Staff Book Reviews
“The New Me” by Halle Butler. Penguin Books, 2019. 208 pages. Countless think pieces have been devoted to the “millennial,”… Biting Satire of the Millennial Experience
A debut novel that is smart, romantic, and completely absorbing. America’s golden boy is Alex Caremont-Diaz, First Son of the… Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston. New York: Wednesday Books, 2019, 432 pages
In a war torn continent, the survivors and refugees of World War II are fighting for their lives. They have… Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys, New York : Philomel Books, 
Mindfulness has been credited with improving well-being, physical and mental health, and numerous books and programs are available to help… Seven Practices of a Mindful Leader by Marc Lesser. Novato, CA: New World Library. Copyright 2019.
Everyone has their secrets. Some secrets are darker than others. Some secrets are thought to be safer than others. But… Watching You by Lisa Jewell, New York : Atria Books, 2019.
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland. Balzer + Bray, 2018, 451 pages. Not long after the Battle of Gettysburg, the dead… Fighting Zombies and Injustice
Kendra Michaels still has nightmares about serial killer Eric Colby and the confrontation that lead to his capture. Everyone telling… “The Naked Eye” by Iris and Roy Johansen, New York, NY : St. Martin’s Press, 2015.
“Southernmost,” the latest novel by Silas House (A Parchment of Leaves) is the story of Asher Sharp, an evangelical minister… Southernmost by Silas House, Algonquin Books, 2018
A hillbilly by common definition is a ‘backwoods person,’ someone a bit removed from mainstream society who has a slightly… Hillbilly Elegy: a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. New York: HarperCollins, 2016.
Notes from the Library
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Alcazar has joined the Mebane Public Library as the new Public Services Manager. … Meet Daniel Alcazar, New Public Services Manager at the Mebane Library!
At the Board of Commissioners’ Meeting held on May 6, 2019, County Manager Bryan Hagood announced Susana Goldman as Director… Susana Goldman Hired as Director for Alamance Libraries
As we have now officially entered the holiday season, let me wish everyone a happy holiday(s)! We at ACPL hope… Happy Holidays from ACPL!
The Alamance County Public Library is driving into the 21st century with a new service: Mobile Café providing Pop-Up Internet… A New Library Service is Beginning
Did you know that there is a bill of rights for libraries? In 1939 the American Library Association (ALA) adopted… The Mission of Libraries
The U.S. population 65 and older is now the largest in terms of size and percent of the population according… Older American’s Month
My mama taught me to say thank you. Every Christmas and every birthday, I was required to sit down and… Thank You for Everything!