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  • Thanksgiving is just 10 days away! Since Native Americans made the first Thanksgiving possible, we thought we'd share some books by and/or about Native Americans in honor of the holiday. Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger Part Irish, part ...

    By Liz O.

  • " Be a Smart Cookie!" in November Children from birth to twelve years old can earn prizes for reading 200 minutes or more during the month of November. Register and keep track of reading time online at www.andersonlibrary.net between November 1 and November 29. Prizes are available at the ...

    By Matthew

  • Are you participating in National Novel Writing Month? Have you already written a book? If you're wondering how to take your book from your hard drive (or notebook, if you're old school like this writer!) to other people's physical or digital bookshelves, join us next Monday, November 17 at 6:00pm for ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 by Adam Tooze In the depths of the Great War, with millions dead and no imaginable end to the conflict, ...

    By Cristella

  • For everyone out there participating in NaNoWriMo, here are five character exercises to help you break through writer's block and add momentum to your writing. 1. The worst possible thing What is the worst possible thing that could happen to your main character? Write that scene. Now, how can you make ...

    By Liz O.

  • All ages are invited to APL's sixth annual International Games Day events! Join us on the third floor of the Main Library this Saturday, November 15 between 1:00pm and 4:00pm for a variety of fun and games! Staff from The Danger Room (833 E. 53rd St., Anderson) will be on the third floor landing ...

    By Danielle A.