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  • In honor of Black History Month, here are five books by and about African-Americans. Check out our display in the lobby for more recommended reads to celebrate the month! Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison Pecola Breedlove, a young black girl, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Lieutenant Steven Guthrie will teach a free self-defense workshop in the Cardinal Room on Saturday, February 14 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. The class will cover the basic principles of self-defense, including both physical and mental techniques to respond effectively in threatening situations. Participants ...

    By Liz O.

  • APL will host the Indiana Blood Center Bloodmobile for a community blood drive on Friday, February 6 from 2:00 to 4:00pm in the 12th Street parking lot. The donation process takes less than an hour, and it is recommended that donors have a light snack before arriving. Most people are eligible to donate; ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Annabelle (Rated R) A couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists.* Also available on Blu-Ray. ...

    By Cristella

  • 5 NFL biographies

    Jan 2015 26

    Gear up for the Super Bowl this Sunday with these NFL biographies. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Invincible: My Journey from Fan to NFL Team Captain by Vince Papale and Chad Millman In 1976, Vince Papale was thirty, a former schoolteacher and part-time bartender, and a ...

    By Liz O.

  • Want to meet other book-loving singles? Join us for literary speed dating on Monday, February 9 at 6:00pm to meet new friends and potential partners. Come prepared to talk about a book – a book you love, a book you love to hate, or whatever book you’re reading now. You don’t have to ...

    By Liz O.