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  • Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with one of these great reads! Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Alchemist by Paulo Cuelho Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town. Becky, a park ...

    By Cristella

  • At the Anderson Public Library, we will always defend your freedom to read whatever you want. But during Banned Books Week (September 27-October 3), we want to highlight some great reads that have been banned or challenged for various reasons. Some are new books, and some are old favorites. Not every ...

    By Liz O.

  • Keep your brain and memory sharp with the tips, games, and puzzles in these books! Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind by Richard Restak and Scott Kim This is your brain on puzzles. Everyone knows ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr Credited with sparking the current memoir explosion, Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club spent more than a year at the top of the New York Times list. She ...

    By Cristella

  • Celebrate International Women's Friendship Month with one of these books that feature female friendships. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender ...

    By Liz O.