HCH Library Voted #1 in Shoreline Times Reader's Poll

The HCH Library has been voted #1 library on the shoreline in the Best of 2009 Readers Poll in The Shore Line Times!


Easy Access to Consumer Reports Information

The Henry Carter Hull Library now offers free and direct access to the ConsumerReports.org website. Come into the library and click on the Consumer Reports link on the library's homepage to research your next purchase!


Upcoming Holiday Hours at the Library

The Henry Carter Hull Library's
Holiday and Winter Hours

Wed, November 11, 2009 - Closed Veterans Day

Wed, November 25th, 2009 - Open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thurs, November 26th, 2009 - Closed Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 27th, 2009- Open from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, December 24th, 2009 - Open from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday, December 25th, 2009 - Closed Christmas Day

Thur, December 31st, 2009 - Open from 9:00 am - 5:00 p.m.

Friday, January 1st, 2010 - Closed New Year's Day
Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 - Sunday hours begin, 1pm - 4pm

Monday, January 18th, 2010 - Closed Martin Luther King Day


Sunday hours begin on January 3, 2010 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.
and end on Sunday, March 28th, 2010


Saturday, November 14, 2009 is National Gaming Day at your Library!

National Gaming Day is Saturday, November 14, 2009!

Do you like Board Games? Computer Games? Wii videogames? We've got them!

Come join us at The Henry Carter Hull Library for a fun day of game playing from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm!

This event is free and no registration is required, so bring the whole family!


Robert Frost lecture by Patrick McKiernan, October 28, 2009

Robert Frost lecture at the Henry Carter Hull Library October 28, 2009

Former Morgan School teacher Patrick McKiernan will be presenting a lecture titled “Robert Frost: A Few Little Poems” at the Henry Carter Hull Library on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 6:30 pm.

The lecture will cover aspects of Frost's life and poetry which McKiernan has discovered in his research. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Henry Carter Hull Library and no registration is required.


The Pigeon Party on 10/25/09 is Sold OUT!

Thank you for your interest.

We are not accepting any more envelopes at this time.

Please bring your tickets to the door of the Morgan School auditorium on October 25th!


eBay Workshop at the Henry Carter Hull Library October 21, 2009


eBay Workshop at the Henry Carter Hull Library October 21, 2009

CLINTON – An introduction to eBay workshop is being offered on Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 6:00 pm at the Henry Carter Hull Library. Turn your closet into a cash machine! Louise LeClaire, an eBay certified Education Specialist will walk you through the steps of selling your unwanted items on eBay.

Registration is required for this free program by calling 860-669-2342.

More information about this event can be found at www.hchlibrary.org or by calling the Henry Carter Hull Library at (860) 669-2342.

Closed for Columbus Day, Monday, October 12th

The library is closed on Monday, October 12th, 2009 in observance of Columbus Day.


State Budget Cuts to Affect Access to Some Databases

Dear Patrons,

Again, thank you for writing the legislators on our behalf to stop budget cuts at the state library. The majority of services that were to be affected have been saved! However, access to the following databases have been CUT:

  • InfoAnytime, 24/7 online Reference services, effective today
  • AP Images , effective October 31, 2009
  • Boston Globe, effective today
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Washington Post

The Henry Carter Hull library will soon have direct access to the Consumer Reports website! Stay tuned for details! Also, The London (England) Times has been added (1985-Current). If you have any questions, please contact us: 860-669-2342.