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Long-Term Care: How to Plan and Pay for It by Joseph L. Matthews Summary: Get the best care, in the right place, at the right price. To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough...

Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms by Hannah Fry Summary: A look inside the algorithms that are shaping our lives and the dilemmas they bring with them. If you were accused of a crime, who would you rather decide your sentence―a mathematically consistent algorithm incapable...

Walls: A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick by David Frye   Summary: In Walls historian David Frye tells the epic story of history's greatest manmade barriers, from ancient times to the present. It is a haunting and frequently eye-opening saga--one that reveals a startling link between what we...

The Infernal Library: On Dictators, the Books They Wrote, and Other Catastrophes of Literacy by Daniel Kalder Summary: A harrowing tour of "dictator literature" in the twentieth century, featuring the soul-killing prose and poetry of Hitler, Mao, and many more, which shows how books have sometimes shaped...

You Need a Budget by Jesse Mecham Summary: Experience a life free of financial stress and transform your relationship to money with this indispensable guide—the first book based on You Need A Budget’s proven method that has helped hundreds of thousands of people break the paycheck to...

Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALS Lead and Win by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin Summary: An updated edition of the blockbuster bestselling leadership book that took America and the world by storm, two U.S. Navy SEAL officers who led the most highly decorated special operations unit...

Who doesn't want ice cream?   Amy Ettinger Sweet Spot: An Ice Cream Binge Across America   Request this item   Stella Parks Bravetart: Iconic American Desserts Request this item     Yossy Arefi Sweeter Off the Vine: Fruit Desserts for Every Season Request this item   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the...

Learn more about animals and nature. Vladimir Dinets Wildlife Spectacles Request this item   Christie Wilcox Venomous Request this item   Enric Sala Pristine Seas: Journeys to the Ocean's Last Wild Places Request this item   If you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the library today!...

The Meaning of Birds by Simon Barnes Summary: A gorgeously illustrated and enchanting examination of the lives of birds, illuminating their wondrous world and our connection with them. One of our most eloquent nature writers offers a passionate and informative celebration of birds and their ability to help...

Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature by Marion Rankine Summary:  A fun, illustrated history of the umbrella's surprising place in life and literature Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia--holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distinctions, and...

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History by Tori Telfer Summary: Inspired by author Tori Telfer's Jezebel column “Lady Killers,” this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages. When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind...

Dogtripping: 25 Rescues, 11 Volunteers, and 3 RVs on Our Canine Cross-Country Adventure by David Rosenfelt   Summary: David Rosenfelt's "Dogtripping" is moving and funny account of a cross-country move from California to Maine, and the beginnings of a dog rescue foundation When mystery writer David Rosenfelt and his...

Dinosaurs are always cool, even if you're an adult. So here are some books and movies for adults who like dinosaurs. The Complete DinosaurRequest this itemMark NorellUnearthing the DragonRequest this itemExtreme Dinosaurs DVDRequest this itemIf you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come...

Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy, Symptom-free Life by Peter H. R. Green and Rory JonesSummary: In this essential book on gluten, Dr. Peter H. R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac...

You May Also Like: Taste in an Age of Endless Choice by Tom VanderbiltSummary: Why do we get so embarrassed when a colleague wears the same shirt? Why do we eat the same thing for breakfast every day, but seek out novelty at lunch and dinner?...

Like sewing? The library has a large selection of sewing books. Check them out and create! Kay WhittSew Serendipity Sewing WorkbookRequest this itemDebbie ShoreSew Useful: 23 Simple Storage Solutions to Sew for the HomeRequest this itemAmy SinibaldiSweetly Stitched HandmadesRequest this itemIf you want any more suggestions...

The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg by Tim BirkheadSummary: Renowned ornithologist Tim Birkhead opens this gripping story as a female guillemot chick hatches, already carrying her full quota of tiny eggs within her undeveloped ovary. As she grows into adulthood, only a...

The Shift: One Nurse, Twelve Hours, Four Patients' Lives by Theresa BrownSummary: Practicing nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown invites us to experience not just a day in the life of a nurse but all the life that happens in just one day on a busy...

Morgue: A Life in Death by Dr. Vincent Di Maio and Ron FranscellSummary: Forensic science is booming. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into justice. And...

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark KurlanskySummary: From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt, a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world.Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability...

Simple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal Finance by Tim MaurerSummary: When it comes to money management, most of us take a hands-off approach because we're just not confident that we have the know-how needed. But personal finance is actually more personal than it is finance. Tim Maurer...

Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering by David A. KesslerSummary: Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Timesbestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over...

Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier by Jeffrey A. LockwoodSummary: In 1876, the U.S. Congress declared the locust “the single greatest impediment to the settlement of the country between Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains.” Throughout the nineteenth...

Planning a wedding? Check out these picks:Courtney CookeThe Best Wedding Shower BookRequest this itemStephen RobertsWedding Flowers Made SimpleRequest this itemSarah LuggSarah Lugg's The Handcrafted WeddingRequest this itemPeggy PostEmily Post's Wedding EtiquetteRequest this itemIf you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in...

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles DuhiggSummary:  EW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Power of Habit comes a fascinating book that explores the science of productivity, and why managing how you think is more important than what you think—with an appendix of...

Enjoy Indiana this summer with these travel guides:Off the Beaten Path: Indiana Request this itemEarl L. ConnMy Indiana: 101 More Places to SeeRequest this itemThe Nature Conservancy's Guide to Indiana PreservesRequest this itemIf you want any more suggestions or ideas, please call or come in the...

Ready for some swimming? Check out these books:James NestorDeep: Freediving, Renegade Science, and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves Request this itemDiana NyadFind a WayRequest this itemSusan CaseyVoices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of DolphinsRequest this itemIf you want...

Herding Hemingway's Cats: Understanding How Our Genes Work by Kat ArneySummary:  The language of genes has become common parlance. We know they make our eyes blue, our hair curly, and they control our risks of cancer, heart disease, alcoholism, and Alzheimer's. One thousand dollars will buy...

Searching for names for your baby or new pet? Check out these naming books:Joe Borgenicht What Not to Name Your BabyRequest this itemNeala ShaneInspired Baby Names from Around the WorldRequest this itemEleanor TurnerBaby Names 2017Request this itemTobias AnthonyFrom Ace to Zowie: The Ultimate Guide to Hip...

The Cabaret of Plants: Forty Thousand Years of Plant Life and the Human Imagination by Richard MabeySummary:  The Cabaret of Plants is a masterful, globe-trotting exploration of the relationship between humans and the kingdom of plants by the renowned naturalist Richard Mabey.A rich, sweeping, and wonderfully...

The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn't Have to Be Complicated by Helaine Olen and Harold PollackSummary: TV analysts and money managers would have you believe your finances are enormously complicated, and if you don’t follow their guidance, you’ll end up in the poorhouse.They’re wrong.When University...

Interested in tattoos or looking to get one? Yes, the library has books on tattoos. Check out these books:Karol GriffinSkin Deep: Tattoos, the Disappearing West, Very Bad Men, and My Deep Love for Them AllRequest this itemPaul MasonBody Piercing and TattoosRequest this itemJoy SurlesTattoo: From...

Why We Work by Barry SchwartzSummary: An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace.Why do we work? The question seems so simple....

Excited about the Indy 500 on May 29? Check out the display at the library and get ready by reading these books:Art GarnerBlack Noon: The Year They Stopped the Indy 500Request this itemJack AruteTales from the Indianapolis 500: A Collection of the Greatest Indy 500...

The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body by Frances AshcroftSummary: What happens during a heart attack? Can someone really die of fright? What is death, anyway? How does electroshock treatment affect the brain? What is consciousness? The answers to these questions lie in the...

This week is Money Smart Week. Check out the Money Smart Week website at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/. Find online resources at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/resources.Learn more about managing your money with these books:Ellen Rogin and Lisa KuengPicture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into RealityRequest this itemNOLODivorce and Money:...

This week is Money Smart Week. Check out the Money Smart Week website at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/. Find online resources at http://www.moneysmartweek.org/resources.Learn more about managing your money with these books:Ellen Rogin and Lisa KuengPicture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into RealityRequest this itemNOLODivorce and Money:...

This week is Money Smart Week. Learn more about managing your money with these books:Tim MaurerSimple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal FinanceRequest this itemLaurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller, and Paul SolmanGet What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social SecurityRequest this itemRobert T....

This week is Money Smart Week. Learn more about managing your money with these books:Tim MaurerSimple Money: A No-Nonsense Guide to Personal FinanceRequest this itemLaurence J. Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller, and Paul SolmanGet What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social SecurityRequest this itemRobert T....

Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us About Life and Living by Brandy SchillaceSummary: In the tradition of Being Mortal, Brandy Schillace looks at what we can learn from the incredibly diverse ways in which humans have dealt with mortality in different...

Death's Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us About Life and Living by Brandy SchillaceSummary: In the tradition of Being Mortal, Brandy Schillace looks at what we can learn from the incredibly diverse ways in which humans have dealt with mortality in different...

Celebrate Earth Day! The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Trees for the Earth". Check out the Earth Day display and get inspired by these reads!Alex SteffenWorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st CenturyRequest this itemDeirdre ImusGreen This! Greening Your CleaningRequest this itemDiane MacEachernBig...

Celebrate Earth Day! The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Trees for the Earth". Check out the Earth Day display and get inspired by these reads!Alex SteffenWorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st CenturyRequest this itemDeirdre ImusGreen This! Greening Your CleaningRequest this itemDiane MacEachernBig...

Check out the art display in the library. All pieces were created by members of the Tipton Art Guild. You might even be inspired to create some art of your own!Jane JerrardWorking from Home: Earn a Living Where You LiveRequest this itemDiana Fitzpatrick and Stephen FishmanThe Work...

Check out the art display in the library. All pieces were created by members of the Tipton Art Guild. You might even be inspired to create some art of your own!Jane JerrardWorking from Home: Earn a Living Where You LiveRequest this itemDiana Fitzpatrick and Stephen FishmanThe Work...

The Mind's Eye by Oliver SacksSummary: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist...

The Mind's Eye by Oliver SacksSummary: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist...

Country Living American Style: Decorate, Create, CelebrateSummary: Country Living celebrates all-American design from sea to shining sea: quaint New England towns, dusty Texas ranches, woodsy log cabins, and Main Street, Anywhere, USA. Here are our country's most beloved styles on vivid display—its architecture, ornaments, textiles, and other...

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease by Jon PalfremanSummary: Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's, and doctors, researchers, and patients continue to hunt for a cure. In Brain Storms, the award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story that became...

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease by Jon PalfremanSummary: Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's, and doctors, researchers, and patients continue to hunt for a cure. In Brain Storms, the award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story that became...

As the weather warms, it is time to play outside. Here are some books about playing sports:Cal Ripken, Jr.Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken WayRequest this itemChris CarmichaelThe Time-Crunched CyclistRequest this itemMina SamuelsRun Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy LivesRequest this itemWilliam MicklemThe Complete...

As the weather warms, it is time to play outside. Here are some books about playing sports:Cal Ripken, Jr.Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken WayRequest this itemChris CarmichaelThe Time-Crunched CyclistRequest this itemMina SamuelsRun Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy LivesRequest this itemWilliam MicklemThe Complete...

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance by Theodora RossSummary: Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s...

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance by Theodora RossSummary: Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s...

It is finally starting to feel like spring! Celebrate spring by checking out one of these gardening books:Joel KarstenStraw Bale Gardens CompleteRequest this itemDede CummingsThe Organic Composting HandbookRequest this itemThe New Southern Living Garden BookRequest this itemR. William ThomasThe Art of GardeningRequest this itemHolly FarrellPlants...

Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More by Erin BoyleSummary: For anyone looking to declutter, organize, and simplify, author Erin Boyle shares practical guidance and personal insights on small-space living and conscious consumption. At once pragmatic and philosophical, Simple Matters is a nod to the...

St. Patrick's Day is less than a week away! Prepare by reading some Irish-themed nonfiction books:Nuala O'FaolainThe Story of Chicago MayRequest this itemJoan Hoff and Marian YeatesThe Cooper's Wife is MissingRequest this itemCathal LiamForever Green: Ireland Now & AgainRequest this itemMaeve BinchyMaeve's Times: In Her...

The Making of Home: The 500-Year Story of How Our House Became Our Home by Judith FlandersSummary: The 500-year story of how, and why, our homes have come to be what they are, from the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Murder and The Victorian CityThe...

The Making of Home: The 500-Year Story of How Our House Became Our Home by Judith FlandersSummary: The 500-year story of how, and why, our homes have come to be what they are, from the critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Murder and The Victorian CityThe...

Language Visible: Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z by David SacksSummary: Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a...

Language Visible: Unraveling the Mystery of the Alphabet from A to Z by David SacksSummary: Letters are tangible language. Joining together in endless combinations to actually show speech, letters convey our messages and tell our stories. While we encounter these tiny shapes hundreds of times a...

Evolution: The Whole Story by Steve Parker (general editor)Summary: Evolution: The Whole Story provides an in-depth and up-to-the- minute account of evolution, one of the ultimate keystone theories in modern science. Ten esteemed experts thoroughly survey how each of Earth's major groups of living things diversified and...

Evolution: The Whole Story by Steve Parker (general editor)Summary: Evolution: The Whole Story provides an in-depth and up-to-the- minute account of evolution, one of the ultimate keystone theories in modern science. Ten esteemed experts thoroughly survey how each of Earth's major groups of living things diversified and...

Domino: The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-room Guide to Creating a Home that Makes You Happy by the domino editorsSummary: Domino: The Book of Decorating cracks the code to creating a beautiful home, bringing together inspiring rooms, how-to advice and insiders' secrets from today's premier tastemakers in...

We Have the Techology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, and Scientists are Transforming Human Perception, One Sense at a Time by Kara PlatoniSummary: How do we know what’s real? That’s not a trick question: sensory science is increasingly finding that we don’t perceive reality: we create it...

We Have the Techology: How Biohackers, Foodies, Physicians, and Scientists are Transforming Human Perception, One Sense at a Time by Kara PlatoniSummary: How do we know what’s real? That’s not a trick question: sensory science is increasingly finding that we don’t perceive reality: we create it...

Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair by Christopher Oldstone-MooreSummary: Beards—they’re all the rage these days. Take a look around: from hip urbanites to rustic outdoorsmen, well-groomed metrosexuals to post-season hockey players, facial hair is everywhere. The New York Times traces this hairy trend to...

Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair by Christopher Oldstone-MooreSummary: Beards—they’re all the rage these days. Take a look around: from hip urbanites to rustic outdoorsmen, well-groomed metrosexuals to post-season hockey players, facial hair is everywhere. The New York Times traces this hairy trend to...

Your Medical Mind: How To Decide What is Right For You by Jerome Groopman and Pamela HartzbandSummary: Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides—whether our doctors’ recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet....

Your Medical Mind: How To Decide What is Right For You by Jerome Groopman and Pamela HartzbandSummary: Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides—whether our doctors’ recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet....

The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah VowellSummary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Sarah Vowell investigates what that means-and what it should mean. What she discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoebuckles- and-corn reputation might suggest-a highly literate, deeply...

The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah VowellSummary: To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but Sarah Vowell investigates what that means-and what it should mean. What she discovers is something far different from what their uptight shoebuckles- and-corn reputation might suggest-a highly literate, deeply...

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