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Author Series 2018

Our third Author Series is shaping up and we have the following authors & dates set.  All of them will be at the Headquarters Branch at 2:30 p.m.

Davis BunnMiramar Bay
Sunday, January 7

Stephanie Powell Watts, No One is Coming to Save Us
Saturday, January 27               

Craig Johnson, the Longmire series
(newest one The Western Star released 9/5)
Sunday, February 4                                  

Linda Castillo, Kate Burkholder series
(newest one Down a Dark Road released 7/11)
Sunday, March 18

Jamie Ford, Love & Other Consolation Prizes
(latest one released 9/12)   
Saturday, April 14

Attend It!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Read and discuss the latest and most popular books in this book club just for teens!

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

"Black Box" by Jennifer Egan, found in (Imperfect Ideal, published by the Great Books Foundation) is the literature that will be discussed at this meeting. Great Books discussion groups are forums for thoughtful adults to read and discuss significant works of fiction, philosophy, political science, poetry, and drama. Great Books discussions are non-didactic, open-ended gatherings where people of all backgrounds come to talk about substantial literature and the great ideas and issues that literature addresses.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm

On Saturday, Oct. 21, 2:30pm at Headquarters Library author Mike McIntire will talk about his book, Champions Way: Football, Florida and the Lost Soul of College Sports. McIntire’s investigation of the mishandling of criminal cases involving athletes at Florida State University was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and is the basis for his book. The book is ‘a searing exposé of how the multi-billion dollar college sports empire fails universities, students, and athletes. McIntire examines the causes and offers hope to those who would reform college sports.

News

Posted by: SabrinaS
Our current title is "The Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Trials of Amanda Knox." Pick up your copy today and get ready for our next meeting on November 9th.
Posted by: SabrinaS
A local event planner will be here on January 24th to discuss budget friendly wedding planning!
Posted by: LisaF
Are you finally ready to publish that book?

Staff Reviews

Posted by: FionaL
George Orwell's 1984 is this year's One City, One Story pick. Do you dare enter into its cruel society?
Posted by: SallyB
Japanese comics (manga) with shojo (young lady) characters are the perfect option for your light-hearted, romantic reading needs! Check out my favorites today!

Interlibrary loan (ILL)

If we don't own it, you might be able to borrow it from another library system.

Homebound services

Need an ADA accommodation?  We can mail print materials to the homebound in Alachua County. Call (352) 334-3956 or start the signup process online.