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What We're Reading: Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

This in-depth look at archaeology sifts through the myth of Indiana Jones to discover what drives this often under- paid, unglamorous, and life-endangering profession. Traveling the globe, author Marilyn Johnson captures the intriguingly unique personalities drawn to archaeology, in spite of its possible dangers and financial destitution.

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Don't Leave Home Without Your Library Card!

Don't Leave Home Without Your Library Card!

As part of our Summer Challenge we are encouraging you to take a photo of your Carmel Clay Public Library card while you are on vacation! Between May 15 and August 15, snap a photo of your library card somewhere interesting, email it to librarycardtravels@carmel.lib.in.us and we’ll post it on our Pinterest board.

Near or far, we’d love to see where your library card has traveled!

What We're Reading: The Book of Strange New Things

The Book of Strange New Things

Peter, a pastor, waves goodbye to his wife Beatrice at an airport near their home in England. A month later, he arrives on Oasis, a distant planet recently colonized by a mysterious, global company known by the acronym "USIC." His mission on the planet is to convert the native population to Christianity and spend one year as their worship leader.

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Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Looking for a good book to read? See below for what members of the Adult Reference and Readers Advisory Department have been reading. Click on the link or book cover to be taken to the catalog record for each title. 

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Past Updates

The Agatha Awards The Agatha Awards More...

Redeployment What We're Reading: Redeployment More...

Upcoming Releases May 2015 Upcoming Releases May 2015 More...

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