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  • In honor of May the Fourth, here are five space operas -- some classics, some newer, and one parody. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey Humanity has colonized the solar system — Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond — ...

    By Liz O.

  • Want to work at APL? We have a job opening for a part-time Assistant Reference Librarian. Job Summary: Provides general reference assistance and readers’ advisory to library customers and assists them in locating materials and using computer and electronic resources, as well as other public ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Earlier this year, we put out a call for submissions for poems that represent the spirit of Madison County to be considered for publication in a Birthday Book to be published at the end of the year in honor of Indiana's Bicentennial. You responded with a wealth of excellent poems, and our panel of ...

    By Liz O.

  • Want to work at APL? We have a job opening for a part-time Bookkeeper in the Business Office. Job Summary: Processes accounts payable system-wide. Computes library monthly expenditures, processes purchase orders and invoices, records cash transactions, and follows established accounting procedures for ...

    By Danielle A.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon In 2010, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, ...

    By Cristella

  • Calling all artists! The library is holding a contest for sketchers, painters, and graphic designers of all ages! Design either a library superhero or a library superhero logo (like the Bat Signal or Superman’s “S”) and turn in your drawing and entry form at the Children’s ...

    By Liz O.