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American Adventures Martin Luther King, Jr. Booklist

Readings for Adults and Children about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Audiobooks Mystery

Love being drawn into a puzzle? These titles will take you to the scene of the crime, and provide you with a steady stream of who-dun-its for your solving delight. Monthly.

Biography and Memoir

Walk a mile in someone else's shoes--immerse yourself in the lives of the famous, the infamous, and the ever intriguing. Monthly.

Nature and Science

No equation, test tube, snowflake, or leaf is left unturned! Explore the wonder of our world with books that will capture your 'natural' curiosity. Bi-Monthly.

Books to Screen

Books to Screen booklists for website

New York Times Fiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Fiction Bestsellers. Weekly.

Christian Fiction

Like a little faith with your fiction? These titles, representing a range of genres from historical fiction to romance to suspense, will hit the spot. Bi-monthly.

New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers

An up-to-date list of the New York Times Nonfiction Bestsellers. Weekly.


Monthly new DVD list for website


Monthly new nonfiction list for website

Fantasy and Science Fiction

Whether fueled by magic or advanced technology, imagination is the engine of speculative fiction. This newsletter brings you the best of fantasy, science fiction, and everything in between. Monthly.

Personal Finance 2023

Titles for All Ages on Managing Money

Featured Fiction

Take a walk through the aisles of our general fiction section and discover a range of fascinating characters to engage and enlighten. Monthly.

Popular New Fiction

Monthly new fiction list for website

Foreign Films

New Foreign Films on DVD list for website


Flirt with various romances, new and old. Whether you like your lovin' with ghosts, spies or knights in shining armor, this list will deliver, sealed with a kiss. Monthly.

Graphic Novels and Manga

Enjoy these new graphic novel and manga titles for teens and adults.

Spirituality and Religion

Looking inward, outward or upward? All manner of devotional and spiritual books will be part of this list, to inform, enlighten and engage. Bi-monthly.

Historical Fiction

Do you prefer novels with period detail? Become part of history, without having to slop through the mud or face the guillotine yourself. Monthly.

Staff Picks

Monthly staff picks booklist for website

History and Current Events

For those that like their history in-the-can, or not yet made, this list delivers the world. Monthly.

Summer Gatherings

Time to Get Together with Friends and Family!


No day is complete without a little fear, terror and uncertainty for fans of horror fiction! This list certainly won't disappoint you. Bi-monthly.

Teen Books - Coming Soon

Monthly teen booklist for website

Kids Books - Coming Soon

Monthly children's list for website

Thrillers and Suspense

Footsteps behind you. Conspiracy theories. Puddles of blood. Sound like a good day to you? This list has goosebumps to spare. Monthly.


A monthly list featuring the top ten books loved by librarians across the U.S.


Check out our new television DVDs - movies, series, and shows. Place your holds today!

Lo nuevo en Español

Bi-Monthly Spanish books list for website

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