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  1. The Big Library Read is back!


    March 17, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From March 17 to March 31, our e-book vendor OverDrive will provide us with unlimited e-copies of Chris Kyle’s American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.s.…

  2. The American Mosaic: 3 new online databases


    February 15, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    The African-American Experience, The American Indian Experience and The Latino American Experience have joined the library’s other databases at Since we’re midway through African-American History Month, I’m going to look at…

  3. The Read Harder Challenge: This Crucial Report Will Be Updated Regularly


    July 6, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    • I am reading my way through Book Riot’s 2015 Read Harder Challenge, as created by Rachel Manwill. I doubled the requirement, so the goal for the year is 48 books.…

  4. Let’s look at pictures of invisible cities.


    June 15, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Explorer Marco Polo tells Emperor Kublai Khan about the many cities of Khan’s empire. Every city’s name is the name of a woman, though some names (Phyllis, Irene) are more…

  5. Our newest digital collection: pages from the library’s history


    November 26, 2014 by Reader's Connection

    I love this picture of kids moving books into the new Broad Ripple Branch in 1949. Is this how we moved stuff around, back then? I love it because the…