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  • An article in the Anderson Daily Bulletin from March 6, 1952, mentioned that the Anderson Public Library would release more than 200 books on the following day. The article didn't specify how often the library added new books back then, but we can compare that count with the number of books and other ...

    By Vickie P.

  • Here's a glimpse of our upcoming computer classes. Classes are free, and seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, visit our event calendar or call Information Services at 765-641-2456. Saturday 4/2 10:00am Computer Basics Tuesday 4/5 6:00pm Computer ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Brooklyn (Rated PG-13) Brooklyn tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, ...

    By Cristella

  • From mid-March to mid-May items from the former National Tile & Manufacturing Co. of Anderson will be on display in the Indiana Room courtesy of the Madison County Historical Society. Come and see catalogs, color samples, and the tiles themselves! In addition, there are articles from various local businesses of yesteryear such as Golden Crust Donuts, Purnell’s Quality Ice Cream, and many more! The Indiana Room is open during regular library hours with the exception of Sunday when it is closed.

    By Bill

  • Check out some of these books that became popular movies! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo One summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries ― and comes home with a dog. ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Dimestore: A Writer's Life by Lee Smith A LibraryReads pick for March 2016. For the inimitable Lee Smith, place is paramount. For forty-five years, her fiction has lived and breathed with the ...

    By Cristella