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(Last update: 01/16/2020)

Non-Fiction Books:

Principles by Ray Dalio

Entertaining with Disney: exceptional events from Mickey Mouse to Moana! by Amy Croushom

My American dream: a life of love, family, and food by Lidia Bastianrich (Large Print)

Becoming a U.S. citizen: a guide to the law, exam & interview by Llone M. Bray

Before and after: the incredible real-life stories of orphans who survived the Tennessee Children’s Home Society by Judy Pace Christie

Letters from an astrophysicist by Niel deGrasse Tyson

Free-motion quilting 101: techniques & patterns for beginners by Ashley Nickels

The end is always near: apocalyptic moments, from the Bronze Age collapse to nuclear near misses by Dan Carlin

The book of gutsy women by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Edison by Edmund Morris

I really needed this today: words to live by Hoda Kotb

Blowout: corrupted democracy, rogue state Russia, and the richest, most destructive industry on Earth by Rachel Maddow

For small creatures such as we: rituals for finding meaning in our unlikely world by Sasha Sagan (Alexandra Rachel Druyan)

The first cell: and the human costs of pursuing cancer to the last by Azra Raza

How to cocktail: recipes and techniques for building the best drinks

The way I heard it by Mike Rowe

Me by Elton John

The researcher’s guide to American genealogy by Val D. Greenwood

The source: a guidebook to American genealogy

Maryville, Illinois: 1902-2002

Collinsville, Illinois: a pictorial history by Lucille M. Stehman

Home work: a memoir of my Hollywood years by Julie Andrews

How to: absurd scientific advice for common real-world problems by Randall Munroe

The official Downton Abbey cookbook by Annie Gray

The only plane in the sky: an oral history of 9/11 by Garret M. Graff

Inside out: a memoir by Demi Moore

Talking to strangers: what we should know about the people we don’t know by Malcolm Gladwell

Climate change: what everyone needs to know by Joseph J. Romm

Mindfulness from chocolate lovers: a lighthearted way to stress less and savor more each day by Diane R. Gehart

Taste of Home kitchen hacks and recipes that go with them.

The perfect pie: your ultimate guide to classic and modern pies, tarts, galettes, and more

The joy of tiny house living: everything you need to know before taking the plunge by Chris Schapdick

The ghosts of Eden Park: the bootleg king, the women who pursued him, and the murder that shocked jazz-ass America by Karen Abbott

The five: the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold

Beneath the tamarind tree: a story of courage, family, and the lost schoolgirls of Boko Haram by Isha Sesay

The mosquito: a human history of our deadliest predator by Timothy C. Winegard (Timothy Charles)

Eight years to the moon: the history of the Apollo missions by Nancy Atkinson (Science writer)

Craig & Fred: a Marine, the stray dog, and how they rescued each other by Craig Grossi

Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine by Barry S. Strauss

Non-fiction Audio Books:

The body: a guide for occupants by Bill Bryson

Me by Elton John

Fiction Books:

Darkest journey by Heather Graham

Scarlet fever: a novel by Rita Mae Brown

Genesis by Robin Cook

Sword of kings: a novel by Bernard Cornwell

A passage to India by E. M. (Edward Morgan) Forster

Under occupation: a novel by Alan Furst

The cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Falloway

The starless sea by Erin Morgenstern

Criss cross by James Patterson

The rise of magicks by Nora Roberts

Spy: a novel by Danielle Steel

A minute to midnight by David Baldacci

Twisted twenty-six by Janet Evanovich

Look alive twenty-five by Janet Evanovich (Large Print)

An Irish country family by Patrick Taylor

Imaginary friend by Stephen Chbosky

Blue moon by Lee Child

Kiss the girls and make them cry: a novel by Mary Higgins Clarks

Final option by Clive Cussler

Noel Street by Richard Paul Evans

The old success by Martha Grimes

The Siberian dilemma: an Arkady Renko novel by Martin Cruz Smith

The night fire by Michael Connelly

The deserter: a novel by Nelson DeMille

The guardians by John Grisham

The ten thousand doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Christmas shopaholic: a novel by Sophie Kinsella

Agent running in the field by John Le Carré

To the land of long lost friends by Alexander McCall Smith

Stealth by Stuart Woods

Mumbo gumbo murder by Laura Childs

Quantum by Patricia Daniels Cornwell

The shape of night: a novel by Tess Gerritsen

Takes one to know one by Susan Isaacs

A Mrs. Miracle Christmas: a novel by Debbie Macomber

The 19th Christmas by James Patterson

Dachshund through the snow by David Rosenfelt

Bloody genius by John Sandford

Child’s play: a novel by Danielle Steel

What Rose forgot by Nevada Barr

No judgments: a novel by Meg Cabot

The stalking by Heather Graham

On Brassard’s Farm: a novel by Daniel Hecht

Verity by Colleen Hoover

Sins of the fathers by Judith A. Jance

The dreaming tree by Matthew Mather

Spirit of the season by Fern Michaels

Nothing ventured by Jeffrey Archer

The Titanic secret by Clive Cussler

The island: a thriller by Jónasson Ragnar

The institute: a novel by Stephen King

Conviction by Denis Mina

Killer instinct by James Patterson

Vendetta in death by J. D. Robb

Quichotte: a novel by Salman Rushdie

The grammarians by Cathleen Schine

Ghost fire by Wilbur A. Smith

Fiction Audio Books:

Auntie Poldi and the Vineyards of Etna: a novel by Mario Giordano

Beau death by Peter Lovesey

The lido: a novel by Libby Page

Contraband by Stuart Woods

Juvenile Non-Fiction Books:

Gross as a snot otter: discovering the world’s most disgusting animals by jess Keating

Rhino in the house: the true story of saving Samia by Daniel Kirk

Star Wars: the visual encyclopedia by Patricia Barr

Encyclopedia of American Indian history & culture: stories, time lines, maps, and more by Cynthia (Cynthia J.) O’Brien

M is for majestic: a national parks alphabet by David Domeniconi

B is for blue planet: an earth science alphabet by Ruth Strother

Prairie numbers: an Illinois number book by Kathy-jo Wargin

St. Louis Cardinals by Katie Lajiness

Thurgood by Jonah Winter

Where is the Bermuda Triangle? by Megan Stine

Lots of knock-knock jokes for kids by Whee Winn

John Deere, that’s who! by Tracy Maurer

A computer called Katherine: how Katherine Johnson helped put America on the moon by Suzanna Slade

Who is Michelle Obama? by Megan Stine

Juvenile Fiction Books:

Wrecking ball by Jeff Kinney

Oh, rats! by Tor Seidler

The spacedog cometh by Johnny Marciano

Dog diaries by James Patterson

The last kids on earth and the cosmic beyond by Max Brallier

The last kids on earth and the zombie parade! by Max Brallier

A tale of magic… by Chris Colfer

The 117-story treehouse by Andy Griffiths

Harry Potter and the goblet of fire by J. K. Rowling

Happy howlidays! by James Patterson

Beverly, right here by Kate DiCamillo

The big shrink by Sarah Mlynowski

Master of the phantom isle by Brandon Mull

The tyrant’s tomb by Rick Riordan

Bring back the bees by Emma Bland Smith

Pop-up movie theater by Emma Bland Smith

Crafting for a cause by Emma Bland Smith

Pet camp by Emma Bland Smith

The last kids on Earth by Max Brallier

The last kids on Earth and the Nightmare King by Max Brallier

The last kids on Earth and the midnight blade by Max Brallier

Guts by Riana Telgemeier

Young Adult Fiction Books:

Season of the witch by Sarah Rees Brennan

White bird: a wonder story by R. J. Palacio

Miss Peregrine’s Home for peculiar Children: the graphic novel by Ransom Riggs

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Carry on: the rise and fall of Simon Snow by Rainbow Rowell

Scars like wings by Erin Stewart

Wayward son by Rainbow Rowell

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell

Spin the dawn by Elizabeth Lim


Easy Reader Books:

Bear came along by Richard T. Morris

Tea parties by Jane O’Connor

Bob Ross and Peapod the Squirrel by Robb Pearlman

Merry Christmas, squirrels! by Nancy Rose (Nancy Patricia)

The secret life of squirrels by Nancy Rose (Nancy Patricia)

The secret life of squirrels: a love story by Nancy Rose (Nancy Patricia)

The secret life of squirrels: back to school! by Nancy Rose (Nancy Patricia)

Penny and her sled by Kevin Henkes

There’s an elf in your book by Tom Fletcher

Little Illinois: lots of fun with rhyming riddles by Esther Hershenhorn

Snow globe wishes by Erin Dealey

Dogs and their people by Anne Lambelet

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

Good night, little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle

Road trip by Ann Ingalls

Tugg and Teeny by Patrick J. Lewis

Tugg and Teeny: jungle surprises by Patrick J. Lewis

Tugg and Teeny: that’s what friends are for by Patrick J. Lewis

Digger and Daisy go camping by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy go on a picnic by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy go to the city by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy go to the doctor by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy go to the zoo by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy plant a garden by Judy Young

Digger and Daisy star in a play by Judy Young

Invisible lizard by Kurt Cyrus

The first men who went to the moon by Rhonda Gowler Greene

Do you believe in groovicorns? By Stuart Lynch

Buster the little garbage truck by Marcia Berneger

Good night, library by Denise Brennan-Nelson

Grady the goose by Denise Brennan-Nelson

Willow by Denise Brennan-Nelson

Willow and the Snow Day Dance by Denise Brennan-Nelson

Willow and the wedding by Denise Brennan-Nelson

The tale of the tiger slippers by Jan Brett

The squirrels who squabbled by Rachel Bright

Ghost cat by Eve Bunting

Mr. Goat’s valentine by Eve Bunting

Be a good dragon by Kurt Cyrus

Deck the walls: a wacky Christmas carol by Erin Dealey

Common threads: Adam’s day at the market by Huda Essa

Santa’s underwear by Marty Rhodes Figley

The tsunami quilt: Grandfather’s story by Anthony D. Fredericks

Nobody hugs a cactus by Carter Goodrich

No pirates allowed! Said Library Lou by Rhonda Gowler Greene

No pirates allowed! Said Library Lou by Rhonda Gowler Greene

Stormy: a story about finding a forever home by Goujing

The king who banned the dark by Emily Haworth-Booth

When Anju loved being an elephant by Wendy Henrichs

W is for welcome: a celebration of America’s diversity by Brad Herzog

Little Acorn by Melanie Joyce

Potato pants! By Laurie Keller

Junk man’s daughter by Sonia Levitin

Dozer’s run: a true story of a dog and his race by Debbie Levy

A boy like you by Frank Murphy

Little Smokey by Robert Meubecker

Memoirs of a parrot by Devins Scillian

Memoirs of an elf by Devin Scillian

A pet for Miss Wright by Judy Young

United States Army by Kenny Abdo

United States Air Force by Kenny Abdo

United States Coast Guard by Kenny Abdo

A little chicken by Tammi Sauer

Pinkalicious dragon to the rescue by Victoria Kann

Pete the Kitty goes to the doctor by Kim Dean

Backhoe loaders by Julie Murray

Bulldozers by Julie Murray

Concrete mixers by Julie Murray

Cranes by Julie Murray

Dump trucks by Julie Murray

Excavators by Julie Murray

Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson

The sheepover by John Churchman

A farm for Maisie by John Churchman

The kid who changed the world by Andy Andrews

Five little monkeys trick-or-treat by Eillen Christelow

One today by Richard Blanco

Bad kitty: searching for Santa by Nick Bruel

Snowmen at Halloween by Caralyn Buehner

How did that get in my lunchbox: the story of food by Christine Butterworth

A home for Dixie: the true story of a rescued puppy by Emma Jackson

Once upon a goat by Dan Richards

Danny dog: a rescue dog finds his forever home by Sid Shapira

Unicorn is maybe not so great after all by Bob Shea

Juvenile Movies:

DreamWorks ultimate holiday collection [DVD]

Paw patrol. Pups chase a mystery [DVD]

Scooby-Doo! Return to zombie island [DVD]

Toy story 4 [DVD]

6 spooky stories collection [DVD]

Sunny Day. Welcome to the pet parlor [DVD]


The biggest little farm [DVD]

Islands of America. Season 1 [DVD]

The art of racing in the rain [DVD]

Luce [DVD]

Yellowstone. Season 2 [DVD]

Anna and the Apocalypse [DVD]

Deadwood: the movie [DVD]

Chernobyl [DVD]

The haunting of Hill House Season 1 [DVD]

Vikings. Season 5, volume 2 [DVD]

Shaft [DVD]

The wedding guest [DVD]

Country music: a film by Ken Burns [DVD]

Anna [DVD]

Annabelle comes home [DVD]

The art of self-defense [DVD]

Light of my life [DVD]

Red Joan [DVD]

The good fight. Season three. [DVD]

Spider-man. Far from home [DVD]

Sweet country [DVD]

X-Men. Dark Phoenix [DVD]

Armstrong [DVD]

Booksmart [DVD]

Ma [DVD]

Mary Magdalene [DVD]

Men in black: MIB International [DVD]

The alienist [DVD]

Brightburn [DVD]

A dog’s journey [DVD]

Godzilla, king of the monsters [DVD]

The secret life of pets 2 [DVD]

Rocketman [DVD]

Picnic at Hanging Rock [DVD]

The sun is also a star [DVD]