THANKS TO FRUTOPIA, ITALIAN DELIGHT, AND PIZZA HUT FOR SPONSORING THE 2016 SUMMER READING PROGRAM!



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Something For Everyone

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Kid's Corner

Get all the information you need on upcoming events for Toddlers and Kids.

 

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For Teens

Get the scoop on all the events and programs just for teenagers.

 

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Adults

Computer classes, crafting socials, book meet-ups and more. Find out here.

 

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Our Conference Rooms

The HCSB Public Library has two meeting rooms available for use by area organizations.  Both meeting rooms are located at the South Boston Public Library.

 

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Find What You Need

A collection of online links to resources to aid in many different types of research projects.


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Online Resources

Our library system offers a variety of helpful online sources to our patrons. Including learning a new language, online tutors, e-books and audio books.


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Upcoming Events

The Art of Reading: The Pottery Place
2:30 PM - Tuesday, Jun 28th
Category:  Age 3-6
South Boston Library
The Art of Reading: Print Making
4:30 PM - Tuesday, Jun 28th
Category:  Age 7-12
South Boston Library
The Art of Reading: For Teens
6:00 PM - Tuesday, Jun 28th
Category:  Age 13-18
South Boston Library
The Art of Reading: Mousepaint
2:30 PM - Wednesday, Jun 29th
Category:  Age 3-6
Halifax Library
The Art of Reading: Print Making
4:30 PM - Wednesday, Jun 29th
Category:  Age 7-12
Halifax Library

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Online Services

 

Library Locations

Halifax Public Library

177 South Main Street
PO Box 1729
Halifax, VA 24558

PHONE: 434-476-3357
FAX: 434-476-3359

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South Boston Public Library

509 Broad Street
South Boston, VA 24592

PHONE: 434-575-4228
FAX: 434-575-4229

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