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New Fiction

Fiction fans - look no further! Here are the newest page-turners added to our collection.

New for Teens

The great thing about young adult literature is that it has mass appeal! Check out our newest young adult fiction and nonfiction titles.

New for Kids

Check out our new and engaging picture books and juvenile fiction and non-fiction books!

Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels can be fiction, nonfiction, history, fantasy or anything in-between. Graphic novels are generally stand-alone stories with more complex plots than your typical comic book.

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Like mysteries and thrillers, but struggling to find something new? Check out our list of the best mysteries and thrillers of 2017 that have flown under the radar.

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Tyehimba Jess

Saturday Jan. 20
at 2:30 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Tyehimba Jess is a storyteller and engaging performer whose work has focused on music, biography, and African-American history. A Detroit native and 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, Jess will read from Olio, his award-winning collection of poetry that weaves together sonnet, song, and narrative to examine the lives of mostly unrecorded, African American performers directly before and after the Civil War...

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Poetry Speaks! African American Poetry Read-in

Wednesday Feb. 14
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

Celebrate the beauty and power of African American poetry by reading a short favorite poem or excerpt (not your own, but published), family friendly, and no longer than a 5 minute time slot. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required only to read.

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