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  • Special Holiday Pajama Storytime Dec 23

    There will be a special Holiday Pajama Storytime this Thursday evening, December 23 from 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Wear your coziest pajamas (or your ugliest Christmas sweater) and join Ms. Jennifer for some cozy Christmas stories in the Children’s Library Rotunda!

  • Meet Hank the Rescue Horse Dec 22!

    Hank the Rescue Horse will be visiting Anderson Public Library on Wednesday, Dec. 22 at 2:00 pm, with his mom (he is under 18!) to receive his library card! To learn more about Hank, visit, and stay tuned to our website, Facebook, and Instagram for updates!

  • Adventurous Science Fiction on Display

    We have a collection of science fiction adventures in our shelf display for December! Click on one of the titles below to read a description or reserve:

  • Lion’s Club Peace Poster Contest Entries on Display

    Our local entries to the 2021-2022 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest will be on display in the library vestibule throughout December. The local contest winning poster, “Peace has no race, color or gender, but it connects us all as humans” by Olivia Carson, 7th grade, 12 years of age, has been forwarded for judging […]

  • No Storytime November 15 and 22

    Storytime with Avery Monday mornings at 10:00 will be cancelled for the next two Mondays, November 15 and 22. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Audiobook Recommendation: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love

    Audiobook Title: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love Audiobook Author: Cal Newport Audiobook Narrator: Dave Mallow Subject: Personality and Occupation, Vocational Guidance Call Number: CD 650.1 NEWP Recommended by: Monica Miller, Library Support Assistant Monica’s review: “Honestly, the narrator was pretty boring, but I […]

  • Library Closed to Public Nov 11

    The library will be closed to the public for one day on Thursday, November 11, 2021, for employee training. Regular hours will resume the next day. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you!

  • November Book Display: Cozy up with Family Stories

    This November, the books on display are about families or about food and family. Elin Hildebrand treats us to a wedding party with the incredibly complex family of Beautiful Day and Anne Tyler takes us through the lives of three generations in a Spool of Blue Thread.  We revisit sisters in Lauren Edmondson’s Ladies of the House (Jane Austen’s Sense & […]

  • Storytime with Avery

    As we wish Ms. Sherry the best with her retirement, Children’s Storytime will continue on Monday mornings at 10:00 with Ms. Avery taking over! There will be one session for young children from infants to preschool. Storytime will be held outdoors in the Children’s Library Amphitheater when weather allows, and inside on the Children’s Library […]

  • Book Sale Oct 30

    The Friends of Anderson Public Library are holding a book sale this Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Friends Bookstore in the back of the APL parking lot. See you there!