Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The Kings County Library's First Annual Open House, held on December 8, 2010, was a success. Over 500 individuals attended.

Children had the opportunity to have their photos taken with Santa.

Patrons enjoying the Christmas train show.

Candy canes were given out to everyone.

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Calling All Graffiti Artists!
We're looking for graffiti art to decorate the bookcases in the new Teen Space of the Hanford Library.

Contest will run from October 18, 2010 to December 1, 2010. Contest is open to any artist 18 years of age or younger. Please submit your art (painted, pencil-drawn, computer generated or collaged) on paper no larger than 11"x14", with a submission form from the Kings County Library. All submitted pieces will become the property of the Kings County Library to display at will. All artwork must be original & uncopyrighted. The Kings County Library reserves the right to disqualify any art piece deemed inappropriate. Winner of the competition will receive a $25.00 Target Gift Card and will be contacted before 12/31/2010. If you have any questions, please contact:
The Kings County Library
401 North Douty Street
Hanford, CA 93230

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Friends of the Kings County Library
Annual Fall Book Sale
Saturday, October 23, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Hanford Branch Library
401 North Douty Street
Outside on the south side of the library (the side facing Superior Dairy)
Items for sale include new and used books, DVD's and CD's.
Most items are $1.00.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Downloadable audio books for Kings County Library patrons can be found at the following link:
All you need to do to access the books is to type in your library card number, download and install Ingram Media Manager software, and choose the books you would like to listen to. Once the title becomes available, you will receive an email notice letting you know that you can download your chosen title.

Friday, October 08, 2010

The Lemoore Branch library now has Unwired Broadband.

  • Faster (speed is the equivalent of 3+ T1 lines--Lemoore Branch has 1 T1 line for ALL of it's pc's)
  • No library card number required
  • No password required
  • MAC compatible

Wireless signal will be on Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Sunday the signal will be off. The wireless is called "Library Hotspot." The old instructions for logging on to the Lemoore library's wireless system no longer apply.

Unwired Broadband will be coming to the Hanford Library soon.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Photos of the authors and their books from last Saturday's Big Valley Book Fest.