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Her Eras Tour broke worldwide record ticket sales, and more recently, her documentary broke the box office. That’s right; we’re talking about the pop culture phenomenon herself, Taylor Swift. Lately, it seems like you can’t look at a single screen without seeing Taylor’s face. And until she makes her way to Indianapolis in fall of 2024, screens are all local Taylor fans are going to get. Luckily, she’s been all over the news with her record-breaking album sales and sold-out arena tours.

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October 19, 2023
Taylor Swift: The Eras Booklist
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Books relating to Taylor Swift's music albums!

Mixed Ages
October 9, 2023
Digital Privacy
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Read about issues in digital privacy such as mass surveillance, data brokers, and online scams with these staff picks. For practical tips and tools, see this guide

Even More Staff Picks
October 8, 2023
For the Birds
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We see birds in our environment every day, but do we really look at them? These books focus on all things birds—from birdwatching, to building a birdhouse, to the history of birds and humans. If you’ve never tried birdwatching, keep an eye on our Library of Things; we'll soon have binoculars for you to check out!

Nature and the Environment
September 27, 2023
Pura Belpré Award Winners
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The Pura Belpré Award is given annually to a writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Hispanic cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth. This list contains the Children's Narrative and Youth Illustrator award winners from the past 10 years, as well as some books about the life and work of Pura Belpré.

Award Winners/Best of...
September 14, 2023
YA LGBTQIA+ Nonfiction
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Find information about LGBTQIA+ history, identities, experiences, and more on this booklist.

Special Topics and Award Books
September 13, 2023
Young Hoosier Book Awards 2023-2024: Middle Grade
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The Young Hoosier Book Award Program encourages self-selected reading among elementary and middle school/junior high students. Teachers, librarians, and students from all across Indiana vote on their favorite recent books. This program is run by the Indiana Library Federation (ILF).

Check out the list of the 2023–2024 Middle Grade nominees! Recommended for ages 11–13.

Award Winners/Best of...
August 30, 2023
Young Hoosier Book Award 2023-2024: Intermediate
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The Young Hoosier Book Award Program encourages self-selected reading among elementary and middle school/junior high students. Teachers, librarians, and students from all across Indiana vote on their favorite recent books. This program is run by the Indiana Library Federation (ILF).

Check out the list of the 2023-2024 Intermediate nominees! Recommended for ages 8–10.

Award Winners/Best of...
August 29, 2023
Young Hoosier Book Award 2023-2024: Picture Books
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The Young Hoosier Book Award Program encourages self-selected reading among elementary and middle school/junior high students. Teachers, librarians, and students from all across Indiana vote on their favorite recent books. This program is run by the Indiana Library Federation (ILF).

Check out the list of the 2023–2024 Picture Book nominees! Recommended for ages 5–8.

Award Winners/Best of...
August 28, 2023
YA Nonfiction
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This list is for those seeking information on real life, fun hobby inspiration, and more!

Genre
August 16, 2023
Aunt Flow period products now available

Approximately 86% of people reportedly start their period in public without the supplies they need.* The Library has selected the vendor Aunt Flow to bring free period products to patrons to help address period poverty, equity, and inclusivity within the community.

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July 25, 2023
All About Periods
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This list has book titles for all ages that provide information about menstruation.

Mixed Ages
July 25, 2023
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Check out these new arrivals in the Nonprofit Central print collection! Nonprofit Central offers information on management, governance, and resource management for free to the nonprofit community. For research assistance, contact the NPC Librarian by email or call (812) 355-7515. 

General
July 21, 2023
YA Contemporary
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Stories on this list cover current events, struggles, joys, and lived experiences in many forms. These books often grapple with the themes of identity, belonging, friendship, and courage in the face of modern challenges. Check out these stories if you are looking for a window into a different experience or a mirror to reflect your own. 

Genre
July 12, 2023
Adult Basic Literacy
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This collection of resources is designed to support adult learners in improving basic literacy skills. Each book is selected to enhance vocabulary, grammar, comprehension, and critical thinking. 

Adult Education
June 25, 2023