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  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI by Betty Medsger It begins in 1971 in an America being split apart by the Vietnam War . . . A small group of activists—eight men ...

    By Cristella

  • Looking to go back to school? APL and the Madison County Education Coalition are holding an Adult Education Fair on Thursday, February 6 from 1:00 to 7:00pm. Designed for non-traditional students who have been out of school for a while and/or have work or family obligations, the fair will showcase ...

    By Liz O.

  • Join the iRead Book Club on Monday, February 3 at 6:00pm as we discuss Tracy Chevalier's Girl with a Pearl Earring. Girl with a pearl earring tells the story of Griet, a 16-year-old Dutch girl, who becomes a maid in the house of the painter Johannes Vermeer. Her calm and perceptive manner not only ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Captain Phillips (Rated PG-13) The true story of Richard Phillips, the cargo-ship captain who surrendered himself to a group of Somali pirates so that his crew would be freed, is adapted by ...

    By Cristella

  • Looking for a romantic restaurant? A recipe for a Valentine feast? What about a romantic comedy to set the mood? Join us for Appy Hour on Monday, February 10 at 6:00pm for a look at some of our favorite apps for Android and Apple devices to find everything you’ll need to make date night a ...

    By Liz O.

  • Looking to go back to school? APL and the Madison County Education Coalition are holding an Adult Education Fair on Thursday, February 6 from 1:00 to 7:00pm. Designed for non-traditional students who have been out of school for a while and/or have work or family obligations, the fair will showcase ...

    By Liz O.