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Are you looking for a book that you can't find? Fill out our Patron Suggestions and Request for Purchase form. 

Adult Services @ GPL

Business & Jobs Center - GPL's Business and Jobs page gives you access to a multitude of different resources ranging from databases such to local, state and national resources. You'll be able to find information about how to size up your industry, discover customer demographics, find competitive information, Improve your business skill and help writing a business plan. If you're looking for a job or new career path, we have compiled a list of valuable resources that you can use on your journey.

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

Older Adults - The Older Adults page 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...

The Yoga Effect

Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga for reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, with the goal of balanced emotional health.

The Playground

Over the course of a long, hot summer in London, the lives of three very different married couples collide when their children join the same tutoring circle, resulting in illicit relationships, shocking violence, and unimaginable fallout.

Acid for the Children

The iconic bassist and co-founder of the Red Hot Chili Peppers tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd want from an LA street rat turned world famous rock star.

Good Girls Lie

J.T. Ellison's pulse-pounding new psychological thriller examines the tenuous bonds of friendship, the power of lies and the desperate lengths people will go to in order to protect their secrets. 

Citizen 865

The gripping story of a team of Nazi hunters at the U.S. Department of Justice as they raced against time to expose members of a brutal SS killing force who disappeared in America after World War Two.

Good Talk

Written with humor and vulnerability, this deeply relatable graphic memoir is a love letter to the art of conversation--and to the hope that hovers in our most difficult questions.

A Cosmology of Monsters

Noah Turner sees monsters. His father saw them--and built a shrine to them with The Wandering Dark, an immersive horror experience that the whole family operates. 

The Boy Who Felt Too Much

Henry Markram has set the goal of decoding all disturbances of the mind within a generation. This quest is personal for him. Raising his son Kai, who has autism, inspired his groundbreaking research that would upend the conventional wisdom about autism, expressed in his now-famous theory of Intense World Syndrome.

Africaville

A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time, and fate.

Such a Fun Age

Such a Fun Age is a page-turning and big-hearted story about race and privilege, set around a young black babysitter, her well-intentioned employer, and a surprising connection that threatens to undo them both.