Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Who are the "Faces of America?"

Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, famous for his PBS series "African American Lives," uses the latest tools in genealogy and genetics to reveal the ancestry of a group of famous Americans.

"Faces of America" includes segments on Stephen Colbert, Meryl Streep, Dr Mehmet Oz, and Malcolm Gladwell.

Books by these prominent Americans:

I am America (and so can you!) / written and edited by Stephen Colbert

You, staying young : the owner's manual to extending your warranty / by Mehmet C. Oz  

You, on a diet : the owner's manual for waist management / Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz

What the dog saw and other adventure stories / Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers : the story of success / Malcolm Gladwell




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