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.

  • Little Jimmy Farren

    Jul 2016 28

    The picture of a smiling toddler looks out from the page of a newspaper published in 1928.  His name was James Richard Farren, His parents grew up in Anderson, and he had just won a contract to act in the "Our Gang" comedies.

    Whatever happened to him?

    By Elaine

  • 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. Thursday 8/4 6:00pm Computer Basics Thursday 8/11 6:00pm Windows 7 ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams by Michael Tackett Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours from anything. There, between the corn fields and hog ...

    By Cristella

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Black Widow by Daniel Silva Gabriel Allon, the art restorer, spy, and assassin described as the most compelling fictional creation "since Ian Fleming put down his martini and invented James Bond" ...

    By Cristella

  • Deltiology

    Jul 2016 13

    On Saturday, July 30, Anderson Public Library will host a presentation on deltiology. What’s that you say? It that even legal? Relax. Deltiology is just a fancy way to say the study and collection of postcards. The presenter will be Harley Sheets, former Vice President of the Indianapolis Club ...

    By Elaine

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide by Charles Foster How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our ...

    By Cristella