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  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah Trevor Noah’s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal act: his ...

    By Cristella

  • Anderson Public Library will host an after-hours ALL-IN Block Party on Friday, December 9 from 5:30pm–7:30pm. This exciting, free and family-friendly event is designed to encourage the citizens of Anderson and Madison County to engage with the community and make the state of Indiana even better. ...

    By Danielle A.

  • From 1930 to 2004, the State Theater, provided entertainment in downtown Anderson.  Innovative when it first opened, it went through numerous changes in both the movie industry and American society.

    By Bill

  • Drop in for an evening of video and tabletop gaming on Tuesday, December 2 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Delaware Room. We'll have party games like Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Just Dance for the Wii and PS4, as well as classics like Apples to Apples, Jenga, and Uno. Teen programs are for those in ...

    By Liz O.

  • In celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday Anderson Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26th. The library will resume normal operating hours on Friday, November 27th.

    By Matthew

  • Join us for free snacks and a showing of Captain America: Civil War on Wednesday, November 30 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. (Rated PG-13, 147 minutes. Summary from

    By Liz O.