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New books for the week of January 18, 2020


Book cover of "Vicksburg" by Donald L. Miller"Vicksburg"
by Donald L. Miller

This is the full story of General Ulysses S. Grant's year-long campaign to take back the city of Vicksburg, Mississippi from the Confederate Army thereby solidifying his reputation as the Union's most capable general and winning what some believe was the most important battle of the Civil War.



Book cover of "The Ship of Dreams"by Gareth Russel"The Ship of Dreams"
by Gareth Russel

In April 1912, six notable people boarded the doomed R.M.S. Titanic. They were among those privileged enough to experience the height of luxury as first class passengers. This book recounts their intimate stories of bravery, tragedy and selflessness, as well as, the beginning of the end of the Edwardian Era.


book cover of "Best Actress"by Stephen Tapert"Best Actress"
by Stephen Tapert

Showcasing a dazzling collection of over 200 photographs, many of which have never been seen or published, this book offers a vital examination of the first 75 women to have won the best actress Oscar while scrutinizing the road blocks females actress are still battling to overcome.


Downloadable ebooks and Audiobooks

The library has just added hundreds of new titles! Everything from crafting to cooking to children’s books can be found on our website  Just go to our downloadable ebook and audiobook page and click on the link.


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