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It's the second-to-last round of the 2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail People's Choice Award! Who will go on to compete for $1,000 in the finals? The choice is YOURS!

This week's match up pits the literal versus the abstract, as two nature-inspired metal sculptures go head to head.&nbs... Read More


In their latest push to spread the joy of rugby in our area, several Clayton Rugby Football Club players dropped by Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library last week to donate a selection of books about the sport to our collection.

The books range from “R is for Rugby” – which t... Read More


Bring the magic of books alive with a new digital resource available from Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Town of Clayton’s municipal library. 

Starting today, you’ll be able to access more than 3,000 eBooks, 689 audiobooks and 37 streaming videos and Read-Along’s&hellip... Read More


Here's what went down at the Jan. 3 Clayton Town Council meeting:

Council Postpones Warrick Tract Vote to Feb. 6

After more than an hour of discussion among Town staff, developers and the Council, the Town Council voted to delay its vote to approve or deny plans for a 26-lot neighborhood ... Read More


We're extending our programing at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library into the evening this fall with our new Cultural Arts After-Hours Speaker Series.

Set for Thursday, Nov. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m., our first event will cover the art of Raks Araby, more commonly known as belly dancing, presented and p... Read More


Don't miss the biggest event in the Town of Clayton! 

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce promises 5 days of fun September 14-18 at the 2016 Harvest & Music Festival. Nearly 20,000 people fill Downtown Clayton for this annual weekend of music, vendors, food, rides, performances and so m... Read More


Recognize our furry Harry Potter?  Dress up your pup like your favorite book character THIS Saturday for our free DOG DAZE OF SUMMER event - SATURDAY 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.!

We'll have a short pet parade, special treats, and prizes (free grooming gift certificates, shampoo, toys) from&n... Read More


Susan Schild's back with "Sweet Carolina Morning," the second installment in the Clayton author's Willow Hill series of Southern fiction.

To celebrate the new release, Schild will hold a reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Downtown Clayto... Read More


Ever wonder how designers make some of the hottest video games?

Come see Brian Traugott, a senior level designer at Red Storm Entertainment, who will share the tricks of his techie trade at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library.

Traugott joined Red Storm last year, and has previously... Read More


Clayton Library Gets in “Kahoots” with Community Partners

New Collaborations & Outreach 

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” (Henry Ford)

A loud gong sound echoes through the Sybil Champion Meeting room at Hoc... Read More

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  • It's the second-to-last round of the 2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail People's Choice Award! Who will go on to compete for $1,000 in the finals? The choice is YOURS! This week's match up pits th...

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