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  • Children under the age of five may vote for their favorite picture book from the following list for Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award. Voting runs through May 10, 2015 and ballots are available in the Children's Department. To vote, each child circles their favorite book on the ballot and then ...

    By Staci T.

  • Calling all Gamers! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join us for Teen Video Game Night on Thursday, May 7 at 6:00 pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have the Xbox and Nintendo Wii ready to go and you'll have a choice of games for some friendly competition. See you there!

    By Leanne B.

  • Hero Con Schedule

    May 2015 04

    If you like Marvel, Harry Potter, or The Hunger Games; if you loved Comic Con or Gen Con; or if you're geeking out about the fact that today is May the Fourth... prepare for further geeking! We're excited to announce Hero Con, a FREE all-ages convention to kick off our hero-themed Summer Reading Program ...

    By Liz O.

  • 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.