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…

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. 

Look for your library newsletter in the mail

Hancock County Public Library provides a newsletter several times a year to everyone in Hancock County that receives mail. The newsletter is delivered to your home mailbox or your post office box in January, April, June, and September. Inside the newsletter you’ll find a variety of interesting information including the following: new movies, books, audio books, and downloadable items that patrons can check out; a full Bookmobile schedule of stops;…

New driver in the seat Bookmobile service experiences a transition

At the end of September, our Bookmobile service had a bit of a transition. Lana Jones retired and one of our part-time team members stepped into the driver’s seat.  Here’s what he has to say about Bookmobile services. The bookmobile is still traversing the roads and serving the Hancock County community through our porch drop-off service. Not only is the library offering this service to individuals, but also to the local…

Library locations maintain services

Your Hancock County Public Library locations continue to be a community asset, even during a pandemic! Patrons have been utilizing our services in a variety of ways over the past seven months. Many patrons have used our digital services, but are also finding our Curbside Pickup and Porch Drop off services very useful! These options have provided what customers have needed to get them through the current situation. The Hancock…

Library announces new hours due to COVID-19

The Hancock County Public Library will operate under a new schedule starting October 1, 2020 – with reduced hours – due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new hours of operation are: Monday – 9am-5pm Tuesday – 9am-5pm Wednesday – 9am-5pm Thursday – 9am-5pm Friday – 9am-5pm Saturday – Closed Sunday – Closed The library offers Curbside Pickup and Porch Drop off services for those who are not able to visit…