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Rogersville, HB Stamps Memorial Library Hosts Author Event

On Friday, November 8th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm, HB Stamps Memorial Library in Rogersville, will host author ELIZABETH CHILES SHELBURNE.

Shelburne grew up reading, writing, and shooting in East Tennessee. After graduating from Amherst College, she became a writer and a staff editor at the Atlantic Monthly. Her nonfiction work has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Boston Globe, and Globalpost, among others. She worked on this novel in Grub Street’s year-long Novel Incubator course, under Michelle Hoover and Lisa Borders. Her essay on how killing a deer made her a feminist was published in Click! When We Knew We Were Feminists, edited by Courtney E. Martin and J. Courtney Sullivan. Holding On To Nothing is her debut novel. She lives outside Boston with her husband and four children.

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Welcome to Hawkins County Library System

We’re glad you’re here. Please explore our website to learn all about the resources available at Hawkins County Libraries. At HCLS, we know the library is the information and learning hub of the community, and we take pride in creating a comfortable and inviting space for people of all ages. 

We’re always looking for new ways to help our communities prosper and grow, and we strive to offer programs and services for children, teens, and adults from Story Time to Book Clubs, and more.

Did You Know?
Did you know that we offer free WiFi and public access computers at all three of our branches? Laptops and tablets are also available for checkout at Church Hill Public Library and H.B. Stamps Memorial Library.

Can’t get to the library? That’s okay too. We have a variety of resources available at the click of a button. Check out our R.E.A.D.S. library collection of e-books and audiobooks. You can download e-books to a Kindle, tablet, computer, or smartphone.

Need resources for a class or interested in learning more? We have that too. Click on TEL for a wide variety of educational information including everything from encyclopedias to employment assistance. You can even learn a new language!

If you don’t see it here, just give us a quick call and ask us if we can access the information or material you need. At HCLS, we have access to thousands of books available through the Inter-Library Loan program (ILL) at no cost to you.