Planned Maintenance

Due to maintenance and the upgrading of our circulation system, online resources will be temporarily out of service starting Saturday, October 22nd.  Online resources should resume again starting at 12:00pm, Monday, October 24th.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Movie & Bowling Passes

Did you know that Hancock County Public Library offers free passes to Cinema 66 and the Tell City Bowling Center? All that’s needed is a library card. Passes are good for one week, and each is good for one movie or one game of bowling. Ask us about checking out a pass at any of our library locations.

Summer Reading 2022

Summer Reading is here! Reading logs are available for all ages. Stop by any of our locations to pick up yours today!

Ice Skating Passes Available!

For a limited time, we are pleased to offer free passes to The Edge Ice Center in Owensboro! Each pass is good for up to four people, and covers both admittance and skate rental*. Passes are available to use through January 20th. You can check out a pass (limit of one) using your Hancock County Public Library card. Each pass is good for seven days, and must be returned to…

HCPL celebrates opening of Lewisport Branch

Hancock County Public Library held the official ribbon cutting and Grand Opening of the new Lewisport Branch Library on June 26, 2021. The celebration included a flag raising ceremony, music, and refreshments and brought many smiles and well wishes.  We were honored to have visitors from the Governor’s Office, our construction group, and Green River Area Development District, and a wonderful crowd of people. In the month of July, the…

New Lewisport Library Branch

Our new Lewisport library branch is officially opened! Please stop by to check out all our new building has to offer!

Lewisport Library Closed for Move!

The Hancock County Public Library’s Lewisport branch will be closed as we transition to our new building. Our Hawesville location, however, will remain open. Please continue to use the book drop for returns. If you need to contact the library, the Hawesville location’s number is (270) 927-6760. We are so excited to welcome you to our new building!

Library returns to regular hours of operation

The Hancock County Public Library has resumed normal hours after a period of operating on a reduced schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The library’s hours of operation are: Monday – 9am-5pm Tuesday – 9am-7pm Wednesday – 9am-5pm Thursday – 9am-7pm Friday – 9am-5pm Saturday – 9am-1pm Sunday – Closed The library continues to offer Curbside Pickup and Porch Drop off services for those who are not able to visit…

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1946 B Rice Road Hawesville, KY  42348 (270) 922-6793 Term Expires: 6/30/2022

Weather may affect library’s operating hours

When the weather is threatening or the roads are hazardous, the library may close early, open late, or may not open at all. We apologize for any inconvenience this action may cause, but the safety of our patrons and the library staff is too important to jeopardize.  Contact us before visiting on days when weather is questionable.