Hedberg Public Library on JATV
JATV often tapes our adult and family programs for later telecasting and many of them are made into DVDs that can be checked out at the library. Now, several of the videos can be seen online. Watch them here!
Incredible Edible Book Challenge
A light-hearted celebration of books , artistry , and wit that helped kick-off National
Library Week at the Hedberg Public Library.
Trail Blazers: Women In Janesville's History
Judy Adler discusses the Women’s History mural on the Rock County Courthouse and the women who inspired it.
Author Visit: Jason Emerson
co-sponsored by the Rock County Historical Society and the Rock County Civil War Roundtable
Emerson discusses his latest book, The Madness of Mary Todd Lincoln, which delves into the mental health issues of this former First Lady.
Poetry Open Mic with Bruce Dethlefsen
Wisconsin's Poet Laureate headlines HPL's Poetry Open Mic, hosted by the Janesville Area Writers Group.
A Lifetime Burning with Richard Quinney
Author Richard Quinney discusses his newest book, A Lifetime Burning, inspired by the process of emptying out the family farmhouse after both of his parents had passed on.
Florid Flutes with Su Ash Gustafson
“The Flute Lady” returns with a tribute to the flowers of spring. Su draws upon eight different flute-related instruments and large floral photographs during her “impressionistic” program of original music
Latin Musical Traditions with Felipe Rodriquez, Jr.
Musician Felipe Rodriquez Jr. helped kick off our 2010
Big Read, featuring the book Sun, Stone and Shadows, a collection of short stories by Mexican authors.
The Truth About Paul Bunyan with Michael Edmonds
Lumberjack hero Paul Bunyan is an icon of America’s strength and ingenuity.
Author Michael Edmonds unearthed dozens of Bunyan stories told aloud by lumberjacks between 1885 and 1915 and turned them into Out of the Northwoods: The Many Lives of Paul Bunyan. Part bibliographic mystery and part social history, the book tells the true tale behind Bunyan’s origins in the Wisconsin northwoods.