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  • Halloween is just around the corner, and a spine-tingling read is a great way to set the mood. We all know Stephen King is a master of horror, but if you've read all his books (or don't think you can stomach them), try one of these alternatives. Here are some recommendations for lovers of every genre. ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this ...

    By Cristella

  • Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with one of these great reads! Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Alchemist by Paulo Cuelho Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash Les, a long-time sheriff just three-weeks from retirement, contends with the ravages of crystal meth and his own duplicity in his small Appalachian town. Becky, a park ...

    By Cristella

  • At the Anderson Public Library, we will always defend your freedom to read whatever you want. But during Banned Books Week (September 27-October 3), we want to highlight some great reads that have been banned or challenged for various reasons. Some are new books, and some are old favorites. Not every ...

    By Liz O.

  • Keep your brain and memory sharp with the tips, games, and puzzles in these books! Click on an image to view availability or to place a hold. The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind by Richard Restak and Scott Kim This is your brain on puzzles. Everyone knows ...

    By Liz O.