110th Anniversary Reception
Friday, August 1, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate with library staff, trustees, and special guests from the community in the HCPL Rotunda! Enjoy refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Meet founding librarian Miss Susan Towles (aka Bookmobile Manager, Amber Potts).
110th Scavenger Hunt Rules and Locations ~ 110th Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 2 & 9, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m., 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., & 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the Library, explore the current collection, and discover new offerings on a guided tour led by knowledgeable HCPL staff!
Monday-Thursday, August 4 – 7, 6:30 p.m.
HCPL will host guest speakers on various Henderson history topics every night of the week!
Monday, August 4 – Frank Boyett, “Prostitution on the Installment Plan”
Tuesday, August 5 – Susie Thurman, “Henderson History Starting 10,000 Years Ago”
Wednesday, August 6 – Lynda Schreiner, “Find the History of Your House”
Thursday, August 7 – Tom Jake, “Audubon’s Connection to Henderson”
HCPL Jeopardy Friday, August 8, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Local history buffs Chuck Stinnett, Tom Jake, and Jim Bates will put their knowledge to the test in this game show hosted by HCPL Public Services Librarian Amos Ballesteros!
110th Anniversary Family Day Sunday, August 10, 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate 110 years with a day of fun for the whole family! The staff will share a time capsule they created to be opened in 2029. Families will be able to take a capsule home to create their own. Enjoy popcorn and other refreshments while you tour local history exhibits and shop the Friends of the Library Book Sale. The Tri-State’s Country Station 99.5 WKDQ will be broadcasting LIVE from the Library today!