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Category: Book Love

  • Blind Date with a Book is Back!

    During the month of February, willing patrons are invited to pick a book from our Blind Date with a Book display. The books are wrapped to keep them a mystery until the reader is ready to meet their “date,” though the labels on the books are color-coded by genre and contain clues to the book’s […]

  • Anti-Valentine’s Day Booklist: Romance Gone Wrong

    Not everyone is in love with Valentine’s Day, so in addition to our Blind Date with a Book display, we have a collection of books that dwell on the dark side of romance and relationships. Below are featured descriptions of a sampling of the books on the list. To view the full booklist, and reserve […]

  • Books you may have missed

    Adult Services Librarian Laurel Sisler has picked four hidden gems, all fiction titles newly acquired by APL in the past year, that she’d like to spotlight: A Captain for Caroline Gray by Julie Wright, The Birds of Opulence by Crystal Wilkinson, Goblin by Josh Malerman, and The Rat Began to Gnaw the Rope by C.W. […]

  • Book Recommendation: Firekeeper’s Daughter

    Book Title: Firekeeper’s Daughter Book Author: Angeline Boulley Call Number: YA FIC BOUL Recommended by: Jennifer Sullivan, Youth & Family Services Manager Jennifer’s Review: This is an own-voices book that depicts tribal life from the point of view of a teenage girl. It has a very compelling plot with a strong female protagonist. The book […]

  • 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:

  • 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 & […]