192015May

Walking on Trampolines by Frances Whiting

Walking on Trampolines By Frances Whiting 337 pages, 2013, Gallery Books When Tallulah de Longland wakes up with an epic hangover and her high school sweetheart, Joshua Keaton, it takes her a moment realize that the wedding she hazily remembers was not her own. The groom in her bed is not her groom. The bride,…

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52015May

Focus Groups

We want to know what you are thinking! I know what I think libraries should be doing for our community, but that isn’t necessarily what you might want or be interested in. Administrative Library staff are having a lot of conversations about what we want our role to be and what impact we want to…

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282015Apr

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All the Bright Places By Jennifer Niven Alfred Knopf, 2015 378 pages On the surface, Theodore Finch and Violet Markey have nothing in common. Finch is the school “freak,” the boy known for his outrageous stunts and delinquent behavior. Violet, who is part of the popular crowd, eats lunch at the “right” table and dates…

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142015Apr

Zinio Electronic Magazines

Are you a magazine reader? Do you have a tablet, e-reader or smartphone? Would you like to have your favorite periodicals accessible on your device, no matter where you are? Well, Alamance County Public Libraries introduced a new service on April 1 that’s just for you! We are proud to announce that we have added…

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22015Apr

Alamance County Public Libraries Honors Volunteers

Alamance County Public Libraries Honors Volunteers On Monday morning, April 13 2015, Alamance County Public Libraries will host an informal gathering of a few very exceptional people in Alamance County. These individuals are known at ACPL for improving the quality of life in our community for our patrons, and they do it for free. They…

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102015Feb

“First Frost” by Sarah Addison Allen

First Frost By Sarah Addison Allen St. Martin’s Press, 2015 291 pages Each autumn, as the temperatures drop and the leaves turn in Bascom, North Carolina, the Waverly women become restless. Relief comes with the first frost of the season, when the temperamental apple tree in Claire Waverly’s garden finally blooms. First Frost picks up…

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252015Jan

“Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food”

Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food by Jamie Oliver. Ecco, 408 Pages During cold winter months, there are few things better than curling up with a warm bowl of soup or eating comforting dishes. In his new cookbook, Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food, Jamie Oliver offers 100 of the most beloved comfort food recipes from around the world….

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42015Jan

It’s Your Lucky Day!

It’s Your Lucky Day! Are you tired of long waiting lists to check out the hottest new movies and best-selling books at your library? Your “Lucky Day” is coming at Alamance County Public Libraries! Beginning this month, each of our libraries will feature a Lucky Day collection of books and DVDs. The Lucky Day shelf…

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72014Dec

“Revival” by Stephen King

Revival by Stephen King Scribner, 2014  403 pages Jamie Morton is just six the day he meets Charles Jacobs, the new Methodist minister in town.  Reverend Jacobs is an amateur scientist with an interest in electricity – an interest he introduces to Jamie early on. His garage tinkering seems to be more akin to parlor…

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302014Nov

“First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” by Charlie Lovett.

“First Impressions: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen” by Charlie Lovett. Viking Adult, 2014. $27.95, 320 pages. Sophie Collingwood, bibliophile and Austen lover, has always adored her Uncle Bertram, the only member of her family who shared her deep love of books. So when he dies in an unexplained accident, Sophie…

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92014Nov

“A Life Intercepted” by Charles Martin

A Life Intercepted  by Charles Martin Center Street, 2014  316 pages Twelve years ago, football player Matthew Rising was at the peak of his game. He was happily married to his high school sweetheart, Audrey. His college career ended with three championship rings, two Heisman trophies and the number one spot in the NFL draft….

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