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Meet Captain Awesome!

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Do you like superheroes?  Are you looking for a new series that’s fast and easy to read?  Look no further, because KDL has just added four action-packed Captain Awesome titles for your reading pleasure!  The first in the series, Captain Awesome to the Rescue is already on our shelves, but we have three–count ’em–THREE other titles on order for you to place holds on!  Check out this video book trailer — MI-TEE!

So do you want to find out how Eugene plans to save his hometown from evil (right after he finds out where his mom packed his superhero cape, that is…)?  Click on the book cover below to have your copy sent to your favorite KDL branch!


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Harry Potter eBooks Now Available!

Thursday, March 29th, 2012


Harry Potter fans rejoice!  The complete series is now available in Kindle & EPUB eBook and MP3 eAudiobook formats through our OverDrive site. Click here to check availability!


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Harry Potter Coming Soon in eBook and eAudiobook!

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Good news for Harry Potter fans! All 7 of the titles in J.K. Rowling’s massively-popular series will soon be available from the library as eBooks and eAudiobooks! The series won’t officially be published in these formats until April 30, but you can place a hold now on our OverDrive site. They will be available in both MP3 audio and EPUB eBook, so click here to place your hold today!

UPDATE (3-20-12): OverDrive has temporarily removed the listings for the Harry Potter titles from our eBook site while they coordinate the official launch with Pottermore, but they have assured us that holds that were previously placed will be saved when the titles are released.

UPDATE (3-27-12): All of the Harry Potter titles are available for holds on our eBook site again, and OverDrive has announced that they will officially be “released” on Thursday, March 29!

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Place Your Hold on “The Serpent’s Shadow” Today!

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The exciting conclusion to Rick Riordan’s Kane Chronicles won’t hit library shelves until May 1st, but you can reserve your copy now. If you prefer the audio version, click here!

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The New Genius Files Book is Here!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

The second book in Dan Gutman’s Genius Files series has been released. It’s called Never Say Genius,  and here’s Dan himself to tell you about it:

You missed the first one? It’s called Mission Unstoppable, and here’s the trailer!

Check ’em out!


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Guys Read Kick-Off Party Rocked!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Thanks to all the guys and their families who braved the winter weather to attend our Guys Read Kick-Off celebration. Whether they were defending a castle from dragons with a Nerf bow or flinging giant underpants, a great time was had by all. Here are some of the highlights:

Guybrarian Josh Bernstein unveils the new Guys Read website.


Representatives from the John Ball Park Zoo brought skulls, furs and a live opossum!


One of our three lucky Kindle e-reader winners!


Ruff Reader Missy LOVES a good story!


Caricaturist Corey Ruffin

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Upcoming Fiction for Teens

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Click here to place your holds on the hottest upcoming teen titles!

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Place Your Hold on Inheritance Today!

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

The much-anticipated conclusion to Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle will be released on November 8th, but you can place your hold now! Click here for the print version, or here for the unabridged audio book.

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Place Your Hold on Wimpy Kid #6!

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

It won’t be released until November 28th, and it doesn’t even have a title or cover art yet, but you can place your hold on the latest installment of Jeff Kinney’s blockbuster hit series today! Haven’t read the rest of the books? Click here to see how it all began…

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Wimpy Kid is In the Building!!

Monday, November 8th, 2010

The wait is over! Our copies of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth have arrived at our Service Center and will be making their way to the branches tomorrow.  Haven’t placed your hold yet? Click Here!

Greg Heffley is in the building!

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