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  • Summer Reading Is Here!

    Summer Reading Is Here!

    Anderson Public Library is thrilled to announce that Summer Reading is back, and all new for 2022! Check the calendar for events and activities, and download the Beanstack app to enroll in the reading challenge. What’s new? A new format, an updated and refreshed collection, more choices, and an emphasis on the joy of reading […]

  • Storytime Returns March 29

    Storytime Returns March 29

    APL Youth and Family Services In-person Storytime will resume Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am beginning on March 29th, 2022.

  • Children’s Library: March Book Talk

    Children’s Library: March Book Talk

    Looking for new books for your newly independent reader? Youth and Family Services Manager Jennifer Sullivan has been hard at work refreshing our collection of Juvenile chapter books and graphic novels. Watch the video or browse the list below to see her picks for March. New Copies of Beloved Classics The Mouse and the Motorcycle […]

  • Intro to Chinese New Year

    Intro to Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is celebrated across Asia, and is a national holiday in many countries including Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore, as well as in China. Lunar New Year begins on a slightly different date each year–depending on when the new moon near the end […]

  • Book Recommendation: Firekeeper’s Daughter

    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 […]

  • Hank’s “horse-tacular” visit to APL

    Hank’s “horse-tacular” visit to APL

    Hank the Rescue Horse and his mom and advocate Tammi Regan were Guests of Honor of the City of Lawrenceburg and Anderson County in a festive, informal ceremony held in the Anderson Public Library on Wednesday. Hank’s adoring public looked on as Tammi led the magnificent horse to the Children’s Library rotunda, where a selection […]

  • Four Questions: Youth and Family Services Manager Jennifer Sullivan

    Four Questions: Youth and Family Services Manager Jennifer Sullivan

    I came up with four questions to ask our new Youth and Family Services Manager, Jennifer Sullivan, to help our members get to know her better through her own words. We are excited to have such a thoughtful and passionate librarian on board! Jan Moffett, APL Digital Content Coordinator What made you decide Anderson Public […]

  • Special Holiday Pajama Storytime Dec 23

    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!