142019Jul
The Summer Country by Lauren Willig

The Summer Country by Lauren Willig

The Summer Country by Lauren Willig. New York: William Morrow, 2019, 480 pages. A multi-generational novel of love, rebellion, and sugar in colonial Barbados. In 1854, Emily Dawson receives a surprise inheritance in her beloved grandfather’s will, Peverills, a sugar plantation in Barbados. A plantation that no one knew that he owned. Emily journeys from… The Summer Country by Lauren Willig

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92019Jul

Meet Risha Bigelow, the new Library Associate at the Graham Public Library

We are pleased to announce that long time library employee, Risha Bigelow, has been promoted to the position of Library Associate at the Graham Public Library.  Many will recognize her as one of the friendly faces previously at the North Park Library and the May Memorial Reference Department and we are excited to see in… Meet Risha Bigelow, the new Library Associate at the Graham Public Library

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72019Jul

Tar Heel Traveler by Scott Mason

“Tar Heel Traveler:  New Journeys across North Carolina”: by Scott Mason.  Guilford, CT:  Globe Pequot Press, Copyright 2019.  210 pages, $26.95 hardback, $16.80 Kindle. Raleigh, NC television journalist Scott Mason shares personality profiles aired on WRAL TV’s “Tar Heel Traveler” during the last 10 years.  Profiles include folksy interviews from across the state with ordinary… Tar Heel Traveler by Scott Mason

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292019Jun

2019: A Space Mystery

Alamance County Public Libraries’ annual murder mystery is sure to be an out-of-this-world event, filled with intrigue and excitement and a healthy dose of comedy. With help from the audience, it won’t take any time at all to figure out who murdered our victim. Emissary Gloria Rourke, of the Intergalactic Planetary Association, was an honest… 2019: A Space Mystery

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232019Jun

A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny, New York : St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2007.

Three Pines is a picturesque village in Quebec, where the villagers all know each other and preparation for a traditional county Christmas are underway.    CC de Potiers had her own reasons for moving to Three Pines, but during her short time there she had not made any friends. Instead, she seems to go out of… A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny, New York : St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2007.

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202019Jun

Meet Barbara Seibold, the new Children’s Services Manager at the Graham Public Library!

We are pleased to announce that Barbara Seibold has joined the Graham Public Library as the new Children’s Services Manager. How long have you worked with the County? I have worked IN Alamance Co. for 34 years as a teacher and librarian for ABSS and then as a librarian for The Burlington School. Where are… Meet Barbara Seibold, the new Children’s Services Manager at the Graham Public Library!

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162019Jun

We are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls around the World by Malala Yousafzai

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

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92019Jun

Come Explore “A Universe of Stories” at Your Library This Summer

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

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22019Jun

The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard

“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

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