Curbside pickup is now available at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Traditional Library To-Go continues to be offered at both branches.
Library To-Go allows patrons to request holds on materials through their online library accounts or over the phone by dialing 828-304-0500. Items will be packed by staff and made ready for pickup.
To utilize the new curbside pickup option, library patrons should follow these simple steps: 1. Place your Library To-Go holds online or by phone. You will receive a notification when your items are ready. 2. To collect your items, pull up to the designated parking spot in front of Patrick Beaver Memorial Library and text the number on the sign. 3. A library staff member will bring the items to your car.
Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located on the SALT Block at 375 Third Street NE in Hickory.
For more information about Hickory Public Library, Library To-Go, and/or curbside pickup, please call 828-304-0500 or visit www.hickorync.gov/library.
DECEMBER VIRTUAL PROGRAMS
Holiday Jazz Concert
Tuesday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us via Zoom for a live holiday concert with Just Friends Jazz Trio. The jazz trio consists of David Wortman on saxophone, Gary Schwartz on piano, and Charles Smith on drums. The trio will be playing traditional Christmas tunes in a jazz style.
This is a free event but registration is required so we can send an email reminder with login information for the Zoom meeting on the day of the event. Sign up online at www.hickorync.gov/library or call 828-304-0500.
Join Santa Claus himself on a whirlwind journey to the North Pole. Step inside the magical toy shop with your own elf tour guide, meet Mrs. Claus in her kitchen to learn the secret to her special cookies, and snuggle up by the fire as Santa relives the most magical night ever in his special rendition of The Night Before Christmas. The link to watch this virtual event will be posted on December 16 and will be available through December 22.
Online Story Time Mondays, 10:00 a.m.
Families are invited to join us each week for a live story time with our Children's librarians. Recorded sessions are available on the City of Hickory YouTube page.