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Hastings Public Library

New Local History Website

New Local History Website

The Hastings Public Library is proud to announce the launch of a new local history website, home to the Library's online digital collection.

Barry County History Portal Logo

The site will continue to grow over time with new content collections and exhibits. Right now you can see:

  • Photos and a newspaper article about a railroad crash outside Nashville in 1914
  • Barry County Plat Maps/Atlases from 1873
  • The Library's history and 2021's 125th Anniversary celebration
  • All about James Dibble, WWII fighter pilot and hometown hero shot down in 1943

In the near future, digital copies of the Hastings Banner will be available, and in 2023, we will add the Nashville News.

Please let us know what you think!

Go to www.BarryCountyHistoryPortal.org

Interested in supporting our Michigan Room and digital efforts?

Click the PayPal button at the bottom of our website to donate via credit card or donate in person with cash or check.

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Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Phone: 269-945-4263
Fax: 269-948-3874

Library & Drive-thru Hours (effective June 14, 2021):

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 3pm

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