We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls around the World by Malala Yousafzai. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2019. 202 p. In Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai’s newest book, readers will find out about her personal struggles as an Internally Displaced Person, and they will also learn of the experiences… We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls around the World by Malala Yousafzai
This summer, take an intergalactic journey by visiting your library! Events for all ages will celebrate the summer reading program theme, A Universe of Stories. Rising Kindergarten through 5th graders can have worlds of fun with our Elementary Summer Reading Program. May Memorial Library will have a visit from the Morehead Planetarium on June 20th… Come Explore “A Universe of Stories” at Your Library This Summer
“The Liar’s Girl” by Catherine Ryan Howard. Ashland, OR: Blackstone Publishing, 2018. 330 pages, $24.99 After a horrifying freshman year at Dublin’s St. John’s College, Alison Smith moved away to the Netherlands and turned her back on the past. Ten years later, she’s asked to make a visit to the government psychiatric hospital where her… The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard
We are pleased to announce that long time library employee, Wendy Kimbro, has been promoted to the position of Branch Manager of the Graham Public Library. Many will recognize her as one of the friendly faces at the Graham Public Library and we are excited to see in her new role. How long have you… Meet Wendy Kimbro, the new Graham Branch Manager!
New Minimalism: Decluttering and Design for Sustainable, Intentional Living by Cary Telander Fortin and Kyle Louise Quilici. Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 2018. 195 p. While minimalism isn’t a new thing, this book takes a new approach to a design and lifestyle trend that has been growing steadily over the past few years. This book focuses not… New Minimalism: Decluttering and Design for Sustainable, Intentional Living by Cary Fortin and Kyle Quilici
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Alcazar has joined the Mebane Public Library as the new Public Services Manager. How long have you worked with the County? Just over 1 month Where are you from originally? Greeley, CO What are you most passionate about? My wife and my son! Do you have a hobby?… Meet Daniel Alcazar, New Public Services Manager at the Mebane Library!
“The New Me” by Halle Butler. Penguin Books, 2019. 208 pages. Countless think pieces have been devoted to the “millennial,” the generation born roughly between 1981-1996. These articles are often written by those from earlier generations, and have not always portrayed the millennial in the most positive light. “The New Me” by Halle Butler offers… Biting Satire of the Millennial Experience
At the Board of Commissioners’ Meeting held on May 6, 2019, County Manager Bryan Hagood announced Susana Goldman as Director for Alamance County Libraries. Susana Goldman has been with Alamance Libraries since February of 2014 when she was hired as May Memorial Branch Manager. In 2016, Goldman was promoted to Associate Director of Operations where… Susana Goldman Hired as Director for Alamance Libraries
A debut novel that is smart, romantic, and completely absorbing. America’s golden boy is Alex Caremont-Diaz, First Son of the United States. He’s good-looking, smart, and determined to be elected to Congress by the age of 30. Despite what the tabloids claim, Alex spends little time chasing women and is instead focusing on helping his… Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston. New York: Wednesday Books, 2019, 432 pages