• The Rain Watcher
    The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay, New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2018. An uplifting story of a family rediscovering each other in the midst of personal turmoil and weather chaos. Poignant and touching to read! Linden Malegarde is a world-renowned photographer who only ever returned to his native… Book Reviews
  • December Events at ACPL
  • A Deadly Education
    A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik. New York: Del Ray, 2020, 320 pages. Many of us dream of a magical world where we can attend wondrous schools such as Hogwarts. Places that sparkle with possibilities, wonder, and the joys of magical learning. I can promise that no one will daydream… Book Reviews
  • Meet Kayleigh Dyer
    Kayleigh Dyer was recently promoted to the Technical Processing Assistant for the Alamance County Public Libraries from her part-time position at the Graham Public Library. Congratulations! How long have you worked with the County?It’ll be seven years in February 2021. Where are you from originally?I’ve lived a bit all over… Book Reviews
  • God’s Middle Finger
    God’s Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre by Richard Grant. New York : Free Press, 2008. 288 pp. Ever wonder what it’s like to be hunted by cocaine-fueled, drunken banditos through some of the harshest terrain on the planet all because these “hundred percent killer(s)” want… Book Reviews
  • Brother & Sister
    Brother & Sister by Diane Keaton. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. 157 pp. Actress Diane Keaton has written about her life in other books, including Then Again, a memoir that focuses on her mother, and Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty, a book of musings about aging and… Book Reviews
  • Wi-Fi Hotspots Are Now Available
  • Conjure Women
    Conjure Women: a Novel by Afria Atakora . New York, NY: Random House, 2020. 400 pp. The civil war is over, slavery abolished, but Rue’s life remains the same in many ways. She and most of her community continue to live on the plantation where they were once slaves; the world… Book Reviews
  • Alamance County Public Libraries November 2020 schedule
  • November Events at ACPL
  • Alamance County libraries reopen after nearly seven months
  • Brain Maker
    Brain Maker: the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain… for life by David Perlmutter. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company, 2015. Available in Large Print and Regular Print During a time of a health crisis, when well-being is a priority for many, if not all,… Book Reviews
  • Library book sale is Oct. 13, 15, 17 and 20, in modified format
  • Alamance County Public Libraries reopen to the public
  • Grab & Go Starts October 12th
    Starting Wednesday, October 12th, the Alamance County Public Libraries will be implementing “Grab & Go” service at the May Memorial, Graham, and Mebane library locations.  Our hours of service for the general public will be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and Tuesdays and Thursday 2:00… Book Reviews
  • Pumpkinheads
    “Pumpkinheads,” by Rainbow Rowell. Copyright 2019, First Second (209 pages, $17.99). Rainbow Rowell is a queen of nostalgia and reminding us of our youth. She’s done this with her storytelling from her YA novel Eleanor & Park (reviewed April 2015) to her adult novel Landline. Rowell does it again while… Book Reviews
  • Grab & Go Starts Monday, October 12th
  • Meet Tracy Wright, our newest full-time Library Assistant at the Mebane Public Library
    How long have you worked with the County? I started with the county in September 2014, so 6 years this month. Where are you from originally? I was born in Newport News, Virginia and moved to Alamance County when I was six years old, lived here ever since. What are… Book Reviews
  • The Familiar Dark
    “The Familiar Dark” by Amy Engel.  New York: Dutton, 2020, 238 pages $26, available as Kindle Tortuous deception spins out of control in the hardscrabble Missouri Ozarks when two families must deal with the aftermath of the murder of a pair of 12-year-old girls in a public park.  Friends Junie… Book Reviews
  • Everyday Millionaires
    Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan. Brentwood, Tennessee : Ramsey Press, 2019. 250 pp. If asked what their one dream or wish would be, many people would probably answer something along the lines of “to be independently wealthy” or “to not have to worry about money” or, more specifically, “to be… Book Reviews

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