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  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free ...

    By Cristella

  • New Tabletop Games

    May 2017 04

    Here's a sampling of our new tabletop game arrivals (May 2017). Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Or, browse our entire tabletop game collection. Happy Salmon Ages 6+ | 3-6 players | 5 min Happy Salmon is a simple, ultra-fast, very silly card game. There are no turns. Players ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate ...

    By Cristella

  • Military records are integral to researching genealogy. They contain a myriad of details about any ancestor who served in any military branch. However, accessing them can have restrictions. Indiana Room librarian Bill Hartley will discuss the information military records can provide, which military records are readily available, and the channels to pursue to find additional military records.

    By Bill

  • The city of Anderson played a major role in the history of the American automobile industry--and not just in regard to General Motors subsidiaries Delco-Remy and Guide Lamp. In fact, numerous automobiles were manufactured in Anderson, the majority of which are long since forgotten. Listen as John L. Rupp of the Center for Automotive History discusses the cars produced in Anderson during the automotive boom.

    By Bill

  • The story of Anderson High School stretches back to the middle of the nineteenth century. It starts with the second school house in Anderson, a frame building erected at the corner of Twelfth Street and Main Street. This building served as the county seminary, high school and kindergarten combined. ...

    By Elaine