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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda won one of the 2015 MacArthur Genius Awards for Hamilton, a production that employs urban music and a diverse cast to tell the story of Alexander Hamilton, his involvement with the American Revolution and the early republic, and his rivalry with Aaron Burr. If, like this librarian, ...

    By Liz O.

  • We're looking for a few good volunteers! APL is currently seeking adults who are interested in assisting with Children’s, Teen, or Adult programs periodically throughout the year. Interested? Fill out the online application and when a volunteer opportunity arises, we'll contact you if we think it ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian When Kristin Chapman agrees to let her husband, Richard, host his brother’s bachelor party, she expects a certain amount of debauchery. She brings their young ...

    By Cristella

  • Calling all teen gamers! Join us Wednesday 1/6/16 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Cardinal Room for an evening of video and board games. Build your own world with Minecraft, race with Mario Kart, jump between worlds in Portal, or be a young Luke Skywalker and fix R2D2 in Star Wars Operation. Snacks ...

    By Leanne B.

  • Happy New Year! Check out these books to help you with your 2016 health and fitness goals. Click on an image to view availability or place a hold. A Healthy You by Carol Alt Carol Alt, supermodel, actress, raw food expert, entrepreneur, and host of the hit Fox News health and wellness show A ...

    By Liz O.

  • Beginning Monday, January 4, 2016 the Lapel Branch Library will have expanded evening hours. The new hours of operation will be: Monday-Thursday, 12:00pm-8:00pm; closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The change in hours was approved by the Board of Trustees on October 21, 2015 with the aim to provide ...

    By Danielle A.