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

ART AT THE LIBRARY FOR JULY 28 HAS BEEN CANCELED.  THE PROGRAM WILL RESUME ON THE SECOND THURSDAY IN AUGUST.

INFORMATIVE PROGRAMS ABOUT CANCER

Knowledge is power in the fight against cancer.  Learn about ealry detection and treatment options at two upcoming programs at the Halifax Public Library.  On August 4 at 6:30 pm Melanie Vaughan, Coordinator of the Cancer Research and Resource Center of Southside Virginia and Danville, will present the program "Early Detection Saves Lives: Stop Cancer in Its Tracks!"  Then on August 16 at 6:30 pm Camille Younger, a Susan G. Komen Ambassador, will present the program "Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know."  Both programs will be held at the Halifax Public Library and both are free and open to the public.

FY 2016 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN HAS ENDED

View our donor page at LOVEYOURLIBRARYDONORS.BLOGSPOT.COM.


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
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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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

Art Show & Ice Cream Social
1:00 PM - Saturday, Jul 30th
Category:  Age 13-18 | Age 3-6 | Age 0-2 | Adults | Age 7-12
South Boston Library
Tweens: Craft Time
4:30 PM - Tuesday, Aug 2nd
Category:  Age 7-12
South Boston Library
Teens @ SoBo
6:00 PM - Tuesday, Aug 2nd
Category:  Age 13-18
South Boston Library
Computer Class: Internet Research
10:30 AM - Wednesday, Aug 3rd
Category:  Adults
Halifax Library
Tweens: Craft Time
4:30 PM - Wednesday, Aug 3rd
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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