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  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion written and read by Fannie Flagg Mrs. Sookie Poole of Point Clear, Alabama, has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to ...

    By Cristella

  • Bring a lunch and enjoy lively discussion, friendship, and fun at APL's Brown Bag Programs! David Gillaspy will share good stories, good ideas, and samples of good food at these delightful lunch-time programs held on select Thursdays at noon in the Cardinal Room on the third floor of the library. We ...

    By Liz O.

  • Anderson University music professor Dr. Jonathan Brooks will discuss the influence of Kurt Weill’s “Alabama Song” on the members and music of The Doors, specifically in relation to their hit “Light My Fire.” Dr. Brooks’ talk will explain how a seemingly obscure piece ...

    By Liz O.

  • Thursday, November 7 ● 6:00-7:30pm (Cardinal Room) It’s the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who this month, and the TeenScene is celebrating by having trivia and costume contests. You can also make your own River Song journal and other crafts, decorate some Tardis cookies, and play a version of ...

    By Staci T.

  • Tuesday, November 12 ● 6:00-7:30pm (Cardinal Room) Take a trip back in time to when star Monsters, Inc. employees Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sulley" Sullivan (voice of John Goodman) were just two promising young students at Monsters University in this frightfully fun ...

    By Staci T.

  • Join the iRead Book Club on Monday, November 4 at 6:00pm as we discuss Stacy Schiff's Cleopatra: A Life. Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twice, ...

    By Liz O.