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  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is ...

    By Cristella

  • We are excited to introduce the Playaway Launchpad - the kids only learning tablet that both kids and adults will love. Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play. Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject ...

    By Staci T.

  • Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman comes out today, and we're celebrating with a discussion of her classic To Kill a Mockingbird. Adults and teens are invited to join the conversation this Thursday, July 16 at 6:00pm in the Cardinal Room. "Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember ...

    By Liz O.

  • Beatles expert and Indiana native Aaron Krerowicz will return to APL on Monday, August 24 at 6:00pm to present From the Shadow of JFK: The Rise of Beatlemania in America. This multimedia presentation examines the Fab Four’s first visit to the U.S. in February 1964, exploring the effect that John ...

    By Liz O.

  • Go Set a Watchman, the sequel to Harper Lee's classic To Kill a Mockingbird, comes out tomorrow. If you want more mockingbird books while you're waiting, try one of these books, and be sure to join us for our discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird on Thursday, July 16 at 6:00. Click on an image to view ...

    By Liz O.

  • Every hero has a story, and we've come up with weekly activities to help you tell yours this summer. Whether you're doing these alone or with your friends or family, we hope you find something that lets you showcase your talents, acquire new ones, and create fun memories to share. If there's an activity ...

    By Liz O.