The library building is open to the public on Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, and Friday and Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If you are homebound, we are happy to make non-contact home deliveries. Call 270-237-3861 and let us know your favorite authors.
On Saturday, August 27, at 10:00 am, a photography workshop is open to patrons of all ages. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required for this free program. Call 270-237-3861 to register today.
Have you downloaded the Hoopla app yet? Hoopla allows library patrons to stream digital movies, music, audiobooks, comics, and T.V. shows for free with your Allen County Public Library card. Download the Hoopla app, find our library, and sign up. Patrons may check out ten items per month from Hoopla with your library card.
New books for children include: If I had a Kangaroo by Gabby Dawnay and Alex Barrow, A Unicorn on a Unicycle by Lynda Graham-Barber, Stanley the Dog: The First Day of School by Bobby Bones, Our Favorite Day of the Year by A.E. Ali Noodle and the No Bones Day by Jonathan Graziano, My Name is A Story by Ashanti, Grow! How We Get Food from Our Garden by Karl Beckstrand, Geology for Kids by Meghan Vestal, American Sign Language for Kids: 101 Easy Signs for Nonverbal Communication by Rochell Barlow, Creepy Crayon! by Aaron Reynolds, and Giant Island by Jane Yolen.
New books on the adult fiction shelf include: The Finalist by David Bell, Small Acts of Defiance by Michelle Wright, Girl Forgotten by Karin Slaughter, The Other Guest by Helen Cooper, The Housekeeper by Joy Fielding, Overkill by Sandra Brown, The Challenge by Danielle Steel, All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers, The Red Ledger Reborn by Meredith Wild, Building a Future by Amy Clipston, The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley, Iced by Felix Francis, A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir, Smolder by Helen Hardt, The 6:20 Man by David Baldacci, Riverbend Reunion by Carolyn Brown, Quarter to Midnight by Karen Rose, Black Dog by Stuart Woods, All in Good Time by Linda Byler, Reckoning by Catherine Coulter, The Apple Creek Announcement bt Wanda E. Brunstetter, Second Chance Spring by JoAnn Ross, The Lost Kings by Tyrell Johnson, The Half-Life of Valery K. by Natasha Pulley, The Lost Kings by Tyrell Johnson, and They Drown Our Daughters by Katrina Monroe.
New books on the adult non-fiction shelf include: Why Didn’t You Tell Me? A Memoir by Carmen Rita Wong, The World’s Worst Assistant by Sona Movsesian With Foreward by Conan O’Brien, Thank You For Your Servitude by Mark Leibovich, What Happened to You: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., and Oprah Winfrey, The Big Lie: Election Chaos, Political Opportunism, and The State of American Politics After 2020 by Jonathan Lemire, Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy by Henry Kissinger, The Art of Teaching Children by Phillip Done, and An Immense World by Ed Yong.
To get a free library card, call 270-237-3861 or stop by the library with a photo I.D. and a recently postmarked piece of mail. Then you’ll be able to check out or download library materials. Also, if there’s a particular book, movie, or music artist you would like added to the collection, please let us know. We’ll do our best to fulfill your requests.