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Adult Services @ GPL

Business Information Center- Whether you are a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned professional, we hope you will find our business resources to be a valuable contribution to your management toolbox.The Business Information Center is located on the second floor of the library. 

Jobs and Career Resource Center - Whether you are looking for a job or in career transition, we hope you will find this guide to be a valuable toolkit that can assist you with your job search and making decisions about your career. Our print and online resources have been designed to help you with your job search and career decisions.

Health And Wellness - Learn how to find credible health information online and how to access online health information resources @ the Library. 

Senior Services - Senior Services tries to devise and maintain the needs of an elder emergent generation. We are dedicated to fostering programs and services which connect, enhance and engage our elders with opportunities for learning and sharing.

Latino Services -  The library offers a variety of programs in Spanish, including a Spanish ~ English Conversation Group that meets every week, technology teaching, cultural events and Hispanic Heritage Month events. During the summer the annual series Café a las Siete stands out, presenting Latinx music, dance and art programs. The Círculo de Lectores is a Spanish speaking book club that meets every month to discuss books written by Latinx and Spanish authors.

 

This Just In...

Home Work

In this follow-up to her critically acclaimed memoir, Home, Julie Andrews shares reflections on her astonishing career, including such classics as Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and Victor/Victoria

We Are the Weather

In We Are the Weather, Jonathan Safran Foer explores the central global dilemma of our time in a surprising, deeply personal, and urgent new way.  Only collective action will save our home and way of life. And it all starts with what we eat--and don't eat--for breakfast.

Bloody Genius

Virgil Flowers will have to watch his back--and his mouth--as he investigates a college culture war turned deadly in another one of Sandford's "madly entertaining Virgil Flowers mysteries" (New York Times Book Review).

Milk Street: the New Rules

 This revelatory new book from James Beard Award-winning author Christopher Kimball defines 75 new rules of cooking that will dramatically simplify your time in the kitchen and improve your results. 

Five Days Gone

 Laura Cumming shares the riveting story of her mother's mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village--and how that event reverberated through her own family and her art for decades. 

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

In the early 1900s, a young woman embarks on a fantastical journey of self-discovery after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.

Motherhood So White

 Nefertiti Austin examines the history of adoption in the African American community, faces off against stereotypes of single, Black motherhood, and confronts the reality of raising children of color in racially charged, modern-day America. Honest, vulnerable, and uplifting, Motherhood So White reveals what Nefertiti knew all along--that the only requirement for a successful family is one raised with love.

Letters from an Astrophysicist

A luminous companion to the phenomenal bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.  Now, Tyson invites us to go behind the scenes of his public fame by revealing his correspondence with people across the globe who have sought him out in search of answers. 

Dominicana

 Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls she grew up with in the Dominican countryside did. In bright, musical prose that reflects the energy of New York City, Angie Cruz's Dominicana is a vital portrait of the immigrant experience and the timeless coming-of-age story of a young woman finding her voice in the world.

Return to the Reich

The remarkable story of Fred Mayer, a German-born Jew who escaped Nazi Germany only to return as an American commando on a secret mission behind enemy lines. 

Imaginary Friend

 A young boy is haunted by a voice in his head in this acclaimed epic of literary horror, years in the making, whose grand scale and rich emotion redefine the genre. Read it with the lights on.

Where the Light Enters

From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour comes Sara Donati's enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York   

Agent Running in the Field

Nat, a 47 year-old veteran of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife, the long-suffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has one more job for him. 

The Whisper Man

In this dark, suspenseful thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of a father and son caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town.

How To

For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, excessive, and inadvisable that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach.