Blog

Our active team of librarian bloggers deliver fresh content every week. Find new arrivals, information about upcoming library programs, as well as library news and updates.

  • 100 years ago motorcycling was becoming popular in America in terms of transportation, racing, and recreation. This growth was part and parcel with the growth of the automobile and transportation industries and it included Anderson, Indiana. This article features a 1916 photograph of the Benz brothers, ...

    By Bill

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Barkskins by Annie Proulx From Annie Proulx—the Pulitzer Prize-­ and National Book Award-­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes her masterwork: ...

    By Cristella

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of Diamonds by Rachelle Bergstein From the author of Women from the Ankle Down comes a lively cultural biography of diamonds, which explores our society’s ...

    By Cristella

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Anomalisa (Rated R) A lonely motivational speaker goes on a business trip to Cincinnati, where he meets an extraordinary stranger who might be able to change his negative view of life. This ...

    By Cristella

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Dead Distillers: A History of the Upstarts and Outlaws Who Made American Spirits by Colin Spoelman and David Haskell The book presents 50 fascinating—and sometimes morbid—biographies ...

    By Cristella

  • Get ready for our sports-themed Summer Reading Program with one of these books. And don't forget to sign up for Summer Reading starting June 1! Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. Booked by Kwame Alexander In this follow-up to the Newbery-winning novel The Crossover, soccer, ...

    By Liz O.