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  • Join us on Thursday, April 21 for "A Lesson in Hope" with author Philip Gulley. Gulley is a Quaker pastor and writer and speaker from Danville, Indiana. An eclectic writer, Gulley has published 20 books, including the acclaimed Harmony series chronicling life in the eccentric Quaker community of ...

    By Liz O.

  • Is DNA all Greek to you? Join us Wednesday, April 20 at 6:00pm for a workshop on using DNA for genealogy research, presented by Genealogy Librarian Sara Allen of the Allen County Public Library. Allen will discuss the three major tests for genealogists -- Y-DNA, mtDNA, and autosomal -- and how they can ...

    By Liz O.

  • Celebrate National Library Week (April 10-16, 2016) with one of these books about real and fictional libraries and librarians. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer To ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Concussion (Rated PG-13) Filmmaker Peter Landesman (Parkland) wrote and directed this sports-themed drama based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article "Game Brain," about the potentially horrific cost of ...

    By Cristella

  • Take your old photos from the attic to the web and help preserve Indiana's history by participating in our Scan-a-Thon on Saturday, June 11. Volunteers from the Madison County Historical Society and the Indiana Album Project, a grassroots group creating a database of Hoosier history, will be on hand to ...

    By Liz O.

  • Poetry Collections

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    Celebrate National Poetry Month with one of these anthologies. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation edited by Brian Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points ...

    By Liz O.