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  • In observance of Memorial Day Anderson Public Library and the Lapel Branch will be closed on Monday, May 25th. The library will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, May 26th.

    By Matthew

  • Reading is a super power that can take you to far-off planets, teach you skills that will launch you on your path to success, and put you in the shoes of people whose experiences are different from your own. We encourage reading year-round, but during the summer, we like to add a little extra incentive ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. And Sometimes I Wonder About You: A Leonid McGill Mystery by Walter Mosley In the fifth Leonid McGill novel, Leonid finds himself in an unusual pickle of trying to balance his cases with his chaotic ...

    By Cristella

  • Join us for Teen Movie Night as we watch Back to the Future Part 2 when they go to the year 2015! Thursday May 21, 2015 5:30-7:30 pm in the Cardinal Room. Free popcorn and soda will be provided! See you there!

    By Leanne B.

  • Check out one of these books to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician — not an easy ...

    By Liz O.

  • Attention Teens! Join us for a Culture Club Program as we discuss China, Japan, and Korea on Saturday May 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the Cardinal Room. We will participate in Asian games, crafts, and FREE FOOD from Panda Express! This program is funded in part with a Madison County Community Foundation ...

    By Leanne B.