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Joan Crawford: A Life Through Film

By Dylan May Born on March 23, 1904, as Lucille LeSueur, Joan Crawford dreamed of becoming a dancer. Crawford’s life mirrored that of many characters that she would later play. Born to a poor family, Crawford worked her way from school janitor to Hollywood star. This ‘rags-to-riches’ trope appears in a majority of Crawford’s films […]
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Libby Tips and Tricks

By Kathi Wilhelm   Libby is an IOS, Android, and browser app that lets you check out digital books, audiobooks, and magazines through your library. All you need is your library card!   Getting Started Step 1: Download the app or visit the website The Libby app can be downloaded from your phone’s app store […]
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Board Games: Then and Now

Our circulating board game collection is back! This blog post will introduce the history of board games and give suggestions for new games based on some classics that you already enjoy. To check out a board game fill out this form.   By Tyler Brown When you hear “board games” what comes to mind? Many […]
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Literary Birthdays: Toni Morrison

By Dylan May Toni Morrison was born 90 years ago today. Read more about her works and life and check out books by Toni Morrison from our collection! As the first Black woman to win the Nobel for Literature, Toni Morrison was a once-in-a-lifetime author, with an incredible grasp of the written word. The author […]
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Literary Birthdays: February 7 Charles Dickens

Literary Birthdays: Charles Dickens

By Dylan May Charles Dickens’ birthday is February 7th. To celebrate our new Circulation Assistant Dylan has written up a quick introduction to Dickens and his novel Bleak House.   Check out Bleak House from the library. Check out more works by Charles Dickens.    Charles Dickens was born in Landport, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. […]
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Press Release: Library announces bill forgiveness

Albany County Public Library announces removal of overdue fines and forgiveness of all existing bills           Albany County Public Library announced Monday that it will no longer charge overdue fines on any check out items. Overdue fines had been temporarily suspended during the pandemic for all patrons. The ACPL Board of […]
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New Mystery Books February 2021

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton A murder on the high seas. A remarkable detective duo. A demon who may or may not exist. It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported to Amsterdam to be executed for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Put […]
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Children’s books for Black History Month

By Monica Owens This is the first in a series of Library Corner submissions focusing on information, services, and resources for children, families, and those that work with children. We will add new children’s posts on the first Monday of each month. If you have suggestions for future topics or are interested in submitting a […]
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Explore our World Language Collection

Explore our updated World Language collection!

By Kathi Wilhelm International travel may be limited during the pandemic, but you can still have the world at your fingertips with our updated World Language Collection!   Thanks to grant funding from the Wyoming Community Foundation, we were able to purchase dozens of new books in various languages! To celebrate these, I wanted to […]
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