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Vote for the 2017 Howard County Reads book!

03-07-2017
The IU Kokomo Library, in conjunction with the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Public Library, chose nominees for a book for the annual county-wide reading program. This year, the public is invited to choose the #1 book. See the titles, do some reading, and cast your vote from March 6-April 2.

An English proverb or figurative language?

03-01-2017
They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. Whether this is a proverb or a figurative phrase, you can learn more about both language devices - and much more - in Oxford Reference, linked below.

Tax time is coming!

02-22-2017
Do you need a federal or state tax form? Use the link below to access official state and federal websites from our Useful Reference Links guide. From there, obtain the forms you need from verified government sites.

What's New

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators

Defending Frequently Challenged Young Adult Books: A Handbook for Librarians and Educators

An authoritative handbook that explains why libraries keep controversial books on their shelves

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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

A deeply moving memoir that probes the struggles of America's white working class

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Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples

Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples

This book traces the rich heritage of indigenous people through a mix of biography, pre-contact and post-contact history, arts, languages, and more

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The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland

The Fluid Boundaries of Suffrage and Jim Crow: Staking Claims in the American Heartland

A collection of essays that examine instances of racial and gender oppression in the American heartland in the 20th century

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