Q: Why are the Books Wrapped in Caution Tape?

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A: September 27−October 3, 2015 is Banned Books Week!

Since its inception in 1982, Banned Books Week has reminded us that while not every book is intended for every reader, each of us has the right to decide for ourselves what to read, listen to or view. Thousands of libraries and bookstores across the country will celebrate the freedom to read by participating in special events, exhibits, and read-outs that showcase books that have been banned or threatened. (Source: http://www.bannedbooksweek.org/virtualreadout)

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Apples Everywhere!

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The librarians started thinking about Fall, and suddenly we were craving apples! The books on display are inspired by popular apple idioms, such as "The Big Apple" and "The Apple of My Eye". Come up to the second floor and take a look! We have a wide range of books on this display, from health and fitness, to baking to mysteries. To learn more about apples.....

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THE ANIMALS

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by Christian Kiefer

Bill Reed owns a small animal refuge in northern Idaho.  When someone from his troubled past comes looking for revenge, Bill struggles to take care of the animals he loves.  They are creatures of instinct;  what guides our own actions?  Dark and riveting by the author of the excellent THE INFINITE TIDES.

(fiction)

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DRIVING THE KING

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by Ravi Howard

Howard mixes fact and fiction to tell this story of the American South in the 1940s and 1950s, when civil rights were still in the future.  The "king" of the title is Nat King Cole. 

(fiction)

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THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE

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by Ann Packer

How do our childhood experiences affect us as adults?  Packer illuminates the lives of four siblings with the same sympathy and intelligence that made THE DIVE FROM CLAUSEN'S PIER her first best-seller.

(fiction)

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